[productsample] It’s just my luck to have the gloomiest of weather days to do a sneaky peek of Guerlain’s summer Terracotta palette! This is rather different for Guerlain – I don’t think I’ve seen a similar combination from them before and honestly, it looks good. The mix is two bronzing powders, one deep and one lighter, a peachy shimmer blush and a highlighter – all in one place.
Bronzer always looks much darker in the saturated containment of a palette – I was surprised that the deeper shade is not actually that dark once its on a brush and while I do need my tone to warm up somewhat before this doesn’t look out of place, it’s really wearable for me. The lighter bronzer is more where I’m at right now – it’s warm and gentle and actually looks perfectly good as a blush or just a tone lift. If you’ve got an angled brush, that might be useful for the blush and highlight combo.
You can see in the swatch that it’s all about tone warming – that familiar bronze, peach and highlight combination suits most skin variants although if your tone is very deep, I don’t think this will bring much to you. I’d love to see a version for deeper skin shades. All in all though, I’m having a bit of Guerlain moment – there are a lot of luxury brands that don’t feel very relevant to me right now, even though they’ve been favourites in the past. Guerlain steers a steady ship through all sorts of social media nonsense and only look all the more dignified and elegant for it.
The Ultimate Beauty Advent Calendar
The SpaceNK Advent calendar is almost here, pre-order for shipment on the 15th October with beauty gifts, worth over £700, from La Mer, Augustinus Bader, Rose Inc and more.
I don’t have any further details right now, but nice to get a glimpse of summer, right?!
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