Get a golden glow without damaging your skin
When it comes to fake tan, there are two things you want to avoid: looking orange and streaks. Luckily for you, we’ve done the hard work and tested some of the most popular self-tanners on the market to find out which ones actually deliver. Here are our top picks.
Self-tan with a difference, these ingenious drops from Oskia herald a new, natural era of golden glow-giving. Conditioning skin with health-boosting, antioxidant benefits the drops can be added to any moisturiser, serum, oil, or even foundation, leaving you with a beautiful, bespoke tan that develops within three to four hours and deepens over the following days.
Enriched with Avène’s signature thermal spring water, this formula smooths and softens the skin while giving it a healthy, bronzed tone. It’s also lightweight and gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin.
By Terry’s Tea To Tan Face & Body Summer Bronze is a water-based bronzing mist that gives skin a natural, temporary tint. It is formulated with native active water from tea to create a water-colour texture, without any transfer, budge or smudge. Switch things up by shaking the bottle before use to active its fine pearlascent particles and get a shimmering effect.
A revolutionary lotion and oil hybrid, Tan Luxe’s The Gradual delivers a natural, buildable colour for both the face and body. The featherweight formula glides on easily – smoothing, conditioning, toning and subtly adding an ultra-natural golden glow.
Enriched with nourishing plant extracts, Sisley Paris’ Self-Tanning Hydrating Body Skin Care delivers long-lasting, even results while keeping your skin hydrated, smooth and supple. The silky texture melts onto skin for a streak-free finish that dries instantly and appears within two hours of application.