The right self-tanner keeps you sun-kissed in a safe way

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- We all want that sun-kissed look for summer but without the sun's harmful rays.

Self-tanners are a great option but not all are created equal. There are a wide assortment of products available and Eyewitness News Consumer Reporter Patricia Lopez put some of the best sellers to the test.

PHOTOS: Picking the right self-tanners

South Seas Skincare Tahitian Mist sells for $28. Users say it dries quickly after a quick spritz and had great reviews.

For $30, Whish Coconut Milk Self Tanner promises to leave you streak free. It is only available online.

The TanTowel Self-Tan Towelettes are just like wet wipes. But even though it got great reviews, a pack of five wipes costs $29, which is pretty pricey.

To save money, Jergens Natural Glow is the gold standard to offer that golden glow. Users do suggest using the gradual cream if you haven't used it before or you could end up looking streaky. It sells for just $10.99.

Two drugstore brands that received great reviews are Australian Gold Sunless Spray that sells for just $11.99 and L'Oréal's Sublime Bronze that sells for $16.99.

You always want to remember to test any new self-tanner on a small patch of skin before using it all over.

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