Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer Review


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Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer Review

A bronzer I feel is the last but not at all the least step in makeup-and in my opinion, its applicability should not be restricted to evening parties. Bronzers give that warm glow on cheeks during daytime and although our Indian skins don’t need a bronzer for a tanned sun-kissed look (hehe-the sun gets us baked literally!!) I feel bronzers can be used to highlight and contour the cheek beautifully. So couple of months back, I was on the lookout for a good bronzer. The Lakme fantasy collection wasn’t revealed till then-and at the counters of a makeup store- I came across the Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer. I had been on the lookout for the mousse blushes for long-but seeing a bronzer in Mousse form just couldn’t stop me from buying it . 🙂

Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer (Shade: Glistening Sun) Price Rs 190

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Product Details mentioned in the Maybelline Website:

Why You’ll Love It


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• Air-whipped mousse bronzer feels satin-soft on skin, glides on smoothly and blends easily for a seamless glow
• Long-wearing formula provides luminous, long-lasting color on cheeks without clogging pores

For Best Results
With your fingertips, pat a small amount of bronzer onto the apples of your cheeks. Use feathery strokes to blend gently from your cheekbones to your temples. To build color intensity, apply more bronzer.

The Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer comes in an similar small tub as the Maybelline mousse blushes. The product looks like a smooth paste with a copper-gold shade. The texture is absolutely smooth and glides on easily.

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My take on Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer:

The first time I used the Maybelline bronzer was for a marriage reception party and where I usually love to highlight the apple of my cheeks and the cheekbone. On applying this bronzer-I felt the texture to be really smooth and it blended like dream. However, the pigmentation, I felt is not that of a highlighter-and on the contrary gives only a subtle glow on the skin. This makes the cheeks look healthy and not shiny. Also I felt that the amount of color and shine could be controlled very nicely-and it hardly ever looks OTT. For oily skinned people like me- the staying power of the mousse bronzer is average-and in this respect-powder bronzers make a score.

So here are the Pros and Cons:

Pros of Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer

1) Smooth texture that blends flawlessly
2) Price is reasonable
3) Shimmer is controllable and buildable
4) Doesn’t look OTT
5) Lightweight –didn’t break me out

Cons of Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer

1) It does not highlight the cheeks much-you can see on my pic below-it barely shows up as a metallic orange tinge.
2) For skin of my type-that gets oily after some time of makeup-the staying power of this bronzer may be not so good-and certainly not better than powder bronzers.
3) Comes in a tub form-while picking up, the product sticks to my finger nails -and using a brush picks up a lot of product.
One thing I found nice about this product is that it works superbly as an eyeshadow base. I used it over my lids and found the eyeshadows popping their colors. So having found two uses of it-I rate this product 3.5 on 5. But as for bronzers- I will look out for powder ones henceforth.

Here is me wearing the bronzer.

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Have you used Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer? please rate in the box below

Also Read :
Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Foundation Review
Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush Review-Peach Satin

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88 thoughts on “Maybelline Dream Mousse Bronzer Review

    1. Thankuuuuu :love: :rose: I am wearing a new addition to my lippy collection-a Lotus Moist petals one :makeup: :makeup: :makeup:

  1. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: review anuradha..hey can u or any1 suggest me any FACE PRIMER and EYE SHADOW BASE withing range of 500-800 rs ?:) ?:) i have oily face.. :waiting: :waiting:

      1. Yup-there is this Maybelline Whitestay UV base-and there is a face primer from Oriflame I guess-around 200-300 bucks..as for the eyeshadow base-I myself use the Avon Ideal shade stick concealer that often comes on offer at 179 bucks. Works pretty well 🙂 :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:

    1. I think I will give the Lakme Fantasy collection bronzer a try-but I also like the Maybelline blush in Apricot flush-its not actually a bronzer- but gives a bronzy glow to the cheeks !!!!

        1. ohh no!!! then I needa check 🙁 I dont want OTT shimmer-looks very odd at times..why does Lakme bring out products that only works for marriage parties???? like see their eye shadow collection-its all shimmer here and glitter there 🙁 🙁

    1. I too want a fish sizzler Sanjeevji….just had a hotdog :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

  2. I haven’t tried tis bronzer but I have ‘Soft Plum’ blush from the mousse range and its pretty awesome! :thumbsup: I have Revlon colorstay mineral finishing powder in ‘Sunkiss Radieux’..its a wonderful bronzer , the only con being the price (Rs 1400) :scream:

    1. same pinch Ankita…me too have Soft plum. Just wrote a review and mailed Rati yesterday. And as you said its pretty awesome. :))

    2. Yaa- I have seen that bronzer so many times at Revlon counters- and it gets rave reviews everywhere :)) :waytogo: :waytogo:

      1. waiting for your review Jinal !!! The Maybelline mousse blushes have such a soft texture and unbelievable price-however I dint like color of the peach satin-very shimmery pink 🙁 :yikes: :yikes:

            1. i have soft plum too… it’s a fantastic shade, it’s my go-to shade for just about every occasion…it’s not too dark, too light, too bold, too subtle… i’m in love with it 😀 Can’t wait for Jinal’s review!

  3. I always love your posts Anuradha, coz they always have your cute pic in the end!!! Lovved the eyes in this pic and of course the bronzer suits you very well!!!! :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: :pompom:

    1. Awwww thankuuuuuuuuuuuuuu Jomol!!!! :puchhi: :puchhi: :love: :love: :love: :heart: :heart: :heart: :rose: :rose: :rose: :inlove: :inlove: :inlove: :-* and ya for the mild glolden glow-this bronzers perfect 🙂 :))

      1. ooppsss sorrryyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy …I got confused !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! sorry sorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorrysorry Mrunnnnnnnnnnnn

            1. I was like scrolling up and down to check who has written what.. and got all confused-but anyway- Mrun or Jomol-I lovvvvvvve all the ladies over here!!! :heart: :heart: :heart: :heart: they are my sweetest bunch of online friends :love: :love: :love:

    1. You never show your pretty face… Fir???? :tongue: :tongue: :tongue: :tongue:

      But you know i love you na???? I’ll love your posts too if you show ur cutie pie face!!! :mirror: :mirror: :mirror: :mirror: :mirror: :mirror: :mirror:

  4. hey anuradha… nice review.. and u look so cute!!
    i never tried anything from dis mousse range after the foundation gave me a white face (y can’t they have enough shades and y is the SA always tryinna sell u a wrong shade??) although i really like the texture of this range..but thats it…also the dibbi is really hard na? (i’m so clumsy i’ve dropped my foundation a gazillion times) 😛

    1. Thankuuu Thankuuu… :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: the Maybelline Mousse foundation has disappointed many-just because of its shade selection may be-but if it works-as for my case-its goinna be your best friend!!! It gives awsum coverage-no break outs and lasts all day long!!! and ya..this cute little tub is prone to falling-I dont fear it will break-I just fear it doesn’t roll down below the wardrobes 😀 😀 :toothygrin: :toothygrin:

  5. Anuradha….you look very pretty…..bronzer or no bronzer….personally, I tho like bronzers on clear skin like yours……on acne prone skin….it looks very 😮 😮

    1. Thankuu Jomol :heart: :heart: :heart: actually me dont use blushes or highlighters at all when I have bouts of acne-they not only worsen the acne-they like shout “look this girl has acne!!” hehehehe but in other cases-a light goldy-glow is always welcome for me :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

  6. Anuradha you looking gorgeous. :puchhi: ….just a small tip. Try using this on the hollows of the cheek blending from cheekbones towards the temples. Use a nice peach blush (try peach satin from same brand) on the apples and blend with the bronzer. Will give you a very nice bronzy glow. :))

    1. Thats a nice tip Jini :waytogo: :waytogo: ..dint know how to use a bronzer before. :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :yikes: :yikes: :methinks: :methinks:

      1. Ohhh Jinal …thankuuuuu for sharing this tip..see I am really novice at contouring and somehow mess up with how to apply the correct shade of blush in the hollow of the cheeks-I will surely follow your directions-but me not like the peach satin blush-I will try my peachy blush from lotus then :)) thankuuu

        1. hey jinal nice tip..can u also tell me hw can i fynd hollow of my cheek ..i mean i knw this question may be sound silly :weep: but me don knw hw to do contouring :nababana: :nababana: help :waaa:

    1. Thankuuuu Rati!!!!! :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :puchhi: :puchhi: :teddy: :teddy: :teddy: :inlove: :inlove:

  7. Anuradha, u look really pretty. :love: I have seen this bronzer in the shop but never gave a thought of buying it coz I dint feel the need of a bronzer or rather I dint know how to use it. Now after reading ur review, I feel I did a mistake.
    By the way, what eyeliner did u use for ur upper eye lid?? Looks really pretty on u.. :love: :love:

    1. Hey as I said-a bronzer adds the extra zing to makeup-be it daytime or night-surely-like on a normal working day-I wont be wearing a bronzer 😀 but for occasions-I really love the metallic glow-on Indian skin it rocks even more I guess!! I am using the Lakme 9-to-5 eyeliner in sapphire-and did a kajal smudging to make it look a bit darker than its original royal blue color 🙂 🙂

      1. Thanks dear..I’m really staring at ur photo, loved the way u did ur eyes. As Mrun said, I’ll be waiting :waiting: :waiting: for ur posts coz it’ll hav a cute n pretty photo at the end. :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

        1. :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: hehehehe thankuu-you people donno how much fun and love you all have added to my life :))

  8. Anuradha, you look really cute and the bronzer does justice to your face too…thanks for the good review.

    1. Rati- I guess this product is exactly what you described-copper with orange tinge-and with a hint of gold-overall-the look is not that of a bronzer -rather a warm gold highlighter-low on the shine quotient-more on the glow side :))

  9. Hey Anu,

    U look fab… infact, u always have this beautiful glow on ur face… bronzer or no bronzer… :stars: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :balle:

    1. Thankkuuuu Tarry-my face gets working on its oil pump after 10 minutes of applying makeup-so much that I often dont need highlighters 😀 😀 :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

      1. oh!

        this happens with me too… I always used rose water ice cubes to rub on my face before makeup… :clap: :mirror: :mirror: :mirror:
        they are a big help… :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

        1. yaa I think I need to do the toning part a bit to control the oil-but u see-in this sultry Kolkata summer-everything sorta gets messed up after a while 🙁

  10. i wannntttt !!! someone do step by step picture tutorial on how to apply now 😐 😐 😐 😐

    and anuradha , how u manage to look so cute all the time ? :makeup: :waiting: :waaa:

    1. heeheee-dats becoz I am a baby faced devil :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire:

        1. Sowieeeee Rati meri jaan..I didnt saw only :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana: :nababana:

          What you doin ? dont you think Rads is flaunting too much..TBS brushed and those yummy tomatoes also :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep: :weep:

          1. Okayy :shying:

            ritika dont believe in those yellow tomatoes.. she bought some pom pom balls and clicked them.. :secret2: :huh:

            I came home early today thinking it would rain and I’d get stuck in jam. i dint even rain.. :spank: uske baad was sooper tired so went off to sleep. Now back to IMBB. :specs:

            1. It isnt raining here I dont know why..the clouds come,it gets windy and then everything gets back to normal 😥 😥 😥 😥 😥

              Delhi in rains is horrible na,I have seen the condition..it took us around 4 hours to reach from lajpat to gurgaon that day..and from that day,I toh stay happily in gurgaon only whenever I go :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

              1. haan it didnt rain.. i was so irritated. inna sunder weather sab sad ho gaya. :hunterwali: i guess now that there is a direct flyover from delhi to gurgaon the traffic must be more managble. you can come to delhi in monsoons. :giggle:

                what did you do the whole day. 😀

                1. I had college today..then came back,I wanted to go to this appu ghar like place here since ages and when we finally went today it got closed down only :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed: :reallypissed:

                  So did grocery shopping and came back :X-P: :X-P: :X-P: :X-P:

                  1. oh you also have appu ghar.. here toh guess it got closed.. i use to love the rides bt that columbus gave me such a shock of my life that i never went back. :yikes:

                    1. I have also been to appu ghar just once..that too like yearsssss ago..it was so much fun na , i still remember they had this eagle names ride,where each one had to sit alone and they would swirl you like a merry go round at a great height and you could see the entire delhi almost :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

                      PS : did that even make sense ? 😛 😛

                    2. I got it. :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2:

  11. I was just asking Ankita the other day if she had used it and you came with thi review :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

    Thankoooo Anuradha,I think i’l get this one and the soft plum too :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup: :makeup:

  12. Wowwwww Anuradha !! soo nice review, I was planning to buy this, will buy next week , you know dear, I bought lotus moist petals lippies, i got 1 free with the other :yahoo: :yahoo: , i bought faces goodies worth700 and got a cute golden trinket box, and the most awesome offer was from colorbar, I bought blush peachy pink and prunella pencil all for Rs 540 and got one colorbar lipstick worth Rs350 free with it , can you believe it??? Awesome offer going on !! 😀 😀 :-*

    1. I dont believe this!!!! How come I miss these offers!!!!! and which store is it??? and please temme bout the colorbar offer!!!!!

      1. Colorbar has offer ,if you buy above 500, you get 350 lippie free and if above 300, then one lip gloss worth 200, you get !! there are other offers, which I would see this monday at modern museum

        1. and how r the choice of shades there Tapaswini-I mean last time I checked out MOdern Museum for colorbar lippys they showed only dark maroons and browns-are they nice this time-then I am surely not missing this offer!!!

          1. the cons is the free ones are in four shade one brown, one golden, one violet sort of and another maroon, I bought the really violet shade, its pretty !!!!

    1. Hey Preeti thankss!!!!!!! I am wearing the Lakme 9-to-5 retractable liner in Sapphire-with some kohl smudging :)) :))

      1. what am I doing today!!! :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: :shocked: sorry Anks 🙁 🙁 :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

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