When the sun can’t compare to the bronzing products

Oh, that chocolate golden colour! Even though dermatologists are more and more against sun tanning, they don’t forbid it if there’s sunscreen involved. Now if you are decent (like me) and you care more about having a healthy skin and not a total change of look, this article is for you. There are a couple of bronzing products that can prolong your summer glow or illuminate your tan.

My most extreme experience with sun tanning was in Asia where in just a couple of days I got a darker tone but you could see how the skin rapidly “aged”. It was not so smooth anymore and that was alarming! Do consider that I always put sun lotion when on the beach! Still, no matter where you travel for sea&sand, keep it healthy! It’s a decision you won’t regret in the next 20 years.

This being said, here is a selection of four products that you may want to add to your kit. Therefore, let’s see what’s tanning this September!

Hampton Sun SPF 8 Bronze Continuous Mist

Hampton Sun SPF 8 Bronze Continuous Mist offers broad spectrum protection while imparting instant color and luminosity to the skin for a goddess-like glow. The oil-free

Hampton Sun SPF 8 Bronze Continuous Mist

formula delicately moisturizes the skin, scenting it with the rejuvenating aroma of Hampton Sun’s signature Privet Bloom fragrance. It’s water resistant for up to 80 minutes. Do not spray directly onto face; spray into hands and apply.

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Bare Minerals Faux Tan

This sunless tanner instantly delivers an all-over bronze glow that develops into a golden, natural-looking tan that lasts 5-7 days. Look like you’ve spent more than 10 days in the sun this summer.

A mineral copper complex prolongs the tanning effects, while aloe bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Body Tannervera and vegetable-derived emollients provide hydration.

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Tan-Luxe ‘The Gradual”

Create a post-vacation glow any time of the year with TAN-LUXE’s ‘The Gradual’ tanning formula. A lotion and oil hybrid, this lightweight moisturizer features the label’s ‘Triple-Tan Technology” and “Moisture Balance Complex” that hydrate and condition while imparting streak-free, natural-looking color.

Exfoliate and moisturize dry or rough areas 24 hours before application. Apply Tan-Luxe - The Gradual Illuminating Gradual Tan LotionTan-Luxe - The Gradual Illuminating Gradual Tan Lotionusing circular motions and lightly covering hands, elbows and feet. Wait until the skin is touch dry before dressing. It develops after 2-4 hours.

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Dior Self Tanning Jelly

Dior’s Gradual Glow beautifies the skin with a luminous sun kissed veil for a natural and even tan. Thanks to the sweet almond oil, the skin feels nourished and cocooned in a glowing tan. Its ultra fresh, translucent texture, designed not to transfer onto clothing, glides easily onto the skin, moisturising it and delivering a satin, radiant finish and a sun kissed tan that gradually intensifies.

Dior Self-tanning jelly bodyFirst, exfoliate the skin well before the first application. Apply using broad, circular movements, like a body massage, to evenly spread all of the self tanning jelly. Use a lighter touch on elbows and knees. For a more intense tan, re-apply after three hours. Use two to three times a week to maintain your tan.

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Finally, let me know your thoughts on the bronzing products in the comment section below!

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