Summer's Over: Turn Up The Tan

Summer's Over: Turn Up The Tan

It looks like British summer is well and truly over *sobs into pillow!* But that's not stopping us from looking for ways to get a gorgeous glow. We've chosen our top four products for faking two weeks in the South of France!

We all know the importance of staying safe when it comes to exposure to UV rays: regularly applying and re-applying SPF no matter the weather. Whilst many of us still want to sport a beautifully natural tan, there are ways to do this without compromising sun safety or looking like an Oompa Loompa!We've all been there: the Thursday evening self-tanning session to achieve the desired weekend glow. You wake up Friday morning and it's all gone horribly wrong. You've slept with an arm across your forehead, your knuckles are stripy and don't even get me started on the elbows! Not a good look.Fear not! There's a new breed of self-tanning solutions that will leave you with a streak-free, beautiful and natural glow!

Oskia Adaptive Tan Mist

First up is Oskia Adaptive Tan Mist. It couldn't be easier to get your glow on with this simple to use mist. Just hold 30cm away, spray directly onto your face and body where desired and avoid the hairline.Oskia Adaptive Tan Mist works in three phases. The first provides a healthy glow within 3 to 4 hours. The second boosts melanin within the skin providing a natural protective tan without exposing the skin to sun damage. The third and final phase provides a deep long-lasting tan.This fine and refreshing tanning mist contains natural Jasmine and Mint scent, formulated with a unique skin conditioning formula and natural ingredients such as MSM, Pea Peptides, Amino Acids, Monks Pepper, White Tea and Vitamins C, E and Pro Vitamin B5.

Dr Sebagh Self-Tanning Drops

Another easy to use and unique tanning product is Dr Sebagh Self-Tanning Drops. This innovative self-tanner allows you to create a customisable shade as you add the desired amount to your moisturiser or serum for a healthy glowing tan.Morning or night, mix 2-3 drops of Dr Sebagh Self-Tanning Drops in the palm of your hand with a nut-sized amount of your usual moisturiser or serum. The deeper the colour you want to achieve, the more drops you should mix.Apply uniformly to perfectly cleansed skin, wash hands immediately after use and get ready to glow!This innovative self-tanner provides skin with a sun-free radiant and healthy-looking glow, whilst also containing anti-ageing properties. HEV Melanin prevents the effects of High Energy Visible Light (HEV) a blue/violet light produced by smartphones, tablets and laptops which can have similar anti-ageing effects as UV light.Oskia also do a similar version; Oskia Adaptive Tan Drops alongside their Adaptive Tan Mist.These types of tanning drops are great because you can really manage and control the amount you include as well as continuing to use your normal serum or moisturiser.Check out our blog on the Top Fake Tanning Tips to ensure a streak-free tan every time!

EVY Daily Tan Activator

If you're lucky enough to have a lovely late-summer European break to look forward to and you want to make the most out of your time in the sun “ safely! Why not try EVY Daily Tan Activator?Now this is not an SPF product and won't protect skin from exposure to UV rays. It will however, enhance the effectiveness of antioxidants and stimulate Dihydroxy Methylchromonyl Palmitate, which is responsible for the production of melanin, leading to a deeper, longer-lasting tan.

EVY Daily Tan Activator takes about a week to be effective and can be used after sun exposure, working to accelerate, deepen and prolong a natural tan. This is not a 'fake' or self-tanner, but works based on the skin's ability to produce melanin.

We love the unique mousse texture; it's fun to apply and doesn't leave a sticky residue or clog pores.

Interested in achieving a faux glow? Speak to our skin care experts 0113 282 7744 or shop online now.

Written for you by: Alex, Face the Future

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