5 Best Self-Tanning Products

Everyone loves a good summer glow. But with the dangers of cancer resulting from too much sun-exposure, tanning isn’t exactly the safest activity. Self-tanning is a great way to avoid harmful UV rays while still getting that holiday tan. Of course, it’s important to ensure you select tanning products that don’t streak or dry patchy and are good for your skin and body. We’ve helped you out by doing your research for you. Here are five excellent self-tanning products:

Supergoop! Gradual Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse



As the name suggests, this mousse gradually self-tans as you continue to apply it. It is non-greasy and easy to blend, with a moisturizing formula and an SPF of 20, which offers easy sun protection. Bonus, it has a fresh cucumber scent, with none of that acrid self-tan smell. 

 Whish Coconut Milk Self Tanner

This body butter has a two-in-one formula that provides a natural, subtle tan while also moisturizing your skin. Full of natural ingredients, it’s also paraben-free, sulfate-free, and cruelty-free, making it a healthy and environmentally-sound choice. 

Josie MaranArgan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil 


This self-tanning body oil is moisturizing and absorbs fast, without leaving any greasy or sticky residue. This product is made from all-natural vegan ingredients such as aloe, argan oil, and coconut water, and does not contain formaldehydes, sulfates, or parabens.  

 TarteBrazilliance PLUS+ Self Tanner


This new version of tarte’s bestselling classic self-tanner comes with a formula that moisturizes and exfoliates your skin, perfectly prepping it while at the same time tanning it. Drying evenly and without streaks, it has a clean smell and leaves your skin smooth and glowing. 

 St.Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mousse


This mousse allows for a customizable tan: Keep it on for one to three hours, depending on how deep you want your tan to be, and rinse it off for a glowing and natural-looking tan. It’s easy to apply, non-sticky or streaky, and comes with a clean and refreshing scent.