How To Bronze Makeup

Gold Copper Bronze Wedding Makeup

Let’s face it, everyone looks better tanner, but exposure to sunlight accounts for 90% of premature skin aging, like wrinkles and brown spots. Our only option is to fake a beautiful bronzed look like our sun-kissed bride above. Thankfully we have a makeup shopping list and tutorial on how to apply bronze makeup, so you to can fake the beautifully bronzed look. Ideal  for your wedding or just because. Beautifully put together by Jade of  Kissable Complexions

how to bronze makeup

Below is your shopping list for Bronze Makeup
1. For your brows – Anastasia beverly hills Dip brow in Chocolate
2. Eye shadow primer – Urban Decay Sin
3. Eye shadow – Eyeshadow palette Kat Von D Monarch
4. Eye brightening stick – Benefit eye brightening pencil
5. Eye liner- Bobbi Brown “Pitch Black” gel eyeliner
6. False lashes – Ardell False lashes: Ardell ( you will also need eye lash glue for this as well)
7. Under eye concealer – Hourglass hidden corrective concealer
8. Finish Powder – Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Powder
9. Under Eye Powder – Ben Nye Banana Powder
10. For your cheeks – Milani Blush in Luminoso
11. To highlight – MAC Soft and Gentle Highlighter
12. Contour Kit – Anastasia BH Contour Kit
13. Lipsticks – Mac Creme Cup & Urban Decay Midnight Cowboy” lipgloss

where to put your primer

Step One:
Embryolisse Emulsion Hydra-mat Moisture/Primer – Prep your skin with this great product that will matte and moisturize your skin. Perfect for those with oily skin!

When applying your primer be sure that you evenly distribute it all over your face. If you have a few problem areas,  such as wrinkles (around your mouth and eyes) and your T-Zone areas, be sure to add a tad more there. We like to use the beauty blender from Sephora. It is amazing, but your fingers work just as good. Wait a few minutes for the primer to soak in and set on your face.

BHLDN wedding gown

Step Two: Conceal and Bronze
Jade used the Belletto Studio Airbrush {Sahara Sand & Sun Goddess bronzer}. They have tutorials on the site on how to airbrush your tan. You can also follow the below steps if you do not have an airbrush system you can simply use a bronzing powder and a highlighter. Below are a few celebs sporting that bronzed look!

celebrities in bronze makeup

Bronzer: For a sun-kissed complexion we recommend Makeup Forever Mat Bronze with a large, soft brush. You are then going to tap off any excess powder onto your hand, then apply under your cheek bones. Remember to blend. Sweep a touch across your forehead, temples and chin and the bridge of your nose for a genuine bronzed look.
Highlighter: Maximize up your cheekbones with a highlighter. We recommend Dolce and Gabbana The Illuminator Glow Illuminating Powder. You will apply this to your cheekbones, forehead and nose. Before you move on this is the time to apply your mascara ours is Benefit They’re Real Mascara.

Hourglass hidden corrective concealer “Sand” – Apply your concealer under the eyes, down the center of nose and to the chin for concealing and highlight!
Foundation/Bronzer: Belletto Studio Airbrush {Sahara Sand & Sun Goddess bronzer
Laura Mercier Smooth Finish Powder “10” – Let your Airbrush dry for about 5-10 minutes {apply your mascara at this time} THEN set your face with powder and a fluffy brush!
Under eye powder: Ben Nye Banana Powder with a dry Beauty Blender – press under the eyes to set your concealer!
Milani blush in “Luminoso” – Apply this beautiful bronzed/peach blush to the apples of the cheeks and upwards towards cheekbones lightly!
Anastasia BH Contour Kit– Hollow out your cheeks, jawline and define your nose with this amazing contour kit!

bronze eyeshadow using Eyeshadow palette Kat Von D “Monarch

Step Three: Brows and Eye Primer
Jade groomed her brows by brushing them with a spooly brush and then filling them in to define her shape with  Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip brow in Chocolate. Followed by using an eye primer –Urban Decay Sin. She applied the champagne shimmer to the entire lid so that the shadows would stick and pop more!

Step Four: Eyes
Eyeshadow palette Kat Von D Monarch – Apply “Summerfly” to the center of the eyelid | Apply “Shadowbox” to the crease with a fluffy blending brush | Apply “Deadhead” to the outer crease to darken it up a bit & apply to the bottom lash line | Apply “Vanish” into the crease to blend out the darker shadows you just applied. Benefit eye brightening pencil for waterline – apply to inner waterline to open the eyes and make them pop! Bobbi Brown “Pitch Black” gel eyeliner – Apply this gel eyeliner on the top lash line with an angled brush to make a track to hide the false lashes. Ardell False lashes: Ardell #203 Double Up Lashes – These ultra thick lashes add beautiful volume and an instant lift for your eyes!

Step Five: Lips
MAC “Soft and Gentle” Highlighter – Highlight the center of your nose, under the brows, and highest part of your cheekbones!
MAC lipstick “Creme Cup” & Urban Decay “Midnight Cowboy” lipgloss

bronze wedding looks

Below are most of the products used to get that sun kissed bridal look. Let us know if we missed any products think are must haves for a bronze beauty look.

Photography: Evelyn Eslava Photography
Makeup: Jade
wedding dressgown : BHLDN
Model: Michelle Lier

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  3. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    Save your skin from sun damage and create an unforgettable bronzed bridal look with this tutorial!

  4. -100. Alex Mercado says:

    Totally off topic, but on the picture with the celebrities who is the one on the bottom right next to Hayden Panettiere?

  5. -100. @j29events says:

    RT @weddingchicks: Save your skin from sun damage and create an unforgettable bronzed bridal look with this tutorial!

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