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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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When it comes to your face, there's no Paint-by-Numbers telling you where each product should go. You can watch as many YouTube tutorials as you'd like on bronzer application, but how do you know the information you're getting is valid? Enter, celebrity makeup artist Suzie Kim. You'll be a next-level bronzed goddess like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in no time.

All Bronzer Everything: "Bronzer is my favorite product to use," noted Suzie, "[because it] adds a natural dimension to the face. After you even out the face with the right shade of foundation and/or concealer, it can look really flat" and no one wants that.

ESC, Doing it Wrong Bronzers

Product Placement: The expert adds, "I use bronzer on the hollows of the cheeks, edges of the face and with the remaining product left on the brush slightly blend down the sides of the nose. For people who wear minimal makeup, a little bronzer instead of blush gives a natural finished look." Note: It's totally acceptable to tell everyone you just got back from somewhere exotic.

Tool Tip: If you're not using bronzer for full facial coverage, "use a smaller angle powder brush to keep the application minimal." If you are looking to bronze your face, "use a full fluffy powder brush to lightly dust it all over to warm up the face."

Bronzer Blunder: "I see a lot of people using bronzer that is not a complementary color for their skin tone," said the beauty maven. "Before purchasing, try applying it and wearing it out and see if the color is right—make sure it doesn't look too orange or too brown." That's one piece of advice you're going to want to have on-hand the next time you're in Sephora.