Go with the faux.
No matter how tempting it is to lay out in the sun, every dermatologist will tell you that it’s one of the worst things you can do for your skin. That natural tan simply isn’t worth the wrinkles, skin damage, or even cancer that can be caused by UV rays. Luckily, you’re not destined to be pale forever, thanks to the genius that is self-tanner.
Not to mention, the latest faux glow solutions have come a long way from the original orange-tinged creams that left behind an unnatural finish. Now, there’s a whole crop of amazing options that are designed to give your face and body a healthy bronze finish without having to step foot outside. All you have to do is follow the two main self-tanning rules: Exfoliate beforehand and use a mitt for a streak-free application.
Below, shop the best self-tanners that will have everyone asking what exotic vacation you just got back from.