The 10 Best No-Streak Self-Tanners

No Oompa Loompa look here.

Self-tanners so often promise miracles in a bottle, but a tan within minutes can mean trading health benefits (zero UV rays) for a vibrant "Oompa Loompa glow." Because it's ideal to look like you achieved your tan poolside rather than from an orange Kool-Aid drink mix, look into these high-achieving sunless options that will make people ask about your sunny vacation.

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South Seas Skincare Tahitian Mist

For instant bronzing touch-up that you can easily spritz on before an event, beeline for this skin enhancing spray. It dries easily so you don't have to worry about adding a Midas touch to everything nearby and it's easy to layer color without the patchy spots. 

$28; dermstore.com.

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TanTowel Self-Tan Towelettes

Is there anything more low-maintenance than self-tanning towelettes? 🙏 Designed to enhance color and exfoliate the face and body, simply swab the towelettes evenly over skin the way you would with a wet wipe.

$29; dermstore.com.

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Tarte Brazilliance Self Tanner

Tarte's best-selling Brazilliance self-tanner gel got a facelift this summer with a new customized application mitt and an exceptional blend of skin-friendly elements (like aloe), minus the overpowering scent.

$39; sephora.com.

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Whish Self Tanner Body Butter

A 2-in-1 body butter that leaves skin with a poolside bronze-y tint AND nourishes? Not a hard sell. Coffee lovers can thank the Arabica coffee and shea/mango butter combo for the subtle exfoliating effect and creamy texture.

$30; nordstrom.com.

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Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Lotion

This deep-moisture tanning mousse contains organic and natural ingredients for a healthy tan that lingers for two to three weeks.

$30; sephora.com.

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Jergens Natural Glow Firming Daily Moisturizer

An easy drugstore fix that double-tasks by building natural color over a matter of days and decreasing the appearance of cellulite (AKA your swim season enemy).

$10; ulta.com.

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Xen Tan Dark Lotion

For buildable color that you can realistically layer week by week (it lasts for about seven days), Xen Tan produces a rich medium hue that doesn't streak or leave you looking rusty.

$40; amazon.com.

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Tanceuticals CC Cream

A skin-centric cream that won't cause an unholy amount of acne on your skin afterwards.

$25; tanceuticals.com.

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St. Tropez Bronzing Mousse

A favorite of self-tanning diehards, St. Tropez's new and improved formula for its classic bronzing mousse is the same but enhanced with extra long-wear and a fresh scent. As with any uber-fast-drying mousse formula, always, always, always use mitts to avoid super-saturated hands.

$42; amazon.com.

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Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil

Opt for a self-tanning oil over a mist or gel if you want added moisture and sheer, natural color that will last you through several showers.

$38; sephora.com.

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