The Bronzers Gigi Hadid, Kim Kardashian, and More Swear By

We don't know about you, but we don't limit our bronzer use to the summer months. In fact, we tend to reach for it when we're feeling particularly pasty (which, sadly, encompasses about 75% of the year). We'll forever love it for its ability to make us look sun-kissed with one sweep, and shudder to think of a world before its existence. And, as it turns out, so do some of our favorite celebs. Ahead, you'll find seven bronzers (read: no hint of orange in any of these shades) that Gigi Hadid, Alessandra Ambrosio, and more have deemed “the one.” Keep scrolling to see (and shop) them all!


Gigi Hadid

When we caught up with the model of the moment and new face of Maybelline backstage at Tom Ford's F/W 15 show in Los Angeles, she named the brand's Fit Me! Bronzer ($5) as her go-to for a night out.В

Maybelline Fit Me! Bronzer $5Shop Getty

Ellie Goulding

Goulding told us she counts Chanel's Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base ($48) as an on-tour beauty essential, which she sponges on with By Terry's Cream Blush ($46) for a rosy flush.В

Chanel Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base $48Shop Getty

Kim Kardashian

Some might call the Kardashians the queens of bronzer, so naturally, we paid attention when Kim told Into the Gloss her bronzer of choice: her line Kardashian Beauty's Endless Summer Matte Bronzer ($15) in Cabana Bronze. She's also said to have used Smashbox's Bronze Lights ($34) in Summer Matte, which is a favorite of her makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic.

Kardashian Beauty Endless Summer Matte Bronzer in Cabana Bronze $15ShopSmashbox Bronze Lights $34Shop Getty

Julianne Hough

Our monthly contributor told us she keeps Benefit's cult-status Hoola Bronzer ($28) on hand to fake a natural glow.

Benefit Hoola Bronzer $28Shop Getty

Vanessa Hudgens

The actress and newly established Broadway star spilled the contents of her makeup bag for us a few months back. Her bronzer of choice? Kevyn Aucoin's The Celestial Bronzing Veil ($48).

Kevyn Aucoin The Celestial Bronzing Veil $48Shop Getty

Allison Williams

Williams is a fair-skinned beauty, so we were curious to see which bronzer she counts on to give her a back-from-the-beach glow: That would be Jouer's Mineral Powder Bronzer ($30) in Suntan.

Using a bronzer that is two-three shades darker than the one you already use will make for a great contour shade.

Jouer Mineral Powder Bronzer $30Shop Getty

Alessandra Ambrosio

And finally, no celeb-approved bronzer list would be complete without the perpetually glowy-skinned Alessandra Ambrosio. She told us that MAC's Bronzing Powder ($25) is her absolute favorite.

MAC Bronzing Powder $25Shop