July 3, 2013

Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact Review & Swatches

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact

Clarins massive Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact ($35) is a gorgeous bronzer disc that launched with the Splendours Summer 2013 Collection. This is a whooping 0.70 oz of bronzer so if you’re a sun goddess this will last you all through the season and well into the Winter when you’re missing the warm, sunny weather!

Take a look!

Clarins Summer Bronzing Compact Summer 2013

Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact
consists of three colors in a satiny formula with a very subtle shimmery glow. The colors graduate around the circle from warm golden terracotta brown to a lighter tan and a spot of shimmering peach gold located right dab in the middle.

This has a soft, silky finely milled texture and applies evenly onto skin with accentuating drier areas on my face. It give a very warm golden brown color to skin that would mimic the shade of a natural tan on someone who tans easily. It does build easily so you can sheer it out but this takes a very light hand so I’d recommend a fan brush for a lighter finish. Although mostly matte in finish the texture has a very silky feel without applying patchy or uneven. I typically dislike matte bronzers but this gives such a natural glow I find the finish very forgivable. I really wish the small spot of golden peach was a little bigger as I think that would add more of a glow to the overall look this creates.

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Clarins Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact Swatches

At this price you’re getting a TON of bronzer so you might feel inclined to use it all over your body as well if you happen to have a body kabuki handy!

If you like sugar free (no sparkle) bronzers you’ll find the Splendours Summer Bronzing Compact a fairly perfect powder to create that perfect just in from the sun tan.

It’s available now on counter or online at www.clarinsusa.com

This was provided to me by a brand for review but all opinions expressed are my own

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  • May

    holy crap! that is a bargain for the amount of product. Nars Laguna is way less than half that amount but a little more expensive. I’m tempted to pick this up but have sworn myself to a “pan project” of sorts. SIIIGGHHHH

  • Alicia

    Wow!!! This is so pretty. I super love the shade. Its def perfect for my skin color. This will def be included in my purchase list.