You don’t have to live on a tropical island to rock a sun-kissed complexion year round. While it would be nice to call sandy white beaches lined with palms trees home, you can get the look even if you’re living in a concrete jungle. In any city where skyscrapers line the streets, bronzers make it easy to get that radiant skin we covet. These powders instantly warm up the face and provide the luminous sun-drenched effect we love. No matter your skin tone or your geographic location, you can brush the powder onto your skin to look like you’re fresh off your dreamiest vacation.
If the city is your summer destination, then you’ll want to stock up on our favorite bronzers below.
Black Radiance Blushing Bronze Palette
This contour kit is equipped with pretty pigments to help you get your glow on this summer, including a molten hot pink blush, golden highlighter, and a neutral bronzer. We love to layer the powders together for a sun-drenched finish.
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Fenty Beauty Sun Stalk’r Instant Warmth Bronzer
Rihanna’s skin always looks sun-kissed. So, when Fenty Beauty launched this collection of eight smooth soft matte bronzers, we knew it would instantly become our favorite. We love the way this gorgeous powder melts into the skin and warms up the face in a way that looks as if you’ve spent the day sunbathing.
MAC Mineralize Skin Finish In Dark Deepest
We love multipurpose beauty products, which is why this velvety mineralize powder is the object of our affection. Whether you wear it as a setting powder or a bronzer (our favorite way to wear it), it will veil your skin in a pearlescent finish.
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HUDA BEAUTY Tantour Contour and Bronzer Cream
We love this cream to powder bronzer for customizing our makeup. You can pack it onto the skin to impart a dynamic glow or pat it on gently for a heavenly halo.
COVERGIRL Full Spectrum Sculpt Expert Bronzer In Ebony
This is one of the best drugstore bronzers for women of color. You may find that this mineralize powder, which delivers a gorgeous color payoff, and lit-from-within glow, wears better than pricier alternatives. Its formulated with shimmery flecks that illuminate the skin in the most beautiful way.