Bronzer is a terrific way to add a sun-kissed look to your skin without tanning. Your face bronzer
should look natural - not orange or too dark. When selecting your bronzer, pick a color that is one or two shades dark than your natural tone. Select products with golden undertones.
Powder bronzer works well for those women with oily or combination skin, while liquid formulas are perfect for those with dry skin.
For powder formulas - both pressed powder
and loose powder, use a large fluffy powder or bronzer brush
. The key to a natural looking glow is to avoid applying too much. You can always add more if you need it.
Swirl the brush into the bronzer powder and tap it to remove any excess. You want to apply the bronzer to the areas of your face that the sun would hit naturally - the forehead, nose, chin and apples
of your cheeks.
Apply in by swirling the brush on your skin. This will distribute the product evenly. Use a circular motion and blend toward upward and outward. Keep blending the bronzer until it looks natural.
For liquid bronzer
, you apply the product in the same manner, except this time add just a couple drops of bronzer onto a makeup sponge. Don't worry about using too little. You can add more in layers. Use your sponge
or fingertips to blend the color thoroughly.
Look at your face in the mirror in natural light. If you think you have used too much, you don't need to start all over. Use blotting papers
to remove some of the excess and the diminish the color by dusting with loose translucent powder