Tip: How to Fake a Bake When summer approaches, many people turn to indoor tanning to keep their skin golden. With all the studies out today on the damage of tanning beds, I recommend a safe alternative, a fake bake. How to Get the Best Self Tan Buff – Loofah gloves are the best and super cheap. ($1 a pair at most stores) Lather up with a nice cleansing gel and buff away dead, dry skin.  I like a cleanser with a little AHA’s in them like Sonya Dakar’s Daily wash in CARA CARA or Jan Marini BioGlycolic Body...