Summer is only weeks away, which means it’s time to get on the bronze bandwagon. If your complexion resembles Emma Stone’s more than Adriana Lima’s, not to fear—today, we’re sharing our top tanning picks for a natural-looking (faux) glow.
Click through the slideshow for the best gel, mousse, towelette, and lotion self tanners!
Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster ($30)
Add a few drops of this gel formula to your daily moisturizer, mix in the palm of your hand, and apply evenly over your face. The result? A golden, natural-looking touch of color.
Dior Bronze Self-Tanner Natural Glow Face ($33)
This silky gel formula delivers an even, lit-from-within glow.
Kate Somerville Face & Body Self Tanning Pad Duo ($18)
For the busy girl: these tanning towelettes give natural-looking color and deliver a dose of anti-aging peptides to plump and firm.
Lorac TANtalizer Body Bronzing Spray With Puff ($32)
Spray your way to tan skin with this aerosol bronzer! It’s also filled with skin-boosting ingredients like maracuja, Acai berry, and vitamins A and E.
Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder Mist ($62)
If patience isn’t one of your virtues, reach for this bronzing mist. Using the same technology as airbrush makeup, this temporary tanner goes on in an ultra-light mist and delivers color instantly.
Dr. Dennis Grossman Skincare Alpha Beta Glow Pad ($32)
These self-tanning pads are filled with AHAs and BHAs to help exfoliate while they bronze.
Tarte Brazilliance Skin Rejuvenating Maracuja Face and Body Self Tanner ($39)
This maracuja oil-infused formula comes with an applicator mitt for a streak-free glow. Plus, it leaves no trace of that telltale self-tanner smell!
St. Tropez Tanning Essentials Self Tan Luxe Dry Oil ($50)
The unique dry-oil formula is easy to apply, non-greasy, and leaves a slightly shimmery sheen.
What self-tanner do you swear by? Sound off in the comments!