These tinted tanners, each of which is our favorite by formula, deliver a beautiful faux glow. For the best results, apply 48 hours before the big day. This gives the color enough time to develop, and gives you some peace of mind knowing it won’t stain your gown.
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Not only does the cocoa butter-infused formula smell divine, it delivers seriously soft, touchable skin.
Clarins Delicious Self Tanning Cream, $44; clarins.com.
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We love how easily this texture, available in two shades, spreads to cover every square inch of skin. And the dry time is quick. In sixty seconds, you’re ready to go.
Jergens Natural Glow Instant Sun Sunless Tanning Mousse, $12; jergens.com.
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Bronzed gams just look more shapely and toned. This vitamin E-enriched formula gets them Rockette-ready in 30 minutes.
Lancôme Flash Bronzer Tinted Leg Gel, $42; lancome.com.
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This spray imparts an even, streak-free color application, a quick dry, and an uplifting citrus scent.
Bliss Tan for All Seasons, $36; blissworld.com.
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Nervous about looking too artificial? This take-your-time tanner develops gradually over the course of several days. Bonus: It also doubles as your daily moisturizer.
St. Tropez Gradual Tan Lotion, $30; sttropeztan.com.
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