Get sun-kissed skin with bronzer drops
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Get sun-kissed skin with bronzer drops

Beautifully tanned skin without the sun damage is always in, no matter what season it is. Luckily, our Sun-Kissed Gelee Complexion Multitasker lets you say hello to a healthy summer glow, and goodbye to harsh summer rays, by giving you that instant luminous look without sacrificing your skin to the sun.

Inspired by a genius combination of face cream bronzer, bronzer drops, and self tanner, this fan favorite with rave reviews gives you a subtly warm, healthy-looking glow with a lightweight and oil-free texture, without damaging skin in the sun. (Sun exposure is one of the leading signs of premature aging and adds the increased risk of skin cancer — so you should avoid the sun whenever you can.) This face cream bronzer instantly brightens your face with a healthy-looking radiance, designed for all skin types and tones. It's also ophthalmologist-tested like so many of the Clinique products you know and love.

Wondering how to use our bronzing drops? It's not as tricky as you think. Apply after your favorite moisturizer, foundation, or sunscreen to create a custom warm, dewy look. Read on for more of our expert tips for using these tanning drops.

Apply while moisturizing


Lotion with bronzer is one of the easiest ways to achieve that bronzed glow. When you get to the moisturizing step of your morning skincare routine, simply mix your moisturizer with a few drops of our Sun-kissed Gelee Complexion Multitasker.

We recommend applying Moisture Surge 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator, our refreshing oil-free, gel-based moisturizer that penetrates deep and lasts 100 hours. It locks in moisture, with a complex of aloe bioferment and hyaluronic acid for a hydrated, dewy glow. Simply mix your moisturizer with a few tanning drops on the back of your hand, apply to your face, and blend well.

If you prefer, you can also apply your bronzing drops after you apply your moisturizer. Add a few drops to the high points of your face and blend for an instant glow.

Use after foundation


Bronzer drops are a great way to even your complexion when used with a foundation. Instead of using a blush, bronzer, and highlighter, this is a one-step trick for lighting up your face with a very natural glow. Consider it that extra finishing touch that adds a little bit of color to your face.

Apply Even Better Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 15 — our 24-hour wear, dermatologist-developed foundation—followed by a few drops of Sun-kissed Gelee Complexion Multitasker on the high points of your face. You'll get that instant golden glow that makes you look like you just came back from a tropical vacation, without the sun damage or look of heavy makeup.

Add a few drops after applying sunscreen


By now, we all know how important sunscreen is — it's an essential step in your skincare routine and the best way to protect your skin from harsh rays and all the outdoor elements of summer sun. Bronzing drops are a great way to get a faux tan without using a lot of product, and the perfect step to use in combination with a great sunscreen.

Start out by applying SPF 50 Mineral Sunscreen Fluid For Face. It's an ultra-lightweight, oil-free, virtually invisible, 100% mineral sunscreen. Shake well, then smooth liberally over face 15 minutes before sun exposure and as needed. Apply this as the last step of your daily skin care routine. Don't forget to reapply sunscreen at least every two hours or after towel drying, swimming, or perspiring.

Next, apply a few drops of Sun-kissed Gelee Complexion Multitasker all over your face for a naturally tanned look perfect for a beach day or a lazy summer afternoon when you don't want to wear much makeup. Protecting your skin with sunscreen is the most important thing you can do to avoid sun damage — and this is the easiest way to stay luminous. Blend quickly, and you're ready to glow.

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