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10 Ways to Ensure a Streak-Free Self-Tan

Truth be told, self tanners scare me. No matter what the bottles may promise, it seems to me that it's much easier to create orange splotches than an even, natural glow.

But it has officially reached that point in the summer when my unchanging fair complexion really needs a boost, so despite my fears, I'm taking the plunge.

To avoid any orange-hued disasters, I turned to tanning experts Sophie Evans of St. Tropez and Kim Carrasco of Sunless, Inc. for pro application tips and tricks.

Share my qualms? Click through below for everything you need to know about successfully using a self tanner. We can do this!

To fix any mistakes...

"Use a self-tan remover like St. Tropez Tan Remover. If the tan still looks uneven, go over with a gradual self-tanner (in a lighter shade than the one you were using)." — Sophie Evans, St. Tropez Skin Finishing Expert

"Try to lighten the area with an aggressive exfoliant, then reapply and blend in the surrounding area." — Kim Carrasco, Sunless, Inc.

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