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on 4/7/2006 11:29:00 AM
More reviews by megmakeups
Skin: Normal, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
I have both silver dusk and bronze, and the trick to using these is to dip a big powder brush in it...then wipe the bottom of the brush along the side of the container and even tap the brush a few times. So you cannot see any of the product on the brush. Then very very lightly sweep over the areas you want to highlight. I repeat this two or three times and the result is amazing. A beautiful sublte glow. When you apply it proporley, it looks natural and dewy. If you stick your brush in it and put it on your face and/or press your brush hard against your skin, you will end up looking like tin foil. For application, less is so much more! (To remove excess, I even blow on the powder brush sometimes just incase, because it is so highly pigmented [the bronze anyway])
3 of 3 people found this helpful.
on 2/19/2006 5:23:00 PM
More reviews by donthate
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Warm
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
Description: (Golden brown with golden bronze shimmer) This comes in a large tub with a sifter and is very finely milled.Good? I loooove this color as an eyeshadow! It is gorgeous! A golden bronze color with multicolored iridescence, very finely milled (much moreso than MAC pigments), easy to blend, just really, really pretty! A perfect shimmery natural color that brightens up the face. I can see it adding a nice glow if you mix a little into foundation, and I could also see it adding a gorgeous gold tint to lips! I actually think this product would be best as a pigment instead of a loose powder. As a body powder it would probably work, and, for photography, or for more dramatic effects this would be a nice face powder.Bad? So much of the product comes to the top of the sifter and won't sift back down! How annoying! Also as a face powder I find it way too shimmery for a normal day look, as a blush, bronzer, or even a highlight, unless maybe I apply it so that the brush barely barely touches my face. Like I said before probably best for more dramatic effects if used on face. continued >>
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on 10/31/2005 2:46:00 AM
More reviews by oopsa_daisies
Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Straight, Coarse
I love this! It comes in a big 12g/0.42oz pot. I hate glittery products where you can feel and see the sparkly/shimmery bits, so this is perfect because the iridescent powder is just that - powder. It gives a sun-kissed glow on your face and can also be used on decollatage, legs etc. Definitely repurchase when it runs out. Still have more than half to go yet, lol.
on 7/31/2005 3:31:00 PM
More reviews by beautifulscorpio83
Skin: Acne-prone, Medium, Warm
Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Coarse
I love love this powder! it can be used in a lot of ways! :) you can use it as a loose eyeshadow, as a shimmery highlighter/bronzer or mixed with baby oil or body lotion and applied to your body for a subltle sunkissed glow.
on 6/9/2005 12:03:00 AM
More reviews by sana_j
Skin: Dry, Tan, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Curly, Other
I'm generally not too fond of loose powders, especially not for my face because I feel that they make a mess. This product is an exception. It works well with my GGG skin and I can see myself using it during the day (only for summer) and night. At night time I think I will apply this to my body too because its very flattering and the shimmer is not too OTT on my tan skin. On my face I apply it sparingly but it gives me a glow. I would recommend it to GGG/CCC girls.
on 3/22/2005 12:08:00 PM
More reviews by CWHF
Skin: Combination, Dark, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
I love this powder. It looks like me only better. It warms my face and makes me look alive (esp in pale winter). My only negative is the container---it makes it easy to overapply. Properly applied though, this is gorgeous and it gives you a great natural slightly shimmery glow.
on 6/28/2004 1:32:00 AM
More reviews by bunny207
Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Other, Other
This has the same refined texture of Silver Dusk. Golden Bronze describes the color perfectly- it's a light golden bronze that adds just a hint of warmth to the face. I don't recommend it as a bronzer because it's very shimmery and pigmented (it will make you look like a disco ball). A beautiful color and is a must have!
1 of 1 people found this helpful.
on 6/16/2004 10:48:00 PM
More reviews by adozenblueroses
Skin: Combination, Other, Not Sure
So far I'm impressed. I use this as a bronze/blush on my cheeks, and it looks nice. I'm not tanned enough to use it all over, as it is a tad strong. I'm looking forward to trying it mixed in with a moisturizer, for a sparkly effect. Otherwise, this is quite similar to Clinique's discontinued 'Glow Crazy'. Very highly pigmented, and as other users have said, to lighten up the color you might need to mix it with a lighter loose powder. I might try adding this to my every day loose powder for a bit of a subtle summery shimmer. *Update* As a powder, it needs to be used very lightly especially on the cheeks. Can be overdone easily, with overwhelming shimmer.
on 6/12/2004 8:22:00 PM
More reviews by naima
Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure
Hair: Black, Other, Other
This gets a general eh from me. It's OK.When I dust this powder dry over my GGG skin, I just shine. There's nothing subtle, sexy or glamorous about it. When I dust it on my cheekbones, it emphasizes my pores -- not a look I'm going for. It's OK on my brow bone.It's a different story when I mix it in my moisturizer. I pump moisturizer into my palm, then tap a bit of the powder into the cream, mix and apply. It leaves my skin with a nice, healthy glow. It's pretty good during the day, but it's especially nice for night time.I'd recommend getting sample, which will last, rather than getting the full-sized container. continued >>
on 5/20/2004 3:00:00 AM
More reviews by prettyangel
Very shimmery so apply lightly!! The price is 18.50 for a huge jar! Though i know that MAC has reduced the jar size on the silver dusk by more then half!! So you better hurry to buy the big jar before they run out. I use it over my bronzer for a bit of a glow.
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