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Body moisturisers with self tan - which is best ? plse vote

(9 Posts)
pickle100 Fri 26-May-06 14:23:06

There are so many - Olay has a new one out called everday sunshine and the Times last Saturday said the L'oreal Nutrishimmer was best ever ! What do you think? I went to Boots today and was bewildered. Will the self tan experts help guide me !!!

calicopie Fri 26-May-06 14:25:45

I saw an article in a weekend paper last week where they tested them. I can't remember the exact results but I think the Dove one did well. It would have been in the saturday Times or Guardian.

Hang on, I'll see if I can find it

calicopie Fri 26-May-06 14:28:02

here you go

mumfor1standfinaltime Fri 26-May-06 14:28:25

Using Avon Skin So Soft at the moment. It is excellent. No streaks and really easy to use. I have never used fake tan or anything like it so was nervous! Have a wedding to go to at the weekend and didnt want milk bottle legs. They are tanning after just 2 days.
Best part is its only £3 a bottle!

bythesouthsea Fri 26-May-06 14:28:45

Hi - the article was in The Times Body & Soul section and yes Dove was voted the best - & a bargain for about £5 I think

Blossomhill Fri 26-May-06 14:31:11

I really like Johnsons. Use it a lot and as long as you use a tanning mitt no streaks!

pickle100 Fri 26-May-06 16:08:22

Thanks to all and to calicopie for the article

kate100 Fri 26-May-06 16:32:42

I've used the L'Oreal and the Dove and the L'Oreal one is much better, I found the Dove one started to smell horrid after a few hours.

Orlando Fri 26-May-06 16:51:31

I've used Johnsons, Dove, Clarins and Nivea and the one I'll be buying again is the Nivea. Smells nice, tans well and costs about £5. The clarins one is good too, but is £24!

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