Thursday 19 July 2018

10 top tanning products to beat the midweek blues

Freya Drohan

Freya Drohan

Julien Macdonald S/S 2015
Julien Macdonald S/S 2015
The Body Shop Honey Bronze Leg Mist, €25.95: Say goodbye to black opaque tights with this matte leg mist, which perks up pins that have been hidden away all winter.
Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster, €36: Add a few drops to your usual moisturising product to lend a subtle, sun-kissed glow to the skin.
Karora Ultra Dark Bronzing Mousse, €29.99: Transform dull and lack lustre skin with this deeply moisturising tan, which was a year in the making. Thanks to acai berry, aloe, green tea and guarara - skin is left nourished, delicately scented and bronzed.
Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan, €8: There's a reason why this tan has become a global sensation. Apply using an applicator mitt to see an instant result that is both fast-drying and streak free.
St Tropez Express Self Tan Mousse, €44.99: This luxurious mousse allows the option to tailor your tan to suit you. Apply all over the body and wash off after one, two or three hours depending on how dark you want your base.
Sally Hansen Airbrush Sun, €11.95: Build up a healthy summer glow with the latest offering from the brand behind the cult Airbrush Legs spray on tan. This two-in-one bronzer and self tanner delivers a gradual, radiant colour that will last up to one week
Essence sun club 2in1 bronzing powder, €4.39: A pocket friendly product that delivers impressive results that are even suitable for the day time. Sweep this powder across cheekbones and down the bridge of the nose for a subtle shimmer that brings warmth to the face.
Lancôme Flash Bronzer, €30: Achieve a flawless, luminous tan while reaping the skin-saving benefits that this French beauty brand is synonymous with. Enriched with nourishing vitamin E and moisturising agents, skin is left delectably soft with a glowing hue.
Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse d'Or, €25.50: A cult favourite here at Independent Style, add the midas touch to your skin with a few drops of this iconic product. The shimmering oil can also be applied to the face and hair, making it a multitasking addition to your beauty arsenal.
Yves Saint Laurent Les Sahariennes, €31: Fans of contouring, rejoice! This pioneering balm-powder from YSL Beauté not only helps to give a healthy glow to cheek bones but also disguises imperfections and gives the appearance of an airbrushed complexion. (Launching May 27th.)

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