Applying a fake, even tan at home is tricky stuff that—despite your best efforts— usually leaves certain tell-tale signs like Oompa Loompa-colored hands. According to Mashable, a one Amy Ridler inspired her Facebook followers, namely 17-year-old Imogen Silversides, to try her innovating strategy of using a paint roller to get that elusive perfect fake tan.

Ridler's post-paint roller photo displays an evenly bronzed skin tone.