Thursday, 13 December 2012

Bronze Universal - Soleil Tan de Chanel

Soleil Tan de Chanel or Bronze Universal as it's well known has taken the beauty community by storm, we've all heard of it and I must admit as soon as I saw Zoe from Zoella blog about it I wanted to get my hands on the little luxury bronzer for myself! It's not just the expensive and classy packaging that managed to reel me in, but I was also in the market for a new bronzer as I had sadly misplaced my Benefit hoola bronzer :( so what better opportunity to pop into my nearest department store and add this wonderful little treasure to my collection?


If only it were that easy, sadly every single time I went into Debenhams to buy Bronze Universal, id be told it was out of stock, I was absolutely gutted, but what do you expect from a popular product? All was not lost though, I went on holiday to Dubai  and searched high and low for it there, I went to every chanel counter I could find, and finally after what seemed like a mission impossible I was finally the proud owner of this troublesome little beauty product! I'm babbling on though, so on to the review !



I'll be honest, I really didn't want to ruin the beautiful swirl in the tub, is that a bit sad? But I guess it's not going to remain perfectly untouched forever! I was worried about the colour at first, hoping it wasn't going to show up too dark or 'muddy' looking as some bronzers have the tendency to do that, I also didn't want to end up with a luminescent orange glow on my face! So, armed with my Chanel kabuki brush I sabotaged the swirly surface and buffed it into my cheek bones after applying my foundation, this wasn't the best idea as the chanel brush contains natural hair which shed into the bronzer, not good! So next I opted for my mac 188 brush as it has synthetic fibers which don't usually shed, this was perfect! The bronzer wasn't too harsh, and i had an airbrushed bronze glow. I instantly fell in love with the product as a little goes a long way, the texture is like a dense, creamy mousse, when i wipe my finger across it melts to the consistency of cream foundation.


Ergh, not as charming with brush hairs lurking in there is it?

It's perfect for my NC20 - 25 skin tone, and didn't break me out, despite the hefty price tag  for 30g of whipped goodness it won't break the bank as it lasts so long. Definitely worth the investment in my opinion, I also think it would suit really pale to deep olive complexions as you can apply it as sheer as you like, but it still looks natural.

Hope you enjoyed my review xo



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28 comments:

  1. My mum swears by this little pot of tan as well, I'm too in love with Benefit Hoola.
    x
    http://life-of-a-london-intern.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. It's a lovely addition to my little makeup collection, ah Benefit Hoola is also a firm favourite of mine ! :) xo

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  2. This looks so pretty!

    sophie-said.blogspot.co.uk

    xxx

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  3. I've been wanting that product for such a long time now!! I've heard so many good things about it! :)

    Much love,
    The Cabinet Of Fashion blog

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    1. I do love using it, it's worth every penny ! :)

      x

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  4. nice product *_* your blog is very good and interesting <3 im glad if you visit my blog, too <3 keep in touch!

    xx
    beauthi.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you sweetie :)
      Aww I like your blog !
      xx

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  5. wish we could see your face with it! im sure you look perfect!!:)

    new follower here!
    ♥,
    Shari

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    1. Aww thank you sweetie :)
      I'll take a photo next time I wear it and add it to this post xo

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  6. This looks like a lovely product xx

    maddie-elizabeth.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Great review. Ive been umming and ahhing about this for months now. Might just take the plunge and buy after Christmas. :) x

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    1. Thank you :)
      well Id be lying if i said it didn't look gorgeous on the skin ! aha x

      Hope you have a lovely Christmas :)

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  8. I really need to try this I've heard nothing but great things about it! Following your blog it's lovely xx

    www.vanity-dollhouse.blogspot.com

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    1. yeah I was initially worried it was all just a big hype, but it really is a beautiful bronzer!

      Thank you sweetie, I checked out your blog, going to follow back xx

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  9. This sounds lovely, the hairs getting in it would drive me absolutely bonkers too though! Really enjoying your blog, you've got a new follower here x

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    1. awh yeah it doesn't shed as much though with my mac brush :) or any brush that isn't real hair

      Aww thank you sweetie, I enjoy your blog too! x
      <3

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  10. I've been wanting to try this for ages, lovely review x

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  11. Thanks for a great review! I have been wanting to try this out for the longest time - hopefully it's not a mission to locate it as it was for you!

    XO

    Pauline @ http://mystyleinstinct.blogspot.com.au

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    1. You're welcome sweetie, thank you! Aw, I hope you don't have as much trouble finding it as I did! Good luck

      xo

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  12. love your blog, it's super cute!

    lots of love from the c&p girls,
    casper&pearl blog
    xx

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    1. Aww thank you ! :)

      Your blog is really sweet

      xx

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  13. I hate wrecking brand new luxury make up too lol.

    xohuynh.blogspot.ca

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  14. Lovely Blog.. Keep up the good work.
    I am now a new member. Want to follow mine and help me out too?
    http://charlotte-lauren.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. I wanted to try out this bronzer for ages...but I've not tried it yet...I think I'll give it a try now:) Really amazing Blog:)

    Would be happy if you'd check out my blog as well:)
    fashiones

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    1. It's definitely worth the investment! :)
      Thank you, and of couse sweetie
      x

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