Mari Santos | Contributing Writer | Saturday, 12 March 2016

DIY bronzer

DIY Natural Bronzer With Stuff You Have In Your Kitchen

The Debrief: When you want to look sun kissed and have skin that tastes like pudding

Thanks to the Kardashians, a bronzer is now a makeup bag staple. But why bother making your own? Well, if you’re the type who likes into knowing just what ingredients are going onto your face, then this one’s for you. If you’re like me (lazy and cheap), then this one is for you too because it’s dead easy - and you can customize your shade, total bonus.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Cornflour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cocoa and an empty container to store your bronzer.

Add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch.

Then 1 tablespoon of cinnamon.

Followed by 1 tablespoon of nutmeg.

Finally, add 1 tablespoon of cocoa.


Stir it all up. You can adjust the colour as you go. Cocoa will darken while cinnamon adds a warm glow. Nutmeg adds another dimension of brown. Cornflour lightens as well as blends everything together. Truthfully, the cornflour and cocoa are just as effective without the other ingredients, but the different browns add depth.

Carefully spoon into your container. Try to do a better job than I did.

Pour a small amount into the lid and apply with a makeup brush.


Enjoy your delicious smelling glow.

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Tags: Beautification, DIY