3 Self-Tanners to Try this Summer

Bronzing formulas have come a long way in recent seasons. The latest self-tanners have been taking on double-duty, with high-tech ingredients that offer up similar benefits to your favourite skincare products – all without that telltale smell

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Best self-tanner for immediate colour

This velvety tinted mousse with aloe and argan and bergamot oils goes on evenly and lets you customize your preferred shade of bronze. You can wash it off in an hour for a shade of sun-kissed gold, or wait for up to three hours for a rich tan.

Karora Express Bronzing Mousse, $40

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Best self-tanner for gradual colour

This creamy formula gives skin a natural radiance. Plant botanicals, such as grapefruit wax, avocado oil and green tea extract help conceal imperfections and add a toned and tightened effect.

Prtty Peaushun in Medium, $45

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Best self-tanner for long-lasting colour

A silky serum with a pretty shimmer and lemon and apricot kernel oils, this easy-to-blend fluid dries quickly and has build able colour. Apply a light layer once a day for three days for believable colour that will last up to two weeks.

L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Serum, $18