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So the sun's come out ( yay! ) And it's time for a healthy glow. However I don't go brown so need to cheat. I'm fair with pale blue eyes and sensitive skin. Don't want to look orange, just healthy. Anyone got any good recommendations?
L'Oréal sublime gel, I've used it for years and it's a lovely natural colour. I've actually (in the last week or so) started putting a thin layer on my face and neck every other night just to give a bit of a glow to my skin, not so much that I look fake tanned but enough that I don't look dead.
I too use L'Oréal sublime bronze tinted gel- i do my legs with a mitt and the use what us left on the mitt on my face and neck. I am blonde and pale and it is a good natural colour on me- i am developing as we speak! You can normally get it on offer.
I would recommend the Clarins drops too - totally idiot proof and as you mix a few drops into your moisturiser, it's easy to experiment to get the right level of tan. I have a toddler and a baby and it's the only thing stopping me looking like a walking corpse at the moment!
I like the Clarins drops too. Easy to use and fool-proof. But they are very- subtle though I like that as the colour looks more natural and sun-kissed rather than v tanned. Lasts about 2-3 days on me before I need to re-apply.
I'm fair with blue eyes, and in the spring time I switch my usual Olay moisturiser for the Olay with a touch of sunshine (light version, they do a dark version too).
I switched over about a week ago, and when I went into work I got 3 compliments in the first 20 minutes, all saying how well I looked (I must have been so deathly pale before!) and one regular customer asked if I'd been on holiday.
I like the clarins drops too. I have just finished the one for the face so decided to buy the body one this time as it's better value. I've used it a couple of times and it seems exactly the same formulation as the facial one. So if you're thinking about buying it I'd recommend the body one.
Note to self. Learn the difference between gradual tan lotion and overnight self tan. L'Oreal must make both. And don't half-remember a MN thread, shop in a rush and slather the stuff on in a haphazard fashion before falling into bed <wine may have been taken >