To be bronzed or not? I love a little tan for a special occasion – but I think it’s a love or hate sort of relationship. If you are going to opt for one here are some tips to stop you looking like you’ve had a 2 week tropical holiday without your fiancé!

Pre Tan

Body Brush

Here is a great video on how to body brush correctly *this does not mean you will look like the model!

Exfoliate

Make sure your exfoliator is suitable for fake tan – exfoliators with lots of lovely oils can stop tan sticking to your skin and will leave it super patchy. Try He-Shi’s amazing body wash – it has been designed to be used before fake tanning!

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Moisturise

If you have dry skin, or dry areas, pop a little bit of moisturiser on before you tan; this would usually be your feet, front of your legs, knees and elbows. Wait about 20 minutes for this to settle before applying a tan. Garnier’s Intensive moisturiser is amazing, and really inexpensive! I don’t have time to mess around with creams – this one is great as it absorbs quickly but keeps your legs/arms soft all day.

Tan

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I love these products for a tan, it’s up to you to find the right one for you. If you are going to tan yourself – you need to be VERY good at it before your wedding, and make sure you exfoliate well in between tans.

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If you have realised, that like me, fake tanning is best left to someone with a pop up tent and an airbrush then have a look at these places

http://www.xen-tan.co.uk/locator/

http://www.inparlour.co.uk/tanning.html

Happy bronzing xx

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