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Top 10 Bronzers

Top 10 Bronzers

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Finding a good bronzer that doesn’t cake on or turn you orange can be hard. There are so many options out there for a faux-glow that it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. Luckily, we’ve narrowed down the ten best bronzers thanks to tons of Influenster reviews, lists, and Q&A! 

Read on to see the top 10 bronzers around and hear what Influensters have to say about them!


NARS Blush/Bronzer Duo Orgasm / Laguna

NARS Blush/Bronzer Duo Orgasm / Laguna

Influensters love this perfect perfect combo from NARS. 'Orgasm' Blush adds subtle radiance and color to your cheeks while 'Laguna' Bronzer delivers a sun-kissed faux glow. Did we mention it's also the WINNER of Best Bronzer in the 2015 Influenster Awards?! Well, now we did.

Price: $24.00 

What Influensters Say: Users gave this product 4.5 stars. One Influenster said, “This duo is perfect for medium/olive skin tones. The bronzer is dark enough and the blush is a beautiful pinky shade.” 


Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Medium/Deep Matte Bronzer Chocolate

Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Medium/Deep Matte Bronzer Chocolate

Matte-fans rejoice! This amazing bronzer contains real cocoa powder in a formula that neutralizes pesky red tones. 

Price: $30

What Influensters Said: 236 users gave this product a 4.5 star rating. Many Influensters claim this is one of their absolute favorite bronzers out there, praising how it is totally easy to use without overdoing!


e.l.f. Studio Bronzer

e.l.f. Studio Bronzer

Here’s a price you can’t beat. This quad of sheer soft powders can be used all year round, but the shimmer is perfect for summer too. 

Price: $3

What Influensters Said: Based on 103 reviews, users gave this product 4 stars. Overall Influensters feel this is a great product for the price, durability, and colors given.


Wet n Wild Color Icon Collection Bronzer

Wet n Wild Color Icon Collection Bronzer

We’ll buy anything with sun protection, especially if it gives us a much needed glow. This product is awesome for several reasons, long-lasting power thanks to micronized nylon, but it’s also not tested on animals!

Price: $3.99

What Influensters Said: Over 200 Influensters reviewed this product and gave it a 4.5 star performance. This bronzer gives a subtle shimmer, just enough to give you a glowy/dewy sheen. They love the natural-looking glow it gives.


theBalm Bahama Mama Matte Bronzer

theBalm Bahama Mama Matte Bronzer

Paraben-free and said to be a very realistic bronze shade. This bronzer made our top ten because it gives a fresh off-the-beach glow with sheer yet pigmented color. We’re sold! 

Price: $20

What Influensters Said: 157 Influensters gave this bronzer a 4.5 star rating! Tons of Influensteres recommend this to contour or just bronze the face with! A versatile bronzer that has a buildable color? Sounds like a win-win to us!


NYC Smooth Skin Bronzing Face Powder

NYC Smooth Skin Bronzing Face Powder

The N.Y.C. Smooth Skin Pressed Face Powder glides on easily, eliminates shine and delivers a silky finish. It also helps reduce the appearance of lines and imperfections. 

Price: $3.62

What Influensters Said: Based on a whopping 7,330 Influenster reviews, NYC Smooth Skin Bronzer got a 4.5 star rating! Influensters can't get enough of this totally amazing drugstore option. Many Influensters claim that even put up against pricier options this is theirabsolute favorite bronzer!


Rimmel Natural Bronzer

Rimmel Natural Bronzer

This light powder is designed to give you a warm, all-over glow and a natural-looking, sun-kissed look. 

Price: $4.28

What Influensters Said: Based on 438 reviews, this bronzer got a 4.5 star rating. 


Becca Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector

Becca Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector

Unlike your go-to pressed powder which just compresses dry ingredients, this formula blends pigments with proprietary liquid binders, giving you an unparalleled, creamy application with balanced color dispersal. 

Price: $38.00

What Influensters Said: Influensters gave the BECCA Cosmetics x Jaclyn Hill Shimmer Skin Perfector 4.5 stars. It's clear that its claim of being universally flattering has proven pretty true. Many Influensters with fair skin tones claim it has been somewhat of a holy grail when it comes to finding the perfect amount of color and shimmer.


Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof BronzerPark Ave Princess

Tarte Amazonian Clay Waterproof Bronzer Park Ave Princess

Get ready to bronze and contour with tarte’s bestselling, multi-tasking bronzer. The formula blends and builds the perfect, uniform bronze while creating the illusion of an expertly sculpted, slimmer appearance. 

Price: $30.00

What Influensters Said: The reviews for Park Ave Princess have brought it to 16th best bronzer on Influenster. Many Influensters who don't typically use bronzer have found that this one is perfect for a nice, buildable color that doesn't look orange or fake. 


Urban Decay Baked Bronzer

Urban Decay Baked Bronzer

This bestselling, super-fine powder is baked on a terra cotta disc for 24 hours and then hand finished by a factory full of motherly Italian women! Since it’s baked rather than pressed, this bronze can be applied wet.

Price: $32.00 

What Influensters Said: Ranked 10th best site-wide, with ranking a 4.5 star rating is the Urban Decay Baked Bronzer. Influensters say it's "one of the absolute best bronzers [they've] purchased." While it is a little pricey, it's clear by the rating that it's well worth it. This bronzer gives the right amount of color to deep in the cheeks without making them look too muddy.


Have you tried any of these highly-rated bronzers? Tell us in the comments below! If you want to see more of the top makeup products around be sure to check out the rest of the Influenster Reviewer’s Choice Awards - Best in Beauty WINNERS now!

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