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Going for gold

How to get, and keep, the perfect natural tan

  • Pre-tanning prep

  • Tan-time

  • Keep on glowing


It doesn't take an entourage to whip your skin into tip top shape, ready to tan. You can get the celeb treatment in your very own bathroom with a few top tips and products that will prepare your skin for the very best golden glow.

Get your sweetie fix without consuming a single calorie with a sugar scrub - it smells good enough to eat while polishing your body.

As well as your daily body lotion, invest in a rich, creamy moisturiser or oil for night time to reveal replenished skin by morning.

Soap & Glory™Sugar Crush™ Body Scrub 300ml

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Botanics Long Handled Body Brush

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Nivea Q10 Plus Goodbye Cellulite Gel-Cream 200ml

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Ready, set, GLOW! The hard work's been done and now it's time to reap the rewards of your labour, chill out in the sunshine and work on that bronzed glow. Grab a copy of Boots Health & Beauty mag and a tall glass of something cold before whipping out some sun protection with an extra bit of what you fancy...tan boosters!

The recommended amount of suncream for the average sized adult is a blob the size of a £2 coin per limb - around eight for your whole body.

Keep your aftersun lotion in the fridge for an extra soothing and refreshing skincare treat after a day in the sunshine.

*Try to avoid direct sunlight, especially between the hours of 11am and 3pm. Follow the reapplication guidelines on your bottle.

Soltan Protect & Tan Ultra-Light Texture Suncare Lotion SPF30 200ml

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No7 Anti-Dark Spot Facial Sun Protection SPF15 50ml

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Soltan Aftersun Tan Prolonger 200ml

Available at selected Boots stores

Congratulations bronzed beauty, you've made it - tan perfection! We all get that little feeling of inner glee when a friend says "don't you look well!", so let's make sure it lasts as long as possible. Our top tips and products will help you make the most of your tan once the sunny days are but brilliant memories.

To keep your tan looking fresh, occassionally swap your regular body moisturiser with a gradual tanning lotion.

Lippies with orange or yellow tones really complement a tan, while a touch of bronzer and highlighter will bring your glow to life.

Dove Summer Glow Medium to Dark Skin 250ml

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Max Factor Lipfinity Lip Tint Pens

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Going for gold

Keep that holiday glow for longer with our top tips

Pre-tanning prep

It doesn't take an entourage to whip your skin in to tip top shape, ready to tan. You can get the celeb treatment in your very own bathroom with a few products that will prepare your skin for the best golden glow.

No7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion Body Exfoliator
Botanics Long Handled Body Brush
Nivea Q10 Plus Goodbye Cellulite Gel-Cream 200ml

Tan - time

Let's GLOW! It's time to reap the rewards of your preparation; chill out and work on that tan. Grab a mag and a tall drink before whipping out some sun protection with extra tan boosters!

The recommended amount of suncream for the average adult is the size of a £2 coin per limb

Soltan Protect & Tan Ultra-Light Texture Suncare Lotion SPF30 200ml
No7 Anti-Dark Spot Facial Sun Protection SPF15 50ml
Soltan Aftersun Tan Prolonger 200ml

Keep on glowing

Congratualtions, you've made it - tan perfection! Keep your glow for as long as possible with these tips:

Use a gradual tanning lotion once a week to keep your glow topped up

Lippies with orange tones really bring your tan to life

Add a spray oil and heels to elongate your pins.

Dove Summer Glow Medium to Dark Skin 250ml
Max Factor Lipfinity Lip Tint Pens
No7 Silky Leg Oil