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TaffetaMuttonfudge Sun 15-May-16 18:56:11

I was just wondering if you could give me your recommendations for fake tan? I'm quite pale and with the weather starting to improve I want to get my legs out and quite frankly they are blindingly white at present so I think I need some assistance while I build up my own tan!

StillStayingClassySanDiego Sun 15-May-16 19:05:17

He-Shei is very very good in my opinion , better than St Tropez.

It goes on smoothly and blends well, I love it.

UsernamesAreAPainInTheBalls Sun 15-May-16 19:06:36

I quite like cocoa brown 👌🏽 it's cheap and it dries really quickly which is a deal breaker for me as normally I'm lashing it on in 5 mins with my baby screaming at me 😩
You can see the colour while its going on too so less chance of streaks etc
I'm quite dark skinned though so not sure if that makes a difference maybe someone who's pale will come along and say the exact opposite 🙈

Only1scoop Sun 15-May-16 19:07:42

I actually love just the Palmers moisturiser which has a bit of tan in it to build up. Really natural and softens the skin.

Only1scoop Sun 15-May-16 19:08:47

I've tried Vita Liberate and San Tropez but find them a bit much for my pale skin.

ShebaQueen Sun 15-May-16 19:13:57

I prefer the wash off type and swear by Rimmel Sunshimmer. Wear a mitt and start off with the light - I prefer the matte version, it's quick and easy and looks really natural.

JohnCheese Sun 15-May-16 19:19:25

Cocoa Brown. Easy to apply, great results, cheap as chips and easily easily as good as anything more expensive. And I've tried a fewwink

JohnCheese Sun 15-May-16 19:20:44

P.S. I'm pale, but have the same good result as UsernamesAre above

UsernamesAreAPainInTheBalls Sun 15-May-16 19:25:44

JohnCheese I should have said I've also tried much more expensive brands (Lancôme/st.tropez/fake bake etc) and find cocoa brown just as good if not better 👌🏽
They also do a lovely shimmer oil called golden goddess which is lovely for legs, collar bone etc on a night out 😍

BabyGanoush Sun 15-May-16 19:27:17

Lancome Flash bronzer for legs is brilliant.

You rub it in like body lotion, it's tinted so you can see if you missed a spot, and gives a smooth even golden tan.

I love it

JohnCheese Sun 15-May-16 19:34:38

I've seen the shimmer oil Usernames. Might give it a go over the summer if you say it's good.

Yy have also tried the usuals, Vita Liberata, Lancôme, St Tropez, Clarins, He-Shi, Fake Bake etc. Cocoa brown is easily as good, if not better.

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TaffetaMuttonfudge Sun 15-May-16 20:07:55

Thanks all. I like the idea of the St Tropez shower one, but think I'll try some Cocoa Brown. Let's hope the sun lasts a bit longer so I can make use of my new found colour smile

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