Not to be a downer, but there is no such thing as a healthy tan. It’s an oxymoron. The only way to tan responsibly is to fake it with bronzer.
Applying the stuff is easy and even the pastiest of complexions can get believable-looking color. Just pick one that’s no more than two shades darker than your base color (unless you want to look like a Real Housewife).
Want an all-over glow? Rub a liquid or gel formula onto your entire face, neck and décolletage. Prefer to look slightly sun-kissed? Brush powder or cream onto the high points of your face—cheekbones, bridge of your nose, temples, and chin—and blend well. Fake it ‘til you make it with these awesome bronzers.
You want the sun to shine, not your face. This powder’s oil-absorbing compound will make it matte.
Minerals rock for anyone with sensitive skin. And this loose powder is made of that stuff without crap like talc and fragrance.
Just look like spent the weekend at the beach with this super-natural tinted serum. The added SPF is a nice bonus.
Shun shimmer? You can get your faux-tan sans sparkle with this matte powder.
This iced-tea-colored water is basically like a lip stain for your face—weightless, lasting, and super sheer.
Treat yo’ skin with this bronzer enriched with complexion perfecting ingredients.
Mix it up, literally. Add a few drops of this liquid bronzer to your regular tinted moisturizer or foundation to get a foolproof glow.
Get a base tan, sort of. This bronzy balm lays down a hint of color to add warmth to your skin whether you wear it alone or as a foundation primer.
Look alive in a snap with this illuminating bronzer, blush, and highlighter trio.
The one-hit wonder imparts a golden glow on lips, lids, and cheeks.