I've always found Dominican actress Dania Ramirez gorgeous, but I especially love the way this chica looks in the summer. The woman's complexion always looks so perfectly bronzy and glowy. Seriously, what's her secret? I'm not too sure, but my makeup artist friends think that aside from good genes and a naturally tan complexion, Dania uses bronzer to get that extra boost of radiance. This shocked me because for years I didn't know that we tanned-skin Latinas even needed bronzer!

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Doesn't matter if your skin is pale, olive, tan or deep brown--anyone can use bronzer! All is does is warm up your complexion and give you that sun-kissed glow you can only get from sitting out in the sun for hours. And we all know how bad that is for you! Here are some of the best bronzers every Latina NEEDS to try this summer!

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Urban Decay 1

Urban Decay

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I have to admit, I'm sort of obsessed with Urban Decay Naked Skin Bronzing Beauty Balm ($34). It doesn't just give your skin a gorgeous bronzy glow, but it also helps to minimize pores, lines and wrinkles instantly. It also gives you a much more even looking complexion too!


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Rimmel London

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Want that J.Lo glow? Try Rimmel London Shimmering Maxi Bronzer ($5). It features golden flecks that gives you that long-lasting sun-kissed look for hours and all for just five bucks!


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Rouge Bunny Rouge

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The Rouge Bunny Rouge As If It Were Summer Still Bronzing Glow Liquid ($80) might seem pricey but it's worth every penny. It gives you a gorgeous radiant look and keeps your skin soft and hydrated throughout the day.

Bobbi Brown 4

Bobbi Brown

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For an awesome golden finish, try Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing Powder ($52). It instantly illuminates skin, giving you those J.Lo-worthy cheekbones and glow you've always wanted.


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Keep your skin glowy and your cheeks rosy with Maybelline's Master Hi-Light by FaceStudio Blush and Bronzer in Deep Bronze ($8). Just brush on one layer for an all-over natural-looking tan.

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Laura Mercier

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The Laura Mercier Radiance Baked Body Bronzer ($55) can be used anywhere from your face and even on your neck, arms and shoulders. Basically anywhere the sun would naturally hit. It leaves a fresh flawless finish!


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Estee Lauder

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Struggle with breakouts? Opt for an oil-free formula, like Estee Lauder's Bronze Goddess Luminous Liquid Bronzer ($29). It goes on sheer and gives you a heavenly glow.

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I can't get enough of Lancôme Star Bronzer All Over Magic Bronzing Brush ($35). You brush it on and the powder instantly applies. Did it goes on easily with  no mess?. Perfect for touch ups on the go!