10 Best Sunless Tanners for Face & Body to Give a Natural Looking Glow

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Whether you’ve spent time on our blog or not, you’re probably already aware of the fact that tanning – be it in a bed or outside – is not good for you in any way, shape, or form…

BUT if it’s that natural, sun kissed, “I just got back from a week in the Caribbean” glow you’re after, fear not!

We’ve taken it upon ourselves to find the absolute BEST sunless tanners for both face and body on the market. So whether it’s a pool party, tropical getaway, or maybe just an overall desire to be one shade (or two, or three…) darker, we’ve got you covered.

Read on to discover your new sidekicks in the battle between staying safe and looking hot.

best self tanners

Best Sunless Tanners for Body

Tarte Brazilliance PLUS Self Tanner Mitt

Tarte Brazilliance Plus+ Self Tanner with Mitt

This tanner is a reformulation of Tarte’s best selling self tanner that now includes good for you skin ingredients such as maracuja oil (known for it’s ability to smooth and firm the skin) and sunflower seed oil (helps to moisturize the skin).

It also comes with a free application mitt!

Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer

Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer for Body, Fair to Medium Skin Tones, 10 Ounce Pump

This tanner is not only super budget friendly but also is a gradual tanner, meaning it lets you choose the intensity of your tan by how often you apply it.

Vita Liberata Phenomenal Self Tan 2-3 Week Tinted Mousse

Vita Liberata Phenomenal 2-3 Week Tinted Self Tan Mousse, Dark, 4.22 fl. oz

By far the longest-lasting tan on the list, this mousse formula is not only super easy and quick to apply, but would be the ideal choice for anyone who is either going on vacation or dislikes having to reapply often to maintain their tan.

Best Sunless Tanners for Face

COOLA Sunless Tan Anti-Aging Face Serum

COOLA Organic Sunless Tan Anti-Aging Face Serum | Antioxidant Enriched | Gradual Tan | Transfer-Free | Fast Drying | Pina Colada

This product does a phenomenal job of preserving the youth of your skin with ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and Vitamin C, whilst giving you a healthy glow.

Proven to leave skin feeling more hydrated, smooth, and glowing.

Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning

Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning for Face and Décolleté 125ml

This award winning light formula features aloe vera, a pleasant scent, a natural looking color, and streak free application!

What more could you ask for?

Jergens Natural Glow Face Daily Moisturizer with SPF 20

Jergens Natural Glow Oil-Free Daily Moisturizer for Face with Broad Spectrum SPF 20, Fair to Medium Skin Tones, 2 Ounces

If you’re on the hunt for a moisturizer, spf, and self tanner that won’t break the bank, look no further!

This 3 in 1 product by Jergens is a drugstore cult favorite.

Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self Tanning Face Oil

Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self Tanning Body Oil - Get A Fast-Absorbing Immediate Glow with Intense Nourishment (129ml/4.3oz, Mango)

This luxurious oil is a blend of Josie Maran’s best selling pure argan oil and a self tanner.

This product is a homerun for those looking to combat the appearance of crow’s feet, fine lines, and texture on the skin.

It also significantly boosts skin’s hydration almost immediately.

Bareminerals Bare Skin Sheer Sun Serum Bronzer

bareMinerals BareSkin Sheer Sun Serum Bronzer, 1 Ounce

This rinse off bronzer is ideal for those who aren’t looking to build or maintain a tan, but instead want to simply look bronzed now and again at the drop of a hat.

Tan Towel Face Tan 15 Count

Tan Towel Face Tan, 15 Count

As mentioned above, these towels are just so convenient and fuss free it would be a crime not to include the face version on this list as well.

Bonus points: They also exfoliate, moisturize, and include anti aging properties!

Charlotte Tillbury Unisex Healthy Glow

Charlotte Tilbury Healthy Glow Summer Tint Moisturizer All Year Hydrating Unisex

This product is known for it’s blurring properties and its ability to mimic the appearance of bouncy, healthy skin.

Many of those who swear by it claim you do not even need a foundation over it because it perfects the appearance of skin.

Do you have a favorite sunless tanner that gives you a natural looking tan? Let me know in the comments!

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