Hollywood's Glow Secret: Self Tanning Products A-list Celebrities Swear By
As summer draws to a close, the more we scurry for a beautiful, glowing tan. While tanning the natural way—with obscene amounts of sun—is always an option, those who don’t tan easily (or in fact, burn easily) may have some difficulties getting the tan of their dreams. Luckily, with so many self-tanning products out there, it’s easy to find a tan for the glow you desire. Picking the glow and the products you want can be difficult; there are so many options to choose from, and nobody wants to end up looking like an orange abomination. Wouldn’t it be way easier to see the glow your favorite celebs have, and use the products they use? Take a look at this list of celebs and get that tan you most certainly deserve! Best part, you'll be able to keep the tan all year long! Winning!
Actress Jessica Alba gets her sun-kissed glow with Infinity Sun Glow on the Go. Priced at $40, this product gives you a natural looking tan, so you don’t look like a giant tangerine. The aerosol is also filled with natural ingredients and botanicals so there’s a 3-month shelf life. Natural ingredients, radiant skin, and anti-aging properties—what more could you ask for with a tanner?
The gorgeous Australian actress, Margot Robbie, uses St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse. Found on the Sephora website for $32, this celebrity favorite dries quickly with no odd self-tan “smell.” It’s also ultra-hydrating formulated without parabens, sulfates, or Phthalates.
The opulent Victoria Beckham has surely made her mark on the world. From Spice Girl to businesswoman and fashion designer, Beckham has always embodied every sense of the word “posh.” And she does so while having an impeccable tan, thanks to LDN : SKINS Mousse Tone 2. Perfect for fair to medium complexions, this light and fast-drying mousse is perfect for a golden tan.
JLo consistently looks like a bronze bombshell. Jenny from the Block gets her luminous skin from Scott Barnes Body Bling Bronzer, a lotion you can get for around $35. This hydrating lotion gives you a gorgeous sparkle and rinses off in the shower! Just make sure you wash your palms immediately after applying and wait a bit before putting on light colored clothes to prevent stains.
Jasmine Tookes, the stunning Victoria’s Secret Angel, uses Nars Monoi Body Glow to keep her skin glowing. At $59, this product is a bit pricey, but the results are beautiful! I mean come on, who wouldn’t want to look like this beautiful model?
Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson has been exhilarating our television and movie screens for years. Beautiful and hilarious, Henson’s skin always seems to be giving off a radiant shine and she does it with St. Tropez. Using St. Tropez Luxe Dry Oil as well as their Dark Bronzing Mist, Taraji glows on and off the screen. While these products are both $40, they certainly are worth the money!
Young and vibrant, Zendaya is an actress and fashionista who continues to slay us everywhere she appears—red carpets, movies, TV shows. She can do no wrong. She also manages to glow what seems to be effortlessly. To get golden for these photo ops, Zendaya uses NKD SKN 1 Day Bronzing Tinted Lotion. This specific lotion lasts for only 2 day, but they also have a tanning mousse and other products do get the glow you want.
Model turned actress, Cara Delevigne, has proven she’s fierce both on the runway and on the big screen. A proud devotee of the James Read Sleep Mask Tan, she quite literally, gets her golden tan overnight. Under $40, this sleep mask gives you a subtle glow for a natural look.
Kate Hudson, an award-winning actress and striking starlet, manages to always have a stunningly natural tan. She gets this lovely look with the Spray di Solé Sun Gelee Self Tan + Kabuki Body Brush Starter Kit. The kit allows you to tan your entire body in just minutes and last for at least a week!
Colombian bombshell, Sofia Vergara, is gorgeous beyond words. She’s been acting for decades and looking amazingly tanned for just as long. To get her stunning look, she uses the Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 Week Mousse and Tanning Mitt Duo. This product gives you a streak-free application and is great for fair, medium, and dark skin tones.
Words can’t describe how amazing Queen Bey is, and they really don’t need to. She needs no introduction, really, we know how legendary she is. We know how beautiful, how talented, how perfect she is (I know, I know, I’m fangirling), and now, we know what she uses to get a beautiful golden tan: L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze One Day gel. Even better, this product isn’t super expensive!