December 19, 2012

Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Pressed Bronzer

Physicians Formula has never been a brand that really interested me, mostly because their products are on the pricey side for a drugstore brand. However, I had the chance to win quite a few of their products - mainly bronzers - through giveaways, and even though two of them turned me orange - Cashmere Wear and Bamboo Wear - one of my favorite is the Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Pressed Bronzer in Medium to Dark.

Formulated with Glow Activators, an exclusive infusion of vitamins, moisturizers and antioxidants that provide mistake-proof Triple-Action Bronze Boosting, this bronzer with benefits provides an instant and lasting tan-boost that blends and builds easily to your desired level of bronze.

L - R: one swipe and blended

While I find that one swipe of product is enough to achieve the level of tan I want, I find it easy to add a little more on specific areas without turning orange, which is great since I have the darkest shade available and I am naturally quite pale.

I quite like the cute and sleek plastic compact that includes a mirror, but don't be fooled by its size, because you are not getting that much amount of product - there is a small, flat and not so soft brush that I probably won't use, but I will keep it in case of emergency touch-ups, housed in a separated compartment  underneath the bronzer.

I will admit that I was sceptical about the Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Pressed Bronzer before trying it because it just looked so shimmery in the compact, but I absolutely love how it provides an even, healthy-looking tan glow that is not completely matte, but still, the shimmers are hardly noticeable until you are in broad sunlight. This bronzer is really lightweight and glides on smoothly for a totally uniform tan.

Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Glow-Boosting Pressed Bronzer is avilable in Fair to Light, Light to Medium and Medium to Dark for $21.99 for 0.3oz./ 9g.


  1. This is REALLY expensive where you are. This is one of my favorite bronzers.

  2. Il a l'air assez subtile, j'aime ça.. La seule affaire c'est que j'aime pas les blush et bronzer qui sont shimmery. =/

  3. The packaging is cute. And the shade looks really good on you. x

  4. I think it actually looks pretty nice. It's just too bad that you aren't getting too much product for it. Still, it looks great on your cheeks!

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  5. It looks really pretty. I always stayed away from it cause I thought it may be too shimmery on my skin, but it looks like it just gives you a nice glow without the shimmer. When my MAC bronzer runs out I may have to check this one out.


  6. Salut,

    Je sais que ça n'a pas de rapport avec le sujet du post, mais je sais que tu utilises des lingettes pour te nettoyer le visage des fois. Et que tu en achète au Dolorama... As-tu lu ceci (note sur la partie concernant l'exzéma)?


  7. This is so pretty! I got a lot of Physician's Formula recently and I'm excited to try it x

  8. Wow! It looks really lovely on you Gaby! You look all glowy! I agree, I find their products a little pricey for drugstore, but sometimes they have rebates on their stuff which makes them more affordable.

  9. It looks very pretty on your skin XOXO

  10. @Tammy : Aren't PF products the same price everywhere? Are you able to get it much cheaper?

    @Valili : Je suis comme toi habituellement, mais comme tu peux le voir sur les photos, ça me donne simplement un effet bonne mine, et les "brillants" sont presque invisibles!

    @MaviDeniz : I was actually surprised to almost not be able to spot the shimmers!

    @Cocovanilla: ...QUOI?! Et comment ça se fait qu'il n'y a pas encore eu de rappel? Leur seule réponse est qu'ils sont intéressés par les tests faits par ces laboratoires et qu'ils prendront des mesures SI nécessaires? Les preuves sont là ou pas? Et moi qui croyais bien faire en acheteant Huggies au lieu des marques inconnues du Dollarama... je vais essayer de contacter Kimberly-Clark, j'ai un paquet de Huggies que je n'ai pas encore utilisé, une chance! Merci beaucoup pour l'info!

  11. This looks really natural on you!

  12. It looks really nice on you, very glowy! You have gorgeous skin.