It isn’t news that tanning booths are terrible for you and can lead to skin cancer. But, no one wants to be ghostly pale in the fall and winter. To keep that summer glow all year round, a self tanner is the best way to go. From gels to mists, there are tons of different self tanner products on the market. Here are the 10 best self tanners from cheapest to most expensive to use this fall/winter!
1. Jergens Natural Glow And Moisturizer
Jergens Natural Glow is one of the most popular self tanners that you can get just about anywhere. The only issue with this self tanner is that it takes a while for you to actually see the results. As long as you are consistent with application, you are sure to have a nice glow!
Priced at $8.43
2. St. Moriz Self Tanning Mousse
St. Moriz is becoming increasingly popular because of the mousse application. The color is a nice gold, rather than an orange, and doesn’t leave behind all of the streaks. Try applying the mousse with a mitt so you don’t have to worry about blotchy patches on your hands!
Priced at $8.99
3. L’Oreal Sumblime Bronze
The Sublime Bronzer is another really popular, cheap self tanner. The serum dries pretty quickly. Make sure that you are applying as directed to get that full, goddess bronze!
Priced at $9.49
4. Neutrogena Micro-Mist
If you aren’t into lotions and serums, you can try using a micro-mist! Neutrogena carries the best mist at an affordable price. The key to getting the best tan is to spray it on evenly. If you can have someone help you spray it on, that could be even better!
Priced at $9.47
5. Sun Bum Sunless Self Tanning Towelette
Another option if you aren’t into lotions is to try a self tanning towelette. The Sun Bum brand is affordable and really does the trick! These wipes are enriched with vitamins to help keep your skin glowing.
Priced at $11.17
6. St. Tropez In Shower Gradual Tan
Nothing is more convenient than getting a tan while you shower. The innovative St. Tropez In Shower tanner is made with natural DHA and infused with sweet almond oil to help keep the skin nourished. You leave the tanner on for 3-5 minutes (depending on desired color) and rinse off before you get out! Simple as that.
Priced at $25
7. Beauty By Earth Organic Self Tanner
A lot of self tanners are made with ingredients you can’t even pronounce. Beauty by Earth has created an organic self tanner with all natural ingredients!
Priced at $29
8. Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Self Tanner Body Butter
If you are looking for a self tanner that moisturizes, this product will be your go-to. Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Self Tanner is made with pure argan oil, shea butter, coconut oil, and natural DHA. The application instantly gives you a nice tint and gradually darkens over a few hours.
Priced at $33
9. Tarte Brazilliance
The Tarte Brazilliance self tanner is one of my favorites. If you are looking for a self tanner that not only gives you an amazing tan, but also smells amazing, you will love this product! The best part is that it comes with a mitt to apply the self tanner to guarantee that your tan is steak-free.
10. Vita Liberata Luxury Tan 2-3 Weeks
The most expensive, but the best tan, comes from Vita Liberata’s Luxury Tan. This product is an odorless mousse which instantly gives you the results you want to see. If you are looking for a long-lasting, rich tan, this product is your best bet! This should definitely be your go-to if you are getting a tan for a special event or going on a vacation.
Priced at $54
What are your favorite self tanners!? Share in the comments below!
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