Six Tips for Achieving the Perfect Fake Tan\\nDon't let liquid and powder bronzers scare you. Here, six simple tips for achieving the ultimate no-commitment color.\\nWant to pull off the perfect wedding-day glow without stepping foot in the sun? Powder bronzers and liquid bronzers are the way to go—just make sure you have these six secrets in your back pocket.\\nShimmery bronzing powders are a sexy slam dunk for your bachelorette bash. But for your wedding, go for a more subtle—and photo-appropriate—matte finish.\\nA key benefit of insta-tan products? They can be dusted or dabbed on in stages. And if you overdo it, you can just grab a washcloth and hit rewind.\\nLayered over bronzer, \\"a soft pink or apricot shade\\" adds an extra dose of pretty, says makeup artist Sue Devitt.\\nScott Barnes, the makeup artist behind Jennifer Lopez's golden-delicious signature look, recommends exfoliation and hair removal to set the stage for liquid bronzer. But skip the lotion. \\"That will make the surface too slippery,\\" he says.\\nAs she was developing the tinted body versions of her popular Miracle Skin Transformer, cosmetics maven Sarah McNamara discovered that rubbing the product on in this car-wash manner \\"allows for smooth coverage and a beautiful finish.\\"\\nBarnes suggests applying body bronzer before doing your hair and makeup. It needs a few minutes to sink in, and if you're busy painting and volumizing, that time will fly.