Are you Ready to Cruise with Givenchy Summer Collections? Healthy Glow Powder Ambre Croisiere, Mister Radiant Body, Rouge Interdit Shine Delicate Brown, Ombre a Fleur de Peau Pearly Nude, Swatch, Review, & FOTD

Hey everyone!

TGIF! How are you doing? I can hardly believe this week has come to an end! I have been super busy, so maybe that’s why it felt really fast! What are your plans for the weekend? I might see some friends, but essentially I have to WORK! Haven’t had a proper lazy weekend for a while here. Can’t say I wouldn’t enjoy one, but I have so much to share with you guys I must not be lazy!

Today I’m here to share the swatches, review, and FOTDs of the Givenchy Summer Collections. Mister Radiant Body and Healthy Glow Powder in Ambre Croisiere come from the Croisiere Collection, and Rouge Interdit Shine in Delicate Brown and Ombre a Fleur de Peau in Pearly Nude come from the ร‰Tร‰ ร€ FLEUR DE PEAU collection.

Ready? Let’s go!

The Healthy Glow Powder in Ambre Croisiere is by far the finest bronzer I have ever used. It makes the other bronzers I own, or most bronzers when it comes to the matter, seem so rough and coarse! The packaging is sleek and sturdy, and the lid has a magnetic closure which I like. It includes a decent-sized mirror should you wish to touch up when you are out and about. The pattern is interesting (looks like something knitted), and it doesn’t wear off after several uses. The powder is so amazingly fine that it feels like it would melt when you go through it with your finger. It has a slight shimmer, but it is so very fine that the finish is more satin than anything else. On my NC30 skin tone, if applied lightly, it gives me a credible healthy glow. However, if you want something a little more dramatic, you can go very dark with it! The powder is talc-free, so if you’re allergic to talc (or prefer not to use talc), this is a good one to consider!

Mister Radiant Body is not your regular fake tan. It doesn’t look fake, orange, or unnaturally-tanned. It has a gel texture, and as you spread the gel out and massage it in, the little pearls get crushed and release their colors. The gel is not sticky at all. It absorbs and dries very fast on skin without leaving any residue. The smell is also very pleasant. It is slightly shimmery, but much like Ambre Croisiere, the shimmer isn’t in-your-face at all. For my NC30 skin tone, Mister Radiant Body adds just a hint of color. I don’t think this product is designed to make you go two shades darker to be honest, so if that’s what you’re looking for you might have to look elsewhere. For me, this is a good product for the moment. Spring has just begun, so I’m showing a little more skin than I would in winter. However, I haven’t got the opportunity to tan yet so I do look a little pale. This is the thing that gives me a little boost, some credible color with no fuss! It washes off very easily too, so don’t worry about fake tan going wrong! I would suggest you try this before purchasing, especially if you are darker than I am, just to make sure it’s the kind of product you are looking for!

The cream shadow is what a lot of you have been excited about, and I can see why! The packaging is delicate, luxurious, yet sturdy. The texture of this cream shadow is as light and airy as a mousse. It feels like a nice sea breeze on your lids. In the swatch photo you can see it swatched heavily and completely sheered out, but on lids I tend to make it more something in-between. If you like glitter but hate the fallout, this could be your thing. The glitter adheres to the base very well, so I’ve never had any fallout from this. I would suggest you use this over a primer and under some eyeshadow. It does crease infinitesimally on me. I get that in about two hours, but it’s so little that unless I shove my face in front of the mirror I don’t see it. Also, as time progresses, the creasing doesn’t become worse. I have to admit though, not a lot of things DON’T crease on me. I’ve met people who swear they get no creasing from this cream shadow, so it could be just me. Still, the texture is amazingly feathery, and it’s the only thing I’ve seen that contains glitter without any fallout!

Rouge Interdit Shine in Delicate Brown is a frosty reddish brown with glitter. Don’t let the description scare you though! As you can see, on my lips it doesn’t look too 80’s! The coverage of this lipstick is pretty amazing, despite the fact that it’s one of those lipstick/gloss hybrid. There is glitter, but it doesn’t travel around and doesn’t feel gritty. On me it lasts about 3 hours, which is good for a lipstick! I also really like the packaging. There is shimmer in the plastic cap that you don’t really see in daylight, but with lower indoor lighting it comes to live! It has a typical luxury brand lipstick smell (kind of perfume-y if you know what I mean). It disappears soon enough once it is applied, so it doesn’t bother me too much.

Now, onto the FOTD I did with all these products! I used a layer of Pearly Nude all over my lids, blending some Urban Decay Buck into the crease. I dusted some Ambre Croisiere all over my face (you see it better in the second picture), used Mister Radiant Body on the exposed skin, and one pass of Delicate Brown on my lips! It’s actually not warm enough to wear such a dress yet. It’s just something I imagine I’d wear if I ever go on a fancy cruise!

Now I’m all dressed for the cruise, where is that cocktail bar?

What do you think? Did any of the products catch your eye? Are you interested in trying any of them out?

Sunny, your beauty culture translator xx

Disclosure: The products mentioned in this review are sent by the PR for my consideration. All opinions are honest and my own. I am in no way compensated for this review. I have always been, and will always be committed ONLY to my readers.

Behind the scenes:

For once when I’m not trying to make Tango model for me, he had to butt in and take a look at the pretty bronzer!

31 responses

  1. You look amazing! ๐Ÿ™‚ The bronzer is so pretty! I love Givenchy products, especially their eyeshadow quads. Interesting concept with Mister Radiant Body :p I’ve never seen a gel like that before for tanning :p

    • Thanks Jen! Yup the bronzer is amazing. The texture is soooo incredibly finely-milled and not powdery at all. You’ll have to see for yourself! The little pearls are fun too. Mister Radiant Body is really easy to use. You can’t go wrong with that!

  2. So pretty Sunny, I love the bronzer and cream eye shadow. I love the look you did, I want to go on a cruise right this minute! Your outfit is also very nice.

    • Thanks Jacqueline! I hope you’ll have better luck with the cream shadow than I do, because it does crease a tiny little on me! And yeah, I have to look into going on a nice cruise now lol

      • Most cream shadows crease on me too but I still cannot resist buying the. You should try the Shiseido ones they are really nice.

  3. It all looks pretty on you! I haven’t heard of or seen that eyeshadow in the us yet, but I’ll have to go look now! That looks like a great texture!! I have the bronzer and I think it’s very well done! They’ve come out with other shades here now! (I think 3 total including this one??)

    • Thanks Joyce! It’s weird how this collection is making its way to the US so late! Most of the time you guys get things a lot earlier than we do! I think the bronzer comes in 3-4 shades, though I’ve only seen 3 personally. I think the lightest one is really very light!

    • Haha you should try to swatch it Christina! It really is as soft as a baby duck! But no, shipping a 7-kilo (15 pounds?) cat is too expensive so unfortunately Tango can’t be part of the order!

  4. Sunny! you look fantabulous!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€
    i am more drawn into warmer neutral colors lately. the soft bronzing colors of the collection sure looks pretty to me.

    (btw, love your latest blog outlook.)

    • Thanks so much for your kind words Lena! This whole collection will be very much your thing if you’re drawn to warmer neutral colors. I think that’s the idea behind it, so do check it out!

    • Thanks Teri! The bronzer is the best I’ve tried. Don’t know if I’ve felt anything better to be honest! The gel doesn’t give a lot of color, which is why I like it! It’s credible and fool-proof!

  5. “I have to admit though, not a lot of things DONโ€™T crease on me.”

    ^ME TOO!!! I have tried a whole bunch of primers and a many different shadows and everything creases. My eyelids don’t like to be pretty ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Have you found a sure-fire way to wear eye products yet? I’m still searching…

    • Oh that sucks! If I use UDPP nothing moves on me, or nothing should move on me anyways. That’s really the only primer I have tried. Have you layered a crease-free cream shadow over a primer and then set it with powder shadow? I heard this kind of layering works for some!

  6. I have been LOVING Givenchy lately. The Blush Bucoliques were a huge hit for me and the Healthy Glow Powder has been on my need-to-buy list for a while now. I’ll definitely have to add one (or both) of the new cream shadows to the list!!

    • Hey Becca, thanks so much for swinging by and leaving a comment! I would really recommend the Healthy Glow Powder. I use it all the time now because it’s got a GREAT texture, just enough shimmer and pigmentation! You might want to try the cream shadow out before you purchase, just to make sure it wouldn’t crease on you!

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