Darker complexions like Gabrielle Union's or Brandy's may not need an ultra-bronzed finish, but self-tanning products amp up your skin's natural tones while creating a more even appearance.
"So often I get asked, 'If you have a dark skin tone, does it make sense to use a self tanner?' and the answer is always yes!" said Locke. Plus, a touch of bronzer gives off a warm, summery glow. "Deeper, darker browns with a reddish tone work well to liven up the skin tonemuch like the real sun works," said Bedrani. "Just be sure to avoid anything with large flecks of golden glitter, as this tends to be a telltale bronzer look."Read MoreLess