Any bronzing guru worth their salt will tell you a good-quality mitt is a fake tan essential. Not only do they guarantee smooth, spray-tan-worthy results, but they’ll stop your hands from looking like they belong to an Oompa Loompa.
But not all are created equal. Take, for example, Skinny Tan’s genius Dual-Sided Mitt, which makes light work of hard-to-reach areas such as the backs of the knees and arms. Bronzie’s game-changing mitt is also one to check out – designed to make tanning your back and shoulders a breeze. And when it comes to post-tan care, St Tropez’s Remover Mitt is also worth a mention – use it to improve the appearance of your tan for even fade, remove tan build-up, or correct bronzing mistakes.
Amazon Prime fans should check out the site’s bestselling mitt, too – a fluffy, velvet-soft tool that works with myriad tanning formulas, whether you’re a mousse or lotion kind of girl. Not convinced? Have a scroll through the thousands of five-star reviews on Amazon…
If you’re new to mitts, just remember the golden rule and go easy on the amount of fake tan you use (like a foundation brush, you’ll find you need less product); always work in sweeping motions (circular motions may seem natural but they can lead to streaks); and always, always, always wash your hands and mitt post-application for seamless results.