The Body Shop - Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder
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The Body Shop’s Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder is a compact bronzer that gives skin a matte, natural looking glow. Ideal to achieve a silky, even finish the formula can be dusted over the forehead, cheeks, nose and chin. It contains Community Fair Trade honey from Ethiopia, beeswax from Cameroon and marula oil from Namibia. Available in Light, Medium and Deep.
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Rating: Apr 18, 2014 6:34pm
Holy Grail bronzer
I have quite a fair complexion, and this means that it is so much harder for me to find a bronzer that can suit my skin when i only want a subtle shadow. Several bronzers in the market are either too orange or too dark or even muddy, and I do relaise that people of warm undertones tend to be prone to such cases. I have the lightest shade and this bronzer is just the right one, and I have found myself wearing it everyday in any season or occassio. It has a matte finish, doesn't look cakey or muddy in appearance and best of all it comes in shades that is customed to suit fair skinned girls. When I applied it I couldn't find any signs of orange-ness under any lighting, which avoids enahncing the warm yellow undertones that every asian would have. I think this shade is perfect for people of warm undertones or those who have yellowness in their skin and want to avoid that. The packaging is so cute, it come sin a brown compact with a honeycomb sheet underlying the lid. The product inside is imprinted with honeycomb pattern which I think is a smart idea if you're looking to lure in those consumers who buy items for the packaging. I do remcommend TBS to add an extra scetnt to the bronzer, perhaps a hint of honey would give extra credit. But overall, TBS has done a great job for their bronzers for giving the pale girls that extra colour or sun kisssed look when they can't. I do recommend this product for those who are pale or warm/yellow undertones and I would continue to repurchase this until they discontinue it.
Rating: Mar 23, 2014 12:49pm
The shade 'light' is perfect for beauties with fair skin
I am so impressed with this matte bronzer from The Body Shop. I have very fair skin and have been a bit scared of bronzers in the past as they can easily make my skin look muddy or orange. But this bronzer comes in three shades. The lightest one is perfect for anyone with fair skin. While it is 'light' it is still pigmented and has definite colour to it (a true tan colour - no orange in sight).
A light dusting of this bronzer around my face adds the perfect amount of warmth and glow, without looking fake. I also like to wear it as a blush and it works great for that purpose as well.
The powder is soft and smooth and not at all heavy looking.
The packaging is sleek and practical. It is a great size to use with a powder or blush brush, and comes with a handy mirror. The honeycomb pattern on the product itself is also cute.
This is my favourite bronzer by far!
Rating: Jan 13, 2014 8:05pm
Almost comparable to the one and only Hoola!
I am quite impressed with this bronzer! I actually think it is very comparable to the hoola bronzer for benefit.
I did not really expect much from the body shop to have such outstanding cosmetics products, but I was so wrong.
And after hearing estee (from essiebutton on youtube) talking about it in her video, I decided to cave in and buy it.
Firstly again I love how its matte, just like the hoola bronzer, thus making it so great for contouring while giving warm to your face.
I use the lightest shade and its great for people with light skin. again does not go on muddy nor does it look orange!
I love how light weight and also how subtle it is on the skin.
It makes it look very natural and does not look fake at all. I am quite impress.
I think this is a great dupe for Hoola, even though the colour isnt the exact match its quite similar.
Rating: Jan 25, 2013 6:33pm
cant fault this bronzer
The honey bronzing powder is faultless in my book.
Firstly the compact is tiny yet compact, fits in my bag, flips open and comes with a compact mirror.
Secondly it comes in three shades which is amazing and allows for right choose of colour.
Thirdly its so easy to apply and goes onto the skin softly and smoothly, and I find it so incredibly easy to blend and smooth.
I have very fair skin and this bronzer helps me to blend my skin to my chest and contour my cheek bones- great for anyone. Because it comes in a range of colours from light to dark its easy to find a great bronze even if your new to this or dont know how.
I use this product every day, it gives me an amazing glow, helps to contour and yet doesn't look too dark, fake or too much.
This is the best bronzer I have tried, a must for anyone!
Rating: Mar 14, 2012 1:55pm
This is an amazing bronzer that gives you a sunkissed glow without any shimmer, so it's great for contouring as well. It goes on smoothly and blends easily with buildable colour. Nice big mirror inside the compact too.
Rating: Mar 14, 2012 1:42am
This is my favourite bronzer,
It has a matte finish so its not very shimmery and blends in well with my foundation. It adds a natural, healthy glow to your skin - not an orange, dirty look.
Its very easily applied with the blush brush or body brush and doesn't fall over the rest of your face / chest on application.
Its a very cute appearance with the powder being a honeycomb design.
I find it works best for me when applied in the "3" motion.
Its a fairly affordable price, will last you the whole year and is a good investment if you're a lover of being bronzed :)
Rating: Mar 13, 2012 9:03am
Honey, you're so bronzed!
I recently started using this and I absolutely love it! It's perfect not only for bronzing but also for contouring. It comes in a nice little compact that clicks shut and has a mirror inside, and the product is in a honeycomb design - how cute! It comes in three shades so there's one for everyone.
One thing I love about it is that there's no glitter, so it's perfect for work or everyday. It's relatively matte, but gives a wonderful warm glow. And it lasts! No need to reapply throughout the day. Also, a little goes a long way, but it is buildable for those who don't have stark white skin like me!
Rating: Mar 12, 2012 9:05pm
Bronzed and beautiful...
I’ve always loved the concept of a bronzer, but could never get one to work for me – always ended up looking like a basted chook. Well that was till the Body Shop released this no-fail bronzer – beautifully matte, realistic shades, choc full of natural ingredients, reasonably priced, and in a honey of a case too. I can’t fault it, and neither can my face – from a sun-kissed dusting on my cheeks and chin, to fairly extensive contouring, this little gem works for me every time. I’ve even been brave enough to brush a little down my cleavage – it’s so subtle no-one can tell I’ve cheated…
5 delicately bronzed stars for this worthy Glosscars nominee.
Rating: Mar 8, 2012 4:42pm
easy does it
You dont need to reapply this one be gentle otherwise you will be quite over done lovely colour of sun kissed skin on application and it really stays nice for a long time no need for a touch up...Beautiful
Rating: Mar 5, 2012 10:07pm
Glosscars nomination -
Honey!? YOUR GLOWING!
That's the compliments that I have been receiving since I have started to inc-operate the honey bronzer into my daily make up routine. This beautiful yet so so luxurious bronzer will boost your mood up and flatter you with beautiful comments.
The packaging is a simple brown chrome circular disk with a compact mirror inside so it is perfect for any touch ups throughout the day. It also has a honey comb pattern embossed into the bronzer itself to represent the collection name which is totally cute!
This honey bronzer is completely matte and is extremely versatile. The matte silky powder allows me to perfectly contour and sculpt my face making my face appear sharp and defined or this bronzer can also give me the perfect overall summer glow. I also noticed that even when my skin is dry during those colder days, the bronzer does not emphasis my dry spots even more.
The colour itself is not at all orange, in fact the colour 01 is a very toned down honey brown with a tint of ash which is suitable for my yellow skin tone.
The scent of this bronzer is very sweet and smells very pleasant. The aromatic scent of honey is infused which makes it a pleasure to use every day.
The lasting power of this bronzer is excellent and does not oxidize on my skin. I think this bronzer lasts on my skin for roughly 6 – 8 hours depending on the weather.