Fake Tan? Self-Tan Your Way Through Summer

Fake-tan products for the best self-tan this summer.

You don’t need to spend hours in the sun to obtain the perfect tan.We sourced the latest self-tans to help you glow your way through summer. And it’s safer than baking in the sun.

From fair to dark skin, we have tried and tested some of the best and came out with six products to help you self-tan your way through summer.

Fair Skin:

The Bronzer Instant Tan with Shimmer RRP $24.95

This quick drying gel formula is easy to apply and suits most fair skinned toned peeps. Not only does it apply a quick and easy bronze tone to the skin (with a slight shimmer), it will gradually darken to create the illusion of baking in the sun and gradually fade to prevent any blotches. This is a great go to product for a quick tan before an event.

St. Tropez Self-Tan Bronzing Water Mousse Purity RRP $49.99

Hmm imagine sitting on a tropical beach sipping pina coladas. This new tropical scented water-based self-tanning mousse by St.Tropez gives a natural glow to the skin which is ideal for the fair skinned. It will gradually darken to a soft bronze colour before fading and can be re-applied as often as you like without the risk of excess colouring to the skin.

Medium Skin:

Le Tan Uber Glow RRP $24.99

Although designed for olive skinned, it still works well on a medium-base skin tone. Using revolutionery colouring systems which suit individual skin tones; violet tones for olive, ash tones for fair and green base for medium, this new self-tanner gives a flawless holiday golden tan for summer.

Bondi Sands 1-Hour Express Self-Tanning Foam RRP $19.99

In a rush and only have a few hours to tan up for an event? Designed to give an instant salon quality tan in under an hour, this mousse works fast. It leaves no colour residue on clothing, making it perfect for last-minute applications.. And it smells like coconuts.

Dark Skin:

St. Tropez Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse RRP $59.99

Best suited for dark-medium to dark skin tones, this mousse  has deep bronzing tones, so skin colour will deepen over time after use and it can easily be re-applied for an even deeper tan for events.

Do leave on for at least four hours after application, before showering off excess, for a nice even tan.

b.tan tanned AF RRP $19.99

Darker than dark, you can’t get much darker than this self-tanner.

It is for dark skin,  looking to highlight and bronze the skin.

This self-tanner does exactly what the name states, it will leave skin dark AF. To channel an inner Zulu Queen vibe this summer, this is definitely the best self-tan.



Rebecca Wilkinson

Beauty Editor

Rebecca is a freelance content creator and beauty editor for Bondi Beauty. She is a pescatarian, who may yet become vegan. She loves all things beauty, health & travel, has a weakness for coffee and is obsessed with cats and yoga. If she's not answering her mobile - it's probably because she's trying out the latest beauty trend, like massaging crushed pearls into her skin for the ultimate collagen and vitamin boost to skin cells.

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