In the Bag: The Best On-the-Go Bronzers

Spring is here and that means the days of (seemingly) sun-kissed skin are approaching quickly, regardless of what Mother Nature has to say on the matter. And since weekend beach trips and pool days are still a distant dream, start the season off right with a bronzer you can toss in your purse today and throw in your pool bag tomorrow. The right bronzer will give you a subtle, sexy glow. The wrong one could leave you looking like Miss Hawaiian Tropic. Today we’re going to make things easy for you, and show you the best bronzers for the gal on-the-go.
Lancôme Tropiques Minérale Magic Bronzing Brush is the ultimate in convenience. At the press of a button, the brush releases mineral powder for a natural-looking bronze glow you can take with you anywhere. And that full brush makes buffing in the color a breeze.
Hourglass Illume Crème-to-Powder Bronzing Duo was made for the girl on-the-go. The 360° swivel compact has a rotating mirror you can flip and twist as you please. And the crème-to-powder formula ensures a flawless finish that will remain fresh and natural, no matter where the day takes you.
While we tend to avoid makeup applicators that come with the compact, we make an exception when you’ve got to glow on-the-go. For portability and practicality, a slim sleek compact of pressed powder can’t be beat. And the lightweight pigments of Maybelline Fit Me Bronzer blend easily and evenly for effortless bronzing.
Forgoing an applicator brush all together, NARS The Multiple in Palm Beach requires only your (clean) fingertips. This multipurpose, cream-to-powder makeup stick is a long-time favorite of beauty editors and makeup artists for its ease of application and buildable color. Use a sheer wash now to impart a glow, and build up the bronze come summer.
This is one applicator brush we love! L’Oréal The One Sweep Sculpting Blush Duo does it all in one simple step. The unique brush is designed to enhance, sculpt and bronze in a single sweep, saving you time and precious space in your beach bag.
What are your favorite on-the-go beauty products? Tell us your makeup must-haves in the comments below!
Photos: Maybelline New York, L'Oréal Paris, Nars, Hourglass Cosmetics


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