It’s officially time to shed layers of clothing and shimmy into our summer dresses and cutoffs — and when it comes to beauty, the leg-baring season is synonymous with self-tanners. Seriously, who could resist sun-kissed bronzed skin? Not us. While it’s tempting to lounge under the warm sunny skies, a faux glow is so much safer and incredibly easy to achieve right in the comfort of your own home. We called upon the top sunless tanning experts in the business and have a full rundown of the dos and don’ts of self-tanning, along with some of the best self-tanners and applicators. So skip the sunbathing and fussy spray tans, and step up your self-tanning game with these pro tips to ensure a beautiful tan all season long.