The Highest Ranked Self-Tanner Right Now

Our seasonal cosmetics stock-up has already begun. We're making sure we've got our sunscreensspring palettes, and beach-ready hair products. But, if you feel like you also need to get a little glow ahead of your (safe!) sun time, you may be considering self-tanners. Luckily, Rank & Style has the scoop on which bottle is the best bang for your buck.

The site uses customer reviews, editors' picks, and overall buzz to figure out which products are going to work the hardest for you. Consider its authors beauty lovers with a penchant for math. After crunching the numbers, Rank & Style has named James Read Sleep Mask Tan the clear-cut winner.

Sleep Mask Tan is exactly what it sounds like — a self-tanner in the form of a mask that you wear while you snooze. It gets high marks from Rank & Style because it's insanely popular and a top pick among editors. Users dig it, too. On Sephora, user llhd91 says: "This serum absorbs quickly and doesn't have a lingering self-tanner smell. I use it over my acne products and my moisturizer, and blend it into my hairline, neck, and ears. It gives you a nice glow to wear underneath your makeup or alone." It's formulated with aloe vera, cucumber, and hyaluronic acid, all of which soothe and hydrate your face, so you glow from the inside. Plus, no nasty smell!

So, if you're looking for a self-tanner that also acts like a spa treatment, this is your best bet. Hey, you may be months away from a beach, but your face doesn't have to look like it.

James Read Sleep Mask Tan, $38, available at Sephora.


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