It's 2017, we know the sun's rays can be harmul to our skin - and sunbeds aren't much better! But thankfully, there are tons of safe options on the shelf which can give you that year round glow without the risks of skin diseases. Today we have rounded up some of the best and most popular faux tans on the market - whatever you're looking for!
BEST IF ... YOU'RE IN A HURRY
Instant tans are a god send if you're a girl - or guy - on the go. Many of them are wash off, too, so you can apply them right before you head out and be back to your natural shade the very next day. Tans like Cocoa Brown, however are a longer lasting option which is also quick developing, so you can have the benefits of a weekly spray tan from a bottle, with results in just an hour or two.
BEST IF ... YOU WANT CRUELTY FREE
Most shoppers are now getting wise to the cruelties in the beauty indusrty and are opting for animal-friendly products, so its good to know that some of the biggest names in tanning are cruelty free, so you can look good and be good to our furry friends! Vegans rejoice - Loving Tan products are also vegan!
BEST IF ... YOU WANT A FRAGRANCED TAN
Remember back to circa 2005 when fake tans hit it big and came blended into a moisturiser which also had that god-awful Wotsit scent?! Thankfully, those days are long gone, with most modern tans being freshly scented or unscented - but if you prefer a little perfume with your tan then you're going to love Freshly Baked London products - they've ditched the Wotsit scent for a variety of delectable fragrances from amaretti to watermelon to coconut, so you can match your tan scent to your current mood!
BEST IF ... YOU PREFER A GRADUAL TAN
If you prefer to build your tan up gradually for the ultimate natural radiance then the good news is that there are tons of products to choose from - and most of them are quite affordable too! Dove have recently launched a Derma Spa range, made with spa inspired ingredients it moisturises the skin while adding a delicate sun-kissed look.
BEST IF ... YOU WANT A FACE TAN
The face can often be one of the hardest places to tan, we all know it doesn't tan as quickly as the rest of your body yet you want to keep your faux tan believeable - whats a girl to do?! Luckily, the fake tan industry has recognised this and provided us with lots of specifically designed face tanners! The spray versions are often easiest to work with, such as L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Face Mist, giving a light mist of product which absorbs easily and gives the skin a just-off-the-beach radiance. Hallelujah!
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