Summer’s here and you know what that means! Shorts, tanks and tees. I don’t like to have ghost white skin, but I also don’t like to tan. Cancer and sunburns aren’t very attractive. Self-tanning serums are a great alternative, but they can be expensive.
Then, I saw a post on Pinterest that said you could make your own. I decided to give it a try.
All you need to do is mix 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder and 1/2 cup of mineral oil. Once it is mixed, you can rub it on your skin.
Not only does it make your skin darker, it also moisturizes. The more cocoa powder you add the darker your skin will look.
(Yes, I used a beauty filter in the top image to smooth out my shaving bumps, but I didn’t alter the color.)