8 Hassle-Free Self-Tanners for an Instant Goddess Glow

There’s nothing like the anxiety you get every time you try out a new self-tanner. Will it come out streaky? Orange? Will it smell funny? Is it going to get all over my clothes? Did I miss a patch on my back? The scenarios are maddening but you do it because you’re determined to be tan, damn it.

As if you weren’t already on the struggle bus, between the self-tanning mists, sunless lotions, spray tans and tanning gels there’s an overabundance of products promising to transform you into the beautiful bronzed goddess you’ve always dreamed of being. But where’s a girl to start?

That’s where we come in. As experts in the beauty biz, we found the latest and greatest self-tanners to hit the market — and we’re a shade darker just thinking about them. For a sunless tanner that will trick people into thinking you’re frequenting tropical destinations, see all the best self-tanners here.