bronzing

noun
bronz·​ing

Definition of bronzing 

: a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)

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Luke and his wife will make an appearance at a private Cape Town dinner at a bronzing studio one night; Dan will travel on with you from Cape Town to the safari at Singita Sweni Lodge in Kruger National Park. Laura Dannen Redman, Condé Nast Traveler, "You Can Have Dinner With Cape Town's Top Chef," 23 Aug. 2018 L'Eau Tan, a subtle self-tanning spritz, joins a handful of innovative new-to-market atomizers, such as James Read's coconut water spray and St. Tropez's bronzing face mist. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, "5 Self-Tanning Mists for Your Best Summer Glow Yet," 25 June 2018 The collection consists of four lipsticks ($18.50), two lip pencils ($18), four lip glosses ($17.50), an eye palette ($32) and a bronzing powder ($28), all of which are inspired by Aaliyah’s music videos and most popular looks. Alexa Tietjen | Wwd, latimes.com, "How Instagram willed a MAC X Aaliyah collaboration to fruition," 19 June 2018 Here's the gist: Instead of painterly bronzing and blending, strobing seeks to define your features by using light—and light alone. Lauren Valenti, Marie Claire, "Meet "Strobing," the Anti-Contouring Beauty Trick You Need to Know Now," 18 May 2015 This is normally a bronzing to browning of the leaves. Tom Maccubbin, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Frost, not snow touches local plantings," 14 Dec. 2017 Sweep a brush over the emoji-esque smiling sun embossed into the pearly bronzing powder and let your cheekbones light the way. $12.95 (physiciansformula.com) Hey introverts! Meirav Devash, Allure, "Celebrate the Solar Eclipse With These 10 Astronomical Beauty Products," 21 Aug. 2017 Applying blush after any bronzing products allows the color to really pop on your cheeks and makes the flush look more natural. Alison Smith, Philly.com, "You've probably been applying your makeup in the wrong order," 9 Aug. 2017 Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Bronzer A favorite of many beauty gurus, this matte bronzer is flattering on most skin tones for both bronzing and contouring; Benefit has also released Hoola Lite, which can be used on fairer skin. Kristin Corpuz, Billboard, "Desi Perkins' Top 5 Products for a Healthy J.Lo Glow," 26 July 2017

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First Known Use of bronzing

1834, in the meaning defined above

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