How to Mix Bronzer With Moisturizer

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Salons and beauty supply shops everywhere sell tinted moisturizer, but it's not always easy to find the perfect shade for your skin. If you have some bronzer and lotion in your makeup bag, try making your own inexpensive tinted moisturizer. This allows you to control the color as much as you'd like. When you wear this golden-brown homemade moisturizer, you'll look like you've spent a day at the beach.

Step 1

Spread a towel over your work surface to protect it from makeup spills.

Step 2

Set a container of bronzer on the towel. Press down on the bronzer with a plastic spoon to turn it into loose powder. If your bronzer is already loose powder, skip this step.

Step 3

Pour a spoonful of the powdered bronzer into a small bowl.

Step 4

Add an equal amount of moisturizer or lotion. If you plan to put this bronzer on your face, use facial moisturizer. If you want to wear it on the rest of your body, use a body lotion instead.

Step 5

Mix the bronzer and lotion with the plastic spoon until a thick paste forms.

Step 6

Dip your finger into the mixture. Apply a dab of the moisturizer to the back of your hand, then rub it in well. If it looks too dark, add a few more drops of moisturizer to the bowl. Mix until blended.