8 New Fake Tans Changing The Game This Summer

It's fake tan, but not as you know it.

The latest crop of fake tans are ready and raring to hit the market, just in time to bequeath you with glossy, bronzed limbs straight out of a Victoria's Secret runway show (the Angels go through 100 bottles a year, don'tcha know).

In recent years sunless tanners have come a long way from streaky marks and you've-been-Tango'd hues. In fact, 2016's offerings are as up-to-date as some luxury skincare, boasting buzzword ingredients and skin-boosting claims.

Read on for our pick of the eight most groundbreaking fake tans hitting shelves this summer:

Fake Tans With SPF
Vita Liberata/Bondi Sands
When it comes to staying safe in the sun, these skin-friendly formulations are a godsend - especially for fake tanners in a hurry, or those who like to 'glow as they go'.

The luxurious Vita Liberata Marula Dry Oil Self Tan SPF 50 (£39.00) is the first of its kind (oil-based with SPF) to hit the market, while Bondi Sands has given its coconut-scented Every Day Gradual Tanning Milk (£10.99) a makeover with an added SPF 15.
Next-Gen Face Tanners
Madame LA LA/James Read Tan
Gone are the days of breakout inducing facial fake tanners or forgoing your three-step routine for a bronzed visage.

For an anti-ageing effect, try Madame LA LA West Coast (£25) - a bronzing serum with added retinoids. Or spritz on the rosewater-infused James Read H20 Tan Mist (£20) to calm and hydrate skin.
Oil-Infused Products
Fake Bake/Xen Tan
The beauty industry is still all about oil, so it's no surprise the stuff is popping up in our fake tan.

Fake Bake Flawless Coconut Tanning Serum (£29.95), harnesses the skin-softening power of - you guessed it - 'superfood' coconut oil, and can be used on both face and body. Xen-Tan Transformation Ultra (£49.99) gives an ultra-smooth finish with broccoli seed and Moroccan oils.
DHA-Free Fake Tan
Hand Chemistry/Hylamide
DHA, a colorless chemical derived from glycerin, is the main active ingredient in most fake tans on the market - but some claim the 'browning reaction' can damage skin.

The jury's still officially out on that one (it only affects the already-dead skin layer), but those looking for a DHA-free tanner are in luck thanks to Hand Chemistry Glow Oil and Hylamide Booster Glow Serum (both £20) which use raspberry keto-sugar to stain the skin.

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