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6 Ways to Keep a Sun-Kissed Glow This Fall (PHOTOS)

summer glowIn case you hadn't noticed, summer is pretty much over. Meh. Gone are the days of soaking up the sun while enjoying a pina colada by the pool (not that any of us actually have time to do that, as busy as summer break is) and not having to worry about wearing makeup and piling on the moisturizer every day.

Now that fall is right around the corner, most of us dread losing our tans and looking all pasty and blah. But there are a few things you can do to ensure that the colder weather doesn't totally wash you out and make you want to wear a bag over your head.

Check out these photos to see six things you can do to maintain your summer glow even when the sun is nowhere in sight.

 

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1Bye-Bye Pasty Skin!

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2Don't Skip the Bronzer

Sounds simple enough, but it really is amazing what a light dusting of bronzer can do to perk up your complexion.

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3Get a Spray Tan

Tanning beds may be horrible for your skin, but there are plenty of natural spray tans on the market these days that will help you look like you've just come home from a tropical vacation.

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4Embrace Tinted Moisturizer

Best. Beauty. Tool. EVER. A couple dabs will take you from pale to fabulous in a matter of seconds -- plus, it's great for your skin.

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5Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate!

Nothing dulls your skin faster than dead skin, so make sure to break out the loofah if you want to keep your glow going on.

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6Resist the Urge to Darken Your Hair

I know, I know -- you're tempted to throw in a few lowlights now that summer is over. But don't go overboard -- because dark hair only makes pale skin look even lighter.

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