Best of Beauty: Our Top 12 Bronzers

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Now that winter is officially behind us, we’re ready to get glowing. We’ve rounded up our favorite bronzing powders and potions to keep you looking luminous all season long.

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Clarins Summer Bronzing Compact

Gleaming with gold and copper reflections, this three-in-one compact will make you look like you just returned from a vacation in St. Barths.

Clarins Summer Bronzing Compact, $35; bloomingdales.com.

 

 

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Clinique True Bronze Pressed Powder Bronzer

Blend and build your color with this bronzing powder that works on almost every skin tone.

Clinique True Bronze Pressed Powder Bronzer, $26; bloomingdales.com.

 

 

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M.A.C Bronze Everyday Lustre Drops

These sheer drops give an all-over glow that is both luminous AND water resistant!

M.A.C Bronze Everyday Lustre Drops, $21; bloomingdales.com.

 

 

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Benefit Sun Beam

For an awesome golden finish, dot and blend this bronzer formula over your cheek and brow bones. It’s a vacation in a bottle!

$26; ulta.com

 

 

 

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Bobbi Brown Face & Body Bronzing Duo

Our favorite cult classic bronzer is doing double duty! Now available in a larger size, sweep this bronzer over your face, neck, décolletage, and arms for that ever-coveted all-over summer glow.

$42; dillards.com.

 

 

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CK One Color Cream + Powder Bronzer Duo

If you’re in the market for Kardashian-worthy cheekbones and buildable color, this cream and powder duo is for you. Use the powder side on its own during the day, and contour with the cream for a sultry night on the town.

$25; ulta.com

 

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Dior Diorskin Nude Tan Paradise Blush Duo

Brush on this blush and bronzer combo from Dior’s summer 2013 collection to keep your complexion warm and your cheeks rosy.

$56; amazon.com

 

 

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Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Luminous Liquid Bronzer

Great for all skin tones, this oil-free blend of bronzing pigments smoothes on a sheer and gives you a J.Lo glow.

$58.29; amazon.com

 

 

 

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Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder

This long-lasting, super moisturizing bronzer is worth every penny. It keeps your skin hydrated and looking radiant from the office to happy hour and beyond.

$42.50; beautyencounter.com

 

 

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Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder

Created with a new baked formula that enables a customized color, this matte powder is available in five shades and will keep you shine-free on even the most humid of days.

$36; sephora.com.

 

 

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Too Faced Endless Summer 16+ Hour Long-Wear Bronzer

Courtesy of the brand’s “Double Bond” formula, this powder keeps you covered for over 16 hours! How’s that for staying power?

$30; ulta.com

 

 

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Urban Decay Naked Flushed Palette

This silky bronzer, highlighter, and blush compact is travel-ready and leaves a fresh, flawless finish.

$30; urbandecay.com.