Palladio Herbal Mosaic Powder ($7.99) Palladio’s Mosaics come in five harmonizing hues of pinks, tans and browns combined in one powder kit. They can be used individually or blended together to create a single shade to match your skin type. They can be used as an overall bronzer, blush, eye shadow or an overall face highlight!
Palladio’s Herbal Mosaic Powder works great as a bronzer for people who just want a subtle glow or a bronzer that isn’t too intense or pigmented. You can use each color in the Mosaic Powder on it’s own or you can swirl your brush over the powder to mix all the colors together. All the colors, on their own or mixed, are very light and subtle. The powder isn’t overly shimmery or glittery. Instead, it has a slight shimmer to help give the glow-from-within look. The lasting power of the powder is great. I can see a compact lasting for a long time, even with daily use. Overall, I would recommend the Palladio Herbal Mosaic Powder to people with light skin tones. I think it’ll be perfect. People with medium to dark skin tones might have trouble getting the color to show up since the powder subtle and isn’t very pigmented.
Available at Sally Beauty Supply and online.
Check out swatches and more photos for Palladio Herbal Mosaic Powder in Spice and Goddess of Sun!
Revlon Beyond Natural Blush and Bronzer ($11.99) The perfect combination of blush and bronzer for a natural sun-kissed glow. Coordinated blush and bronzer shades can be worn alone or blended together. Sheer color, silky feel.
Absolutely loved it! It’ so natural and so pretty. It looks sheer, but it really isn’t so be careful to how much you apply. I love that there is very little to no shimmer. I’m not a big fan of shimmer. It blends so easily and smoothly. The blush/bronzer has great lasting power too!
I updated the 2009 New Bronzers Part 3 post with my reviews. Go and check it out!
Reviews of these products will soon be posted
Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess SunBlush Illuminator ($32) Shimmering sun-kissed color to enhance your tan.Wear SunBlush Illuminator alone or over your favorite bronzer. From the Bronze Goddess Summer Color 2009 collection.
Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc ($38) Laura introduces her first Limited Edition Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc – arriving in a fresh, floral design it adds a youthful, natural glow to the face for an effortlessly luminous look to carry you through Spring. Click here for my review.
Tarte Mineral Powder Bronzer ($28) Tarte Mineral Powder Bronzer is an oil-, talc- and fragrance-free bronzer that fuses earthly minerals with naturally derived ingredients for a finish that’s pure perfection. This bronzer contains Skinvigorating™ ingredients like vitamins A and E, which act as antioxidants to fight free radical damage and mineral pigments that are known for their soothing and softening properties. Click here for my review.
Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Pressed Bronzer ($14.95) This bronzer with benefits provides an instant and lasting tan-boost that blends and builds easily to your desired level of bronze. Lightweight powder glides on smoothly for a totally uniform and even, healthy-looking tan glow. Formulated with Glow Activators, an exclusive infusion of vitamins, moisturizers and antioxidants that provide mistake-proof Triple-Action Bronze Boosting. Click here for my review.
Smashbox O-Bronze Intuitive Cheek Bronzer ($26) Get gorgeously glowing cheeks in your own perfect sunkissed bronze shade. This innovative creamy cheek bronzer instantly transforms from white to your own custom shade of bronze. O-Bronze is packed with our exclusive Goji-Berry C-Complex, ginkgo biloba, and pomegranate seed for antioxidant protection. Apply a small dab to cheeks with fingertips and blend, breaking beads to release your most natural bronze glow. Click here for my review.
Be sure to check out these related posts:
How To Pick a Bronzer
2009 New Bronzers Part 4
2009 New Bronzers Part 2
2009 New Bronzers Part 1
Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Pressed Bronzer ($14.95) This bronzer with benefits provides an instant and lasting tan-boost that blends and builds easily to your desired level of bronze. Lightweight powder glides on smoothly for a totally uniform and even, healthy-looking tan glow. Formulated with Glow Activators, an exclusive infusion of vitamins, moisturizers and antioxidants that provide mistake-proof Triple-Action Bronze Boosting.
Out of the 3 Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Bronzers (Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Self Tanning Bronzing Veil and Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Loose Bronzing Veil), I feel Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow Boosting Pressed Bronzer is the best. It has the least amount of shimmer and no unnatural orange color. The brush is hidden in a compartment underneath the compact so it appears you’ll be getting a lot of product, but in actuality, you’re not. It gave me a pretty hanging-out-in-the-sun golden color. I’m still on the fence about whether I will repurchase this bronzer or not, because for a drug store bronzer, it’s expensive. This bronzer actually reminds me of Guerlain bronzers.