If you have fair skin, finding the right bronzer can be tricky. Browse our picks for best bronzers for fair skin available at Sephora. These top-rated cream, stick, or powder bronzers will provide the sun-kissed look you want without making your skin look orange or ashy.
Size: 0.39 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 1944628
Color: Nude Bronze Light - a neutral bronze shade fused with Nude Light to mimic a subtle warmth. (Ideal for fair/light complexions)
This bronzer is perfect for my skin tone. I am very fair with red undertones, so most bronzers look way too warm and orange on me. ...I have a love-hate relationship with bronzer... I have fair-light skin but bronzers that are for "fair skin" tend not show up on my skin so I decided to try a bronzer for light/medium tones.
What it is:
An illuminating bronzer with Photoluminescent Technology, featuring bronze pigments that deliver a natural-looking, sunkissed glow while flaunting depth and dimension.
What it does:
Ambient LIghting Bronzer’s sheer, airy formula sweeps softly onto skin for a healthy-looking, radiant finish. It’s formulated with Photoluminescent Technology, featuring optically transparent particles that transform the look of skin by manipulating and refracting light to emphasize your best features. The optically transparent particles allow for seamless blending and color transitions.
What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.
Size: 0.28 oz/ 8 g·ITEM: 2337475
Color: San Juan - diffused light bronze with golden sheen
Best bronzer ever!...I have medium fair skin and it's not orangey at all, like some bronzers can be. ...Great bronzer..works even on fair skin!...AWESOME bronzer that works w/ my fair, freckled skin!!
What it is: An award-winning Bronzing Powder that creates all-over warmth and a long-wearing natural-looking glow.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free.
What Else You Need to Know: NARS’ award-winning Bronzing Powder creates the ultimate healthy-looking glow. Diffused bronzing powders with subtle golden sheen create all-over warmth. It can be used to contour, create, or enhance the look of tanned skin. Each shade delivers soft, natural-looking color for a sun-kissed glow.
Size: 0.56 oz/ 16 g·ITEM: 2351179
Color: Fair - natural soft bronze
Medium if your fair-skinned!...Light bronzer on my fair skin! I wanted to purchase the fair cause I'm fair skinned, I read all the reviews and really thought fair would be nothing on my skin and a waste of money! ...Fair works for my light skin...For a no makeup makeup look I’d prefer a cream bronzer over this. My skin can definitely handle deeper/more dramatic powder bronzers as well, but this one holds a good place in my collection for a polished professional look.
What it is: An oversized natural matte bronzer in a refillable compact, infused with hyaluronic acid for a skin-perfecting bronzed filter for the face and body.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
- Hyaluronic Acid: Hydrates and helps skin appear softer and smoother.
Size: 0.42 oz/ 12 g·ITEM: 2354025
Color: Drawn In - light-medium tan
Too pigmented/ warm for fair skin...Nice bronzer but they need WAY MORE shades. This isn’t light enough for fair/light skin and is overly pigmented. ...Great bronzer. Nice undertone for fair skin. Doesn't break me out.
What it is: A clean, talc-free, super creamy bronzing powder that gives you a "just got back from the beach" look.
Highlighted Ingredients:- Jojoba Seed Oil: A noncomedogenic oil that hydrates and nourishes.
- Silica Beads: A natural powder that creates a soft focus filter with a silky slip.
- Matte Mica: A smooth mineral without the shimmer.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Sunkissed with a silky-soft touch, this supremely blendable powder is finely milled with pearl pigments for a luminous finishand a natural warmth that you can dial up in intensity for a stronger contour.
Size: 0.158 oz / 4.5 g·ITEM: 2455400
Color: Sun Coast - light bronze
I have pretty fair skin, and Best Coast is perfect as a blush/bronzer, giving a glow with dimension....Fantastic for fair skin...Love this bronzer. I’m fair skinned and usually don’t have much luck with bronzers.
What it is: An illuminating bronzer balm that adds instant warmth and a subtle shimmer for that healthy summer glow-from-within.
- Green Tea Extract: Calms skin and contains a natural antioxidant.
- Mango Seed Butter: Hydrates and soothes skin.
- Castor Seed Oil: Rich in fatty acids and moisturizes skin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This multi-purpose balm has a light-catching glow that doubles as a highlight and was inspired by that moment when the sun sets over the ocean. The silicone-free formula is blendable and buildable for the perfect bronzy sheen. It‘s safe for sensitive skin, non-comedogenic, fragranc
Size: 0.37 oz/ 10.5 g·ITEM: 2457323
Color: Light - natural matte finish for fair to light skin tones (neutral
Lasts well but much too warm for fair skin tones, looks very orange on my complexion...It works well as a bronzer on my fair slightly olive skin tone....Not a contour stick but a bronzer
What it is: A dual-ended cream shaping stick that is buildable and swipes on seamlessly for true-to-skin definition that dries down to a natural matte finish.
Ingredient Callouts: It is cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This dual-ended shaping stick combines Mario’s signature contour technique into one product that creates an effortless, softly sculpted look. The shades complement complexions regardless of undertone and are never orange or muddy. They also feature a removable angled buffing brush for effortless application.
Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2460467
Color: Light Bronze - for fair to light skin with cool or neutral undertones
I have very fair skin with neutral undertones. This bronzer is the most orange bronzer I have ever used. ...Perfect shade for very fair skin...It’s like this bronzer just wants to blend into my skin. I’m very fair, like Urban Decay 10CP fair.
What it is: A lightweight, creamy balm bronzer with a natural velvet finish that melts into skin for an easy, sun-kissed glow.
- Colloidal Oatmeal: Soothes, smooths, and moisturizes the skin.
- Grapeseed Oil: Contains antioxidants and vitamin E.
- Elderberry Extract: Balances the skin’s microbiome and is high in vitamin A.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: The Sun Melt Natural Cream Bronzer has a balmy texture and velvety finish that allows for seamless, buildable color that’s easy to apply and never cakey or patchy.
Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2520427
Color: Hoola Lite Bronzer - light matte bronzer
great bronzer for fair skin...I am very fair and this bronzer looks beautiful on the skin. ...Great shade for fair skin!!!! Favourite bronzer!! I get a ton of compliments!
What it is: An award-winning, silky-soft powder bronzer with a natural-looking matte finish available in four shades: Hoola, Hoola Lite, Hoola Toasted, and Hoola Caramel.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.
What Else You Need to Know: Benefit Cosmetics’ bestselling powder bronzer quickly warms up your complexion and gives a classic matte finish. All four shades feature the same soft, blendable formula that made the original Hoola a cult favorite.
Size: .31 oz / 9 g·ITEM: 2567824
Color: Golden Cocoa - light golden bronze
Color was fine for my fair skin tone, but find myself reaching for other bronzers....I haven't always had the best of luck with Two Faced, but this bronzer was great. I have neutral, fair skin and a lot of bronzers can be too dark or orange for me.
What it is: A silky, buildable bronzer that glides on effortlessly for a weightless, barely-there feel with the perfect balance of warmth and dimension.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This sheer-to-medium buildable coverage bronzer is infused with 100 percent real cocoa powder and made with 97 percent naturally derived ingredients. Emollient-coated pigments ensure a smooth and creamy feel. The second-skin adherence provides a natural-looking, skin-like finish. It smells like chocolate.
Size: 0.44 oz / 12 mL·ITEM: 2609725
Color: Quince - fair skin
I got clay for my fair-light skin that often doesn't play well with bronzers and haven't been able to put it down! ...I really like this bronzer. Blends really well. Good color for light/fair skin.
What it is: A sheer, buildable bronzer to add a wash of natural-looking warmth and depth.
- Microfine Pigments: Add a touch of color without covering up your skin’s natural texture.
- Fatty Acids: Condition skin and lock in moisture.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.