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The Best Fake Tans for Your Face
It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner at bronzing or a false tan fanatic; we've all contemplated swiping that tan-soaked mitt over our faces at some point.
Whilst we may have learned to deal with the dreaded biscuit-y smell – even if it does linger under our noses – a combination of inevitable breakouts and dry, orange patches is enough to make us change our mind *quickly drops tanning mitt*.
So, in order to help you achieve a fabulous tan that isn't just from the neck down, we’ve rounded up a collection of the best fake tans for your face - and if you need more help, just take a look at our guide to face tanning!
Kick-start your day with ‘I woke up like this’ confidence as the James Read Sleep Mask gives your complexion a touch of sun-kissed colour.
Fast-drying, colourless and pillow-stain-proof, the mask works around the clock to deliver a subtle, golden glow, all whilst you catch those all-important z's – result.
Searching for the perfect all-year-round face tanner? Look no further than Skinny Tan's Moisturising Oil Drops. This formula makes the perfect addition to any daily skin care routine as they can be used alone or mixed with your favourite moisturiser. Either way, they leave skin with a natural bronzing.
Loved by celebs and beauty influencers alike, Isle of Paradise is the quick spritz that’ll give you your best glow ever.
Boasting a colour-correcting water formula, the mist evens out your natural skin tone while lacing it with a streak-free tan. Choose from a range of light, medium and dark sprays and say hello to a bronzed, sun-kissed or golden glow.
Rock a glow straight from the coast of Costa del ESPA as this concentrate works with your skin’s biochemistry to develop a tan that’s totally true to you.
Infused with neroli, orange and rose essential oils, it’s a silky gradual tan that can be used alone or mixed with your favourite skin care products.
With Tan Luxe, it’s as easy as one, two, three – literally. For a natural, radiant complexion, just add one to four drops of the tanning liquid to your every day facial moisturiser and apply as normal.
Combining a self tanner with an anti-aging serum, this one is definitely a top pick. It gradually develops on the skin to reveal a healthy, natural tone. Better still, the formula also helps reduce the appearance of fines lines and wrinkles thanks to the plumping properties.
Melting into the skin, this face mist reveals a radiant complexion - perfect for achieving that post-holiday glow. It's easy to use and contains natural tanning ingredients, such as green mandarin and hibiscus flower extract, which help protect your skin from environmental aggressors.
Of course, it's not just our faces that need a bit of that glow - check out the best fake tans for pale skin to get that all over summer skin.
Written by Carly Cochrane
Carly is a beauty editor at Cosmetify and has been a part of our family for three years. She has over five years of experience in health, beauty and wellness writing.