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self tanners for fair skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for self tanners for fair skin.

Self-tanning lotions and creams are a great way to get a golden glow without the hassle of turning up the heat or dealing with the sun. They're also a good option for people with sensitive skin who don't want to risk an irritated patch. Here are some of self-tanning lotions for fair skin.

TAN-LUXETHE BODY Illuminating Self-Tan Drops

Size: 1.69 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2012318

Color: Medium/Dark

203 Reviews


Seems to be the best self tanner Ive found for fair skin but it seems I’m allergic to something in it but I still give it thumbs up!...I mixed 3 drops with 1 pump of body lotion for each arm and got an even glow and sunkissed look. it reduce all redness on my fair skin. ...Lovely Glow and Even Skin Tone

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A firming tan concentrate that provides a customized glow.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
This quick and easy self tan concentrate works with any moisturiser or body butter to create a natural looking, hydrated, and golden tan. Formulated with naturally derived raspberry seed oil, vitamin E, and aloe vera, it provides all day hydration. Cellutone Complex helps to firm look of skin and reduce appearance of cellulite.

Isle of ParadiseSelf Tanning Natural Glow Face Drops

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2078327

Color: Medium

3K Reviews


Odorless, subtle tan...Nice subtle tanning drops, I use with my everyday lotion. Does not smell like most sunless tanning lotion does. this product! most self tanners you want to moisturize first before applying the tanning lotion.

What it is: A customizable self-tanner in face drops, supercharged with skincare ingredients to visibly even tone, brighten dull skin, and leave you with a healthy-looking glow.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- DHA: Visibly evens skin tone and creates a natural golden tan.
- Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): Powerful antioxidant reduces visible redness, dark spots, and uneven tone.
- Avocado: An antioxidant that helps skin maintain hydration.

What Else You Need to Know: The lightweight, clean, concentrated formula easily mixes with your moisturizer or serum for a naturally bronzed, streak-free, long-lasting tan in one application. For a flawless skin base, you can also mix drops with your favorite foundation. Color-correcting actives minimize


My favorite self tanner! I hate very strong scents and though this one has a mild scent it doesn’t make you smell for several days like other products do. ...Natural tan for fair skin tones...This is my to-go self tanner. It applies smoothly and doesn’t make my skin feel gross and clammy.

What it is: A hydrating self-tanning lotion for face and body that delivers a sunkissed glow and up to 24-hour hydration.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Self Tan Complex with DHA and Erythrulose, two 100% naturally sourced plant sugars: Creates a natural tanned appearance on the skin’s surface.
- Aloe Vera: Binds moisture to the skin for nonstop hydration.
- Vitamin E: Protects skin from harmful free radicals.

What Else You Need to Know: Clarins’ Self Tanning Milk Lotion provides a tailor-made tan, from sun-touched to deep bronze.


I was nervous about using it because you never know what your going to get with a self tanner, it's usually just trial and error. But this turned my extremely fair skin a lovely tan shade after one use. ...Easy self-tanner!...Isle of Paradise is such a good self-tanning brand so I was so excited to try their Night Glow Self-Tan Face Mist!

What it is: A relaxing, gradual self-tan face mist that hydrates and soothes skin while you sleep so you wake up glowing.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jasmine Oil: Helps soothe skin.
- Argan Oil: Moisturizes skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Provides hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This unique oil-and-water bi-phase face mist combines brightening jasmine and argan oils with hyaluronic acid and glycerin to hydrate and soothe skin while a gradual tan develops as you sleep.

TAN-LUXEMini THE FACE Illuminating Self-Tan Drops

Size: 0.3 oz/ 10mL·ITEM: 2472330

Color: Light/Medium

44 Reviews


I love it, I have naturally very fair skin...Very fair skin and this gave me the most natural tan.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A tanning concentrate that transforms any moisturizer, serum, or face oil into a custom self tanner.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
This cruelty- and toxin-free concentrate transforms your favourite moisturizer, serum, or face oil into a bespoke self tanner. Triple Tan Technology combines a blend of organic tanning actives, which work with your skin tone to deliver a radiant, natural-looking tan. Raspberry seed oil, aloe vera and vitamin E support softer-looking, nourished skin for a streak-free finish.

TAN-LUXEHYDRA MOUSSE Hydrating Self-Tan Mousse

Size: 6.76 oz/ 200 mL·ITEM: 2012284

Color: Medium/Dark

65 Reviews


This is an awesome self tanner! I have a yellow undertone to my skin, which most self tanners would make me look orange. ...Definitely worth buying if you want a hydrating, glowing self tan!

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A fragrance-free, streak-free tanning mousse that provides a radiant glow.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Uneven skin tone
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
This purified self tanning mousse combines raspberry seed oil, and vitamins C, E, and B to illuminate and nourish look of skin. This mousse visibly hydrates and softens while gradually tanning for a bronzed look that lasts up to 10 days and fades evenly. The formula features a low pH to give the most natural, undetectable results for an odorless, streak-less tan.

Isle of ParadiseMini Self Tanning Natural Glow Face Drops

Size: 0.33 oz / 10 mL·ITEM: 2641611

Color: Medium

214 Reviews


Perfect tanning drops for fair skin...I love that you can customize it to fit your needs. Most self tanners are too dark for my fair skin. This one is perfect!!...If you have fair skin it will take more than 2 drops.

What it is: A customizable tanning face drops formula infused with vitamin C to visibly brighten dull skin, minimize the look of dark spots, and create a visibly even tone.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): Powerful antioxidant visibly reduces redness, dark spots, and uneven tone.
- Avocado: An antioxidant which helps skin maintain hydration.
- Aloe: Calms, soothes, and hydrates the skin.

What Else You Need to Know: Create a natural, long-lasting glow for visibly brighter skin and a better makeup base by mixing drops with your favorite moisturizer or foundation to minimize the look of redness and hyperpigmentation for even-looking skin tone.

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Isle of ParadiseSelf-Tanning Oil Mist

Size: 6.76 / 200·ITEM: 2559631

Color: Light

338 Reviews


The mist is very fine and the tan is natural looking, which is perfect for my fair skin. ...Easy Tanning for Amateurs...I have very pale skin so a lot of times most tanning products just look fake on me or too orange or too splotchy but I love this tanning mist because it gives you the perfect glow and allows you to have a lot of room for error and not look like you just got tanning lotion all over your hands.

What it is: A bi-phase self-tanning body oil that is supercharged with three hydrating heroes—shake to awake skin paradise.

What Else You Need to Know: When shaken, powerful actives hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and squalane, plus a vitamin-rich sea kelp base combine with seven nourishing oils including argan, grape seed, and avocado to lock in moisture for up to 24 hours. Self-Tanning Oil Mist provides your most natural-looking, longest-lasting glow, guaranteed. Plus, the easy-to-apply mister gives a streamlined, streak-free, full-body application in under two minutes.


Love this tanning lotion!!!...I use this with the prep spray and mitt and it’s the best tanner ever. I am a very pale skinned woman and was terrified it would leave me orange but it didn’t! streaks, lasted all trip through applied lotion/sunscreen/chlorine, and was an appropriate color match for a fair skin tone!

What it is: A clear, lightweight, and hydrating water-to-foam formula with color-correcting actives for a deep, long-lasting, natural-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dullness, Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Avocado Oil: High in vitamins A and C, it’s a fast-absorbing skin conditioning agent.
- Chia Seeds: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, they support skin barrier function.
- Grapefruit Oil

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This clear, lightweight mousse absorbs quickly so you can apply and go in minutes with zero transfer.

Iconic LondonSuper Smoother Blurring Skin Tint

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2609204

Color: Neutral Fair

106 Reviews


I was looking for something in between a lotion and a foundation. Something light and natural that would make my skin look refreshed and naturally beautiful. ...I’m quite pale but I do self tan all year long so I went up a shade from fair to light.

What it is: A lightweight, ultra-hydrating skin tint that delivers a blurred and flawless, satin-matte, second-skin, long-wearing finish for up to 12 hours.

Coverage: Light



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plant-Derived Amino Acids: Hydrate and condition skin for a smoother, plumper appearance.
- Pea Extract: Promotes skin elasticity and firmness.
- Peach Flower Extract: Protects skin against the harmful effects of free radicals.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Bridging the gap between skincare and makeup, this skin tint hydrates like a hero while delivering light to medium cov

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“I received this product gifted by Tan Luxe. I have never used a self tanner so it is a first for me. I like how I can mix drops into my moisturizer, which makes the application easy and even”
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“Once I got the hang of it it’s the most beautiful deep natural looking tan, despite how pale I am I always go for dark or ultra dark in self tanner. I use the dark formula in both the water and drops and it looks amazing”
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“My pores are noticably smaller and my skin is way less oily throughout the day. The formula is lightweight, non-irritating, and doesn't leave my skin feeling thirsty as many acne treatments do”
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“It soaked into my skin fair quickly and no greasy after feel. Still debating if its worth $26 for 10oz”
highlighters for fair skin
“I recently purchased this highlighter and tried it out on my very fair skin. I absolutely love it and will definitely continue to use it”
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“I normally stay away from oils as i have oily skin and always look greasy but this formula is amazing and gives the perfect amount of shine without sticky oily feel”
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“I have heard nothing but great things about this product especially for fair skin toned people like myself! Many have said it was the perfect contour shade and that it wasn’t orange”
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“I love the helps my face to match my self tanner that I use on my body. I love that it’s made with clean ingredients”
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“I get compliments on my tan all the time with this self tanner compared to others that I have used”
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“My skin looks so healthy and supple. This goes on so light but provides moisture and natural Looking coverage”

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