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If you have been a reader for a while, you’ll know that the new Bronze Goddess collection is one of my favourite dates in the beauty calendar. It feels a bit strange this year with lockdown, because it’s a collection that’s so evocative of Summer holidays and exotic places. Actually this feels like perfect timing because I’m in need of something transportative to lift my spirits. So please check out the the Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess 2020 Makeup collection with photos and swatches. And guess what?! Modern Mercury is back!!
Update 22nd May 2020
All shade of the gelee highlighter including magnificent Modern Mercury are back at FeelUnique*.
UPDATE 18th May 2020
Estee Lauder are offering a money back guarantee on the Bronze Goddess Azur fragrance here*, so if you don’t like it you can return and have a full refund.
Check out my Best Bronzers 2020 post to find the right one for you.
As always, the packaging is really beautiful.
What’s in Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess 2020 Collection?
This is a limited edition collection all about creating sun-kissed, glowing looks, with hints of colour. There’s bronzer (obviously!), the Azur summer look palette and also the gorgeous gel highlighters with return shade Modern Mercury
Update 14th May
- Azur Summer Look Palette* (Limited-Edition) £45
- Bronze Goddesss Azur Eau de Toilette* 50ml £44 (Tom Ford Neroli Portofini dupe!!)
- Illuminating Powder Gelee in three shades* (Limited-Edition) £38 (don’t miss Modern Mercury!)
- Matte & Glow Bronzing Trio* (Limited-Edition) £34
- AZUR Limited Edition Fragrance*
- Bronze Goddess Eau Fraiche Skinscent* 50ml £44
- Bronze Goddess Eau de Parfum* 50ml £59
- Creme de Soleil for Body* £38
- Shimmering Oil for Hair & Body* £39 and available here*
Bronze Goddess Azur Summer Look Palette Shades & Swatches
This is a really pretty eyeshadow palette that follows the same format as the 2019 Desert Heat Eyeshadow palette. This a cooler toned shade selection for 2020. There are four matte shades and five shimmer shades, and I think you can probably use the central shade on the face too. Available at Azur Summer Look Palette* now.
- 1 Risqué (matte)
- 2 Soleil (shimmer)
- 3 Nudité (matte)
- 4 Verdant (shimmer)
- 5 Haute Blanc (matte)
- 6 Azur (shimmer)
- 7 Bronzée (matte)
- 8 Mediterranée (shimmer)
- 9 Exposé (shimmer)
Here are those swatches:
Bronze Goddess 2020 Illuminating Powder Gelee Shades & Swatches
Like last year, there are three illuminator shades but look, Modern Mercury has taken the place of Mirage!! All shades available at LookFantastic* now.
- 01 Heatwave
- 02 Solar Crush
- 03 Moder Mercury
The Modern Mercury news is pretty big! In case you’re unaware, Modern Mercury has quite the Estee Lauder history. It was a limited edition highlighter back in a collection that launched in 2013. It was a ground-breaking formula of the time, but once the collection was sold out, MM was no longer available.
Then, in 2016, Victoria Beckham chose it to be part of her debut VB X EL collection and everyone went completely crazy over it and wondered why it has never been made permanent.
Now that Victoria Beckham has her own beauty range, with ex-Estee Lauder beauty guru Sarah Creal, we had to say goodbye to Modern Mercury again. And now Bronze Goddess 2020 is bringing it back. Sorry, is that too much information?! It’s very exciting!
They have different outer packaging, and look more like last year’s bronzers from the outside. They also have a gorgeous new pan design. All shades available at LookFantastic* now. Here are the swatches:
I really enjoy this highlighter formula from EL. It uses unique prisma technology which gives such a gorgeous glow. It is a tri-brid of liquid, powder and gel and it has such a beautiful smooth finish, delivering a soft sheen that illuminates the complexion wonderfully.
Bronze Goddess Matte & Glow Bronzing Trio
This is a new format with three different powders. Matte & Glow Bronzing Trio.*
We have two matte powder bronzers (medium and deep) and one luminous highlighter. You can use them individually, or blend them together. Here are the swatches:
This is the perfect palette to use with a big fluffy brush, swirled all over the pan to warm up the complexion and get it glowing.
Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess 2020 Fragrance Collection
Of course we have the classic Bronze Goddess skinscent. I absolutely adore it and for me, it really is the scent of summer.
It’s like lying on the beach in a beautiful place surrounded by the uplifting scents of creamy coconut, soft vanilla and sexy amber. It will always be a favourite for me.
This year we also have the Azur Eau de Toilette edition which massively reminds me of Tom Ford’s Neroli Portofino. It’s super citrussy with its soft Bronze Goddess twist. If you love the Tom Ford Summer Scents in the Private Blend collection, I think you will like this a lot.
When is Bronze Goddess 2020 out?
UPDATE 14th May 2020
LookFantastic* have 10% off!
This year’s collection will be available via the following links once it goes nationwide:
The following retailers may be stocking at a later date:
You’re going to have to make sure you grab Modern Mercury before it vanishes again!!
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