Friday, May 27, 2011

Too Faced Primed & Poreless Bronze Tint SPF20 Swatches & Review

With my most recent Sephora order I put in a code (I'm sorry I can't remember the code or find it! ugh!) to get a sample of Too Faced Primed & Poreless Bronze Tint SPF20.

Normally I use the makeup primer from Reviva Labs (review to come!), but I thought it would be nice to try this out, especially since it's summer and I could use a little "bronzing".

It's just a litte squeeze tube deal, so I can't really comment on the packaging. From the photo on the website it looks like the bottle is a nice size and you could get a fair amount out of it to cover what you need. With the little tube it was hard to gauge how much I'd need. I only have to use a pea sized dollop with my Reviva Labs primer, so I tried that with the TF Bronze Tint... no good. I had to use quite a bit, and work quickly, to get full and even coverage.



From the Too Faced website:
Introducing a bronze tint version of our best-selling face primer, Primed & Poreless. Formulated to prime and enhance all skin tones, our innovative new product imparts a warm glow while providing optimum sun protection. The silky formula banishes complexion imperfections as it leaves skin virtually poreless.
Bronze Booster! Apply under foundation for a richer skin tone or under bronzers to boost their overall bronzing effect.
Sun-Kissed Sexy: Our rich, golden-toned formula instantly delivers the ppearance of sun-kissed warmth to all skin tones as it protects skin from photoaging with SPF-20.
Erases Pores and Imperfections: Our lightweight, silky formula glides over skin smoothing the surface for a flawless effect.
Promotes Healthy Skin: A healthy combination of Mulberry Extract, Camellia Extract, Retinol Palmitate and Vitamin A help to lighten, brighten and tighten skin gently.

The problem with a bronzing primer, is that you HAVE to make sure you cover evenly and over your whole face. There is a lot of room for error. It's very easy to use too little or too much.

PSA - it's SUPER dark when you squeeze it out, but as you can see from the swatch, it sheers out rather well, and based off of the reviews I read on Sephora, it worked with a wide spectrum of skin tones (I am NW25 in MAC, for reference).

I don't think I'd recommend this as a primer, but I really liked how easily it spread just on my cheeks and gave a nice contoured bronzy glow. My mom commented that my face did look darker than what I normally would do. She would definitely tell me if I was uneven or looked ridiculous lol This primer is not for you if you're looking for something to quickly throw on. However I DO recommend it to give a little extra color to your cheekies.

Like I said, this review is just based off of the mini size I got. The full size bottle could be A LOT easier to get the amount of product you'd need in one squeeze.

The full size Too Faced Primed & Poreless Bronze Tint SPF20 retails for $30, and can be purchased at Sephora, as well as TooFaced.com.

***this post contains an affiliate link... for more information please read my disclosure policy.

2 comments:

Huda Kaake said...

I think this would look just a little too dark on my fair skin, but thanks for the review! I've had this product in the back of my mind for a while. So this post was really helpful and good to know :)

PerilouslyPale said...

Hmm bronzing powder sounds odd LOL. Especially for this pale gal I'll have to call a pass. Interesting concept tho.

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Labels

Acqua di Parma (1) Addiction NV Cosmetics (1) Anastasia (1) Announcement (11) ArtClub (1) Aveeno (1) Avon (1) Awards (7) Bare Escentuals (6) Barielle (2) Bath and Body (3) Bath and Body Works (1) BB Couture (2) BeautyMint (2) Benefit (5) Birchbox (7) Blogazon Roundup (2) Bobbi Brown (9) Born Pretty (2) Brows (1) Brushes (3) Bumble and Bumble (1) Burberry (1) Butter London (5) Carsi (1) Causes (1) Cellnique (1) challenge (1) chanel (56) China Glaze (43) Cleaning (1) Clinique (7) Clothes (1) Coach (4) Color Club (10) comparison (12) contest (65) coupon code (1) Cult Nails (7) Deborah Lippmann (7) Dior (59) Duri (6) DuWop (1) ebates (1) Edward Bess (2) EOTD (46) Essie (7) Estee Lauder (1) Events (1) Eyeko (2) Facebook (1) fall 2009 (1) Family (7) Fashion (2) Finger Paints (3) Flashback Friday (6) FOTD (54) Friends (3) Funky Fingers (1) GingerKitty Designs (1) Giorgio Armani (1) Golden Rose (1) Gondola (1) Good Times (1) Guerlain (17) Guest FOTD (5) Guest Swatcher (2) Gymboree (1) Hair (3) hair care (1) Halendi (1) Halloween (1) Hard Candy (1) Hauls (12) Hourglass (3) Illamasqua (2) Influenster (1) introduction (1) Jenna (1) Jessica Simpson (1) jewelry (1) Jon and Kate Plus 8 (1) Juicy Couture (2) Julep (2) Kids (3) Konad (4) Korres (2) L'Oreal (20) Lancome (7) Laura Mercier (2) Le Metier De Beaute (41) Liberty Of London (1) Lippmann (1) Living Proof (1) LORAC (1) LUSH. Review (1) MAC (246) Make Up For Ever (3) Makeup (6) Marc Jacobs (1) Mary Kay (2) Milani (2) Missha (1) MUFE (1) Nail Polish (130) NARS (67) Neova (1) NFU Oh (1) Nicole by OPI (8) NOTD (27) Nubar (2) NYC (4) NYX (9) OPI (55) Orly (11) Overall Beauty (7) Philosophy (1) Photography (1) Physicians Formula (3) Poll (1) Poshe (1) Press Release (198) Promotional (1) Random (1) Remover (1) Renovation (2) Review (495) Reviva Labs (2) Rock and Republic (1) sale (5) Sally Hansen (10) Scentsy (1) Sephora (8) Shapercise (2) Shopping (1) Sinful Colors (3) skincare (5) Smashbox (1) Soap Hope (2) spider (1) Stila (5) Storage (1) Sunday Dump (2) swatches (495) Tarte (11) theBalm (3) Tini Beauty (1) Too Faced (31) Top 5 (11) Trial (1) Troy Surratt (1) Twilight (1) Twist Band (1) Ugg (1) Urban Decay (46) vacation (1) Victorias Secret (2) VoxBox (1) Weddings (1) Wet N Wild (30) What's In Your Purse (1) Wordless Wednesday (1) Work out (1) YBF (1) YMCA (1) YouTube (2) Yves Saint Laurent (3) Zoya (30) Zumba (1)