High End Bronzer swatches

Here are some swatches I made of a few high end bronzers I have. Might be helpful for comparing a few shades!

 

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  • Smashbox Contour (from Master Class Palette Color & Contour)
  • Smashbox Bronzer (from Master Class Palette Color & Contour)
  • Too Faced Chocolate Soleil
  • Too Faced Endless Summer
  • Too Faced Sun Bunny (two swatches, one for each side of the bronzer)
  • Benefit Hoola
  • Hourglass Radiant Light (from the Ambient Lighting Palette)
  • Pop Beauty Sunkissed Bronzer in Secret Sunshine

 

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Here are mine! :smileyhappy:

 

1. Benefit Hoola Bronzer

2. NARS Laguna Bronzer

3. TheBalm Bahama Mama
4. Elizabeth Arden Warm Radiance
5. Dior Diorskin Nude Tan 002
6. MAC Minerlize Skinfinish Natural in Dark
7. Laura Mercier Shimmer Bloc Golden Mosaic
8. MAC Blush Ombre Springshine
9. Too Faced Chocolate Soleil

 

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I think Laguna looks slightly lighter on me. Or maybe the color is slightly different from the NARS Virtual Domination palette? Here's my swatch:

 

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I think it's just because I put on quite a few layers to really see the color

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Oh ok. That could be it!

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Thanks for sharing these here!

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Liking the look of Nars Laguna especially :smileyhappy:

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Thank you SO much for this! I've just been told that to make my face look less thin, I need to use a bronzer and highlighter in kind of the opposite places than people do for regular contouring, but as I'd never used a facial bronzer, I was a bit lost. This makes it so much easier to figure out what might work :smileyhappy:

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You're quite welcome. I'm glad you found it useful.

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Really Helpful...Tx Buxom! :smileyhappy: ~KAM

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My pleasure, Kam. I'm happy to hear you found it helpful! :smileyhappy:

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This was so helpful! Thank you!! *adds hoola to cart*

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You are quite welcome, Chickibum! Hoola is probably one of my least favorite. It is too orange/muddy looking on me. :smileysad:

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This is helpful! I'm so pale, bronzers can be a big gamble for me. Radiant Light looks beautiful, I need to wear it more.

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I feel the same way about Radiant Light. It's something that is pretty and subtle on me, which is the bronzer look I prefer. :smileyhappy:

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Thanks so much for posting( it is especially  helpful since I have a very similar skin color)!

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Great! I'm happy to hear you found it useful! I think it's harder to find bronzers when you are really fair skin. I have purchased so many that were just too dark, too orangey, too muddy for me. 

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@BuxomBabe80... This is really extremely helpful, thank you so much!!!

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My pleasure, Yuumei!

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Thanks, @BuxomBabe80 !  This is great!  I'm very light so I don't really pay attention to bronzers.  I didn't realize there was such a range available.  I really like Sun Bunny.  I think I'll swatch it the next time I go to Sephora!

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You're welcome, Titan06! I'm also super fair so I don't often pay attention to bronzers either. Some of these I picked up samples of and have been pleasantly surprised by! Sun Bunny is really pretty and has a satin finish. Not good for contouring, but great for adding a little color to the face!

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