Bronzers are a girl’s secret weapon. Dust some on and skin just looks instantly better thanks to their warm brown tones and sensuous shimmer. Now’s the time to starting thinking about buying. So read up on the newest bronzing powders out.
Clinique’s True Bronze Pressed Powder Bronzer is part of their new Brandied Bronze Collection. It contains no noticeable shimmer. Leaves skin with a natural, sun-kissed colour and comes with small brush. RRP £20.00
NARS Bronzing Powder smoothes skin’s appearance and fills in pores. It comes in three shades, all one-toned and containing a super subtle shimmer. Sheer colour gives skin a warm, sun-kissed finish. RRP £22.00
MAC’s new To The Beach collection includes Limited Edition Bronzing Powder. It’s superfine formula gives skin a sun-kissed shimmer, perfect for highlighting. RRP £16.50
Elizabeth Arden’s new Pure Finish Mineral Bronzing Powder features a grinding mechanism. It includes a mini folding brush, which is great apart from having no place to put it inside the compact so gets covered it bronzer. Highly pigmented colour gives skin strong colour with noticeable shimmer. RRP £23.00
Bobbi Brown is adding to her best-selling Shimmer Brick collection. The new Limited Edition Beach Shimmer Brick features five bars of pearlised, metallic shimmer. Get a variety of looks from the soft glimmer of one shade to all-out glitter-infused sparkle from using all five. RRP £29.50 available in June.
Lancôme’s new Limited Edition Tropique Minerale Golden Croisette bronzing palette contains bronze, apricot and rose shades. Palette is multi-functional and can also be used as highlighter on brow bone and Cupid’s bow. Finish is an overall glow rather than colour. RRP £33.00 available June 2010 from Lancôme counters.
Estee Lauder’s new Bronze Goddess Limited Edition Exotic Bronzing Blush is a swirl of shimmering pink and brown. It gives skin a gorgeous glow with a hint of colour once applied. It’s easy to build up and overall leaves skin radiant. RRP £26.00
Boots No7’s new Sun Drenched Sculpting Bronzer features peach and caramel shades. It gives a matte finish with no shimmer. Great for contouring face. It’s infused with pomegranate and passion flower to help moisturise skin. RRP £13.50 available May 19.