With the Polar Vortex behind us, it’s time to go for the glow. Don’t wait for the sun to shine, insta-radiance is yours with these next-gen bronzing powders and liquids. See our five favourite compacts that will keep you looking sun-kissed all summer long.
1. NARS Bronzing Powder in Laguna, $43 at all NARS retailers and sephora.com
They call it a bestseller for a reason; this bronzer is as good as they say it is. Courtesy of NARS, brush on this bronzing powder to contour features with a golden tan in all the right places. The gold meets bronze shimmer enhances complexions with an all-over warmth.
2. Benefit Sun Beam, $32 at Shoppers Drug Mart, Sephora and Murale
Leave it to the experts at Benefit to bottle liquid sunshine. Sun-kissed radiance is only a swipe away with the brand’s Sun Beam bronze highlighter. For a glow that complements all skin tones, dot product over makeup on cheekbones blending towards the hairline. Dab the liquid under brows and gently blend.
3. Esté©e Lauder’s Bronze Goddess Powder, $40 at Esté©e Lauder counters at Hudson’s Bay, Sears and Holt Renfrew and online at www.esteelauder.ca
If you're in the market for a celestial tan, let us introduce you to Esté©e Lauder’s Bronze Goddess Powder. This silky smooth powder’s light-reflecting shimmer offers buildable bronze coverage. For a summertime glow, the Bronze Goddess Powders come in a range of four shades to suit skin tones’ intensities.
4. Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics Bronzing Powder in Bronze, Golden, Matte Bronze and Refined Golden, $30.00 at maccosmetics.com
Whatever the weather, Mâˆ™Aâˆ™C Cosmetics Bronzing Powder means you can hold summer in your hands. A tinted powder, this bronzer enhances skin tones and strengthens tans. Achieve a buildable bronze by highlighting with the powder’s natural colour effects formulated for a smooth application on all skin types.
5. Maybelline Fit Me bronzer, $9.99 at drugstores and mass-market retailers across Canada
If we had to pick just one, this might be it. This bronzer boasts lightweight pigments that blend easily for a personalized glow. Sweep product over cheekbones, browbones and Cupid’s bow for a fade-proof colour with a second skin effect. Choose from three fresh bronze shades created for day to night wear.