It’s often thought that a natural tan is the best kind of tan. But achieving a sun-kissed glow can prove rather tricky, when a) you can’t easily jet off to catch some rays abroad, and b) there’s very little sun to speak of at home.

That’s why you need to make bronzer your BFF this summer. Faster (and more foolproof) than fake tan, a dusting of powder or a dab of cream will add warmth to your complexion, and we’re spoilt for choice right now, with a glut of glow-giving launches…

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Best liquid bronzers and powder bronzers

1. SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Dripping Gold Luxury Tanning Bronze Bar Illuminator Bronzer Stick, £11.14

 SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Dripping Gold Luxury Tanning Bronze Bar Illuminator Bronzer Stick
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Made with shea butter and coconut oil, this deliciously scented stick can be used on your face or body, the caramel hued cream leaving your skin with a gorgeous metallic sheen.

2. Benefit Hoola Contourist Bronze & Contour Palette, £28.50, John Lewis

Benefit Hoola Contourist Bronze & Contour Palette
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Beloved of bronzer enthusiasts the world over, Benefit’s Hoola is a true cult classic. In this new quad palette, you get the original shade plus Caramel, Toasted and Lite variations (all matte powder) so you can mix, match and contour to your heart’s content.

3. Chanel Les Beiges Bronzing Cream in Soleil Deep Tan Bronze, £43

Chanel Les Beiges Bronzing Cream in Soleil Deep Tan Bronze
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The latest addition to the Les Beiges family, Soleil Deep Tan Bronze is a new darker shade of the bestselling cream bronzer. Tap on the gel-like formula with your fingertips, and blend with a brush or sponge, for a natural-looking glow.

4. Refy Beauty Cream Bronzer in Tan, £18

Refy Beauty Cream Bronzer in Tan
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Available in three shades – Sand, Tan and Onyx – all with warm undertones, Refy’s cream formula is soft and highly blendable.

5. Iconic London Sheer Bronze in Golden Hour

Iconic London Sheer Bronze in Golden Hour
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Love the ‘glass skin’ look? This liquid bronzer, which comes in six shades, will add warmth and extra dewiness.

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6. Dior Forever Natural Bronze in Soft Bronze, £40

Dior Forever Natural Bronze in Soft Bronze
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Delivering a soft matte glow, this powder bronzer comes in eight subtle shades, from Fair to Deep, and is infused with skin-soothing wild pansy extract.

7. Rimmel Natural Bronzer in 003 Sunset

Rimmel Natural Bronzer in 003 Sunset
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Joining the Rimmel Natural Bronzer line-up is Sunset, a medium caramel shade in the same lightweight, yet richly-pigmented powder.

Rimmel Natural Bronzer, Sun Glow
224 Reviews
Rimmel Natural Bronzer, Sun Glow
  • Waterproof bronzing powder
  • Velvet soft texture for a naturally even bronzed look
  • Soft, silky and easy to apply

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8. Lottie London Sunkissed Bronzer in Sunburst, £6.95

Lottie London Sunkissed Bronzer in Sunburst
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Best for lighter skin tones, Lottie London’s bamboo and Vitamin E infused matte bronzer comes in two sandy shades, Sunburst (light/medium) and Suncatcher (medium/dark).

9. Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Matte & Glow Bronzing Trio, £34

SP20 Bronze Goddess Bronzer Trio
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Customise your complexion with this beautiful compact, which combines two matte bronzing powders and a pearlised highlighter.

 
 

Best-selling facial bronzers

Need more inspiration? Check out our list of best-selling Amazon products!

SaleBestseller No. 1
Physicians Formula - Murumuru Butter Bronzer - Face Bronzer With Ultra-Rich Formula With Murumuru...
  • Brazilian luxury - ultra-luxurious bronzer, infused with murumuru butter, delivers a radiant Brazilian Goddess glow! Moisturizing wonder features ultra-refined Pearl and soft-focus pigments
  • SKIN-LOVING BLEND - Infused with a powerful blend of Murumuru Butter, Cupuacu Butter and Tucuma Butter, from the lush and nutrient-rich . Packed with essential fatty acids and pro-vitamins
  • Safe and reliable - at Physicians Formula we always ensure safety and quality for our cosmetic products. They will never disappoint you!
Bestseller No. 3
Amazon Brand - find. Face Kit - Sunkissed Radiance Light (Bronzer no.1 and Blush no.1)
  • Pack contains: 1 x Bronzer no.1 + 1 x Blush no.1
  • The Bronzer has a longlasting natural tan effect
  • After application, the Bronzer leaves the skin perfectly smooth and luminous
Bestseller No. 4
Lancaster Infinite Bronzer Face Bronzer Shade Sunny SPF15, 50 ml
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Bestseller No. 5
ICONIC London Sheer Bronze - Liquid Bronzer for a Radiant and Luminous Skin, Sun Kiss, 12.5ml
  • Dewy And Glowing: Nothing is stopping your perfect complexion with this gel-to-liquid formula that blends and builds effortlessly
  • Lit-From-Within Look: 6 gloriously sun-kissed shades that sheer out for soft-focus colour, or layer for a deep warmth
  • Anti-Pollution Benefits: Recreate your post-holiday tan year-round while protecting your skin!
Bestseller No. 6
Highlighter Make-up Bronzer Powder Palette - Face Highlighter Makeup Palette Set With Mirror - 4...
  • HIGH END HIGHLIGHTER PALETTE - with well sized magnification mirror. The highly recommended face highlighter make-up palette includes 4 highly pigmented shimmer highlighter bronzer powder colors for...
  • LONG LASTING AND EASY TO APPLY - highlighter makeup to swipe and blend for the perfect glow on the areas you want to highlight: cheekbones, nose, cupid's bow, eyebrow arch, and collar bone. Highlight...
  • VEGAN & CRUELTY FREE - makeup highlighter bronzer palette for strobing. Apply face highlighter based on the level of glow you want using Lamora beauty sponge or Lamora fan, tapered or stippling brush.
SaleBestseller No. 7
SaleBestseller No. 8
Rimmel London Radiance Shimmer Brick Pressed Bronzer, Light-As-Air Contouring Formula, 002 Medium,...
2,125 Reviews
Rimmel London Radiance Shimmer Brick Pressed Bronzer, Light-As-Air Contouring Formula, 002 Medium,...
  • Enhance your luscious look with multi-tonal bronzing powder
  • Give your skin a sun-kissed radiant finish
  • Contour and highlight your face like a pro
Bestseller No. 9
Vela.Yue Super Large Face Powder Blusher Bronzer Makeup Brush Rose Cosmetics Beauty Tool Gift
  • Gift of Love. vela.yue unique designed super large face brush, with beautiful gift tube box. no smell, no shedding, handle fixed firmly, bristle well made.
  • Super soft,dense,durable synthetic fiber hair form a 3D flower bud shape brush head, black and white, simple design,very beautiful.
  • Suitable for face multitasker powder foundation or blush makeup, make you a full coverage flawless look.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Garnier Ambre Solaire Natural Bronzer Face Mist 75 ml , Ultra-Fine Mist For An Intense & Streak-Free...
  • BEAUTIFUL SUN KISSED FINISH IN NO TIME AT ALL Results start to develop from just 1 hour and last for up to 1 week
  • PLANT-BASED FORMULA, enriched with nourishing apricot oil, that gives a sun kissed golden glow with no steaks or orangey tones
  • ULTRA-FINE MIST that is quick drying and non-sticky. No need to rub in

Last update on 2021-07-20 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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