Honestly speaking, I don’t know much about contouring facial features. I am a newbie to the concept of bronzers. A matte and a sun-kissed bronzer have long been on my wish list! But when ELF studio is offering you a set of four bronzers, there is no harm in striking a deal. ELF studio bronzer comes in 3 shades – golden, warm and cool. I chose the colour “warm.” Let’s find out whether it’s a win-win situation for me or vice versa.
Create a healthy looking glow all year round! The sheer soft powders provide the perfect hue of colour. Blend all 4 colours together to achieve a blend of perfection or choose your favourite colour or colours to mix, match and blend. Warm Bronzer- The warm shimmer that will bring a glow to your face. Ideal for summer or year-round. Cool Bronzer- The ideal selection of matte colours to achieve a natural looking tan. Ideal for winter or year-round. Golden Bronzer- An illuminating shimmer that is subtle and radiant. Ideal for summer or year-round.
£4 (exclusive of shipping and customs). Total net weight is 13.5 gm.
Talc, Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil), Magnesium Stearate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Sodium Dehydroacetate. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891) Iron Oxides (CI 77491 CI 77492 CI 77499), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Red No.40 Lake (CI 16035).
Directions For Use:
Dust onto cheekbones, cheeks and slightly around the edges of the face for a healthy bronzed look.
My Take on ELF Studio Warm Bronzer:
Again the forte of Elf, the bronzer comes well packaged in a card-box packaging. Inside is a plastic, matte black, huge and slightly heavy, well designed and compact pan along with a big and excellent quality mirror. The bronzer compact pan is divided into four equal variable shades, and is covered with a plastic sheet.
Starting from the top left shade and moving clockwise, the first shade is a golden sun-kissed shade, and then comes a warm brown shade, third is a light highlighting shade and the last one is a dark bronzer shade. When all the four shades are swatched, the outcome is a warm sun-kissed shade with subtle sheen. It adds lovely warmth to the cheeks. Adorable! I have taken all images in sunlight.
Texture and Pigmentation:
All the shades are neither poor in pigmentation nor very crazily pigmented. In one word, the pigmentation is decent and that is what I expect from my bronzer because I don’t want to overdo with the first swipe and then spend rest of the time in balancing and blending it out. The lower two shades are slightly chalky. There is no fallout in the pan; not even a single particle. The texture is smooth and not at all gritty. It blends easily and gives a natural look. A smaller brush will help you in targeted contouring and a fluffy blush brush will help you spread it easily because it stays put on my cheeks.
The bronzer is long wearing. I noticed fading after 6-7 hours and it lasted for at least 6 hours though I have a habit of rubbing my face from time to time. However, it might accentuate large pores. I love to use it in the hollows of my cheeks, it gives such a wonderful look. This is a fantastic bronzer for fair to medium skin tones. Also, the quantity will last you long.
The mirror is of very good quality and of big size, with which I am very happy because not only does it make application easy for me, but also makes the compact travel friendly.
Pros of ELF Studio Warm Bronzer:
- Lovely compact with mirror.
- Shades have a very optimum and decent pigmentation.
- Four beautiful shades make it versatile.
- Finishes with subtle sheen and warm sun-kissed look.
- Long wearing time.
- Happy with the quantity provided.
- Separate shades for different uses.
- Gives a natural look.
- Smooth texture and blends easily.
- Zero fallout in the pan.
- Travel friendly, classy packaging.
Cons of ELF Studio Warm Bronzer:
- The two shades at the bottom are a bit chalky if used individually.
- May accentuate large pores.
Would I Recommend/Repurchase ELF Studio Warm Bronzer?
I am in love with it totally; recommend to you all.
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