My pale skin sticks out in summer. In winter, no one really notices, everyone else is paler so you don’t seem quite so pale. But in summer, Irish skin is so noticeable. So I try to add as much colour as possible while still looking natural but it can be hard adding multiple products which is where Mark by Avon’s Touch and Glow Cream Shimmer Bars All Over Face Palette comes in. It has five creamy bars from highlighting bronze to deep bronze that you can sweep in one go for a perfect look.
As you can see, the cream bars in the Touch and Glow palette all have shimmer (not surprising since it is Shimmer Bars but can matter for contouring). The colours can be a little too deep for me to strobe with but blended with the fingers, they melt into your skin and are much less noticeable.
To use, swirl your brush through all of the shades in the Touch and Glow cream bars. Place the brush at the top of the cheek bones and sweep upwards to the temples. Once you have done your cheeks, do the same for the nose and chin. Use a smaller brush to sweet the touch & glow along your brow bone and cupids bow to finish off the look. Use your fingers to blend them further which helps the cream melt into your skin and last all day.
These are obviously applied with a heavier hand than I would ever apply to my skin but will give you an idea of the colour payoff on these. I usually avoid the bottom shade as it is just too deep for my pale skin but with a lighter hand, works for most skintones. The bars themselves are creamy but not so much that you have to dig with softer brushes. These swatches were made lightly running my finger over the shades.
Blended, you can see it gives a nice shimmery bronze look and it lasts all day. I often find I lose some colour throughout the day but these cream shimmer bars melt into the skin to stay put for hours. Since my kabuki brush is dark, it can be hard to see how much of the deeper colour you have picked up and these are fairly pigmented so go for a light swirl and repeat if necessary rather than trying to get a deeper colour in one sweep.
You can pick up the Mark. Touch and Glow Cream Shimmer Bars palette for just $20 from Avon online or through an independent representative. The Kabuki brush can be added to your order for $12.