Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fake It Don's Bake It

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fake It Don's Bake It

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AHEALTHY, golden complexion never goes out of style, and summer, when our sun-deprived limbs are on show, is when we crave it most.

With the weather being so unpredictable round these parts (to say the least), it's no surprise that a bunch of new beauty launches have been timed to help us get that just-been-on-holiday hue.

We're not talking fake tan, however. These powders and creams offer a temporary boost that washes off at the end of the day, so you don't have to worry about exfoliation or developing time, or any of the other faff that comes with self-tanning.

Formulated for face, body or both, these are brilliant bronzing buys...

Chanel Limited Edition Duo Bronze Et Lumiere £52 EACH, JOHN LEWIS A LIMITEDedition summer release, Chanel's Duo Bronze Et Lumiere pairs a matte bronzer with a shimmering highlighter, so you can sweep across your face for all-over glow, or focus on the cheekbones for a sculpting effect.

Choose from Clair - a soft bronzer and pinky highlighter, or Medium - a deeper bronzer and golden highlighter.

BareMinerals BarePro Glow Bronzer £23 EACH PREFER cream blusher to powder? Then you'll love BareMinerals new liquid bronzer, which has a dewy, pearlescent sheen and comes in two shades, cool-toned Tan and warm-toned Warmth.

Guerlain Terracotta Thalia Island Bronzing & Blush Powder £44.10, ESCENTUAL AS pretty on your face as it is in the compact, Guerlain's limited-edition Thalia Island powder combines matte bronzer with a hint of golden shimmer and a touch of pink blush, to dress your cheeks in the perfect tan-enhancing hue.

Barry M Staycation Bronzer Palette £5.98, feelunique.com SOFT but highly pigmented, Barry M's blushers are a major beauty bargain and this bronzer is too.

Split into matte and shimmer shades, the peachy hues are best for lighter skin tones.

Too Faced Natural Lust Satin Dual Tone Bronzer £28, Cult Beauty ANOTHER two-part bronzer that's almost too pretty to use, this peacock-themed limited edition from Too Faced, teams shimmery shades of tan and beige. …

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