Palmers Cocoa Butter Natural Bronze Instant, $16.50.
One of our all-time faves is designed to give your skin a wash of colour while it also slowly develops into a tan. This cream contains the brand's famous ingredient cocoa butter that soothes and nourishes while colouring your complexion.
Skinny Tan Tan & Tone Oil, $30.
Created by a couple of Essex-based BFF's who were given a chance to build a business on Dragon's Den, with this toning tan. It's secret: goodies such as guarana and coconut oil to not only tan your skin to a medium bronze but they also target cellulite and dull, dry skin, to make for a smooth-looking bronzed body. Team it with a mitt for the best results.
Trilogy Instant Bronzing Gel, $26.
The speed in which you can apply this gel is brilliant. The formula glides onto the skin leaving a bronze shimmer in its wake, thanks to the inclusion of natural derived mica not to mention vitamin E and aloe that soothes and hydrates. Anyone looking for a natural option with bronzing try this.
Bondi Sands Everyday Liquid Gold, $25.
This dry oil absorbs in seconds thanks to the handy spritz application. Spray onto your palms or directly onto a tanning mitt and rub it into your skin. It hydrates instantly, smells of a summery coconut cocktail, and over a few hours your natural-looking tan will develop.
Eco Tan Invisible Tan, $40.
Natural, and free from all the nasties, this tanning cream is softly scented with rose flower and works to develop over the course of six to eight hours giving skin a beautiful chocolatey-coloured tan. The clear formula means no staining on sheets, which is an added bonus for those who favour white bed linen.
St Tropez Gradual Tan Tinted Body Lotion, $43.
This clever concoction offers an instant wash of colour which also blurs out imperfections while offering a gradual, buildable tan. The colour builds from a light gold to a deep chocolate, over the course of the week. Those caught short for date night will love this option.