Despite the weather’s ups and downs, Summer is just around the corner and the preparations shall begin! If you love being tan year-round but weren’t lucky enough (like me) to be born with a deep, bronzed tone and are conscious enough for not choosing harmfull procedures, Self Tanners are your thing! We selected the top 5 products on the market.
1) Clinique Self Sun
It’s a tinted lotion that gives you deep tan in just a few hours. It’s smooth like a body lotion and with this texture you smoothly apply it to your skin while you have no surprises because it shows where it goes. Plus: Oil free, non-acnegenic. Dermatologist tested. (Price: €20.00)
2) Bondi Sand Self Tanning Lotion
One of the most famous self tanners on Instagram, and award winning product. The lotion is simple to apply and give a flawless finish. It’s smooth texture and can be easily spread all over your body and have an equal result. Plus: Enriched with Aloe Vera & Coconut. (Price: €24.99)
3) L’orèal Sublime Bronze
A tinted self-tanning lotion that gives your skin an instant color and a rich tan that will develop in a matter of hours. Gives skin a smooth and youthful texture. Plus: enriched with Vitamin E and AHA’s, quick dry, streak free. (Price: €10.00)
4) Lancôme Flash Bronzer
A tinted self-tanning lotion that instantly smoothes on a radiant golden glow. It provides an even, natural-looking tan in just 30 minutes that lasts up to 5 days. Moreover it helps reduce signs of premature aging and it’s safe for all skin types including sensitive skin. Plus: Natural Caramel Extract & light-reflecting micro-pearls, a blend of self-tanning (DHA) and moisturizing ingredients, pure Vitamin E, Dermatologist & allergy tested for safety. (Price: €37.00)
5) Dr. Dennis Gross skincare, Alpha Beta® Glow Pads
A way different self tanner, not a lotion, not a mouse but just glow pads. Alpha Beta glow pads provide a radiant, sunkissed glow that gives a believable, natural-looking color and enhances the benefits of other vitamins and antioxidants found in formula. Plus: is gentle enough for all skin types, cruelty-free, antiaging properties and vitamin D. (Price: €11.00 the 5 glow pads + 1 extra strength)
1)Be sure your legs are shaved well 2)Do a good exfoliation all over your body 4)Dry off well •Moisturize rough skin and your hairline 5)Use a mitt and apply your self tanner 6)Try not to be on a hurry and pay attention through all over your body 7)Take your time until it’s all dry 8)Prefer black clothes for the first hours.
Tutorial: Bondi Sand
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