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Terracotta Bronzing Powder


Terracotta Bronzing Powder

What it is:A luxe bronzing powder.What it does:Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder gives your complexion the warmth and luminosity of a natural tan. This moisturizing, long-wearing, and oil-controlling powder protects against free radicals and stays gorgeous all day (and night). The neutral bronze shade is suitable for all skin types and skin tones.
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Questions & Answers for Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder

Question
Which shade to purchase?
I am very fair (always use the lightest foundation, etc, but am yellow-based, not pink-based) and am wondering which terracotta is the right one to buy? I used to use it when I was a teenager but don't remember what shade... but I loved it!
Thanks
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
JennS
(Cambridge, MA)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
I would bet it's #1 you used. I use this one now on my super fair skin,and it works very well for me. Hope that helps.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
lisa3011
(Naperville, IL)
answer 2
I think the terracotta comes in only one color...as it always has, and has worked on everyone. Lighter skin, just brush it lightly.
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
makeupexpert
(New York City, NY)
answer 3
bronzing powder that adds natural sun glow
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
cindells
(New York NY)
answer 4
You sound very similar to me and I have the 00. The color is great and very forgiving
answered 6 years, 1 month ago
Pip8
(New York)
Question
color choice
i have fair skin, and want a soft bronze. what would be a good color choice? also, is it "sparkly". i am trying to avoid that.
thank you
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
rposey
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi,

I have very fair skin, and 1 is perfect for me. Shade 2 was too dark and looked funny, even with a light swipe of the brush.

Hope this helps.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
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answer 2
I am fair skinned too and I always use Terracotta #3. It is very natural on me and it is never sparkly. I would say that it is matte on my skin and I too was looking for a bronzer with no sparkle. This has none and is (in my opinion) the best bronzer you could ever purchase for yourself.
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
beautronic
(Macon, GA)
answer 3
I am very fair skinned and the 01 shade is very natural looking and not shimmery.
answered 5 years, 4 months ago
indygirl76
(Kansas)
Question
what shade is best for fair skin
i have fair skin red hair blue eyes
asked 6 years, 1 month ago
Anonymous
(san francisco,CA)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi,

I have fair skin. Shade 2 was too dark. Shade 1 is perfect. It's best to go to Sephora and try the shades out if possible. A makeup artist chose Shade 2 for me, but it turned out to be too dark in natural lighting, and looked as if it was sitting on my skin. Shade 1 is ideal for me.

Hope this helps.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
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answer 2
I have fair skin as well and purchased the lightest shade available. It is buildable but you may want to go to your local Sephora and actually test in person. I think I should have gotten one shade darker.
answered 6 years ago
joely
(Dix Hils, NY)
Question
hello. i usually use terracotta #2 however it is too dark for me now b/c i am pale. i wanted to go a shade lighter, but not pinky.
which color would you suggest? i have blue eyes and golden blonde hair. my skin tone is pale right now. thanks!
asked 5 years, 9 months ago
gluv
(thomasville, ga)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
Hi,

Shade 2 was also too dark for me. I have fair skin. Shade 2 seemed to be sitting on my skin, even when lightly applied. Shade 1 is perfect.

Hope this helps.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
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answer 2
You can try the No. 1 and I beleive they also have a lighter one below #1.
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
quin0928
(Mahopac, New York)
Question
Which Guerlain Terracotta bronzer would you recommend for fair skin - blond hair and blue eyes?
I'm looking for a bronzer for all seasons...I'm at my palest now as we are in the fall/winter. There are several colors to choose from...any suggestions?
asked 5 years, 11 months ago
Anonymous
(Phila, PA)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have fair skin. Shade 1 is perfect for me.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
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answer 2
I would go with the Make-up artist 00 or No. 1.
answered 5 years, 9 months ago
quin0928
(Mahopac, New York)
Question
what is the best shade for fair skin (yellow undertones) of guerlain terracotta bronzing powder?
asked 5 years, 7 months ago
Anonymous
(chapel hill)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
My complexion is fair to medium so I thought this would never work on me. If you are the same, I think you would be happy with Terracotta Poudre Bronzante No. 02. I cannot speak to someone with a very light complexion or very dard. Hope this helps. (I had no idea myself and just took a chance, glad I got lucky.
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
Anonymous
(Gladewaer, TX)
answer 2
Use #2
answered 5 years, 6 months ago
beautronic
(Atlanta, GA)
Question
What about number 20?
I have fair to medium skin tone and I buy the number 2 but i think is a kind of too orange, does someone knows number 20?? Is it between numer 1 and 2?
asked 5 years, 6 months ago
Marian123
(Houston, Texas)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
It may be a bit coppery on your skin color, but you won't know until you try it.
answered 5 years, 5 months ago
Jazzjos
(San Diego)
answer 2
I am light to med as well but i have found that if I apply number 2 with a blush brush i am able to blend it to my desired color. After i apply number two i highlight the cheek bones with a shimmer brick. Hope this helps.
answered 5 years, 5 months ago
GJJDK
(Visalia, CA)
Question
I would like to purchase guerlain bronzer
I am fair with red/blonde hair ..not bright red. which color of bronzer do you suggest? I had one and loved it, but can't find it.
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
Anonymous
(washington, dc)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
I have fair skin, also. Shade 2 was too dark on me and looked fake. Shade 1 is ideal. If you can, let a Sephora consultant help you choose the right shade. A makeup artist chose 2 for me, but it didn't look natural. Shade 1 did.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
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answer 2
get at least shade 2.. not the makeup artist one,, it's too light and dull
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
newhopegirl
(new hope, pa)
Question
which tone is right for me
I am 50 years old, fair skinned with loads of freckles. I'm not sure which color to order. Please help.
asked 4 years, 11 months ago
questions
(shanghai, china)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
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answer 1
Hi,

I have very fair skin. Shade 1 is ideal for me. Shade 2 sat on my face and didn't look good.

Hope this answers your question.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
dreamyone
(SPRING HAS ARRIVED IN THE SOUTH)
answer 2
Makeup artist 00 or the one after it on the list of choices...I think those two go with any skin tone.
answered 4 years, 10 months ago
wasteeeee
Question
which shade?
Which shade bronzer would I use? I have an olive complexion so I'm darker even without sun exposure. Summer months my tan is very deep. I would like to know the shades recommended for both seasons.
asked 5 years, 4 months ago
gmiller
(Bristol, TN)
on Terracotta Bronzing Powder
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. 3 will give you a nice glow (not shimmery) if you're tanned.
answered 5 years, 2 months ago
sephorak
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 2
Go with No. 3, it will bring up your tan during the summer and will give you a warm glow during the winter. You can easily apply more product to get a eeper color with a brush and if you go too dark just blend it with translucent powder.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
sephorak
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