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Sienna X Cream to Powder Bronzer & Illuminator

Tell me there's at least a few of us on the planet who haven't bought the Chanel Bronze Universal or whatever fancy name it's called yet?

If you're the sensible one who didn't cave into an unreasonably huge pot of glass with a dark cream foundation poured into it, then there's good news for you as Sienna X, the king of self tanning, have just bought out a very decent cream bronzer that also comes along with an illuminator and retails for around £20.

There you go Chanel. More product, less money. In. Your. Classy. Face.

The packaging looks more beautiful in person. The swivel top just won my heart. It's just so chic looking and compact that I want to carry it out with me but don't have a reason to. Who top's up bronzer and illuminator mid day eh?

If you are done drooling on the packaging, then there's more to it then its looks. The formulation of the product itself is quite dry and as the name suggests, with an intention of turning to a powder finish on coming in contact with the skin. Having said that, it's perfectly emollient to allow effortless blending, quite comparable to that of its Chanel counterpart.

I like how it sets to a powder finish however as that way there's no need to set it with powder. A matte finish makes sure it lasts longer and doesn't budge which is exactly what it does.

Regarding the shades themselves, I quite like the iridescent champagne highlighter as it lights up areas of the face quite effectively. I just wished it was a tad bit more creamier so it could reflect light better.

As for the Bronzer shade, it has slight red/chocolately undertones to it which also makes it a gorgeous, subtle blusher for the winter to mimic a winter tan. Besides the undertones, it brings out cheekbones and slims down the face just like the Bronze Universal, albeit more prominently. 

Just because the two are stacked together, I any day prefer this for its sheer convenience and as I don't have a cream bronzer I love more. 

Available at sienna-x.co.uk for £25, I definitely recommend checking it out especially if you feel powders are drying for the colder months about to greet us. 

Beth Bradley said...

This looks great, it looks like the Hourglass one!

maya said...

This product looks gorgeous. The bronzer shade kind of reminds me of the chanel bronze universal. Beautiful! xx

Abby said...

This looks really good! I never caved to the Chanel bronzer either but I really wanted to ha I just couldn't justify it knowing it wouldn't suit my skintone! This looks much better though :) xx


ABI said...

Love the packaging :D




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