If your tan has taken a backseat this winter, it’s time you discovered illuminating body bronzers! Don’t get us wrong – we don’t blame you for neglecting the sun-kissed look through the cooler months. In fact, it’s hardly surprising when it comes to the icy, bitter British winter.
So if you’re in need of a quick fix to revive your golden glow, and don’t have the time to risk a self-tan mishap, listen up! We’ve rounded up our favourite bronzing body shimmers to leave you with a seamless, sun-kissed look, with absolutely none of the fuss!
The best body shimmers:
Searching for a lustrous golden glow? We’ve got you! This body illuminator is a true game-changer, wrapping your skin in a seamless pop of golden pigment for a natural-looking radiance. The body blur is perfect when skin needs a quick pick-me-up, offering instant warmth with a goddess-like finish.
Run out of time to tan? Luckily, Vita Liberata is on-hand with the versatile Body Blur, a silky formula designed to lend skin the perfect summer glow. The innovative cream helps to blur the look of imperfections while imparting a healthy-looking luminosity, leaving skin with that fresh holiday look – with none of the jetlag!
This one’s a dream for the time-pressed among us! As seen on TikTok, Sally Hansen’s Airbrush Legs is an instant bronzing spray to give your limbs an easy glow-up. The tinted mist sprays on effortlessly, coating your legs in a natural-looking, streak-free bronze hue. What’s more, it dries SO quickly, meaning you can dress 60-seconds after applying. Just make sure you wash your hands after use!
Discover an ultra-radiant glow-up with Urban Decay’s Body Glitter Lava, a hyper-fine, duo-chrome glitter to bronze your skin in record time. The liquid illuminiser takes your look to the next level, casting a lustrous, golden hue across your face and body. It even arrives in a travel-friendly tube and is super easy to apply!
A lightweight body highlighter to give skin a lit-from-within glow, this product is perfect for summer days or winter nights. The antioxidant-rich formula is enriched with vitamin E to keep skin soft and moisturised, while shimmer particles create an ethereal, golden radiance.
Uplift your skin with instant luminosity with this glow-boosting body oil. Infused with argan oil and sesame oil alongside pearlescent minerals, the unique formula delivers a subtle iridescence atop the skin. Topped with the signature Moroccanoil fragrance, inspired by the Mediterranean.
Make your skin sparkle with this luxurious body oil. The lightweight, non-sticky formula glides across the skin, scattering golden pearlescent reflects to achieve that coveted, golden-hour radiance. Complete with a delicious coconut and vanilla scent.
Wrap your skin in a shimmery, golden-pink blanket with this dry body oil, inspired by the brand’s bestselling Orgasm blush. The nourishing formula is enriched with squalane and vitamin E to help lock in moisture while delivering an all-over radiance.
Glow from top-to-toe with this multi-purpose, oil-based treatment. Vitamin E and seven precious plant oils unite to replenish your skin, offering a dose of hydration for a petal-soft finish. Suitable for use on hair or body, this oil is upgraded with shimmering mineral particles to illuminate skin and strands with a satin-like sheen.
A luxury body shimmer to unleash your inner bronze goddess. Inspired by the brand’s bestselling fragrance, the luxe liquid highlighter gives a pop of shimmer to the skin, capturing that golden-hour glow across the cheeks, décolletage or legs.
Gift your skin a little sunshine, even in the cooler months, with this liquid highlighter for face and body. Available in two shimmering shades, the formula allows you to fake an instant golden-hour glow, featuring avocado, rosehip, grapeseed and jojoba oil for ultimate hydration. Topped with reflected pearls to create natural-looking luminosity.