How to choose the best bronzer for your skin tone

If you've ever wandered the aisles at Sephora or Ulta, you've probably noticed that nearly every major cosmetics brand offers bronzer. To make things even more confusing, most manufacturers carry multiple shades, too. Picking the right color can be difficult, but this tutorial will make it easier.
Makeup enthusiasts with medium-toned skin have the most options. Manufacturers occasionally offer shades on the far ends of the spectrum, but not always. As a general rule, bronzer should have a warm undertone and be approximately one to two shades darker than your natural skin tone. Be wary of products with a heavy gold or orange base as these may make you look more like an Oompa-Loompa from Roald Dahl's children's book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, than a sun-kissed beauty.
- Bronzing powder
- Fluffy dome-shaped cheek brush
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1. Gently swirl the brush head in the bronzing powder, then tap the brush handle against the counter to knock off the excess product. It's best to apply a light layer initially.
2. Place the brush against your cheekbone, then sweep and swirl the color in a diagonal line from the top of your ear down toward your mouth. Tip: Don't apply bronzer too close to your mouth. Stop just before you reach the center of the cheek.
3. Use the same technique to apply bronzer to your forehead and temples.
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