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Diorskin Nude Tan Bronzer Review

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This bronzer from Dior is absolutely gorgeous. I posted this picture of it on Instagram a while ago but didn’t have the courage to actually use it properly because I didn’t want to rub the beautiful lettering off! (Oh, silly me.)

The Diorskin Nude Tan could well be the bronzer of the summer for me; it’s a beautifully soft and buildable colour with a very natural finish. The product name, Nude Tan, is pretty much the best description you could ask for – if you’re looking to create a natural glow that subtly sculpts the face and gives a sophisticated “touch of sun” then this is definitely for you!

Dior Nude Tan

it took Ruth the best part of Saturday to perfect her scary “face in the mirror”

I have the bronzer in Sunlight, but there are three other shades. Sunlight will suit fair and fair-medium skintones – there’s a warmth to the bronzer but it’s not at all orangey and the pale pink and apricot hints really brighten dull skin. Apart from the bronzer itself being really quite a winner, the packaging is luxe and heavy and the compact comes with a mini kabuki brush which actually (for once!) does an alright job! I still prefer a big powder brush (Chanel or Suquu are current favourites!) but the kabuki is soft, cute and buffs the colour in nicely.

You can either swoosh the powder very loosely and lightly beneath the cheekbones, or, if you’re after a more stylised look, have a go at the shading from the Tom Ford videothat I filmed recently. A bit more of a “look”.

Hopefully you can see from the photographs that this is a really easy-to-wear and natural bronzer – I love that it has peachy, pinky tones that offset the tan, it’s exactly how you’d tan naturally. There’s no filter on the photographs of my face, I just took the pictures on my iPhone in front of the hotel window at the weekend, so what you see is what you get. If you’re wondering what MIRACLE is going on with my base, I’ll tell you: ByTerry Cover-Expert, Shade 9, see here for life-changing details.

The Dior Nude Tan is available with free UK delivery from Escentual.com for £35.25 or for £37 from JohnLewis.com


  1. How beautiful! May have to treat myself to this!

  2. Hey Ruth! Is there glitter in the bronzer? It looks lovely…

    Love your blog and your videos.

    Hugs from Denmark

  3. Oh, I have the same bronzer same shade, I bought it a few weeks ago and I LOVE it! Even thought I also waited some days before using it because I didn’t want to ruin the beautiful pattern! Lol

  4. Great post! Funny… Thanks for the laughs – they’re so appreciated!

  5. You look gorgeous! :) Which one do you like more, this or TF new bronzer? Thx!

    • Oooh, such a hard question! This one is easier to use for a really easy natural glow, the other is more “glam”. I need both! xx

  6. I got this a few weeks ago but in the lightest version – (I think it’s called Healthy glow). I agree it’s a great powder. I love dior stuff. They did a tinted moisturiser type product last year which was limited edition called Nude Glow and it looks great over that

  7. Oh,I am SO in love with By Terry! I tried it after your lovely review. I wear the same shade and I am (not so) patiently waiting for it to arrive in the mail! :) Thank you for all of your wonderful tips, Ruth. :) I will have to check out the bronzer. I am a new fan of bronzer now….again, thanks to you!

  8. hey ruth,
    how do you think this compare to the guerlain mosaic bronzer (terracota sheer bronzing powder)? This one seems really tempting but I don’t want two similar powders!

  9. It looks like Mr Bear is hugging you from behind..(or I really need to put my glasses on!:)

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