The Best Drugstore Self-Tanners for Summer-Ready Skin
Based on 11,494 Influenster Reviews
I found the application process fairly simple. I would not recommend applying this product after you get out of the shower. Its better to apply on dry skin that's been prepped with a bit of moisturizer - especially around the knees and ankles. For application I alternated between spraying directly on the skin & spraying into my hand and had no problems. It spreads nicely and it's very easy to correct should you miss a spot and streaks are easily rubbed away. I was extremely impressed with how easily it applied around the ankles and on top of the feet which are usually trouble areas.
I usually apply two days in a row to build the color up a little. It is easy to spray and I've never had any issues with streaking. I have found doing light coats, letting them dry and then adding another coat works best. If I apply it too heavily in one coat I see the product runs a little. When this happens I just blend it with my finger.
The product dries quickly and I don't mind the smell. Additionally, when the color starts to wear off I have never had the problem of dramatic looking patches as I sometimes get with salon spray tans.