Skip Nav
The New Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Glow Highlighter Will Make Your Entire Body Gleam
Beauty News
Why 1 Mom Called Out a Sephora Employee After Shopping With Her Self-Conscious Teen Daughter
Selena Gomez
65 Times Selena Gomez's Makeup Looked Sexy as Hell in a Selfie

Doing Drugstore: Studio 35 Spray-On Glow For Legs

A few weeks ago, I was headed to a cocktail-dress-type event, and I wanted something to give my pasty white legs a bit of a boost, but I didn't have time for a self-tanner. I headed to Walgreens looking to try out Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs ($13.50) but alas, they were sold out of the appropriate shade for my skin tone. Instead, I opted for the less expensive Studio 35 Beauty Glow for Legs ($10), which I found in the underwear, socks, and nylons aisle. "It's like pantyhose in a can!" the label proclaims. Depending on how you view it, that could be a good or bad thing. Tights, I like; hose, I don't. To find out my results, keep reading.

I've had some bad luck with spray-on tanners in the past, so I was concerned with splotching and streaking with this spray-on "leg makeup." However, I was impressed with the surprisingly easy application, and the product, which dried very quickly, didn't rub off throughout the day. The Light Glow shade I picked, one out of four available, provided a soft, subtle, and flattering enhancement to my legs. Bonus? It's scent-free and washed off easily upon showering. Tip: You must absolutely put something under your feet, like a plastic garbage bag or old towel, while applying. Otherwise, you'll end up with a makeup-stained floor. My only complaints? The spray-on had a slightly tacky-to-the-touch feel, and the finish was just a bit too matte for my preference. If you are looking for shiny legs à la Gwyneth, this product is not for you. But if you need just a bit of an enhancement, without a fake glow or uneven finish, this one's full of win.

Join The Conversation
bethinabox bethinabox 7 years
Hmm, this might be something I have to look into. :) My upper body is a little tan from summer, but my legs, not so much.
sarahmakin sarahmakin 7 years
While I've not used this brand, I do use the Sally Hansen Airbrush Legs, and love the results. It's so much easier than scheduling in a spray tan when all I want to do is wear a skirt one day that week. The color is natural, and it actually makes my legs feel very smooth--I believe their advertising claims that the smoothness is due to the Vitamin K in the product. It also helps to reduce the appearances of veins (admittedly, now I sound like an infomercial). For you good shoppers out there, I think that I saw the Sally Hansen product on sale at Target recently for $6.99!! I'll pick this brand up next time I'm at the store ... there's nothing like a good faux-tanning product for a fair skinned redhead like myself!
Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Blush Glow Palette
Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color Collection
Do Sephora Beauty Insider Points Expire?
Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Glow Highlighter
From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds