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Best fake tanner - gradual and instant for fair to almost blue skin?
Just that. I liked St tropez in shower but quite expensive for the amount of use you get from a tube and you've got to keep in top of it.
Anything good for very very fair skin with some red in it (particularly legs) and not too deep. I just want a bit of a glow and to cover the blotchy skin I get on my legs. Not too deep at all. More a case of making my own skin look a bit better and warmer than a drastic change. Any ideas?
I've got skin like yours and having researched a bit have bought Dove Summer Glow because it got good reviews and was very cheap .
Apparently you can't get it in shops any more because Dove have brought out a new gradual tanner that's posher but not so good.
I haven't tried it yet and it'll probably be a week or so before I get round to it because I need to mow my legs first and it'll be the first cut of the spring, but I'm happy to report back if you're still looking by then.
Garnier Summer Sun, I think that's what its called! In a yellow/orangy bottle. You can get it anywhere. None smelly, its a tinted moisturiser. No streaks etc. Just put on as you would a body moisturiser and gives a lovely glow. I've been using it for years, fake tans are too harsh and fake looking for my milk white skin!
I just replied to another thread with the same advice. ...Xen tan! It's got olive base so doesn't come out orange at all. Vita liberata is also very nice. Both on the more expensive end but IMO worth it, the cheaper gradual tans wear badly and it's obvious on those with a blue tinge!
Poundland or savers tend to have this tanner called "fake don't bake". It's amazing and it's a £1. Medium depth. I'm a regular fake tanner and I used all sorts of products, and this is what I use when I just want a light tan.
My dad always said that i could find work haunting houses I'm that pale. Last year i discovered Palmer's Cocoa Butter gradual tanner and it's brilliant. Really natural, doesn't streak and smells decent.
Home Bargains had it recently so I stocked up. Now I just need to not be so lazy and apply it.
Vita Liberata. It lasts a long time for the price and I have used it loads of times and never once had a single streak, but I do always use a mitt. Also fades perfectly and doesn't blotch or go patchy. I think it's worth every penny because it looks so natural.
God I sound like I'm trying to sell it, I don't work for them I swear!
For a gradual tan I use the Ambre Solaire After Sun Tan Maintainer It has hardly any smell and turns a natural tan colour. I used it on holiday without realising it had fake tan in it and came home really brown - was very confused! Its very moisturising rather than thin like the "normal" gradual tanners.
I just found some unopened dove at the back of the drawer! Bonus! Hope it's not spoiled. I probably got it on an offer last year and forgot about it, I had some ambre solaire but never used it regularly enough. I want to find my holy grail gradual so I can use it a couple of times a week year round.