How to Avoid the Biggest Self-Tanner Mistakes

Credit: Lisa Shin


Gripe: I can't stand the smell!

Fix it: That odor occurs when the active ingredient in self-tanners, DHA(dihydroxyacetone),cinteracts with skin. Jergens Natural Glow Daily Foaming moisturizer ($9; at mass retailers) contains odorabsorbing compounds that not only mask the stench, but also block the olfactory receptors in the nose that would typically detect it.