What is a Bronzer and Is it Necessary. A Beginner’s Guide.

What is a Bronzer and Is it Necessary. A Beginner’s Guide.

by Alema Professional GmbH on Feb 15, 2023

Bronzers are a must-have makeup product for any beauty professional looking to enhance their clients’ natural glow. These versatile products come in a variety of shades and formulas, making it easy to achieve a natural-looking tan on the face, neck, décolletage, arms, and legs. In this guide, we will explore the benefits of using bronzer in your beauty business.

How Do Bronzers Work?
Bronzers work by using a combination of pigments, such as iron oxide, to create a warm “bronze” colour. The pigments reflect the light, creating a soft, warm glow that mimics the look of natural sun-kissed skin. Bronzers are also often formulated with shimmery particles to add a subtle glow to the skin.

They can be used to contour the face, adding definition and dimension to the features, or simply to add a warm glow to the overall complexion. Bronzers are a great way to give the skin a natural-looking glow, without the harmful effects of sun exposure.

Choosing the Right Bronzer for Your Clients
When selecting a bronzer, it's essential to choose the right shade for your client's skin type. Here are some specific examples.
1) Dark Skin
For those with dark skin, bronzers can be used to enhance skin tone and bring out a healthy glow. Bronzers are not necessary for those with dark skin, but they can be a great way to add dimension and depth to your look. 
2) Fair Skin
Fair skin tones should look for a light bronzer with pink or peach undertones, while medium to dark skin tones should look for a bronzer with golden or bronze undertones.
3) Brown Skin
For those with brown skin, bronzer is an excellent way to add a warm, sun-kissed glow to the skin. It is important to choose a bronzer that is one or two shades darker than your client's skin tone, so it looks natural and not too heavy.

How to Apply Bronzer
Before applying any bronzer, it’s important to prep the skin. This means cleansing, moisturising, and applying a primer. This will help the bronzer blend into the skin and last longer.
To apply the bronzer, start at the top of the forehead and blend down the sides of the face. Then, use the brush to blend the bronzer downward onto the neck and chest. To set the bronzer, use a setting powder or spray. This will help the bronzer last longer and keep it from smudging.

Do You Need a Bronzer?
While bronzer is not necessary for everyone, it can be a great way to add warmth and definition to the face. If your client has an uneven skin tone or wants to add some depth and dimension to their look, then a bronzer can be an excellent option. If the client has a skin that is already even and warm, you may not need to use a bronzer.

Whether you are looking to add warmth to your clinet's skin or create a dramatic look, bronzer is a versatile product that can help you achieve the desired effect.
The natural bronzer and vegan makeup brushes from Eco By Sonya and the Coola Makeup Setting Spray will help you in bringing to your client's skin a perfect inner glow.