The Clarins Bronzing Compact You’ll Never Want To Use (Because It’s Just Too Pretty)

Justin Timberlake may have brought sexy back, but one Ms Kardashian has almost single-handedly brought bronzing back. A few years ago bronzing powders and contouring tools were kept firmly in the summer makeup kit, helping to complement a natural sunkissed glow or warm the skin’s tone; however, in 2015 contouring and bronzing products are as much a part of our makeup routines as a black eyeliner. I don’t think anything of adding a touch of bronzer to my pale complexion on a daily basis, helping to warm my otherwise English Rose tone and allow me to push the boundaries of the colours I apply. Although I have many different products that I call upon, most are too dark to be used outside of the summer months – but Clarins have come to the rescue with this beautifully designed palette that includes four varying tones to ensure a natural glow, whatever your skin tone or the time of year.

Inspired by marine life, the palette is embossed with lots of little sea creatures and designs that reflect the magical qualities of the sea. The only problem with creating such a beautifully intricate product is that it’s almost too pretty to use – almost. Thanks to the four different tones within the palette you can create depth and warmth, or simply opt for a singular colour that you buff gently into cheekbones; the compact is really quite large, making it really easy to swirl a large fluffy brush around the base and apply with ease. If you’re a little scared of bronzing, contouring or adding a sunkissed glow to your look, this is a great introductory product that will see you through at least a couple of summers… Or if you’re brave enough to integrate it into your daily routine, all year long! At £30.00 it’s a wise investment without leaving you weeping at the till point.

Are you a fan of bronzing? Will you be checking out this compact over the summer months?

The Clarins Summer Bronzing Compact will launch this May, priced £30.00.

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  1. Anonymous
    April 9, 2015 / 10:10 am

    I have this product already and I must say it's one of the best bronzers I have ever used ! With love, Hayley x

  2. Nikita Batavia
    April 9, 2015 / 11:19 am

    This looks so lovely! Will definitely be having a look in MayNikita

  3. Gillian: Eyeliner Flicks
    April 9, 2015 / 11:44 am

    It's just SO pretty!!I'd love to play with it, I'm so very pale but trying to add a bit of colour to my face now the sun has popped out in the UK. Can't wait to give it a go :)Gill x EyelinerFlicks

  4. Jessica Martin
    April 9, 2015 / 12:53 pm

    Wow, this is so gorge! xoJessica Ann ♥

  5. Charline S
    April 9, 2015 / 4:07 pm

    It looks so lovely! 🙂 xLove, Charline | Charline Has a Blog

  6. Alisha A
    April 9, 2015 / 7:03 pm

    It's so pretty!Alisha x

  7. Anonymous
    April 13, 2015 / 2:06 am

    I love Bronzing all year round with a highlighting bronzer as during Winter (it's coming up to Winter here in Australia) my complexion gets a little drab. This looks like it would be great for any makeup artist too since you have 4 shades in one easy & quite small (compared to the usual palettes) compact.

    • London Beauty Queen
      April 13, 2015 / 6:57 pm

      That's what I love about it – it's not flat and you can use each of the 4 tones individually.

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