Monday, February 9, 2009
Battle of the Bronzers
I completed my collection of
L'Oreal HiP Vibrant Shimmer Bronzing Powders.
I wanted to compare them against
my Giovi U.S.A. Magic Finish Cooked Powder #3,
MAC Mineralized Skin Finish in So Ceylon,
as well as e.l.f. Healthy Glow Bronzing Powder in SUNKISSED.
I came to a startling conclusion! The e.l.f SUNKISSED & the MAC So Ceylon MSF are almost exactly the same!
Left to Right
MAC MSF So Ceylon
the MSF is a lil' rosy vs. the gold tone of the sunkissed, but they are almost a match!
I'm awaiting a shipment from e.l.f. in which are two more bronzer/highlighters. I'll update you when they arrive.
Giovi U.S.A. - Magic Finish - Cooked Powder #3(has a bronze caste)
MAC Mineralized Skin Finish So Ceylon
(rosy gold...CCO purchase $17.50)
e.l.f. Healthy Glow Bronzing Powder
L'Oreal HiP Vibrant Shimmer Bronzing Powder
in order from Lightest to Darkest
Blessed 895 (has a brass caste)
Glowing 893 (has a warm copper/gold caste)
Thriving 899 (has a toasted gold caste)
Radiant 897 (has a warm copper caste)
Swatches from left to right
MSF So Ceylon
Giovi Magic Finish Cooked Powder #3 swatch
By far, my favorite of all is the Giovi Magic Finish Cooked Powder #3.
I'd love to order more, but they are out of stock! Bummer!
(Blue Heaven)= #3
You can find these on cherryculture.com under starry eyeshadow.
http://www.cherryculture.com/cosmetics/makeup/starry/starry-magic-finish-baked-eyeshadow/17138&cat=263&page=4# (thanks to Lisa for the headsup on that!)
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