The Best Sunless Tan Products (and How to Apply Them!)

This new batch of bronzers and self-tanners delivers a range of gorgeous sun-kissed skin

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Cream Stick

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Courtesy Milk Makeup

Blend this stick on cheekbones for a flawless matte finish.

Buy It! Milk Makeup Matte Bronzer in Baked, $24; urbanoutfitters.com

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Weightless Gel

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Courtesy Clinique

Customize your gleam by combining a drop (or more) of this gel with your moisturizer.

Buy It! Clinique Sun-Kissed Face Gelee Complexion Multitasker, $26.50; clinique.com

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Does-It-All Compact

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Courtesy Pur Cosmetics

Sweep on the matte or shimmer side — or both! — to dial your glow up or down.

Buy It! Pur Cosmetics Glow Together Jumbo Bronzer, $34; purminerals.com

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Stay-Put Powder

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Courtesy Guerlain

Find the right shade (finally!) with Guerlain's cult classic compact, now available in eight tones.

Buy It! Guerlain Terracotta the Bronzing Powder in No. 04, $53; sephora.com

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Sheer Liquid

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Courtesy Nars

Layer this lightweight fluid—the same hue as the brand's iconic powder—under blush or wear it solo.

Buy It! NARS Liquid Laguna Bronzer, $40; narscosmetics.com

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Shimmery Powder

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Courtesy Covergirl

Get a fresh-from-vacation radiance sans sun with this shimmery sheer formula.

Buy It! CoverGirl TruBlend Bronzer, $9.24; covergirl.com

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Lightweight Mist

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Courtesy James Read

Spritz it on before applying makeup to build up a to a bronzed goddess.

Buy It! James Read H2O Tan Mist, $31; <a href="http://www.spacenk.com/us/en_US/brands/j/james-read/h2o-tan-mist-US300025683.html? " target="_blank">spacenk.com

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Scented Oil

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Courtesy Josie Maran

Apply this oil before bedtime, since perspiring poolside can cause your tan to streak.

Buy It! Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil in Vanilla Apricot, $38; sephora.com

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Travel-Friendly Sheet

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Courtesy Sun Bum

Use long, even strokes to ensure you don't miss a spot when putting on this clear product.

Buy It! Sun Bum Sunless Self Tanning Towelettes, $15.99; ulta.com

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Tinted Lotion

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Courtesy St. Tropez Tanning Essentials

Squeeze out quarter-size on each leg as well as both arms and your torso. A little goes a long way!

Buy It! St. Tropez Gradual Tan Tinted Body Lotion, $30; sephora.com

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