‘Don’t do’ tan? If the thought gives you goosebumps, these temporary alternatives take the sting from the fake-tanning tail. Limb-gilding, streak-free and transfer-resistant, these make up must-haves are perfect for all those whose track record with ‘faux glows’ has caused lasting trauma…

So, for a glow without the aggro, these gorgeous goof-proof bronzers grant a gleam to sun-starved skin while camouflaging tell-tale signs of clumsiness (bruises be-gone!). Ideal for unexpected heatwaves when you need to get your stems out sharpish, these temporary tanners will rush to your bare-legged rescue (without the whiff or waiting time).

Sol de Janeiro's phenomenal bronzing oils gave Lily Aldridge, Kate Upton and Scarlett Johannson their glorious Met Gaga glows. A great way to make like the A-List, choose between {Rio Sunset} - a pale, champagne gold, the toffee-toned {Copacabana} or the lavender-hued {Master Flash} which looks incredible on darker skins - to gild your limbs, shoulders and décolletage with a glistening, transfer-resistant lustre (who needs clothes?!).

Causing a (well-deserved) crush at the checkout, Huda Beauty's {N.Y.M.P.H} sold out within hours of launch - such was the clamour to swiftly emerge from your post-winter chrysalis looking da-BOMB (not da-pasty). Inspired by Beyonce, the three shades of glistening liquid are basically 'golden hour' in a bottle, building from subtle to show-stopping - just mix with moisturiser for an incandescent gleam or use it 'neat' for skin that looks like molten metal (in a greeeeeeeat way). Particularly gorgeous after hours, be warned: this may cause confidence...

And speaking of Mrs. Carter, Beyoncé's make up artist (@sirjohnofficial) used ALLEVEN's {Colour Shield} in the shade 'Almond' to get her pins #Beychella ready. Blurring, tinting and transfer-resistant (the spray-on leg make up withstood ALL of Bey's costume changes), this hides and boo-boos for spellbinding stems just in time for sunshine.

For those who like their glow 'au naturel', look no further than Vita Liberata's {Body Blur HD}, which boasts skin-loving super-natural ingredients to nourish and bestow a supermodel-worthy lustre. If it's good enough for Gigi...

And just in from the tanning brand striving to banish faux-(tan)-pas for good, {TAN-LUXE} have launched {Instant Hero} - the ultimate option for commitment phobics. Like 'tights in a tube', this clever perfector glides on to provide a full-coverage, smudge-proof finish that blurs bruises and disguises thread veins with nanopigments and light-scattering particles. Plus, the sponge applicator means minimal mess - just apply and go!

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