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Tips on prolonging a tan

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MuckyAnthea · 08/05/2007 06:16

Am not sure if this is the right place...
But looking for top tips on how to maintain a tan. Just got back from holiday, am all tanned up, trying to keep as moisturised as poss, but just know within the next few days I will either peel or just fade away.
Can anyone enlighten me with tips on how to keep looking tanned and healthy looking?

Thanks in advance

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PrettyCandles · 08/05/2007 06:25

Moisturise, moisturise, moisturise! Using an after-sun or tan-prolonging moisturiser. Also wear pale blue/pale turquoise/pale pink - all good colours for ebhancing a tan.

Lucky you

incy · 08/05/2007 16:56

As already said - moisturise.

As your tan fades ypu could use a moisuriser with a hint of fake tan a couple of times a week - I love the L'oreal nutrishimmer for face and the body one. Lots of people swear by the Johnsons holiday skin.

For the face you could also use a bronzing powder.

Once you have developed a tan it comes back very easily so sit out for the odd hour or two weather permitting.

cardy · 08/05/2007 16:58

Johnsons holiday skin every other day

MuckyAnthea · 09/05/2007 08:28

thanks all for your advise!
I think I made a mistake by using the sauna after going to the gym, loads of water bubbles have appeared on my arms which are going to result in peelage I just know it.
Am slapping on E45 cream as I type. Hopefully I shan't shed my brown skin for at least another 5 hours.
I like the johnsons holiday skin idea, I shall follow that tip as well as moisturise.

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cardy · 09/05/2007 10:39

you don't need to moisturise as well as 'johnsons' as it is a moisturiser...nice and easy.

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