Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

The Hit List

What’s the Best Bronzer…?

What brand/product wins this category? Any particular reason it wins?

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59 thoughts on “The Hit List: Best Bronzer

  1. Emm

    Can’t decide between MAC MSF I have it in Medium Deep and Nars Laguna.

  2. Avatar of Erin Erin

    I’m personally a big fan of NARS Irrésistiblement. Very natural and adds the perfect glow!

  3. Tiffany

    Giorgio armani no 1 bronzer =)

  4. Alexis

    I have always been a fan of Benefit’s Hoola…

  5. KriStyle

    For me it’s Chanel Bronze Universel.

  6. chapis714

    Definitely SMashbox Suntan Matte.way better than Mac…has no shimmer in it which I like and gives you a warmed natural look.

  7. Andrea

    well I’ve only used a couple, but I really like MAC Golden Bronzer.

  8. Sans

    suntan matte smashbox

  9. Andrea

    I use MAC Enough Said as a bronzer, but I’m generally not a fan of bronzers.

  10. Nars laguna. It’s light enough for my pale skin, applies evently and doesn’t look muddy.

  11. Buttafly

    I really like Clinique’s Sunkissed Bronzer, I have gotten so many compliments on my skin when I wear it and it looks so natural

  12. I really like MAC’s Bronzer in Refined. Next to it would be the bronzer from I Nuovi’s Facescape in Malibu Barbie

  13. amy

    I have recently stumbled on Tarte Park Avenue Princess bronzer and loved it. I also like MAC MSF Sunny by Nature and Global Glow.

  14. Avatar of Cecilia Cecilia

    CARGO bronzer in medium. It goes smoothly and it gives me a nice natural glow.

  15. Absolut MAC´s bronzer in Golden

  16. mariepouliche

    Mac Bronze matte!

  17. Avatar of Rebecca Rebecca

    A new favorite for me, and a brand I’ve never used before: Laura Geller Blush-N-Brighten in Sunswept. Pink and bronze swirlled together. Looks great on my complexion. Love it.

  18. Haylie

    Nars Laguna. It gives the perfect bronzy color, not too orange or brown, and it has glitter that just makes your face radiant.

    I want a matte bronzer and was thinking of Mac’s Refined Golden. Is it any good?

  19. Ah! This is a toughie! NARS laguna, MAC MSF in Warmed or MSF Natural in Dark.

  20. annieclaire

    benefit 10 is soooo pretty.
    the instructions say not to mix the two colors but it looks best mixed.
    it’s the only bronzer i use often on my fair skin.

    • Ribbons

      I second this, and I mix them as well to give a lovely sheen to the bronzer. Makes it a perfect colour for pale skin as well! :)

  21. yvette

    One that I really don’t like is Nars Laguna – it’s muddy, hard to blend, and just not pretty. I am liking Stila’s bronzer in shade 02, and I used to use the Body Shop bronzing beads all the time. Do they still make them?

    • YEP! I looove Stila’s bronzer. It’s matte, and fairly inexpensive. It gets the job done beautifully and naturally. I use shade 2 as well.

  22. steph

    Terracotta de Guerlain

    • kate

      i can’t believe more ppl haven’t said this! it has been THE cult bronzer for years! love it!

      • Theresa

        Yes!!!
        My fave too!

        I always get anyone I know who is travelling to pick it up for me as its not available in the country i reside in ;(

  23. Avatar of Katie Katie

    Nars Irresisteblement (sp?). I like bronzers without shimmer. :) This one is perfect for light skin tones.

  24. i am a little obsessed with bronzers and try out many to find the oerfect one! I still like Benefit Hoola and i aslo like the entire guerlain terracotta range!

  25. Avatar of marie marielouise

    Refined Golden it is :-)

  26. Scylent

    MAC in Refined

  27. Heatherette87

    Last summer was my first time using bronzer. I picked up Stila Sun bronzer W/SPF 15 and I love it!! It protects and gives you such a natural glow!

  28. Mac’s refined golden.. doesn’t hurt that mine is from style warriors and I love the animal print on it :)

  29. Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer. It’s matte, pigmented, and smells yummy!

  30. Connie

    Hmm… I’ve got 3 faves! Smashbox Bronze Lights in Suntan Matte, Nars Irresistiblement, and Illamasqua’s Bronzing Duo in Glint & Writhe

  31. Sara

    Benefit Hoola! :)

  32. Avatar of Mariana Mariana

    I have natural red hair and am very fair. I love MAC So Ceylon mineralize skinfinish, it is the perfect color for me.

  33. Lauren

    Dolce & Gabbana bronzer in #3 Sunshine

  34. benefit hoola! it is PERRRFECT!

  35. Jenny

    no one likes the stila bronzer?? :(

  36. Jenny

    NARS LAGUNA all the way! It’s so hard for me to dub a product as HG but this one is PERFECT!

  37. Avatar of Jenny CaliMommy

    NARS Laguna and MAC Golden

  38. sandra

    MAC’s golden bronzer and Guerlain’s Blonde, both lovely for NC20:-)

  39. NARS Laguna! It doesn’t look orange and gives me the perfect sunkissed glow!

  40. Davina

    LORAC Tantalizer when I want a nice glow for an evening out, it looks very natural. The Stila bronzer in Shade 02 is great too.

  41. Rachael W

    Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Bronzer is my HG bronzer;
    no glitter and smells delicious!

  42. yajaira

    Im gonna have to try refined golden :0), but currently Im loving nars laguna….only at night because of the shimmer (but still love it) for daytime or when I dont want shimmer I love benefits hoola and/or the balms bahama mama,they’re matte btw.

  43. Avatar of salynn cuccy

    nars laguna
    Giorgio Armani no.1

  44. Theresa

    I am curious nobody mentioned Too Faced Bronzer in SUN BUNNY.
    I’m a NC 40 and its really gorgeous on my skintone! The same can be said of Too Faced Bronzer in BEACH BUNNY as well.