A while back I reviewed the clear version of Covergirl TruMagic Skin Perfector. More recently, I received the bronze version in Sunkisser with the purchase of the Covergirl Bombshell Mascara. Basically a mini version of the Bronzer was attached to the Mascara – which convinced me to purchase. Marketing, I tell ya. Anyway, I thought I’d give my brief thoughts on this tinted version in case anyone’s interested.
Some of the claims on this are kind of out there, i.e. “skin magic” – I’m not sure what that means? On the other hand the Skin Perfector’s promise of an “instant touch of sun” is a bit more reasonable and I do think it adds some nice warmth to the skin. Based on the tone and opacity of this bronzer, I would say it’s best suited for fair to light skin. This is a very sheer formula and on my skin (which is light to medium) it does show up but is not very saturated (which can be a good or bad thing depending on your perspective).
Like the clear version, the Sunkisser can be used under, over, or instead of makeup. It is formulated to be oil-free, non-greasy, lightweight, blendable and for all skin types. I would not use this to contour with – the tone, which leans a bit red, is great for achieving a natural all over “I’ve just been in the sun look” – but this doesn’t look cute if used to carve out the face. In fact, I think it’s best suited for use all over the face, under foundation, to give you a more bronzed look – or to darken a foundation that is too light. The bonus of this method is that it can act like a primer as well due to the silicone in it. The full size retails for $5.99+ USD.
Have you tried the Covergirl Trumagic Sunkisser? What are your thoughts?
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