bare legs

If you've always dreaded the start of skirt season for fear of revealing veins, scars or pasty white skin from last winter's utterly sunless days, one little product can change the way you think about bare legs. Makeup expert Sabrina Bedrani walks us through the lightest, simplest and most effective leg makeup out there. Dare to go bare with one of these miracle products!

Sally Hansen Airbrush LegsSally Hansen Airbrush Legs
A favorite among A-list celebs, this handy spray conceals every imperfection -- truly like pantyhose without the pantyhose! It comes in a variety of different shades and is totally waterproof, so it's perfect for everything from a red carpet event to a sweltering day at the beach.

JK Jemma Kidd Show Stopper Year-Round Body GlowJK Jemma Kidd Show Stopper Year-Round Body Glow
No matter how pale your skin, a few swipes of this cream and you'll be totally beach-worthy! Not only does this product have subtle shimmer for an uber-natural glow, it also smells amazing and leaves legs looking soft, silky and defined.

NARS Laguna Body IlluminatorNARS "Laguna" Body Illuminator
My top choice, this body bronzer uses the exotic Monoi de Tahiti oil to leave a glorious, just-back-from-the-Tropics scent to your skin while at the same time achieving the perfect sun-kissed glow. Because it contains botanicals like chamomile and frankincense, this product is also especially soothing for dry skin any time of year. And it won't ever rub off on your clothes.

Makeup For Ever Face & Body Liquid FoundationMake Up For Ever Face & Body Liquid Foundation
Available in an array of shades, you're sure to meet all your skin needs with this water-based gel. Not only does it even out blotchy skin, this product contains no emulsifiers and provides your legs with a waterproof, satiny finish.

Lancome Star Bronzer Magic Bronzing BrushLancome Star Bronzer Magic Bronzing Brush
For girls on the go, this nifty little tool puts luminous legs just a push of a button away. With an easy brush dispenser and a purse-perfect size, this product dusts your skin with a light glow and a touch of shimmer from head to toe for a look that is both natural and radiant.