Wednesday, December 29, 2010
TARTE MINERAL BRONZER-Park Ave Princess
TARTE Mineral Bronzer- Park Ave Princess
I recently purchased this bronzer, only because it was an addition to a sweet little Luminous Complexion kit at Sephora. By the way I love Sephora’s gift/collection sets, always a good idea, especially for artists, to try new products without taking a full financial risk…You artists know what I mean;)
Back to the Bronzer; Now Normally I am not a big fan of bronzer, I tend to veer to the healthy natural skin tone complexion (so beautiful & much more modern, if I might add) opposed to overly golden, obviously artificial Bronzed look that has stolen the pages of US Weekly, FHM & Maxim world wide!. But I am constantly being asked (especially for red carpet & weddings) for the “healthy bronzed goddess” look.
Now of course I have a couple bronzers in my kit that are a great go to for any complexion. Shimmer, Matte, Light, Dark, Liquid, powder, etc…. But when tying out this new shade by TARTE, I think I have a new FAVORITE!!! I applied it on myself, which is a huge test (considering I’m pale and NOT INTO Bronzers, at all!), I found myself really liking the light golden pigment it left behind. On my cheeks, on my eyes, all over, WOW! Looks very pretty and surprisingly natural. It seems to have the right amount of brown, and golden pigments to work on every complexion, even the fairest of fair! Which as an artist, I can tell you, on ANY skin tone this would leave a beautiful luminous bronzed glow (because its not too cakey or highly red/orange pigmented) It seems so delicate but at the same time does the job. Leaving a beautiful soft, glowing complexion, without looking too fake & bake and, can I say icky!
I am so excited to have found my new favorite powdered bronzer! Even using this bronzer as a contour color for fair complexions…WOW! I used this to contour my own face, focusing on check bones, bridge of nose, jaw line and (forehead) hair line, and I found it to look not at all obvious and completely natural! (Which is very rare!)
The slight hint of luminous pigment counter acts the darker shade on the skin so the conturing is not obvious at all. In different lights it reflects in the most beautiful and flattering way. But straight on it does the job of contouring! No Doubt! I would definitely suggest this bronzer for any one, any occasion, it’s an all around great shade! Good Luck and let me know your thoughts!