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Friday, August 7, 2009

Drugstore Haul

I am crazy about bronzer and I use it for contouring, even I know that bronzer is not for contouring or shading. U use bronzer to look tan, which very suitable for summer makeup. Unfortunately, it doesn't suit with very fair skin because it will look dirty. That's why mostly Japan and Korean makeup dont have bronzer. Correct me if I'm wrong.I have light skin tone, which I hope will look tanner or slightly darker. Because I think it looks healthier.
I always wanted to try bronzer until I got myself bronzer from MAC Style Warrior and since then, I love it so much. However, MAC Bronzer powder is not a perfect choice. Refined Golden has shimmer and I think not really pigmented so I need to put it several times.
Solar Riche is a bit orangy and it's not nice.
Since I was in tight budget, I decided to get from Drugstore.

From the above :
Cornsilk Blushing Bronzer Shine Control, Bronze
Jane Oil Free Powder Oil-Free Bronzing Powder, Sunkissed Bronze
Physicians Formula Shimmer Strips Custom Bronzer Blush & Eye Shadow in Malibu Strip/Pink Sand Bronzer

I love the bronzer from Jane, it's matte and very pigmented, I only need to swipe 2 times to use it as contouring.
While from Physicians Formula, I use it as highlighter. I dont think can use it as bronzer, too shiny. While for eyeshadow, the darkest color didn't show as it supposed to.
Cornsilk is a good bronzer too, but it has shimmer while I'm looking for matte one.

Overall, Jane bronze powder is my favorite so far. Is there anyone can suggest me good matte bronzer ?

Meri L


Sherry said...

hehe.. me newbie not sure what matte bronzer..

puss.in.heels said...

I love that jane bronzer too!! :D

May said...

Nice haul!

Meri L said...

Sherry : LOL.It's ok. Hope u enjoy reading my blog :)

puss.in.heels : Yay for Jane bronzer !

May : Thanks =)