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It’s a cult product for MUAs and influencers worldwide, but is Benefit Hoola a must-have in your own makeup bag? The team at Benetowers have developed brand new shades – bringing this bronzer up to four different shades – meaning there’s now a shade to suit your skin tone. Does it live up to the hype? Keep reading for the full Benefit Hoola review.

HQ Tests: Benefit Hoola Bronzer

The range of Benefit bronzer now comes in four shades, ranging from the darkest called ‘Toasted’ through to a subtle light shade called, unsurprisingly, ‘Lite’.

Benefit Hoola Swatches | HQhair Blog

L-R: Lite, Original, Caramel, Toasted

We shared our stash with other HQ Staffers to see how they look on different skin tones.

Continue Reading: our guide to the best bronzer

Benefit Hoola Toasted Review

Benefit Hoola Toasted Review | HQhair Blog

Believe it or not, this is Maya’s first ever bronzer. As someone with a darker skin tone, she’s found it hard to find a warming shade that works with her exact skin tone, so to say that she was happy with Benefit’s new shade is a massive understatement.

Using it to add colour to the highs of cheeks and subtly contour, Maya is now officially a bronzer convert thanks to the new Hoola Toasted.

Benefit Hoola Caramel Review

Benefit Hoola Caramel Review | HQhair Blog

Hoola Caramel is a slightly lighter colour, although definitely with warm undertones. Kit loves to add extra colour with bronzer, and was excited to try this warm shade.

Perfect for adding warmth to her skintone, this powder blusher applied easily, with its silky texture blending in without any difficulty – thumbs up from Kit.

Continue Reading: our Benefit Minis review

Benefit Hoola Review

Benefit Hoola Review | HQhair Blog

Rachel got to take home the OG Hoola Bronzer. A shade she knows (and loves!), Rachel knew that the best places to apply were across the forehead and across the cheeks to add warmth and depth.

Continue Reading: how to apply bronzer for a natural contour

Benefit Hoola Lite Review

Benefit Hoola Lite Review | HQhair Blog

Last up in our Benefit Hoola reviews is the lightest shade Lite. Again, a finely milled powder formula just like the rest of the range, this is a much more subtle option if you have pale or fair skin.

Melissa uses hers as an all over illuminiser to give her skin a sunkissed glow. Afterwards, she uses a makeup brush to apply to her cheeks and down the centre of her nose, AKA where the sun hits most.