5 Self Tanners for an Effortless Summer Glow

Nothing says summer like a perfect summer glow—but basking under the Hamptons sun or jet setting to Bali aren’t the only ways to score a tan. Whether you’re avoiding the rays or hoping to augment your natural glow, check out these high-end self tanners for a bronze finish that’s guaranteed to be the envy of all New Yorkers.

St. Tropez Self Tan Luxe Dry Oil


Stay tan for up to 10 days with this top-notch tanning dry oil from the renowned spray tan brand St. Tropez ($50). Formulated without parabens or sulfates, this oil pampers your skin while giving you the perfect glow. As with any oil product, make sure to shake the bottle well before applying!

Vita Liberata Phenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse


For a super lightweight and absorbent formula, rely on Vita Liberata’s mousse that’s perfect for oily skin and humid weather ($54). Unlike most self tanners, this product will last for 2-3 weeks.

Hampton Sun Sunless Tanning Gel


Hampton Sun’s tanning gel is the perfect solution for anyone in a time crunch—made with aloe vera and chamomile, it calms your skin while giving quick results ($36). Thanks to its cool finish, you won’t have to go through the drying process of regular spray tans!

TanTowel Classic Self-Tan Towelettes 


It’s no wonder that everybody raves about TanTowel’s self tan towelettes ($24)! These pre-moistened wipes boast the perfect dryness that smoothes on color without dripping tanning oils.

Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster


Blend this high-quality bronze serum with your usual moisturizer for a gradual natural tan ($30). This Clarins serum is perfect for anyone who likes a subtle yet glowy, golden glow.