Get a healthy glow before the sun hits high-noon.

By Kaitlyn Yarborough /
June 22, 2019
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We’ve all been there: It’s your first beach trip of the summer. The sun hasn’t, per se, kissed your skin in…months? Pale arms and pasty legs, meet UV index 10.

First stop, sunscreen—and lots of it. We’re talking SPF 45+ and reapplying every two hours like it’s your job. Second stop, self-tanner. Because apparently, now you can work on your tan while a sunless tanner works on you.

Supergoop!, a skincare company that exclusively specializes in sun protection, peddles a game-changing product called Healthy Glow Sunless Tan. Not only does it give natural-looking color in just two to four hours, but it's also fortified with SPF 40. Pale arms and pasty legs, meet your summertime savior.

Spray it on, rub it in, and give your skin the glow it deserves—and not the sunburn it fears. It’s instant gratification, which happens to be our favorite kind of gratification. And since it almost sounds too good to be true, we tried it to make sure. The extra kick of sunless tan is very real—and sunburn did not rear its ugly head. (With responsible use, of course.) It's something we'd happily put under a must-have list for the ultimate summer glow. You can shop it here.

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Looking for something to give your face an accompanying faux glow? Try Drunk Elephant’s D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops that use a concentrated mix of antioxidants to boost skin’s defenses against pollution and environmental stressors—all while giving a bronzy glow. (Layer a few drops over your everyday sunscreen for optimal protection.)

So if you’re feeling too pale to sun it on the beach with a good book and margarita in hand, this is the product that’ll give you a bronzed-goddess glow even before the sun hits high-noon.

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This Story Originally Appeared On Southern Living