Summer may seem far away but warmer days are coming. Whilst it remains hard to believe, and the weather may be acting against us, short sleeve and sandal months are almost here. Now the Great British weather isn’t known for accelerating those bronzed complexions but luckily, the market offers a wide variety of self-tanning products without the need for hours of UV rays.
Fake Bake Flawless Self Tan Liquid with Mitt (170ml)Buy now with free delivery
A deep dark tan, Fake Bake’s Flawless Self Tan Liquid delivers a natural golden hue. Easily applied with a spray nozzle and tanning mitt, the formula melts into the skin and needs just four hours to create a lasting bronzed look.
Don’t be scared if this fake tan takes a red tinge when applied to the skin. The formula contains tanning agents DHA, DMI and Erythrulose and is perfect for fairer complexions.
SKINNY TAN 7 Day Tanner - Dark 125mlBuy now with free delivery
Cult brand Skinny Tan’s 7 Day Tanner glides onto skin, creating a deep glow that lasts 7 days. Known for its enviable depth of shade, the formula is enriched in sweet almond oil and gurana. These ingredients work in synergy to conceal and reduce the appearance of imperfections, giving you smooth, sun kissed, beach ready skin. Blemishes and cellulite are virtually banished with the help of this fake tan, loved by so many. With a fragrant tropical scent and eye-catching design, Skinny Tan’s 7 Day Tanner is free from parabens and is suitable for vegans.
Vita Liberata Phenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Lotion - Medium 150mlBuy now with free delivery
The longest lasting fake tan on the market, the Vita Liberata pHenomenal Lotion offers a glowing bronzed complexion for up to 3 weeks. An ultra-hydrating tanning cream, the formula is enriched with pHenO2 technology that encourages a tan that lasts up to four times longer that you’re average self-tanner.
Passionate about skincare, Vita Liberata packs their products with certified organic botanicals and moisture locking technology to ensure lasting hydration.
Shiseido Daily Bronze Moisturising Emulsion (150ml)Buy now with free delivery
Perfect for prolonging that post-holiday glow, Shiseido’s Daily Bronze Moisturizing Emulsion creates a natural, buildable glow. The silky lotion softens skin whilst creating a sun kissed look.
The addition if Thiotaurine means that skin is protected against harmful environmental factors. If you are living in the city and need an easy, natural-looking tan that hydrates and protects, Shiseido’s Daily Bronze is for you.
St. Tropez Self Tan Luxe OilBuy now with free delivery
Blended with 100% natural neroli, lemongrass and grapefruit essential oil fragrance, St Tropez’s Luxe Dry Oil was perhaps the first tanning oil on the fake tan scene. A new beauty hero, the tan has that reddish undertone that allows it to be oh-so flattering on fairer complexions.
Boasting a deep, natural colour, the tan comes with a glitter guard which allows you to see where the product has been applied but that washes off in the shower leaving a subtle glow.
James Read Sleep Mask Tan Face 50mlBuy now with free delivery
If you struggle to find a facial tanner that doesn’t break you out then this one is for you. The James Read Sleep Mask is potentially the easiest tanner on the market, not only does the mask boast easy application, it also suggests napping to increase development.
Applied in the evening, the mask develops through the night, transforming pasty skin into sun-kissed complexions. With a dose of ale vera, hyaluronic acid and algae extract, skin is instantly rejuvenated into soft, hydrated look.
ESPA Gradual Tan Body Moisturiser 200mlBuy now with free delivery
A deeply nourishing body moisturiser that works intuitively with your skin’s biochemistry, ESPA’s Gradual Tan Body Moisturiser develops into a healthy-looking glow over four hours. Skin feels soft, smooth and naturally sun-kissed.
The formula is infused with tan accelerating DHA to create an even, longer lasting glow, Shea Butter and Sweet Almond Oil nourish and hydrate, while Jasmine, Rosewood and Ylang Ylang delicately scent the skin