Summer's Best Sunless Tanners

Each year, sunless tanner products become better formulated and easier to apply (consider application mitts a must). For all products, fine-tuning the misting/spraying/slathering process is key—yes, you need to exfoliate; no, you should not start testing tanners the week of your wedding. But, an authentic-looking tan from a bottle is possible. Here are our editors' top picks for a gorgeous, sunless glow this summer.
L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Clear Self Tanning Gel

A new cooling gel formula in a convenient spray bottle, we liked its mess-free approach and light citrus scent. The clear formula results in a tan that is a vast improvement upon other brands' scary orange options, though we suggest recruiting your fiancÚ to lend a hand for an even, all-over spritz.

L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Clear Self Tanning Gel, $10.49, available at Target.

Photo: Courtesy of L'Oréal Paris

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