Product Review: Too Faced Caribbean In A Compact – Snow Bunny

Too Faced Caribbean In A Compact - Snow Bunny, US$27.00
Too Faced Caribbean In A Compact - Snow Bunny, US$27.00

I was never a fan of bronzers but Too Faced’s Caribbean In A Compact – Snow Bunny and Stila’s One Step Primecolor in Bronze Babe completely changed my mind. Having fair skin, I was always afraid to look orangey and streaky with bronzers, but these products – one in powder form and one in cream form – completely changed my mentality and now I can finally have fun with summer makeup!

Too Faced’s Caribbean In A Compact in snow bunny is the perfectly natural bronzer. Enjoy year round bronzed perfection with the most natural and skin-perfecting glow this side of the Caribbean. The silky golden bronze warmth combined with a delicate pink, white shimmer, and fawn shimmer mimics a natural “just-back-from-vacation” glow.

The compact itself is really cute – even the picture doesn’t do it justice! I was giddy with glee when I took it out of the packaging. The inside is just gorgeous – with the prettiest shimmery shades. There is nothing orangey about the colors – they go on my skin and blend beautifully with a kabuki brush. The color lasts all day. Because of the light shimmer shades (pink and white), this powder gives my skin a very nice natural glow.

For the price (US$27.00), this is a steal! This also comes in California In a Compact version which I find a little dark for my fair skin. This one is just perfect for my skin tone.

*For your information, I am 34 and have dry and dehydrated sensitive skin, and fall under the ‘average’ Japanese skin tone which is fair with light yellow undertones. When I used to wear foundation I used the OC20 shade by Maquillage (Shiseido).

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5 comments on Product Review: Too Faced Caribbean In A Compact – Snow Bunny

  1. Judy
    June 10, 2010 at 12:03 am (7 years ago)

    How do you wear this compact? Do you use it all over your face or just in some areas? Thanks for your help!

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  2. Joseibi
    June 10, 2010 at 10:00 am (7 years ago)

    Hi Judy!

    You can use it as a blush or all over – it totally depends on how you feel about bronzers and your skin tone. I personally find that on fair skin it’s better to use it as a blush and I use it on my cheeks, dust it here and there on forehead, tip of nose and chin. The best way to use it is with a kabuki brush – it picks up all 4 shades equally and you swirl the brush around as you dip into the compact so the color is more or less even.

    There are similar products out there – Laura Mercier and Bobbi Brown each has one but at least US$10 more expensive but in the end this one is good for the money and the quality is good. 🙂

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  3. Judy
    June 10, 2010 at 10:22 am (7 years ago)

    Thanks for your input. I’m currently using MAC MSF and I love it has a highlighter..but I was looking for something darker…I might try this out. By the way..I love your sight and it’s great to get info from another fellow Canadian!

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  4. Joseibi
    June 10, 2010 at 10:58 am (7 years ago)

    Dear Judy,

    Thank you thank you! Sometimes I didn’t even know/think anyone is reading my blog so it’s good to see that you like it here! 🙂

    This one can get dark – you can layer it. I find that if I don’t swirl my brushes on the lighter shades this can be dark. I like how you can control the degree of lightness or darkness with this one.

    Great to see fellow Canucks here! 🙂

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