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How to Apply Self-Tanner | Video

The Dos and Don'ts of Applying Self-Tanner

There's a reason why Victoria's Secret Angels get airbrush-tanned before their big show — it creates that gorgeous glow and helps accentuate their best assets. And while I'm sure the Angels would look immaculate even without their signature tan, it does inspire a lot of women to get the look themselves.

We all know by now that broad spectrum UV rays are dangerous and not worth the risk, which is why the "fake bake" or faux tan is rising in popularity. But where does one even begin when it comes to the self-tan? How do you keep it from looking like a streaky mess? When is the best time to do it? What technique should be used? Here are some of the best tips to ensure a flawless faux glow.

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