sun care and self tanning Our Best Self-Tanners for Beautiful, Bronzed Skin

Loreal Paris BMAG Article Our Best Self Tanners For Beautiful Bronzed Skin D

You know how your favorite celebrities are always sporting bronzed skin when they walk down the red carpet? Well, we’re here to let you in on a little secret. Chances are, their summer-inspired glows have come from a professional spray tan or the use of self-tanner. The good news is, you don’t have to be a celebrity to get bronzed. There are plenty of different kinds of self-tanners you can try at home for a faux glow. Below, find our best self-tanner options along with step-by-step instructions for using each one.

Self-Tanner Option #1: Towelettes

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Self-Tanning Towelettes for Body are convenient, single-use wipes that have an advanced skin-smoothing formula with alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and vitamin E for a smooth, streak-free tan. The formula applies easily and dries quickly.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Smooth a towelette all over your body, unfolding as needed.

Step 3: Use sparingly around ankles, knees, and elbows.

Step 4: Wash your hand thoroughly after use.

Step 5: Let your skin dry before putting on clothes.

Use a self-tanning towelette daily until you have reached your desired level of tan, then use one once or twice a week to help maintain results.

Self-Tanner Option #2: Mist

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ ProPerfect Salon Airbrush Self-Tanning Mist gives you a salon-inspired airbrush tanning result at home. The 360-degree wide angle jet applicator provides continuous coverage for a 100 percent natural-looking tan. The super-fine mist applies evenly and dries quickly with no need to rub in. The jet applicator allows you to cover a greater area of skin at one time for easy application.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Spray the mist slowly and continuously at arm’s length without rubbing in.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your ankles, knees, and elbows.

Step 5: Let your skin dry completely before putting on clothes.

Use the self-tanning mist daily until you have achieved your desired level of tan, then use 1-2 times a week to maintain results.

Self-Tanner Option #3: Serum

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Self-Tanning Serum has a quick-dry formula, goes on streak-free, and can last for up to two weeks.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Apply the self-tanning serum all over your body.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your knees, elbows, and ankles.

Step 5: Wash your hands thoroughly after use.

Step 6: Let your skin dry completely before getting dressed or putting on makeup.

Use the self-tanning serum once a day for three consecutive days to achieve a tan that can last up to two weeks.

Self-Tanner Option #4: Lotion

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Self-Tanning Lotion moisturizers your skin while a perfect sunless tan develops. It’s formulated with vitamin E and AHAs to provide a beautiful, streak-free tan.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Apply evenly all over your body.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your ankles, knees, and elbows. On your face, avoid your eyebrow and hairline.

Step 5: Wash your hands thoroughly after use.

Step 6: Let your skin dry completely before putting on makeup or clothes.

Use daily until you have achieved your desired level of tan, then use 1-2 times per week to maintain results.

Self-Tanner Option #5: Tinted Lotion

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Tinted Self-Tanning Lotion has an advanced skin-smoothing formula with AHAs and vitamin E for a perfect, streak-free tan. This transfer- and water-resistant formula creates an instant bronze tint as your flawless-looking sunless tan develops. The bronze tint has a hint of shimmer and dries quickly.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Apply evenly all over your body.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your ankles, knees, and elbows.

Step 5: Let your skin dry completely before putting on makeup or clothes.

Use the tinted self-tanning lotion daily until you have achieved your desired level of tan, then use 1-2 times per week to maintain results.

Self-Tanner Option #6: Gelee

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Self-Tanning Gelee has a refreshing skin-smoothing formula with AHAs and vitamin E for a perfect, streak-free tan. This unique quick-dry formula leaves your skin feeling soft and smooth as your flawless-looking sunless tan develops. The non-tinted, lightweight formula applies easily and dries quickly.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Apply evenly all over your body.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your ankles, knees, and elbows.

Step 5: Wash your hands thoroughly after use.

Step 6: Let your skin dry before putting on makeup or clothes.

Use the self-tanning gelee daily until you reach your desired level of tan, then use 1-2 times per week to maintain results.

Self-Tanning Option #7: Bronzer

The L’Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze™ Luminous Bronzer instantly illuminates the look of your skin with light-reflecting micro pearls for a streak-free bronze glow. Look for an instant sun-kissed bronze tint with dramatic shimmer as your tan gradually develops.

Step 1: Cleanse and exfoliate skin.

Step 2: Apply an oil-free moisturizer to any dry areas.

Step 3: Apply evenly all over your body.

Step 4: Use sparingly around your ankles, knees, and elbows.

Step 5: Wash your hands thoroughly after use.

Step 6: Let your skin dry completely before putting on makeup or clothes.

Use the self-tanning bronzer until you have achieved your desired level of tan, then use 1-2 times per week to maintain results.

For more self-tanner application tips, check out our article, 6 Self-Tanner Hacks to Help You Get a Golden Glow.