If you’re afraid of missing a spot, look for tinted formulas that contain vegetable dyes. These act as a “guide color” and wash off in the shower to reveal bronzed skin underneath.
Paraben- and alcohol-free, Jane Iredale Tantasia self-tanner & bronzer works well on dry, sensitive skin. $36, janeiredale.com.
Three drops of Clarins Golden Glow Booster in any face cream build a subtle bronze. $30, clarinsusa.com.
Leave St. Tropez Self-Tan Express bronzing mousse on for an hour, then shower to reveal a faint tone. Or keep it on longer to deepen the color. $44, sttropeztan.com.
Get instant gratification with L’Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted self-tanning lotion. $11, lorealparisusa.com.
A dollop of DHA in Jergens Natural Glow Tan Extender daily moisturizer doubles the duration of any tan -- sunless or otherwise. $9, jergens.com.
Blur spider veins with Per-fékt Matte Body Perfection gel. $48, sephora.com.
Light reflectors in Lancôme Flash Bronzer Tanning leg gel make limbs look lean. $42, lancome.com.
Tan and soothe with the aloe-infused James Read bronzing spray. $35, sephora.com.