7 Must-Have Products for the Perfect Summer Glow

When you need a little more color como Gisele, turn to these editor-tested (and approved) staples.

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1. St. Tropez Self Tan Luxe Dry Oil and Luxe Facial Oil

Trust us when we say: These self-tanner oils are unlike any others we've seen. To take your sun-kissed complexion to the next level in time for Memorial Day, try these quick-drying, non-greasy formulas for face and body. Not only will your color be on par with J.Lo's, but they deliver over 24 hours of hydration. (There's nothing worse than tan, dry skin.)

St. Tropez Self Tan Luxe Dry Oil ($50) and Luxe Facial Oil ($35), sephora.com

2. Elizabeth Arden Sunkissed Pearls Bronzer and Highlighter

This bronzing powder and highlighter duo is infused with microlight minerals and Vitamin E, so you get the perfect amount of shimmer right where you want it.

Elizabeth Arden Sunkissed Pearls Bronzer and Highlighter, $39.50, elizabetharden.com

3. Dr. Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint

A little bit of tint goes a long way. Add a few drops of Dr. Hauschka's to your everyday moisturizer for a more radient look. PS—this miracle worker also helps soften the appearance of blemishes and imperfections. 

Dr. Hauschka Translucent Bronzing Tint, $45, beauty.com

4. Make Up For Ever Pro Bronze Fusion

With 6 flattering shades to choose from, MUFE's newest gel-power formula is our go-to for a flawless face. It's also waterproof — double bonus. For best results, apply with their Pro Bronze Kabuki Brush. 

Make Up For Ever Pro Bronze Fusion, $36, makeupforever.com

5. L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Serum

If used for 3 consecutive days, you're guaranteed a streak-free tan that looks like you earned it on a major getaway. Did we mention this serum promises results that last for up to 2 weeks? Time.to.get.involved.

L'Oréal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Serum, $11, drugstores

6. Amorepacific Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+

A pressed powder that delivers sublte color and SPF 50+ sun protection? Sign us up! Amorepacific's genius air cushion technology fills micro lines, while brightening and moisturizing thanks to super-hydrating bamboo sap. The non-absorbing air cell puff applicator also cools and soothes the skin. So, it's pretty much our best friend on a hot summer day.

Amorepacific Color Control Cushion Compact Broad Spectrum SPF 50+, $60, amorepacific.com

7. Jergens Natural Glow Color Primer In-Shower Scrub

The #1 rule to achieving the perfect glow is to exfoliate properly before applying any self-tanning products, period. With an amino fruit extract complex, Jergens' in-shower scrub nixes rough patches while prepping your skin for beautifully blended color. 

Jergens Natural Glow Color Primer In-Shower Scrub, $9, drugstores