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By Taylor Barringer for ELLE
Here are our top 12 picks of the best self-tanners for streak-free color.
Tarte Brazilliance2 of 13
A hydrating, gel self-tanner that's packed with maracuja oil and goes on easily with the tanning mitt for a streak-free application. It's perfect for dry skin.
SHOP NOW: Tarte Brazilliance Self-Tanner, $37
Clarins Instant Gel3 of 13
This gel formula soaks into your skin immediately, so there's no downtime. It gives your face and body a healthy glow.
SHOP NOW: Clarins Self-Tanning Instant Gel, $45
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Origins Great Pretender4 of 13
This tinted formula guarantees a foolproof application due to the use of sugar-derived DHA, which works with your skin's own protein to deliver a natural tan.
SHOP NOW: Origins The Great Pretender Shimmery Self-Tanner, $22
Clinique Tinted Lotion5 of 13
This tinted formula gives an instant glow that deepens throughout the day.
SHOP NOW: Clinique Self Sun Face Tinted Lotion, $22
Dr. Dennis Gross Glow Pad6 of 13
These innovative tanning wipes are packed with vitamin D to firm and smoothen the skin and reduce the need to shave by minimizing hair growth.
SHOP NOW: Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad, $32
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Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess7 of 13
Specifically formulated for sensitive skin, this self-tanner gives a natural bronze to the face.
SHOP NOW: Estée Lauder Bronze Goddess Self-Tan, $25
Supergoop Mousse8 of 13
This self-tanner/sunscreen hybrid provides gradual color throughout the day to eliminate any uneven bronzing.
SHOP NOW: Supergoop Gradual Self-Tanning Sunscreen Mousse, $38
Lancôme Gel9 of 13
The perfect tanner for commitment-phobes who aren't ready to bronze their whole body, this gel bronzer is great for giving your legs a natural glow.
SHOP NOW: Lancôme Flash Bronzer Body Gel, $37
St. Tropez Mousse10 of 13
This foam formula goes on easily with the applicator mitt and results in an even, warm tan.
SHOP NOW: St. Tropez Self-Tan Bronzing Mousse, $32
Shiseido Gel11 of 13
This pearlescent gel tanner works for face and body to deliver a sheer, natural tan.
SHOP NOW: Shiseido Brilliant Bronze Tinted Self-Tanning Gel, $30
Vani-T Mist12 of 13
This is a paraben-free self-tanner that deepens the skin's tone in just one hour.
SHOP NOW: Vani-T Velocity Rapid 1-Hour Self-Tan Mist, $35
Xen-Tan Gel13 of 13
Packed with iridescent shimmer, this silky gel gives skin luminosity and color--and is ideal for those with fair complexions.
SHOP NOW: Xen-Tan Luminous Gold Gel, $35