Glow like a pro: How to get the perfect sunless tan

Glow like a pro: How to get the perfect sunless tan

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Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate seems to be the top self-tanning advice for beauty lovers, but we’ve found a few more sunless tan tips that are just as useful.

  • Avoid oils before and after your tan as oil can stop your tan from taking and strip it after it’s applied.
     
  • If showering before tanning, turn the tap to cold to close pores and avoid brown ‘dots’ appearing.
     
  • Rub an ice cube over open face pores to minimise the product entering and blocking them.
     
  • If you’re gone too dark all over, visit a steam room or sauna as this will help the tan fade evenly.
     
  • Always buff after tanning – even if only with an old sock.
     
  • If your tan’s taking too long to dry, give your skin a gentle blast with the hairdryer to speed up the process.
     
  • To avoid creasing in armpits, knees and elbows, dust those areas with talc once tan is touch dry. 
sunless tan / self-tan / skincare

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