So here's the first one out of the bunch! Candy Doll's Shading Powder! めちゃかわいい！
type of product
Powder bronzer / contour
10 g / JPY 1,380 (without tax)
This bronzer is something that is on my wishlist for a long time. I was kinda expecting the stripes packaging (the old one). I just think that the old one is so much prettier.
But anyway, I like the fact that the product surface is wide. Sometimes, you know when bronzer / shading comes with highlighting / blusher, the product is usually has smaller surface and it's hard for my brush to get the product.
A little notes here, this product didn't have any scent any at all :)
The shade has a more yellow tone to it, so it's perfect for my skin tone. I think this is the first time I have a yellow toned bronzer. The pigmentation is buildable, but it's not going to be as dark as you would think. I also found out because of the yellow tone, if I over-blend this product, it made my face looks muddy and somehow dirty.
With my skintone (MAC NC 25), I don't think it could make my jawline look super contoured. I don't think the color is dark enough and strong enough to accentuate my cheek bones - but it's totally ok for daily use (i do wear bronzer daily. ha-ha-ha).
The plus side to that is I could use this to contour my nose too! I usually use my less pigmented bronzer (The Faceshop's Face Blusher in #9 Cinnamon Dream) because I want to contour my nose as natural as possible. I can do both my cheeks and my nose with this one product!
There's a quick swatch to my bronzers and you can see what I mean with 'yellow tone' - you can see it's definitely has yellower tone than the other, some have pink tone and orangey tone. And also you can compare the pigmentations between those 5.
did this in hurry, don't judge me, please :(
(the old one though.)
Easy to blend, looks natural
I don't know anywhere else to get this product outside Japan :(
Available in one shade only
No brush included
Overall, this product is just a super slight below my expectation! I still practicing a lot with this to prevent my face to look anywhere muddy or dirty. Nevertheless, I think the product itself is awesome, easy blendable and looks natural!
I personally have my own contouring brush, but for people that is starting up I think this bronzer will be a hassle because it didn't come with anything, like brush - or mirror.
Here's my #fotd using the bronzer in my cheek and my nose - looks ok I guess?
Thankyou so much for reading, have a great day everyone!
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