I look forward to Estée Lauder’s Bronze Goddess collection every single year. It does very much the same thing every year, too, but it does it incredibly well; sexy, sparkling makeup that makes the skin glow in the daytime and gleam beautifully as the sun goes down. This year sees another Illuminating Powder Gelée – “Heat Wave” – which (for me at least) is the best yet. These illuminators have the most gorgeous, silky texture – they are brilliant for finely dusting over the cheekbones or using wet as an intense highlighter.
There’s a large, deep-ish toned bronzer that’s perfect for sweeping over face, bust, neck, arms – wherever you need a kiss of sun, and then there’s an eye palette in “Batik Sun”. The quad is right up my street – gold, bronze and a sparkling champagne but then a bright coral and a teal to add some little flashes of colour. There’s a liquid liner duo that I’m not so keen on – it didn’t last as well as some of Lauder’s mainline liners – but a few very tasty-looking lipsticks and glosses. As always, I shall endeavour to include some of these in videos soon – I really think that it’s the best way to see them properly.
The Bronze Goddess collection is out now. You can buy the full collection (prices are £30 for the illuminating gelée, £30 for the bronzer and £35 for the eye palette) at HouseofFraser.co.uk
© 2019 A Model Recommends®: all opinions are my own and any sponsored or paid posts will always be clearly marked as an AD in the title. I accept press samples and receive product and services to review as part of my job. *Outbound links are affiliate links, which means that I receive a very small percentage of any sale made. This does not affect my content in any way and does not cost you anything, but you are most welcome to Google the products on a new page if you prefer. Please see here for full "about" section and disclaimer. A Model Recommends and Ruth Crilly are registered trademarks.