Best Products To Make Your Post-Holiday Tan Last Longer

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After a long, sunny vacation as soon as my feet touch home ground, an uneasy thought creeps up - how long before I lose the tan I worked so hard on? Sure, there is a certain calmness about spending hours laying out on the beach, but it seems to be a waste of time if it was all for nothing. After confiding my worry with others, I was comforted by the fact that I’m not the only one with this preoccupation. Hence I decided to do some digging to find ways to ensure that my gorgeous new skin tone lasts a long long time. Here are some top beauty tips and the best products I uncovered during my research, to help you stay beautifully bronzed, as long as possible.

Xen-Tan Fresh Body Scrub £12.60

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This is one of the best tanning experiences available to you in the form of a packaged product. Xen-Tan's unique formula balances the skin's pH level to allow optimal self-tanning results. Not only that but it also uses non-abrasive grains that gently loosen dead cells, polishing skin and increasing its receptiveness to tanning treatments. So this gentle treatment doesn't strip away colour and works great even when you're tanned. If you’re dealing with sensitive skin, then you should know that this product is packed with aloe vera that moisturises and takes good care for your body.

Aloedermal Solar Sun Milk Spray £19.99

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If you’re looking to protect your skin against the sun and at the same time enhance your tan then pick up Aloedermal Solar Sun Milk Spray £19.99. It is free from parabens, silicones, preservatives or colourings and contains a high concentration of anti-radical substances. It is a fluid milk that easily melts onto your skin and has been developed to protect it against the attack of sunlight. With a high protection of SPF 50, it’s gentle on the skin whilst allowing for a quick, gentle and uniform tan.

St Tropez Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion £11.60

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St. Tropez’s Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion is an innovative self-tan with super-fast application. Its formula delivers a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow that builds within three minutes, whilst providing long-lasting hydration and softening skin. The streak-free, rinse-off lotion glides onto skin to form a luxurious lather as a guide, and can be applied daily to create a healthy, radiant tan with intensified colour. Enriched with sweet almond oil, the body is left smooth, golden and bursting with moisture from head to toe.

Chanel Self-tanning Soleil Identite Perfect Colour Face Self-tanner Spf8 Golden £29.00

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Yes! Even Chanel is interested in helping you keep that tan on all summer long. This product is a combination of self-tanning ingredients work together in perfect synergy to ensure a gradual, even tan and a natural, uniform colour. Hydration lasts up to 8 hours after application to keep your skin supple and velvety.

Lancaster Self Tan Tan Preparer Sun Preparing Hydrating Water

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For a long-lasting sun kissed complexion, Lancaster Tan Preparer Sun Preparing Hydrating Water may be the product your beauty shelf needs. It is lightweight and hydrating water that contains Tan Activator Complex, enriched with sweet orange to help stimulate melanin production. This refreshing product provides correct distribution in order to build a smooth, vibrant tan once your skin is exposed to the sun. The formula is also blended with glycerol to moisture your skin and provide it with much needed nourishment.

Esthederm Bronz Repair Tanning Face Cream Extreme Sun £54.00

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This nourishing tanning face cream helps stimulate the tanning process and activate the natural pigmentation process to achieve that coveted sun-kissed glow. The cream is also made to maximise cells' energy environment and protect your skin from UVB/UVA rays, all the while gently repelling the terrible effects of photo-ageing - basically an all-in-one package needed on your beauty shelf.

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