The Best Spray Bronzer

Get a bronze body sans the sun.

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Get the gorgeous glow you desire without the harmful effects of the sun. You don’t need sunshine to get a beautiful bronze color on your face or body. Whether you're looking for a one-day bronze glow or something that lasts a bit longer, there are lots of options for you.

St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Spray

Get an insta-tan with long lasting results, all at home, while spraying this bronzer from any direction (even upside down). For those who like to keep their chemicals to a minimum, St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Spray is free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, GMOs and Triclosan. It's so good that the average rating from Sephora users (Sephora sells this product exclusively) is four out of five stars.

Mystic Tan UV-Free Spray-On Tanning

Mystic Tan, made popular by celeb Paris Hilton, is a spray tan done via an in-salon booth. The application device inside the booth ensures you have privacy while stripping down to your skivvies to get sprayed. The tan goes on evenly and lasts up to 10 days with proper prep (exfoliation and moisturization prior to your tan is key).

Brownberry Clear Sunless Tanning Spray

This high-priced ($55 as of press time) at-home option doesn’t give you an instant glow, but you can get your bronze on-the-go thanks to the clear spray that develops over time. You can even swim or shower after 30 minutes of spraying yourself without messing up the developing bronze color.

Guerlain Terracotta Spray Bronzing Powder Mist SPF 10

Guerlain Terracotta Spray Bronzing Powder Mist SPF 10 is a luxury bronzer that gives you the look of your traditional powder bronzer in a spray formula. “In Style” Magazine says that it's easier to use than liquid bronzers and more realistic-looking than traditional powder bronzers.

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