Sunday 19 October 2014

Review: Bourjois Bronzing Primer aka Base Lissante Soleil

So I got this little beauty a while back and it was overlooked for quite some time. I believe I got in the spring time, so I didn't really pay attention to it as I preferred my powder bronzers.

It has a mousse-like consistency, quite velvety when applied and in my opinion, leans a bit orange...
I have read that this is a dupe for Chanel's soleil tan de chanel as Chanel and Bourjois are under the same manufacturer. This I cannot confirm as I don't own the Chanel product.

However, this post from A Little Pop Of Coral does compare it if you want to take a look.

Not sure if you can see, but there's a swipe of this on the back of my hand. It is a primer, so the instructions (but who really follows those) say to wear under foundation or on it's own. I tend to forget to put it on under foundation so I wear it above and that's fine. It looks quite nice in my opinion. 

It is scented, so I thought I'd mention that. It is a very sweet scent, like overly sugared cocoa.

I use this with the Real Techniques' Duo Fibre Contour Brush (part of the Duo Fiber Set) and I like the effect it gives. I have tried it with denser brushes and I don't like the effect as much as I prefer it to be sheerer (to minimise bronzer stripes). Though some reviews seem to use the expert face brush or buffing brush from Real Techniques... 

I'm currently using it as a bronzer/contour to add colour to my complexion and I think it does this well. 

It costs £9.99 and here's a link to Boots if you're interested.

Hope this helps some of you if you're thinking of getting this product and if you liked it, follow me on Bloglovin' or by email (links on the right).

Let me know what you think of this product and how you like to apply it.

Signing off now,

Dusty Foxes.


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