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The Best Self Tans To Help You Fake Your Glow Until Summer

The Best Self Tans To Help You Fake Your Glow Until Summer

We all love a gorgeous golden glow. And, if it’s from laying out in the sun soaking up it’s rays that’s incredible. But UK weather isn’t predictable in spring. One day the sun will be shining, yet the next the heavens will open and the skies will pour…

So, if that’s the case, chances are our natural tans will have to wait a little longer. But fear not, we can always rely on faking it until we make it! Which is why, prep for the few sunny days we’re hopeful we’ll get, we’re turning to the bottle. The fake tan bottle.

Here are our favourite instant and gradual tans that’ll help you fake your bronzed base until the summer sun is here to stay!

The Best Fake Tans For Pre-Summer Prep

  1. Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion
    £11.21 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion

    For a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow, look no further than the Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion from Vita Liberata. Ideal for all skin tones, this lightweight formula acts as a daily body moisturiser, whilst simultaneously delivering subtle colour that slowly intensifies.

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  2. Bondi Sands Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk SPF 15
    £11.99 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    Bondi Sands Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk SPF 15

    Inspired by Australia’s iconic beach, is the innovative, dual-action Bondi Sands Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk SPF 15 Blending Aloe Vera and Vitamin E together, to nourish and hydrate skin, this formula also has added SPF 15 protects against the sun’s harmful rays. Perfect for everyday use, this gradual tan delivers an instant hint of bronze that slowly intensifies to leave the body with deep, long-lasting colour.

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  3. MineTan Mink Self Tan Foam
    £12.59 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    MineTan Mink Self Tan Foam

    Formulated with soft ash and brown bronzers is the one hour express MineTan Mink Self Tan Foam tan. Easy to apply and streak-free, this self-adjusting fake tan develops into a silky smooth, matte brown colour that continues to develop and deepen over the next 24 hours. All so that your skin is left with a flawless all over glow.

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  4. SKINNY TAN Gradual Tanning Mousse
    £12.05 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    SKINNY TAN Gradual Tanning Mousse

    Achieve an effortless sun-kissed shade with the SKINNY TAN Gradual Tanning Mousse; a lightweight foam infused with low levels of tanning active to deliver a natural-looking, buildable tan. Effortlessly gliding over skin, this fast-absorbing mousse will melt into your skin, offering a veil of essential moisture, whilst providing a streak-free bronzed glow that develops within eight hours.

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  5. St. Tropez Gradual Tan Classic Lotion
    £14.50 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    St. Tropez Gradual Tan Classic Lotion

    The St. Tropez Gradual Tan Classic Lotion delivers an instant hint of bronze with a streak‐free finish. Slowly intensifying over time too, to leave your body with healthy‐looking, golden colour. The vegan‐friendly formula is also free of a typical fake‐tan smell, instead featuring a new mood‐boosting fragrance. The lotion is easy to apply, quick drying and non‐sticky, as well as leaving skin soft and moisturised.

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  6. ESPA Gradual Tan Body Moisturiser
    £29.75 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    ESPA Gradual Tan Body Moisturiser

    The ESPA Gradual Tan Body Moisturiser is a deeply nourishing body moisturiser that develops into a healthy-looking tan! It’s sure to leave your skin feeling soft, smooth and looking naturally bronzed. Plant Melanin works with tan accelerating DHA to create an even, longer lasting glow, Sweet Almond Oil and Shea Butter nourish and hydrate, while Rosewood, Jasmine and Ylang Ylang delicately scent the skin.

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  7. Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil Self-Tan
    £36.00 Buy now with GLOSSYBOX

    Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil Self-Tan

    Make tanning a luxurious experience with the Tan-Luxe Wonder Oil Self-Tan. The anti-ageing tan is infused into a hydrating oil-based formula for a streak-free finish. The cooling roller-ball applicator allows for mess-free application with no product wastage too! Oh, and the moisturising tan also helps to firm, smooth and brighten the skin to create a sun-kissed glow – what more could you want?

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Emily Cotton

Emily Cotton

Beauty Editor

I'm someone who loves getting glammed up, but I feel like I never have enough time. Frequently running between work, the gym and seeing friends means my makeup routine is quick and often touched up on the go. Therefore, beauty products that serve as multi-purpose are perfect for me - a blush that works for cheeks and lips is a must in my makeup bag!


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