Bronzing powders can give your skin the appearance of having a healthy, tanned, natural glow. What is great about it is that you dont have to risk tanning in the sun and you can avoid the hassle of using a self-tanner. To achieve a the perfect bronzed tan look for a warm golden or brown tone that is a few shades darker than your skin tone. The sheerer the texture, the more natural it will look. Bronzing powders are also good for neutralizing red or ruddy complexions. You can find bronzing powders in the form of either loose powder or pressed powder.
How to apply bronzer
To apply bronzer, use a big fluffy brush. You can use it either over your foundation or on your bare skin. Rather than dusting your powder all over your face, you will want to apply it where the sunlight will naturally hit your face. Dust your bronzing powder onto the centre of your forehead, the bridge of your nose, the tops of your cheekbones and the tip of your chin. This will give your skin the appearance of a natural looking tan and give your face a beautiful glow.
Looking for the best bronzer? Here are the best bronzers to give your skin a natural looking tan:
Nars Bronzing Powder
Nars bronzers are known to have the best bronzers in the market. Its most popular shade, Laguna has been voted best bronzer for light skin by Instyle magazine. Laguna is a fantastic colour for lighter skin tones as it gives a gorgeous golden glow without looking too shimmery and it does not look orange. If you have medium to dark skin you can also try Casino which is fantastic to enhance your tan.
MAC Bronzing Powder
Macs bronzers come in a wide range of colours, so no matter what skin colour you are you will always have a choice. One of the best bronzers however, is the Matte bronzing powder. The reason why, is because there is no shimmer and the colour is a perfect brown so it looks very natural on the skin. You can also use it for contouring your face since it is matte.