How to apply fake tan

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How to apply fake tan

Create the perfect fake tan with top tips from Health & Beauty magazine Beauty Editor Jess Henley

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How to fake tan like a pro

Fake tan can be super simple and beautifully natural-looking – with these top tips, you'll be a bronzed goddess in no time!

Now choose the perfect tan

You've got the fake tan application tips down to a fine art, now find the best tanning products for you with Vita Liberata, the experts in luxury tanning:

Trystal™ Minerals Self Tanning Bronzing Minerals

Best for: Instant, natural bronzing for the face

With pure mineral coverage and a lasting tan result, the world's first self-tanning bronzing powder with Trystal™ technology lasts for up to five days. Simply apply over your moisturiser.

Other benefits:

  • Pure mineral, oil-free formulation for lightweight coverage
  • The face appears smooth and healthy
  • Can be used to contour the face by applying more to your cheekbones
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pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Lotion

Best for: A long-lasting, hydrating tan

Advanced skin-nourishing active ingredients make this tanning lotion perfect for dry, sensitive and mature skin types. PHenO2 technology gives a result that lasts up to four times longer than other fake tans.

Other benefits:

  • Contains Odour Remove™ technology for zero smell
  • Ultra hydrating Moisture Locking System for amazingly soft and conditioned skin
  • Certified organic botanicals guarantee a perfect fade back to your original skin tone
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Rapid Tinted Tan Mousse

Best for: A natural looking tan result in just one – three hours

The longer you leave it, the darker it gets! Choose a light tan by showering after one hour, a medium shade by allowing two hours, or a dark tan by washing off after three or more hours.

Other benefits:

  • Super fast drying so you can get dressed immediately after application
  • Contains Odour Remove™ technology for zero smell
  • Certified organic botanicals guarantee a perfect fade back to nothing
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Vita Liberata pHenomenal 2-3 Week Self Tan Mousse

Best for: Long Lasting colour and a perfect fade every time

For the longest lasting, super fast drying natural tan result - perfect for normal, combination and oily skin types.

Other benefits:

  • Incredibly easy to apply even for the novice tanner
  • Contains Odour Remove™ technology for zero smell
  • Certified organic botanicals and Moisture Lock system guarantee a perfect fade back to nothing
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Self Tanning Night Moisture Mask

Best for: Stunning, radiant glow that lasts for up to 5 days

A luxurious anti age night mask with HyH20™ hydration technology and a touch of tan for a natural looking, radiant glow by morning.

Other benefits:

  • Overnight skin rejuvenation and conditioning
  • With Sunflower Seed for Vitamin A, C and D, Tocopherol to protect against free radical damage and Apple to soften fine lines and wrinkles
  • Can be used regularly to build and maintain your tan
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