Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Airbrushing Bronze Veil Deluxe Edition Swatches

Um, so does this bronzer have the longest name or what?  Geez.  C'mon Physicians Formula.  Time to simplify.  In any case, this bronzer is beautiful in the pan, and it looks kind of high-end to me.

Here's what Physicians Formula claims:

  • A Bronzer with Benefits!
  • Revolutionary Italian technology combines the best features of powder, baked and cream bronzers for the most stunning bronze glow. Delivers a skin-perfecting finish unlike any other bronzer, we had to call it "Deluxe"!
  • Luxurious, light bronze veil melts into skin providing an airbrushed lit-from-within glow that looks so natural it is virtually undetectable on the skin.

  • I'm not sure why they think it has a "finish unlike any other bronzer," but whatever.  Claims for products always have a certain amount of mumbo jumbo, right?

    It has very pretty packaging, for sure.

    So, this bronzer does have an overspray, but it has quite a bit of shimmer even once the overspray is gone.  Here's what it looks like after a bunch of uses:

    And the swatches:

    Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Airbrushing Bronze Veil swatches unblended and blended

    You can see this bronzer is pretty darn shimmery, so I think it works better as a highlighter.  I do like the shimmery "glow" it gives me, but I like shimmery highlighters.  If you don't like shimmer, I don't think this is for you.

    The texture of the powder is lovely.  It's very smooth and soft.  It doesn't have any scent, unlike the Argan Oil blushes and bronzer.  

    The bad?  It's kind of orange-y, so I'm not fond of how it looks when I wear it as a bronzer (where the sun naturally hits the face). 

    Like, I said, I like this as a warm-toned highlighter, and I think it looks best when I have a bit of a fake tan. 

    I bought this for $14.99 USD, but it had a $10 rebate offer attached to the box, so it was only $4.99.  Pretty good price!


    1. It does kind of look like a high end bronzer. What's with all of this overspray lately? I know that PF has always had a habit of doing it, but I'm noticing it from so many other brands as well. At least with this product it isn't as deceiving as the bronzer is actually shimmery. :-)

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    2. I'm not a fan of super shimmery bronzer but boy is this one beautiful!

    3. Overspray drives me a little crazy. It is a good way to get me to buy something, though. I am glad the shimmer runs throughout this one!

    4. I quite like the shimmer of this one! But I like anything shimmery. lol

    5. Definitely needs the word "bronze" at least once more in the name. Overspray makes me mad though. If it looks crazy glittery, I want crazy glitter!

    6. My goodness that's a long name. Haha!
      I prefer a matte bronzer, but this product just looks GORGEOUS.

    7. I think matte bronzer is easier to wear as it looks more natural, but this one is awfully pretty.

    8. How about "Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow-and-Bronze-Boosting Air Brushing Bronze-Boosting Veil Bronzer to Boost Your Bronze Bronzer." lol
      At least this has shimmer running through it, so the overspray wasn't totally deceiving.