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 Koolaid drink mix, look into these high-achieving sunless options that will make people think you've taken a sunny vacation.More
Tarte's best-selling Braziliance 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.
Tarte Braziliance Self Tanner, $39; sephora.com.
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.
Whish Self Tanner Body Butter, $30; nordstrom.com.