HOW TO APPLY BRONZER STEP 1: WARM UP THE FACE
Apply bronzer onto the cheekbones just above the hollows of the cheeks to warm up the face.
On an eternal search for that sun-kissed look? Bronzer solves the mystery. Giving you a gorgeous glow all year round, bronzer accents your natural radiance so your skin always has a luminous, summer-perfect finish. Our City Bronzer does all this plus contours. How do you apply it? Insta-fabulous Makeup Artist Meghan Nguy shows us just how easy it is below.
Sweep remaining color on the brush upward onto the forehead in the shape of a “C” and back down the face in a “3”, ending under your jawline. Result: the perfect tan, minus the sun, and plus contouring in all the right places.
When choosing your bronzer makeup shade, consider your skin tone. Opt for a color two to four shades darker than your skin tone—light skin will show any mistakes or streaks easily. Therefore, those with light complexions should stick with light, sheer, shimmer-free shades like City Bronzer in 'Light'. Those with medium to deep complexions can get more daring, opt for bolder bronzes, and play with shimmer. But in general, bronzer isn't meant to be a "look"— it's best when you don't notice it at all, and it just looks like your skin.
Try on our bronzer shades to find your perfect match - just use our Virtual Try On tool.
Feel free to apply over foundation or onto bare skin—though makeup artists recommend lightly dusting the face with face powder before, to give bronzer a smooth, even surface to cling onto.
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