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10 Best Bronzers In India For That Gorgeous Sun-Kissed Glow!

10 Best Bronzers In India For That Gorgeous Sun-Kissed Glow!
Products Mentioned
Tom Ford
MyGlamm
Sephora
Oriflame
CoverFx
LAKME
Chanel
Makeup Revolution
Rimmel London
NARS

So it’s fall now and as auburn hues take over the world, we are already longing for that sun-kissed, summery glow. You know that glow you get right after an impromptu Goa vacay? Yep, that’s what we are talking about! And to achieve that gorgeous honey tan, we are heading straight to the makeup alley and the product we have in mind is the magical bronzer!

Why are bronzers so hyped, you ask? Well, investing in a good bronzer in the easiest way to light up your skin and give it a touch of that healthy tan that makes your makeup pop. A good bronzer can help you with an instant glow and even take your contouring game up a notch. But that’s too much talk and no show. Thus, here is a line up of the 10 best bronzers that you can buy in India:

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    Best Bronzers In India

    Before you invest in a bronzer, there are certain things to keep in mind. Firstly, you should always go for a bronzer that is two shades darker than your skin tone. Secondly, pick a product that is suited to your skin type. And now, without further ado, here are 10 best bronzers for Indian skin:

    Tom Ford Soleil Glow Bronzer

    We suggest you opt for a powder bronzer if you happen to have oily skin for it will help keep that greasiness in check. We swear by all of Tom Ford products and think that their Soleil Glow Bronzer indeed happens to be one of the best products in this category. The bronzer has an uber soft finish which gives it an almost creamy touch while keeping the oil at bay. The pigmentation is great and it's an awesome product if you are in the mood to splurge. 

    Tom Ford
    Soleil Glow Bronzer
    INR 4,450 AT Harvey Nicolas
    Buy

    MyGlamm Pose HD Bronzer Duo Cinnamon I Teracotta

    Super easy on the pocket, this is one of the best bronzers for Indian skin given its affinity with warmer skin tones. This too is a powder product and will work great for balmy weather which is anyway the case with Indian weather barring a couple of winter months. Free from parabens, D5, mineral oil, and nano ingredients, this also happens to be one of the best matte bronzers available in India. Also, with two shades available in a single product, this happens to be one of the best bronzing palettes out there.

    POPxo Exclusive
    Beauty
    POSE HD Bronzer Duo - Cinnamon | Teracotta
    INR 699 AT MyGlamm
    Buy

    Sephora Colour & Sculpt Stick

    Okay, so this product is not made for everyone, which actually is the case with most of the cream, stick-based bronzers out there. That said, it is a wonderful product in case you are one of those people who don’t like their makeup to be too heavy and have dry skin. You will especially love this product for its convenient design.

    Sephora
    Sephora Colour & Sculpt Stick - Bronzer & Contouring - Moyen Medium
    INR 1,100 AT Sephora
    Buy

    Oriflame Giordani Gold Natural Radiance Bronzing Pearls

    This is one of those products that you are instantly drawn to in a shopping aisle, especially for the novelty of their design because the pearls are really something to look at. That said, this also happens to be a great bronzer for Indian skin given the variety of colours it comes in. This product is handcrafted in Italy, packed with the goodness of hyaluronic acid and is hands down the best shimmer bronzer that helps you with a subtle, natural-looking glow. 

    Oriflame
    Oriflame Giordani Gold Natural Radiance Bronzing Pearls
    INR 1,474 AT Amazon Indian
    Buy

    Cover Fx Custom Enhancer Drops: Candlelight

    An amazing bronzer for those with dry skin, this product works exactly like its name claims and illuminates your face with a delicious glow. The best part about this product is that you can even dab a little bit of it sans any base makeup for a quick lit-from-within look. You’ll love its smooth texture and this is hands down one of the best bronzing creams available in India. 

    CoverFx
    Custom Enhancer Drops Bronzer - Candlelight
    INR 3,740 AT Sephora
    Buy

    Lakme Absolute Sun Kissed Bronzer

    LAKME
    LAKME, Absolute Bronzer Sun Kissed
    INR 725 AT Shopper's Stop
    Buy

    One of the best drugstore bronzers, this is a nice product that helps you with a subtle glow with great pigmentation while keeping it easy for your pocket. However, be warned that this isn’t exactly a very long-lasting product and your much-coveted tan might wear off in 3-4 hours. 

    Soleil Tan De Chanel

    Luxuriously textured, this again is one of those creamy bronzers that you can dab directly on your skin for a natural-looking sheen. That said, while this might be a creamy bronzer it is not oily or greasy at all and glides effortlessly on your skin while keeping the oil in check. If you think about it, that really is a high functioning point for a cosmetic but then again, you would not expect anything less at that price point.  

    Chanel
    Soleil Tan De Chanel
    INR 13,519 AT DesertCart
    Buy

    Makeup Revolution Bronzer Reloaded

    Easily falling in the best bronzing powder category, this is a product that’ll win your heart with its lasting power as much as with the iridescent glow that it adds to your skin. The product is available in three versatile shades, has a pleasantly soft texture, and blends like a dream. This is a great bronzer for Indian skin tone and you can easily give it a try without worrying about the quality of the product. 

    Makeup Revolution
    Makeup Revolution Bronzer Reloaded
    INR 650 AT Nykaa
    Buy

    Rimmel London Natural Bronzer

    This is an unbelievable product especially for the price point that it comes at. This bronzer has a glorious velvety finish, comes in 5 shades, and is really long-lasting. But wait till you hear the best part: this bronzer comes with SPF! Yup, we know you are sold but then who would not be. This we think is the best bronzer in the drugstore category that you can lay your hands on.

    Rimmel London
    Rimmel London Natural Bronzer
    INR 469 AT Amazon India
    Buy

    Nars Laguna Bronzing Powder

    There is so much that we have to say about this product and we know a super brief way to do it which will totally suffice: This is an award-winning bronzer! The Laguna hue is to die for and easily puts it among the best bronzers for Indian skin tone. Also, the finish is so good that you would literally feel like you have rubbed sunshine on your face. Yup, that good!

    NARS
    NARS Bronzing Powder, Laguna
    INR 2,277 AT Amazon India
    Buy

    FAQs

    Can you wear a bronzer without blush?

    Yes, you can totally use your bronzer without blush if a tanned finish is what you are looking for. Also, in case you are out of blush, you can easily replace it with a bronzer by using just a hint of it. While a bronzer can easily suffice for blush, a blush can not really be really used as a bronzer.

    Does bronzer go on before or after foundation?

    It is always after the base makeup that your bronzer will go on the skin. Thus it is always the primer, foundation, concealer, and powder that come first followed by the bronzer. However, in case you are planning on applying some blush, then the bronzer would come right after the base and just before the blush.

    Can you wear a bronzer without foundation?

    Yes, you can easily use your bronzer without foundation or any other base products. This works especially well if you have a creamy product at hand. Using bronzer without any base product is a quick fix formula to get a sun-kissed glow that looks all-natural. However, you can totally use your skincare products like a moisturiser or a serum before applying the bronzer. 

    How to apply bronzer properly?

    It is important to note that bronzer helps you with a tan by highlighting your contour points and thus the product goes on all the areas where you generally contour. That said, blending is the most important part here and for your bronzer to look flawless and natural, it is imperative that you blend it well. 

    How do I choose a bronzer shade?

    Complicated as this might sound, choosing the perfect bronzer shade is super easy. As a thumb rule, you should always opt for a bronzer that is 2-3 shades darker than your skin tone or your foundation colour.

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