It’s hard to accurately describe how much I have loved my Laura Mercier Ritual bronzer (limited edition last summer featured here). It’s one of the few bronzers I have ever used that I reach for time and time again and don’t ever tire of. It wasn’t until recently that I started branching out into other shades, knowing full well Ritual wouldn’t last forever and that eventually I’d need to find something to take it’s place.

It was upon watching a video by Sam of Pixiwoo (you can see that here) that I knew what my next target would be. It was a bronzer by Bobbi Brown. Though Sam featured a different shade, I did my research and ended up with the shade Natural 1. Which, as it turns out, was an excellent decision indeed.

I am now in possession of a dupe to Laura Mercier’s Ritual. And I actually have a reader to thank for helping me come to this conclusion. I received the most thoughtful and heartfelt email from another beauty lover and in it she had mentioned her quest for Laura Mercier Ritual and if I knew of any potential dupes. I sat down to swatch my bronzers to see what (if anything) I might have that came close. Up until a few weeks ago I did not.

Laura Mercier Ritual Dupe Bobbi Brown Natural

Enter Bobbi Brown’s bronzer in the shade Natural 1. If you love the color of Laura Mercier Ritual I think you will absolutely adore Bobbi’s take. It is smoother, more finely milled and free of shimmer. It’s amazing. I featured this bronzer in my latest favorites video as well (here).

Laura Mercier Ritual Dupe Bobbi Brown Natural Swatch 2

Laura Mercier Ritual on left and Bobbi Brown Natural 1 on right (swatched heavily)

On my skin the shade and tone is identical. The only difference is that Bobbi’s version is matte (and a better formula).

Laura Mercier Ritual Dupe Bobbi Brown Natural Swatch

Laura Mercier Ritual on left and Bobbi Brown Natural 1 on right (lightly blended)

Ritual has long been sold out and was limited edition probably never to return. No worries for those who misses out or fell in love with the now impossible to find shade. Bobbi Brown has you covered.

You can find this bronzer at Sephora (here) or on Bobbi Brown’s website (here). No affiliate links, just trying to make it easy, lemon-squeezy!

A huge thank you to Sarah for helping us all find this dupe!

6 responses to “Laura Mercier Ritual Bronzer Duped!”

  1. Hana says:

    Perfect timing! is having f&f Right now!

  2. Ooooh thanks for sharing, great find! I like the Bobbi Brown one better, as it is matte.

  3. Shari says:

    I am always on the lookout for contour/bronzer that’s not too shimmery. NARS Laguna is my go-to, but am craving for some variety in the contour department. 🙂

  4. catluuver says:

    Yea! This seems a little easier to work with because if I want to add some shimmer, I’ll just grab one of my thousands of highlighters! You are great. Thank you so much Danielle!

  5. Wendy says:

    Wow, thank you. Now I don’t have to space out the times I use ritual to make it last forever!

  6. trina says:

    I know this is over a year old. In case you did want another ritual has it right now. I guess they found some in an old box. Lol
    glad to know of a backup option

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