If I skip bronzing my face, I get 35 people asking me if I feel okay or letting me know how tired I look. I’m not sure if it’s because usually I AM TRULY TIRED or if it’s because people are so used to seeing me with bronzer on that when I don’t have it on I’m just extra wan.
Regardless, in this post I have to share with you some of the luxury brand ones I’ve been loving this last month or two.
IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Pores Bronzer ($30.00). This is a beautiful, brand new bronzer in the shade Beach. It’s not matte but it’s not shimmer with a yummy coconut scent.
If you love the look of a bronzed glow and are a fan of the soft formula of the other Bye Bye Pores powders in the line then this will be a must-have for you (AND ME)!
Urban Decay Beached Bronzer ($30.00). Urban Decay has brought back their beautiful bronzers from Summer 2016! Sunkissed and Bronzed have a beautiful formula with that matte finish that most of us crave in a year-round bronzer fave.
Plus… that packaging, though. Just please take me to the beach!
Anastasia Beverly Hills Powder Bronzer ($28.00). This powder bronzer is available in 5 shades, with the one shown here being in Tawny. This matte bronzer is the one I reach for when I want major pigment.
Online I went back and forth between this one and Rosewood and at the end of the day, while in store, decided I needed something a little darker to get me though the Summer (since I usually opt so often for the lighter shade). These are intense so choose wisely, but know you won’t be disappointed!
Clarins Bronzing Compact ($42.00). While this bronzing compact is limited edition for Summer 2018 because of it’s red and pink flamingo packaging (could you just die?!) it’s the matte bronzer that I’ve become the most obsessed with.
Because it’s so easily customizable to your ever-changing Summer skin!
Regardless of the SPF you don if you’re like me and in the sun constantly you’ll inevitably darken. Because of the three shades shown in this compact you can bronze as light or as dark as you need to.
Right now I’m swirling all three shades together pretty evenly. The result is stunning (plus the scent is TO DIE FOR)!
If liquid bronzer is more your thing Clarins also has a few SOS Primer Bronzers available to give off that perfect sun-kissed look.
Two shades are available in 06 Bronze and 07 Mocha! Lightweight, oil-free and fabulous to wear alone for a natural look or under your favorite bronzer to really spice it up.
Below are swatches of all of the bronzers. These swatches are done dry and on bare skin (no primers):
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