With searching high and low for a while, I am yet to find a bronzer that will be an ultimate find. I do believe that I came one step closer, especially considering the low price. I am very new to Catrice Cosmetics and very curious to experiment. This bronzer was an amazing find and when I received it on my doorstep it became apparent that this brand takes its products very seriously.
This bronzer has its name pressed into the very soft powder. While swatching for the very first time it did not feel like anything was picking up in my finger. I was surprised to see how beautifully the bronzer transferred onto my forearm in that swatch. The product was so light and soft that it barely felt like I swatched anything at all.
The bronzer was also as smooth in an application with a brush as it was while only swatching with my finger. Powder brushed into the foundation with ease. It did not have a problem with sticking in one spot like some other bronzers that I used. This one required minimal blending to achieve the smoothest and natural look. The best part was that I found it to be buildable. So for days when I just needed to fake a little sun, this was perfect, or even when I wanted to go all out this came to the rescue.
Since this bronzer claimed to be water resistant I thought I’d put that through a test. Just for that reason, I waited for a hot day. As gross as that sounds, I wanted to make sure that I would put this through a serious sweat test. Working at a warehouse is physically straining, especially now during summer. Heat pours in and does not seem to leave for a long time. What a perfect time for testing something that is water resistant. At the end of the day, it was about how the bronzer held up through all the conditions. Spoiler alert: it held up beautifully. The bronzer stayed on through heat, sweat, and constant wind from the machine driving through a warehouse.
So let’s get to the overview
- Price: $6.49
- Formula: smooth, soft powder, matte
- Longevity: 12hr+
- Blendability: easily blends on skin
- Pigment: soft, not too intense, buildable, 2 shades
- Bonus: airbrush look, water resistant
- Cons: N/A
I am so glad that this bronzer ended up in my cart. It had such a great formula and great feel. With a price tag under $10 this bronzer goes above and beyond; actually, for any price, this bronzer is an amazing find. It is definitely my holy grail of bronzers.