Build Your Summer Glow: 4 Editor-Approved Bronzers

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Exposing our limbs to the light of day for the first time after another long winter can be, well, a fright. Living in a city that goes from zero to 80 in 60 seconds (literally) often results in summer-ready hearts, with bodies that aren't quite up to speed. We're left with less than awesome options: Expose your phantom-like pallor to the world, or pile on the product and risk looking like a Dreamsicle. Broaden your horizons (and your skin's color scheme!) by getting a handle on self-tanners that really work. Gradually build a gorgeous glow that leaves you with that natural, I-just-got-back-from-Mexico look rather than a shocking neon effect. Your glow will be subtle, gradual, and, yes, hot. Just read on for our favorite easygoing, editor-tested products to get your glow on in all the right ways.

1. Primed & Poreless by Too Faced, $30, available at Sephora.
2. Everyday Face by St. Tropez, $25, available at St. Tropez.
3. Happy Booster Glow & Mood Boosting Poweder by Physicians Formula, $13.99, available at Ulta.
4. Soleil Tan de Chanel, $50, available at Chanel.

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