1. Lise Watier Sun Smart Tinted Universal UV Shield SPF 30
This is chemical sunscreen free (making this a physical sunscreen and is great for those with sensitive skin) as well as oil and paraben-free. This is a cream that can be used alone or on top of moisturizer to give your face a slightly tinted natural-looking glow. It feels similar to makeup primer in that it gives your skin a velvety smooth surface and is non-greasy while providing UV protection. On my days off when I just want to step out and go for a walk, I really don’t like wearing a lot of makeup so this has been a great way to give my face some colour, even out my skin tone a little and protect me from UV rays. As far as I know, there is only one shade. The other Lise Watier Sun Smart UV Shield is untinted.
I know, it looks so scary and dark right about here! Just keep blending and blending!!
Here it is fully blended all over my hand. See, it’s not so bad!
2. Pur Minerals Pur Rocks
I have had this same box of Pur Rocks for probably three years now? There were significantly more rocks when I first got this, but I’ve lost quite a few through over-zealous blush swirling! These Pur Rocks are an assortment of different shades of browns and dark pinks and is one of those blush/bronzer type products that give more of bronzed glow as opposed to the pink of a blush. When I’m a bit more tanned, I often use this in place of a blush as it suits my skin tone much more.
3. Benefit Bronzing Powder in Hoola
I’m sure I don’t need to go into much explanation for this Benefit favourite! I picked this up because I wanted a way to look tanned without any shimmer involved. This has also been a great bronzer for contouring my face. Hoola applies evenly and is very blendable.
4. theBalm Betty –Lou Manizer
I had originally picked this up before Hoola for contouring and highlighting purposes, but I found it to be too shimmery. Instead, I’ve been using it on my cheeks and as an eye shadow which gives me the perfect bronzed goddess look! I think I might also have to pick Mary Lou-Manizer for my highlighting purposes!
5. The Body Shop Brilliance Powder in Shimmer Bronze
I picked this up last summer from The Body Shop. It’s your classic all-over shimmer powder that’s great for the face and body. I always have to remember not to use the brush in the same areas over and over again because the sparkles can reach critical levels!
Any other products that I should add to my bronzing must-haves for summer?