While there’s no doctor-approved “safe” way to tan, there are lots of ways to sport a gorgeous glow for the 4th of July.
Go for the (faux) glow
If you’re ready to go from pale to perfectly bronzed, we’ve got you covered! Check out our get-glowing guide for a natural looking 4th of July tan.
4th of July glow: For the face
A sun-kissed glow is a great way to get a beauty boost and ensure your complexion looks flawless without having to wear much (if any) makeup. But before you hit the tanning bed or bake on the beach for hours, know there are much safer ways to get your 4th of July glow on.
Application: First things first; not just any self-tanner will do, especially for your face. Follow our simple steps for getting your face looking fabulously tan just in time for the 4th.
Product picks: Check out some of our favorite self-tanners for the face.
4th of July glow: For the body
Being tan head-to-toe is the quintessential summer look and we love sporting a full-body glow, but faux is the only way to go. Just in time for all those 4th of July pool parties, backyard BBQs and outdoor extravaganzas, we have some top tips and product picks for getting the ultimate tan.
Application: Streaks? No thanks. To avoid ending up an orange, streaky mess, we put together some of our best tanning tips for a natural looking full-body glow.
Product picks: Check out our top picks for self-tanners for the body.
Since you are likely to spend a good portion of the long weekend outdoors, remember to load up on sunscreen. Wear an SPF of at least 30 and choose a broad spectrum product. Reapply regularly, especially after swimming or sweating.
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