12 Self-Tanners With Potent Anti-Aging Ingredients

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A flawless tan is the best finishing touch on any outfit or beauty look—especially in the summer— but the right shade isn’t the only factor to consider when shopping for a sunless tanner. From skin-firmers to deep hydrators, we’ve rounded up the most innovative self-tanners on the market.

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Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Body Butter ($25)

This rich cream is packed with avocado, peppermint, eucalyptus and coconut oils to deeply replenish depleted moisture levels and lock in a believable-looking gradual tan.

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Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta Intense Glow Pad Self-Tanner for Face ($38 for 20 applications)

Each of these individually wrapped towelettes is moistened with a blend of gentle acids and gradual-building color for a glow that looks lit-from-within, not dry or flaky.

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Suntegrity 5-in-1 Natural Self Tanner ($36)

Free of parabens, sulfates, mineral oils and synthetic fragrances (to name a few), this natural, good-for-skin formula boasts vitamin E, antioxidants and botanical extracts and oils to treat skin, hydrate it and impart a stunning glow with continued use.

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Tan Luxe The Body Illuminating Self Tan Drops ($59)

The best part about this best-selling, bespoke self-tanner? It works in tandem with your favorite anti-aging moisturizer for the ultimate experience. Simply add a few drops to your go-to body cream—add more if you’d like a deeper bronze—and blend in as usual.

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COOLA Sunless Tan Anti-Aging Daily Moisturizer ($48)

Upgrade your daily moisturizer with this all-in-one formula that’s infused with ​​hyaluronic acid, squalane, aloe vera and green tea extract to deeply hydrate skin and natural bronzers for a beautiful glow. Check out this body option for below-the-neck bronzing, too.

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Josie Maran Argan Liquid Gold Self-Tanning Oil ($39)

Body oil lovers, rejoice: This elegant, quick-drying option calls on 100-percent pure argan oil, coconut water and aloe to nourish and smooth skin while natural DHA builds a natural-looking glow.

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St. Tropez Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist ($42)

Foolproof and infused with vitamins C and D, this spritz-and-glow formula is a must-try for building a no-fuss natural-looking bronze or keeping a natural tan looking its best.

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Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster ($34)

This made-to-measure glow boasts 99-percent ingredients of natural origin including aloe vera extract to help preserve skin’s softness while providing a healthy-looking glow. Just add a few drops to your everyday moisturizer or night cream for a radiant glow that develops gradually. 

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Jergens Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer ($8.50)

This buildable self-tanner delivers your skin the everyday moisture it needs while gradually infusing it with a blend of effective antioxidants and vitamin E. 

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Whish Coconut Milk Self Tanner ($30)

This unique, allover body butter doubles as a self-tanner and includes seaweed extract and mango butter that the brand claims work to protect, firm, purify and moisturize skin

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Jane Iredale Tantasia Self Tanner and Bronzer ($37)

This buildable tan is perfect for dry skin as it contains vitamin E to nourish skin and glycerin to keep skin soft and radiant. Its unique ingredients work with your own melatonin to produce a tan that is unique to your skin tone. 

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Tan Towel Face Tan ($30 for 15 applications)

Designed specifically for the face, this tanning towelette is formulated with aloe vera, vitamin B and Pentavitin to increase skin’s hydration and fight signs of aging while providing a sun-kissed, streak-free glow. 

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