How To Fix Smashed Bronzer Or Powder

How To Fix Smashed Bronzer Or Powder

It's one of the most annoying beauty faux pas in the world, but all is not lost... Here's how to fix the dreaded smashed bronzer problem

by Robyn Munson

There's nothing more devastating than buying a brand new super expensive bronzer/powder/highlighter, only to drop it on a wooden floor the next day. NOOOOO.

Trying to dip your blusher brush into a crumbly mess is no girl's dream, but what DO you do when faced with a smashed up bronzer?

Well, thanks to a wonderful vlogger called AlexandrasGirlyTalk, now we have a solution.

Here's your step-by-step guide to dealing with a broken powder.

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1. Have a little cry over the fact that your beautiful powder has cracked

2. Press the broken powder down with your fingers, making it as flat as you can

3. Fill a shot glass full of 1.5 tbs of rubbing alcohol (if a standard bronzer/highlighter size) and pour over the product

4. Smooth out with your fingers

5. Pour on another shot glass full of 1.5 tbs of rubbing alcohol and leave for 5-10 minutes

6. Use a knife to smooth out the creamy powder

7. Dab all over with a piece of kitchen towel to flatten and dry

8. Enjoy your shiny new repaired powder!