bronz·​ing | \ ˈbrän-ziŋ How to pronounce bronzing (audio) \

Definition of bronzing

: a bronze coloring or discoloration (as of leaves)

Examples of bronzing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to complementing a range of skin tones, darker and lighter colors can be used for other purposes, like bronzing, contouring, and highlighting. Theresa Holland,, 22 July 2022 Because this method would work with liquid, powder, cream, or even a bronzing stick — whichever might be your favorite. Chelsea Avila, Allure, 21 July 2022 For those in the market for one of the best self-tanners money can buy, consider adding this deal on St. Tropez's bronzing mousse to your shopping cart. Tiffany Dodson, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 July 2022 And for a streak-proof contour that will stay put at the beach or the pool, Clark recommends a bronzing stain that won't rise right off. Lauren Burwell, Allure, 27 June 2022 Ditch the bronzing mitt with this aerosol self-tanning solution. Cristina Montemayor, SELF, 27 May 2022 Sunny Honey Bali bronzing foam comes with a hypoallergenic tanning mitt and kabuki brush for seamless application without streaks and orange tones. Celia Shatzman, The Hollywood Reporter, 9 Mar. 2022 Often confused with bronzing, contouring is solely designed to add structure to the [face]. Gabi Thorne, Allure, 4 July 2021 Incorporate a bronzing product into your summer makeup routine for a dewy, glass-skin finish. Chelsea Hall, Marie Claire, 29 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bronzing

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bronzing was in 1834

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1 Aug 2022

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“Bronzing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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