10 Of The Best Dupes For Glossier’s New Solar Paint Bronzer
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It’s old news but still as devastating as ever: Glossier doesn’t ship to Australia. And while we used to hit up anyone in our inner circle who was heading to the Big Apple with our Glossier wish list, the current climate and travel bans mean that it’s been far too long between trips. What’s worse is that Glossier has just released their highly-anticipated new product: Solar Paint. Sad face.
The first bronzer from the brand that prides itself on helping you achieve that perfect no makeup-makeup look, this luminous, cream formula is totally lust-worthy. The vegan bronzer is available in four shades and contains Jojoba and Aloe extracts to condition and nourish the skin. Plus, the addition of light-reflecting particles means it provides the perfect balance between dimension and luminosity.
Sounds pretty unreal, right? We know. But before you become overwhelmed with disappointment that you can’t get your hands on it, we’ve got a go-to-woah list of the best bronzer dupes that you can get in Australia.
The Best Dupe For: Oily Skin
Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Contour
Perfect for our oily skin sisters, the Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Contour is a cult-favourite product for a reason. The product creates the illusion of depth while providing long-wearing, blendable colour. Our favourite part? You can also drag this one across your eyelids for added definition. Talk about a multi-tasker.
The Best Dupe For: Dry Skin
Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops
If your skin longs for extra hydration and nourishment, the Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops are for you. The ultra-concentrated bronzing and illuminating drops come in eight shades so you can customise your glow with ease. Whether you mix them into your foundation or dab them across your cheek bones, one thing is certain: you will be glowing.
The Best Dupe For: Combination Skin
Giorgio Armani Neo Nude A-Contour
From Giorgio Armani Beauty’s line of monochromatic makeup, designed to create simple yet stunning looks, the Neo Nude A-Contour is a great option for those of us who walk the line between oily and dry. The liquid formula dries down to a soft matte finish and comes complete with a precision applicator, to ensure your cheekbones resemble that of Angeline Jolie’s.
The Best Dupe For: The Clean Beauty Lover
Milk Makeup Bronzer Baked Mini
If buying vegan, cruelty-free makeup is of the utmost importance to you, then Milk Makeup’s Bronzer Baked Mini is the perfect dupe for Glossier’s new product. The formula contains mango butter and apricot oil to hydrate and help the bronzer blend seamlessly into the skin. It also comes in a convenient stick form, perfect for packing in your suitcase once we can travel again.
The Best Dupe For: The Girl On The Go
Nudestix Nudies Matte All Over Face Colour Blush & Bronze
Have a reputation for doing your makeup everywhere and anywhere? The Nudestix Nudies Bronzer is the dupe for you. Conveniently housed in a stick format with a brush on one end, this all-in-one product provides long-wearing, matte colour and can be used across the cheeks, lips and eyes. It’s also perfect for touch ups throughout the day.
The Best Dupe For: The Luxury Lover
Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Bronzing Cream
A cult-product in it’s own right, the Chanel Les Beiges Bronzing Cream blends like butter on the skin. The unique cream-gel formula provides the skin with a natural, velvety finish while still defining your best features. Apply with a kabuki brush for a quick wash of colour.
The Best Dupe For: The Restock Enthusiast
Benefit Dew The Hoola Soft-Matte Liquid Bronzer
If you’re a devotee to the original powder form of Benefit Cosmetics’s Hoola Bronzer and in need of a restock, why not try the liquid form? Whether you choose to apply sparingly to your cheeks or opt for an all-over glow, this luminous, streak-free formula is bound to cement itself as a permanent fixture in your makeup bag.
The Best Dupe For: The Skincare Junkie
Dr Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint
Half makeup, half skincare, Dr Hauschka’s Bronzing Tint is the perfect dupe for those of us who like our products to work hard. On top of providing buildable, luminous colour, the Bronzing Tint also contains olive oil, anthyllis and witch hazel to hydrate, balance and nourish the skin while you wear it. Genius.
The Best Dupe For: The Multi-Tasker
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand
Having sold out worldwide thanks to a recent TikTok makeup trend, the Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Contour Wand is a great dupe for the Glossier Solar Paint. Coming in a similar tube format, the Charlotte Tilbury iteration is both dispensed and blended with a convenient doe foot applicator. Seamless to blend and easy to use, we can’t recommend this enough.
The Best Dupe For: The Bargain Hunter
Flower Heat Wave Bronzing Essence
Looking for a dupe that won’t break the bank? Flower’s Heat Wave Bronzing Essence is perfect. The oil-free essence is infused with golden pigments to help bring colour and luminosity to the skin. The buildable formula is also vegan and cruelty-free. Tick, tick and tick.