Made a mistake?
Small mistakes are rare, but they can happen, and if they do, don’t sweat it. Here are three expert tips to correct them ASAP:
Try exfoliating to even the area out, and then reapply product to any missed patches, says Evans.
Hogg recommends lemon juice in a bath to strip a tan, and Read suggests a quick steam to lighten one.
If the problem is more serious, Evans has the no-fail solution: “Hair removal cream like Veet will take self-tanner off completely.”