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These are the 4 top-rated bronzers at Sephora (clean-beauty edition)

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Summer is finally here—and while it’s easy enough to transition from your parkas and boots to short sleeves and sandal-sneaker hybrids, giving your complexion a warm-weather glow can be a bit more complicated.

Because while proper use of SPF protects you from harmful rays (and at this point is basically a beauty non-negotiable), it also slows down your progression to sun-kissed goddess. What’s a glow-loving girl to do? The easiest and quickest route: get intimate with a bronzer.

Thankfully, all it takes is a few dabs of a mica-spiked, moisturizing tint, and it’ll look like you just got back from a tropical vacay.

Ready to swap out your blush? Here are the 4 top-rated natural bronzer options at Sephora right now.

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BareMinerals Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer, $28

Well, not quite invisible. The mineral-based line has a cream-to-powder finish that gives a perfectly subtle dusting of translucent brown to your face—and it won’t turn you orange.


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RMS Beauty Buriti Bronzer, $28

The renowned RMS glass pot, in this instance, contains a a luminizer-slash-tanning blush that moisturizes as it gives you a golden glow (Coconut oil FTW!)


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Photo: Sweat Cosmetics

Sweat Cosmetics Mineral Bronzer SPF 25, $42

With its sweat-resistant powers, this is the active girl’s ultimate must-have for looking beach-ready (even if you’re just en route to boot camp).


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Photo: Tata Harper

Tata Harper Very Bronzing Cheek Tint, $40

With a just-right, ultra-flattering shade, this matte Tata Harper tint is packed with antioxidants like acai and green tea extract for bonus skin nourishment.

To match your new glow, here are 9 of the best mists to give your face a hydrating spritz. Then you can sip on these skin-boosting smoothies (recipes included).