Summer Essentials: Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

Summer Essentials: Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

 Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

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Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil Bronzer | Laura Mercier

Achieving the perfect, dewy, sun-kissed look is no easy feat. Although sunscreen, sun protectors and sun glasses are all staple tools for your summer, finding a product to enhance your hard-earned summer glow, is also a must have. The Laura Mercier’s Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil is such a product. Read on below to find out why.

To Glow or Not to Glow… Isn’t it obvious?

I am forever on the quest to glow like I have never glowed before. To be a beautiful, bronzed beacon of chocolate glory, no matter the weather, no matter the season. When I stumbled upon the Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil (£39), I just knew I had to give it a go!

 Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

Described as a lightweight, luminous bronzer, this body butter stands up to its description.  Encased in a stylish, dark, sturdy case, the body butter has been created with a blend of oils and vitamins to provide nourishment to the skin while perfecting powders give a hint of colour. As it’s a creamy, product, I found that it quickly adapted to my body temperature, making it softer and quite easy to apply. Applied using your fingers tips or a brush, it literally glides on.

I found that starting with minimal product and coverage was the best way forward as it allowed me to build to the coverage I was looking for. On my skin tone, it provided a subtle, shimmery finish, accenting the yellow tones in my skin.

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Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face and Body Veil

 Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

If you have oily to combination skin, this may not be the best product for you as the additional shine and soft, buttery feel might feel ‘ greasy’ or ‘heavy’ on your skin. If you also highlight the bridge of your nose, you may not want the added luminosity. In saying that though , when there’s a will, there’s a way as I have oily to combination skin.

To combat the oily shine – I am careful with the areas I choose to highlight and if that mean’s highlighting a ‘problem area’, I ensure I use something like my Dark Deep powder from Mac Cosmetics to combat the additional shine from my antics throughout the day.

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SWATCH: Laura Mercier Bronzed Butter Face & Body Veil

The swatches above are on the heavier side to make sure it came up in the pictures. Look out for more snaps on my Instagram. Overall, I was pleased with my purchase and would highly recommend it. It has a subtle scent and it’s perfect for those barely there, au natural days!

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