After a bitter winter and one too many days stuck inside because of uncooperative weather, the sun beckons us like a beacon to soak in its warming rays. But don’t go burning that pretty skin we’ve worked so hard to protect. Stock up on these essentials, slather on the sunscreen and get your glow on minus the damage.
1. Transform your skin from blah to bombshell with Palladio Beauty Baked Bronzers ($10) to contour cheeks, neckline and even chest! With added gleam, use wet or dry to achieve a natural glow that can take you from beach days to cool summer nights. Available inPacific Tan, Atlantic Tan, Caribbean Tan and Illuminating Tan, pick your poison for an immediate, radiant look.
2. A bronzer that also acts as a blush, Palladio Beauty Mosaics ($8) allow for room to play with five hues for highlighting your skin. Including light pink shades, get a bronzed and rosy, flushed looked with ease while illuminating your face and eyes. Available inDesert Rose, Spice, Pink Truffle, Velvet Plum and Sun Kissed.
3. Feel and like a million bucks with glō minerals Dust 24K in Bronze ($37), which instantly enhances shine. Dust on lightly for added luster to your face, neck and décolleté. This seamless color enhancement is great to mix with foundation, highlights the corners of your eyes and can even be used in your hair.
4. Fake your bake with glō minerals Body Bronzer ($34), the ultimate safe bronzing experience. Dare to bare all summer long with this creamy, luxurious lotion that builds color all over, leaving skin smooth and shimmering. Unlike other glow-getters, this wash-off bronzer won’t leave behind any unwanted streaks and spots.
5. Bronzing is now for your hair! Bring out natural highlights brought on by the sun the safe way with Keratin Complex Sparkle & Shine in Bronze ($35) which adds color and shine without drying out strands. Use the small brush applicator and dust over hair until you reach your desired look.
6. Launching March 17 at Ulta locations nationwide, Karora Cosmetics offers a full range of bronzing products, formulated with skin-benefiting botanicals and vitamins that not only help you achieve a natural looking glow, but also nourish and condition skin from head to toe.