The Best (Celeb-Loved!) Bronzers

Want the perfect sun-kissed look? Follow the stars…

Merle Norman Bronzing Powder in ‘Pool Side’

Designed for daily wear, this innovative bronzing powder delivers an instant, healthy-looking glow to give skin a lift of color. It creates the most natural-looking finish because it contains super-micronized pigments that work with the topology of skin to deliver 3D color that reflects light and looks natural. Julianne Hough is a fan. $20, MerleNorman.com 

Vita Liberata Self Tanning Anti Age Serum

This gotta-have-it bronzer contains anti-aging actives that firm and plump the look of skin while tanning it. It delivers a made-to-measure, natural-looking tan, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and conditions skin. Drop it into your regular moisturizer or use it alone as a primer serum applied straight to your skin. This is a celebrity favorite of Alicia Keys who uses it to achieve her “No Makeup” look. $45, Ulta.com

 

Comodynes Sunless Tanning Body Towelette

Used by Jennifer Aniston and Christina Applegate, these 100 percent natural fiber towelettes contain Dihydroxyacetone (DHA). In just three hours, you can achieve a natural-looking tan easily and effortlessly. And because each towelette is individually wrapped, you can toss them in your purse, beach bag, or luggage for a quick color fix anywhere, anytime. $15 for 8-pack towelettes (Intensive Formula) and $14 for 8-pack towelettes (Natural Formula), Comodynes.net

Xen-Tan’s Mist Intense

Kate Middleton is fan of Xen-Tan spray tans. Xen-Tan’s Mist Intense is pretty much the same formula for at-home consumer use. It dries quickly for a “nothing there” feel on your skin. Mist Intense has a deep, instant color to help guide your application. After your tan develops, you are left with a rich, dark color. Apply one coat of this oil- and paraben-free tanner for a deep color or two coats for extra dark results. It has a warm, vanilla scent, and is great for day or night. $32, Xen-tan.com

Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan Mousse

How does Kylie Jenner get her bronzed glow on? She turns to Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan Mousse. The accelerating ingredients give you a speedy tan in just one hour that lasts between five and seven days. This moisturizing mousse is not only easy to apply, it’s also kind to sensitive skin and can be used on your face and body to deliver a perfectly sun-kissed glow without any traces of orange. $13.99, RickysNYC.com 

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