6 best self-tanners for the body

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

To give the skin a seductive chocolate color, girls resort to self-tanning. We will learn how to choose the right shade of the product, and what products are considered the most popular on the market. For this it is worth referring to the rating compiled by our experts.

How to choose a self-tanning body

Self-tanning products vary in form of release. On the shelves there are:

  1. creams;
  2. mousses;
  3. sprays;
  4. milk;
  5. gels;
  6. lotions;
  7. napkins.

Each of these products has a different duration of action and active ingredients. Also, the compositions are divided into bronzers and crucibles. The latter are suitable mainly for tanning beds.

When buying a self-tanner, you should be guided by your natural skin color:

  1. For light dermis, creams with the 'Light' mark are suitable in the form of a gel, spray or lotion.
  2. Owners of dark skin should choose products with the indication of Dark. A cream of dense consistency will help to give the desired shade and preserve the natural color.
  3. Self-tanners with the designation Medium are suitable for fair-haired and brown-haired women.
  4. It is recommended to apply a small amount of the composition to the skin and wait 10-12 hours. If the product does not cause irritation, it is suitable.

Ranking of the best self-tanners for the body

Nomination a place Name of product price
Ranking of the best self-tanners for the body 1 Clarins Gelee Auto-Bronzante Express RUB 2,150
2 Sun Look Napkins RUB 80
3 Dior Bronze Self-Tanner Shimmering Glow 1 320 RUB
4 L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Airbrush RUB 550
5 Yves Rocher Bronze Nature RUB 620
6 Lancaster FastDryBronze RUB 1,510

Clarins Gelee Auto-Bronzante Express

Rating: 4.9


The first place in the rating is occupied by artificial tanning jelly from Clarins. It has a non-greasy texture and spreads easily over the skin surface. Pleases fast absorption and even natural color. The formula includes plant extracts that nourish the skin and help it stay radiant and velvety.

Girls use self-tanning to maintain a rich color or to give the body a light glow. It's a shame the price is too high for many consumers. Self-tanning costs 2150 rubles (125 ml).


  • the presence of plant extracts in the composition;
  • fast application;
  • natural golden hue;
  • convenient dispensing limiter;
  • non-greasy texture;
  • perfect skin in the end.


  • high cost.

Sun Look Napkins

Rating: 4.8


Self-tanning napkins will become an indispensable companion for travelers. They will help you not to stand out on the first days at the beach. If large bottles of creams take up a lot of space in a bag, then compact wipes will fit into the smallest cosmetic bag. The product gently cares for the skin and provides protection against dryness. The result is a deep tan for the customer. You just need to rub the body to get a beautiful intense shade.

The wipes are suitable for the face, as long as you avoid the areas around the eyes. The effect appears within an hour. Judging by the reviews, the product does not leave streaks and provides an even tan. The product has a specific smell, moderate humidity. The most amazing thing is that the effect lasts for about five days. This is a great option for girls who cannot sunbathe. The price for 1 piece is 60-80 rubles.


  • ease of use;
  • ideal for a trip;
  • uniform natural tan color;
  • fast effect;
  • the shade lasts for several days.


  • a kind of aroma.

Dior Bronze Self-Tanner Shimmering Glow

Rating: 4.8


Dior Self-Tanning is fast absorbing and contains a golden powder that gives the skin a luxurious glow. The cream is also suitable for the face. Judging by the reviews, the smell of the product is tolerable, it is not felt on the skin. The product does not cause any side effects and fulfills its task 100%.

Girls are delighted with a beautiful shade, economical consumption. A 50 ml tube is enough for a long time. Estimated price – 1300-1500 rubles.


  • the price is fully consistent with decent quality;
  • slow consumption;
  • no pungent smell;
  • does not cause allergies;
  • the presence of golden particles for shine;
  • does not stain clothes.


  • there are no serious disadvantages.

L'Oreal Sublime Bronze Airbrush

Rating: 4.7


The next participant in the rating is the popular self-tanner from the world famous brand 'Loreal'. He conquered a significant segment of the Russian market and became the favorite tool of many modern girls. Only the fourth place is the result of mixed reviews. Some customers say that the product creates a great, even tan with a bronze tint within 20 minutes after application to the body. Other young ladies did not like the short effect, which barely reaches 24 hours.

It should be noted that the spray is suitable mainly for owners of fair skin. It dries instantly and delicately emphasizes the exposed areas. The price is about 550 rubles. For a product of decent quality, this is quite an adequate cost. To get an intense tan, it is advised to apply a special scrub from 'Loreal' before use.


  • lasts for a long time;
  • huge popularity among girls;
  • beautiful bronze shade;
  • pleasant consistency without streaks.


  • turns yellow on the skin;
  • does not last long.

Yves Rocher Bronze Nature

Rating: 4.7


Next in the ranking is the remedy for Yves Rocher. The bronzer has a pleasant, non-sticky texture. It is absorbed instantly. After 2-3 uses, the skin acquires a warm tan. Judging by the reviews, the product does not leave streaks and lasts for 3-4 days.

The composition deeply moisturizes the skin and gives it a shimmering glow. Its formula is based on tiare flower extract and grape oil. A bottle of cream with a volume of 50 ml costs about 600 rubles.


  • lasts a long time;
  • grape oil and flower extract in the composition;
  • instantly penetrates the skin;
  • luxurious warm shade.


  • dries up the skin;
  • not a pleasant smell.

Lancaster FastDryBronze

Rating: 4.6


The final place in the rating belongs to self-tanner, which is able to give an intense chocolate shade in a matter of minutes. The product dries quickly and does not damage clothes. It has a great effect on the condition of the skin, has a moisturizing and rejuvenating effect. The spray protects the dermis from external negative influences.

The effectiveness of the product is confirmed by numerous customer reviews. During the application, the product smells like alcohol. The main advantage is persistence. The result is visible within 7-10 days. 150 ml cost about 1,500 rubles.


  • a huge number of positive reviews;
  • without stains and streaks;
  • absorbed immediately;
  • skin protection and nutrition.


  • unpleasant odor;
  • unnatural shade.

Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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