FYI: These Are the Best Matte Bronzers If You Can't Stand Shimmer

There are two types of people in this world: those who love shimmer and those who, well, don't. And if you fall into the latter category, there's nothing like a disco ball–esque bronzer to send you over the edge in a fit of regret and rage (excuse the dramatics.) Love a side of radiance and sparkle with your bronzer? All the power to you. But if you'd rather stick with a matte finish to feign that post-vacay glow, we're 100% here for you.

Though we think there's always a time and place for a shimmering wash of bronzer, we typically prefer a sculpted—versus flashy—result (we're also still relatively scarred by the orange, light-reflecting days of high school football games and formals). But again, you do you. Interested to see which matte bronzers Byrdie editors swear are the best? Keep reading for the 10 best formulas we've found for a matte (never glittery) bronze finish.

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