Look like you’re back on holiday, thanks to the metallic hue of the moment – bronze

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A HAZE of metallic  hues on your cheeks, eyes and even lips will have you feeling like a bronze goddess this summer.

Find out how to rock this season’s hottest make-up trend with products that will make you look like you’ve just come back from a Caribbean holiday.

Dare to be cheeky

Jonas O'Sullivan

Bronze cheeks are super-easy to perfect[/caption]

A deep bronze blush will transform your face. Make sure skin is mega moisturised, before applying a dewy foundation, such as Mac Studio Face And Body Foundation, £26. Warm it between your fingers before swiping over your face.

Next, use a foundation brush to apply Revolution Liquid Highlighter in Euphoric Gold, £6, to the high points of your face – upper cheekbones, bridge of your nose, brow bones and Cupid’s bow – to create a glow.

Use a large bronzing brush, such as Bare Minerals Supreme Finish Brush, £25, to apply bronzer to your temples, cheekbones and across the nose for a sun-kissed look.

We love Benefit Hoola Matte Bronzer, £26, as it comes in shades to suit any skin tone. To finish, dust By Terry Hyaluronic Hydra-Powder, £42, on to any areas that risk looking sweaty.

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Make sure your skin is mega moisturised before applying a dewy foundation[/caption]

  • Mac Studio Face And Body Foundation, £26 from Mac – buy now

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Apply this highlighter to the high points of your face[/caption]

  • Revolution Liquid Highlighter in Euphoric Gold, £6 from Revolution – buy now

Give it some lip

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Look like a true bronze goddess by applying metallic hues to your lips[/caption]

If you thought bronze was just for your contouring kit, it’s time to think again. The reflective metallic is perfect for giving your smackers a high-impact, sultry pout. To start, use a lip primer, such as Nude By Nature Perfecting Lip Primer, £18, which will give your lippy something to cling on to, even in sweat-inducing summer heat.

Then line your lips and fill them in with a brown-nude lipliner, such as IT Cosmetics Your Lips But Better Lip Liner Stain in Buff Nude, £17, which contains hyaluronic acid and avocado oil to keep them hydrated.

To finish, pack on INC.redible Foiling Around Metallic Lip Paint in We Feel Ya, £8 (4), or if you’re after a subtler finish, try Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Colour in Copper, £24. Fancy some added drama? Pat Lime Crime Diamond Crushers Lip Topper in Cleopatra, £18, on the centre of lips to add the illusion of fullness.

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Pack on this glitter product if you want to make a statement with your look[/caption]

  • INC.redible Foiling Around Metallic Lip Paint in We Feel Ya, £8 from Nails Inc – buy now

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This product contains avocado oil to keep your lips hydrating[/caption]

  •  Your Lips But Better Lip Liner Stain in Buff Nude, £17 from IT Cosmetics – buy now

Look sharp

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Creating a shimmery, smokey eye look is easier than you think[/caption]

It’s easier to create this smoky, bronzed shimmer than it looks, so get creative this summer. Take a fluffy shadow brush, such as Zoeva 233 Cream Shader Brush, £10, and buff a creamy colour – we love Laura Mercier Matte Eye Colour in Vanilla Nut, £19.50 – across your lids and up to the brow bone.

This will give a smooth base to ensure that the look stays put. Then use your ring finger to blend Maybelline Color Tattoo 24hr Single Eyeshadow in On And On Bronze, £5.99, across your lids.

To add definition, draw Charlotte Tilbury Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz, £19, into the crease, blending with an eyeshadow brush

. Finally, a dot of highlighter on the inner eye corners will make them pop. We love Milani Strobelight Liquid Highlighter in 24K Gold, £14.

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You want to place this product in the crease before blending out with a fluffy eyeshadow brush[/caption]

  • Colour Chameleon in Golden Quartz, £19 from Charlotte Tilbury – buy now

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This Zoeva brush is perfect for creating airbrushed eye looks[/caption]

  • 233 Cream Shader Brush, £10 from Zoeva – buy now


Photography: Jonas O’Sullivan, Getty Images

Hair: Dino Pereira using L’Oréal Professionnel

Make-up: Bethan Owens using Mac Pro and Caudalie

Beauty assistant: Tara Ledden

Model: Daisy at Select Model Management

Stockists: Bare Minerals (Feelunique.com), Benefit (Benefitcosmetics.com), By Terry (Byterry.com), Charlotte Tilbury (Charlottetilbury.com), INC.redible Cosmetics (Nailsinc.com), IT Cosmetics (Itcosmetics.co.uk), Kevyn Aucoin (Cultbeauty.co.uk), Laura Mercier (Lauramercier.com), Lime Crime (Limecrime.com), Mac (Maccosmetics.co.uk), Maybelline (Superdrug.com), Milani (Milanicosmetics.com), Nude By Nature (Nudebynature.co.uk), Revolution Beauty (Revolutionbeauty.com), Zoeva (Feelunique.com)

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