By now we all know that laying out in the sun and crisping is really bad for not only our skin but for our health. The dangers of tanning are real and skin cancer is no joke. While I’m all about getting out and enjoying the spring and summer weather, it’s so important to apply a high enough SPF to ensure we stay protected. Now I know you’re probably wondering how in the world you’ll get a gorgeous tan with all that sunscreen and don’t worry — I have you sorted. These days, self-tanners have come a long way and they’re miraculously easy to apply and take just minutes to see glowy results.
Looking to add a dose of hyaluronic acid into your routine and get a glow at the same time? Enter this Super Glow Hyaluronic Self-Tan Serum by Tan-Luxe. Just a few drops deliver a major hydration boost and a sun-kissed natural glow. Folks rave about this product and say they’ve seen results in as little as 10 minutes!
It’s a cult fave for a reason! This bronzing mousse by St. Tropez is great for everybody but especially anyone that’s new to the world of self-tanners. It provides a natural-looking finish and it’s totally customizable because you can leave it on for up to three hours if you want a darker, more bronzed look.
Love the effect of self-tanners but hate how quickly they can fade away? Well, this one by Vita Liberata sticks around a whole 2-3 weeks. In addition to its staying power, this organic formula is safe to use on both face and body plus it smells amazing thanks to the pomegranate extract.
Look like you just came back from an Aussie holiday thanks to this Bondi Sands Liquid Gold Self Tan Foam. What I love about this baby is that it dries in seconds so you’re not left with that sticky feeling. Plus, it’s enriched with hydrating Argan Oil so not only are you getting a glow but your skin’s getting a little extra love at the same time.
Exfoliate and get a glow with these fabulous Dr. Dennis Gross Glow Pads. These mess-free pads deliver a streakless tan and smooth, exfoliated skin in no time flat. Plus, the micro-encapsulated tanning agents really get into the skin’s surface which helps resist fading and prolong your glow. Simply apply in circular motions, wash your hands and poof — you’re done!
Want firmer skin as well as a gorgeous glow? Time to get your hands on this Firming + Glow body lotion from the iconic brand Nivea. In just 10 days you can expect to notice a difference in skin tone and all-around skin firmness. If that’s not enough for you, you’ll be entranced by the fresh scent!
A self-tanner with no streaks, smell or orange tones? Yes please! The Self-Tanning Water from Isle of Paradise comes in three different varieties: peach for lighter skin tones, green for medium, and violet for darker tones. Each one is formulated with colour-correction in mind to give you your best glow ever!
Packed with nourishing ingredients like rosehip and sea buckthorn is this Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion from Kora Organics. In addition to being certified clean, it applies beautifully smooth on the skin and delivers a believable glow that absorbs quickly thanks to DHA which is an ingredient naturally derived from sugar that darkens over time.