Monday, May 26, 2014

Givenchy Terre Exotique Healthy Glow Powder: Review, Swatch FOTD

givenchy terre exotique healthy glow powder 2 douce croisiere, review, swatch, bronzing powder, summer tan how-to

givenchy terre exotique healthy glow powder 2 douce croisiere, review, swatch, bronzing powder, summer tan how-to
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Beautifully-embossed and reminiscent of intricately-designed cathedral ceilings, I have but one word to say when I unboxed Givenchy Terre Exotique Healthy Glow Bronzing Powder Douce Croisiere 2, Magnifico! From its sleek black enamel case to ginormous mirror to bounteous product (16 g/ .56 oz), this beauty easily earned a stellar spot in my growing list of bronzer must-haves!

givenchy terre exotique healthy glow powder 2 douce croisiere, review, swatch, bronzing powder, summer tan how-to

While I use bronzer practically year-round, it becomes more of a staple during summer months. I prefer matte but also enjoy sheen for that proverbial sun-kissed glow. Givenchy Terre Exotique performs exactly like that. It renders subtle luminosity, nothing too dramatic, overboard and muddy, at least for my medium skin tone. I like to apply it across my forehead, nose bridge and a little bit on the cheekbone and temple.

givenchy terre exotique healthy glow powder 2 douce croisiere, review, swatch, bronzing powder, summer tan how-to

For comparison, here are side-by-side swatches of my favorite bronzers to-date. Givenchy Terre Exotique Douce Croisiere 2 is lighter than Hourglass Mirage and Guerlain Terracota and just a tad darker than Nars Laguna. If you're fair-skinned, you will get more payoff from this. To me, it only becomes noticeable in certain angles and lighting situations.

givenchy terre exotique healthy glow powder 2 douce croisiere, review, swatch, bronzing powder, summer tan how-to
L-R: Givenchy Terre Exotique, Hourglass Superficial Mirage,
Nars Laguna Bronzing Powder, Guerlain Terracota



The only con in using a product with splendid packaging and presentation? You hesitate touching it because the details can't be preserved, ugh!



28 comments:

  1. It's so pretty, it's almost a shame to use it! But, you must! Because it looks great on you. Nice glow!

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  2. What a gorgeous bronzer, in pan and on you!! Love it!

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  3. I agree. It's too gorgeous to use ;)

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    1. yes, i just want to hang it or encase it for display purposes, lol

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  4. This is SO gorgeous. I'm dying over it.

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  5. i LOVE this. you make me want everything

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  6. This powder looks so pretty! I think I wouldn´t even use it because of that :D

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  7. This bronzer is a work of art... it's stunning to look at!

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  8. Looks gorgeous in the pan and looks gorgeous on you!

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  9. The whole compact looks too perfect to use!

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    1. yes, it's a shame to swatch it, let alone use it :-)

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  10. Oh my the packaging is gorgeous. I really need to try something from Givenchy - I am always so intrigued by your posts. You look fabulous

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    1. you should! it's one of my favorite brands. the lipsticks are beyond fabulous!

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  11. I feel you, I hate messing up the design. Totally sucks

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