The following is a guest post from our friends at The Beauty Department.

We're in the dead of winter, and summer feels like ages from now—but we don't have to look like we've been living in a cave. Some of us prefer being pale and try to stay pale all year long, but every now and then, it's nice to warm it up a little with a gorgeous bronze glow—and whenever we do, we never regret it. There's just something beautiful and healthy-looking about having a hint of color, especially in the winter months. This method of mixing a luminizer with foundation, highlighting under the eyes, then contouring with the bronzer and pairing it with a smoky taupe eye and a tulip pink lip is a fresh way to keep it from looking too orange.

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