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10 Best Bronzers in the Philippines 2021 (Nars, Benefit, Too Faced, and More)

Do you sometimes wish you could achieve that sun-kissed glow without having to go to the beach? That’s what bronzers are for! They’re designed to add warmth and dimension, plus give you a healthier looking complexion. They’re definitely among the must-have items in your makeup arsenal.

Bronzers come in different forms and shades, so picking the right one might be a little difficult. That’s why we’ve prepared this guide and a few recommendations to help you on your journey to achieving healthy, sun-kissed skin.
  • Last updated: 06-08-2021
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How to Choose a Bronzer – Buying Guide

There might be some people who have tried bronzers before but have wondered why it just didn’t suit them. There are others who might just pass bronzers by at the store, not knowing how it could improve one’s complexion. This article, hopefully, will teach you how to choose the perfect bronzer.

Select a Kind of Bronzer According to Your Skin Type

Just like any other makeup, bronzers come in different formsーpowder, cream, and liquid. Powders are the widely available ones and are the easiest to work with. Cream bronzers usually come in a stick and are also relatively easy to apply, while liquid could be a little difficult to use.


As much as we would like to choose based on preference, skin type must also be considered to ensure that you get the best and most suitable bronzer for you.

Oily or Combination Skin: Get Powder Bronzers to Control Shine

Oily or Combination Skin: Get Powder Bronzers to Control Shine

The Philippines is humid all year round, so there’s no way to escape the shine. That’s why you need a bronzer that’s not going to make that shine even worse. Stick to matte powder bronzers, which absorb oil and control shine.

If you have acne-prone skin or tend to get clogged pores, check whether the formula is non-comedogenic. Also, steer clear of pearly and shimmery bronzers because they emphasize shine and uneven skin texture.

Dry or Mature Skin: Get Creamy, Liquid-Based Bronzers without Shimmer

Dry or Mature Skin: Get Creamy, Liquid-Based Bronzers without Shimmer
If you have dry or mature skin, we recommend going with creamy, liquid-based bronzers with a satin finish. Powder bronzers, especially overly shimmery ones, can emphasize both dryness and wrinkles. This is because the shimmer tends to collect in the creases of the face.

On the other hand, creamy bronzers bring a little bit of moisture to your face. They also glide smoothly over wrinkles and leave your skin looking soft to the touch.

Find the Perfect Shade According to Your Skin Tone

After deciding what type of bronzer you need, the next step is to find the right shade. The general rule is to get a bronzer that’s 1 or 2 shades darker than your natural skin tone. When applied, it should look like a natural tan—just make sure you’re checking it under natural light.

Complement Fair or Light Skin With Rosy or Peachy-Pink Undertones

Complement Fair or Light Skin With Rosy or Peachy-Pink Undertones

The best bronzers for those who have light or fair skin are those with rosy, peachy-pink undertones. If you want some shimmer, go for those with pink or silver shades. These shades will have a more natural and luminous effect on your skin. 

Medium Skin: Enhance Your Complexion with Amber or Golden Tones

Medium Skin: Enhance Your Complexion with Amber or Golden Tones
Bronzers are great at enhancing medium skin tones. If you have a medium skin tone, including a bronzer in your makeup arsenal will help you make the most out of your complexion. You can opt for amber or golden tones to add radiance to your look. For a natural look, go for sheer copper or earth-colored bronzers.

Since medium complexions naturally look tan, look for matte bronzers that will enhance the natural warmness of your complexion while subtly sculpting your face. To add some glow, try a bronzer with a slight shimmer or pair your matte bronzer with a highlighter.

Dark Skin: Avoid Looking Ashy with Rich, Chocolatey-Brown Bronzers

Dark Skin: Avoid Looking Ashy with Rich, Chocolatey-Brown Bronzers

You might be thinking, “will the bronzer even make a difference on me?” The answer is yes, as long as you choose the right shade, of course.

To avoid looking ashy, steer clear of bronzers that contain milky-white pigments. Instead, look for rich chocolatey-brown or deep terra-cotta shades. You may also look for bronzers with gold or copper shimmer for added radiance.

10 Best Bronzers to Buy Online

Here, we rounded up the 10 best bronzers you can buy online now to get that healthy tan and luminous glow you can achieve in a twinkle!

1

Nars Bronzing Powder

Laguna

From ₱2,250

Weight8 g
FinishShimmer
Skin ToneAll
2

BenefitCheek Stars Reunion Tour Mini

From ₱1,990

Weight-
FinishMatte and Shimmer
Skin ToneAll
3

Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer

From ₱1,850

Weight8 g
FinishMatte
Skin ToneAll
4

Physician's FormulaMurmuru Butter Bronzer

Deep Bronzer

From ₱750

Weight77 g
FinishShimmer
Skin ToneFair to Medium
5
Weight10 g
FinishMatte and Shimmer
Skin ToneMedium to Dark
6

The BalmBahama Mama Bronzer

From ₱760

Weight3 g
FinishMatte
Skin ToneAll
7

Rimmel Natural Bronzer

Sun Bronze

From ₱539

Weight6 g
FinishShimmer
Skin ToneFair to Medium
8
Weight23 g
FinishShimmer
Skin ToneAll
9
Weight9 g
FinishMatte
Skin ToneFair to Medium
10

e.l.fContouring Blush & Bronzing Powder

From ₱350

Weight78 g
FinishAll
Skin ToneAll

Compare the Best Bronzers

Image
1
Nars  Bronzing Powder 1

Nars

2
Benefit Cheek Stars Reunion Tour Mini 1

Benefit

3
Too Faced  Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer 1

Too Faced

4
Physician's Formula Murmuru Butter Bronzer 1

Physician's Formula

5
Teviant Sculpt to Bronze 1

Teviant

6
The Balm Bahama Mama Bronzer 1

The Balm

7
Rimmel  Natural Bronzer 1

Rimmel

8
Max Factor Creme Bronzer 1

Max Factor

9
Human Nature Mineral Matte Bronzer 1

Human Nature

10
e.l.f Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder 1

e.l.f

Name

Bronzing Powder

Cheek Stars Reunion Tour Mini

Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer

Murmuru Butter Bronzer

Sculpt to Bronze

Bahama Mama Bronzer

Natural Bronzer

Creme Bronzer

Mineral Matte Bronzer

Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder

Features

A Classic Cult Favorite - Perfect Shade and Shimmer

One Stop Palette to Achieve That Healthy Sunkissed Glow

Buildable Velvety Powder Bronzer That Smells Like Chocolate

A Bronzer With Added Skin Benefits

Get Sun-kissed and Sculpted Complexion in No Time

Versatile Matte Bronzer

Waterproof Bronzer that Lasts Up to 10 Hours

Mineral Bronzer with a Subtle Gold Shimmer

All-Natural and Gentle Bronzer

Affordable Blush and Bronzer Duo

Price Starts at₱2,250₱1,990₱1,850₱750₱697₱760₱539₱400₱445₱350
Weight8 g-8 g77 g10 g3 g6 g23 g9 g78 g
FinishShimmerMatte and ShimmerMatteShimmerMatte and ShimmerMatteShimmerShimmerMatteAll
Skin ToneAllAllAllFair to MediumMedium to DarkAllFair to MediumAllFair to MediumAll
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Tips and Techniques on How to Apply Bronzer

Above is a video from Nars Cosmetics showing tips from Global Makeup Artist Vincent Ford on how to achieve the perfect sun-kissed glow.

He emphasized the following:

  • In circular motions, buff the product into the skin
  • Apply bronzer on the top of the forehead, along the jawline, above the cheekbone, and the bridge of the nose
  • Buff until there are no harsh lines

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Summary

So what do you think? Are you ready to achieve a healthy, sun-kissed glow? We hope that by reading our guide, you’ve gained a better understanding of bronzers and how to choose one. Give bronzers a chance and it might just upgrade your look–or change your life!


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