Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

Looking for a bronzer that suits Asian skin? Need a touch of sun-kissed radiance to your face? See our list of selected bronzers for that Desi cheekbone!

Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

"This bronzer helps give skin a naturally radiant glow"

Ever had the struggle of choosing the perfect bronzers for your Asian skin tones?

Want a flawless sweep of bronzer across your cheekbone and look like a glowing goddess?

Here are a few top brands selected by DESIblitz, that will surely enhance your complexion.


Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

The velvety Chanel Bronze Universal, a very distinct bronzer.

This product goes on creamy and dries a powder. Lightweight on the skin makes it perfect for summer.

Its universal aspect means it will match to your skin pigments.

Contained in a round pot, the bronzer has a matte finish and no shimmer. Therefore, it can also be used for the contour technique. As well as, applied all over the face after the foundation, for a tanned look!

But, don’t forget, a little goes a long way.

All yours for £32. A top hit in every desi girls makeup bag!


Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

The Dior Nude Air Glow Powder in 001 and 003 are the top shades for Asian skin tones. As such, with a satin finish, they will leave you with a shimmery summer bronzed skin.

Swirl all the colours together or use them separately, this Dior compact will give you a sun-kissed glow!

The price is £39, so try before you buy!


Bronzers for South Asian Skin TonesThe Laguna bronzer is one the top selling products by Nars. With its iconic shades, it’s perfect for Asian skin tones.

It’s soft textured powder, combined with golden shimmer, creates a warm appearance. And thus, it can also be used to contour the face and define the look of tanned skin. As Nars says:

“Finely milled powders fills in lines and pores for smoother, more even looking complexion.”

In addition, its fantastic compact shape is perfect for travelling. A great buy for £28.


Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

Hoola by Benefit is another favourite.

Everyone loves this bronzer and we can see why. Although it is available in only one shade, that shade fits all! Making it perfect for Asian skin tones.

It has a matte finish with a buildable colour. Adding definition to the face, it doesn’t make you look muddy.

Packed in a pretty square boxed compact, with a little brush, it makes a perfect gift for £23.50.

Bobbi Brown

Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

Bobbi Brown have a variety of options to compliment the Asian skin tones.

If you are fairly light skinned, then using the Bobbi Brown bronzer in the shade ‘medium’ will be perfect for you.

Further, if you have a dark skin tone, or even if you are fair skinned, and want more of a noticeable bronzed look, then ‘dark’ would be a great shade. The price of these matte bronzers is £28.50.

Additionally, if you don’t like the matte textures, Bobbi Brown also have the Illuminating Bronzer Powder in the shade ‘Bali Brown.’ As Bobbi Brown says:

“This bronzer helps give skin a seamless, naturally radiant glow. Sheer mica powder and flat pearls reflect light and give skin beautiful luminosity without ever looking muddy or chalky.”

Get glowing for £28.50!


Bronzers for South Asian Skin Tones

The True Bronzed Pressed Powder Bronzer, in the shade ‘Sunblushed’ by Clinique, will surely give you that healthy, radiant glow you want this summer!

It is described as a: “Reddened bronze.” A must for the Desi brown girl!

Apply it with its brush and create the gorgeous bronzed look.

Perfect for popping in your handbag to touch up throughout the day. Or to simply add more definition to your contour. The easy to blend and lightweight bronzer can all be yours for £24.50.

Bronzers are a staple product for every Desi girl, there will be at least one in our makeup bag!

These selected high-end products are sure to compliment your Asian skin tones.

But remember, the key is to ensure your bronzer matches your skin and looks as natural as possible.

A good bronzer will enliven the skin and not make it look muddy!

Mariam is an English and Creative Writing undergraduate. She loves all things fashion, beauty, food and fitness. Her motto: “Don’t be the same person you were yesterday, be better.”

Images courtesy of Chanel, Dior, Nars, Benefit, Bobbi Brown, Mac, Betches and Clinique

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