i haven't made it to the beach nearly as much as i would've liked this summer (i know, there's still time, but at this point it's safe to say i'm not going to have an enviable tan by september), so a healthy dose of natural-looking bronzer is a daily requirement.
mass retail brand physician's formula has just what the doctor ordered -- 28 different formulas of bronzer, not to mention that each one can have multiple shades. all of the versions i've tried have a very soft, non-orange-y finish. also, something about a compact filled with textured, graphic prints is so now, and instantly lovable. i leave them out on my counter just for a mood boost. swoon. available at mass retailers - $11.95 - 14.95 a pop. see the range at physiciansformula.com.