11 Of The Best Body-Perfecting Buys | sheerluxe.com
On the beach or just day-to-day, a little help can go a long way towards a confident body reveal. Whether you’re after a wash of bronze or want to cover up unsightly marks and blemishes, your limbs will thank you for these instant glow-givers…
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Charlotte Tilbury Supermodel Body, £45

Used to highlight and elongate models’ limbs backstage, this clever body booster not only dries in under a minute, but blurs imperfections, lends a believable tint and is completely transfer-free. It’s a cult product in the making, with caffeine and shiitake extract ensuring skin stays smooth and supple.

Available from CharlotteTilbury.com

This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle, £38

The tube you pick up when you want to repair skin, this also makes you look and feel healthy, with a very slight glow to boot. The minimal-shimmer lotion builds warm colour instantly, while vitamins C and E even out skin and any unwanted bumps. It also includes arnica extract which fades bruises in just a few days. 

Available from SpaceNK.com

Kopari Coconut Body Glow, £38

With fatty acids and nourishing glycerine, this oil hydrates skin, but also provides a soft-focus effect, with iron oxide and mica delivering a bronzed finish. As for the uplifting scent, think coconut and garden flowers – it’s highly addictive.

Available from FreePeople.com

Dior Backstage Airflash Spray Foundation, £38

Delivering instant colour, this award-winning foundation provides a soft, velvety finish to the skin with a water-resistant formula that does not budge. Expect a golden glow that’s believable and covers all your biggest skincare hang-ups, from varicose veins to little bruises.

Available from Selfridges.com

Iconic London Body Illuminator, £30

This shimmery illuminator comes in bronze and champagne shades. It makes legs, arms and torsos look sculpted and glossy with just the right amount of sheen. We can’t get enough of the tropical vacation smell either. A little goes a long way, so use just a small blob on each desired area.

Available from CultBeauty.co.uk

MAC Studio Face & Body Foundation, £27

When it comes to concealing and smoothing imperfections, this is still a go-to for experts. One of the first body foundations that actually looked like skin, it is renowned for covering bruises and spider veins as well as spots and dark circles. Pros recommend applying this hard-working formula with your hands to melt the texture down for a more seamless finish.

Available from JohnLewis.com

Margaret Dabbs Refining Glow Leg Spray, £20

Sunflower, argan, almond – this bottle contains the moisturising oils you will definitely want to slather on all over. Even better, it stimulates circulation and helps depuff legs after a long day, while the oily formula gives limbs a hydrated glow that we love.  

Available from CultBeauty.co.uk

Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multipurpose Dry Oil, £18.50

Spritz this shimmering oil onto your shoulders or décolletage and watch the rose-coloured liquid lend a radiant gleam to your skin. We like to use a little on the cheekbones too – it catches the light beautifully for a subtly sculpted look. 

Available from CultBeauty.co.uk

Tan-Luxe Instant Hero Skin Perfector, £22

This bronzing gel comes out of the tube quite thick but quickly dissolves as you rub it in. What’s left? A natural-looking tint for all skin tones that disguises redness, cellulite and any unwanted imperfections. And you don’t have to worry about it feeling tacky or sticking to your clothes.

Available from SpaceNK.com

Guerlain Terracotta Heavenly Bronzing Mist, £39

This luxe tinted spray not only leaves skin looking refined and even. The heavenly smell will hook you and the subtle, glowing hue is ideal for tan-phobes. 

Available from JohnLewis.com

Vita Liberata Body Blur, £29.95

One of the best instant tans we’ve tried in a while, this genius formula covers imperfections, minimises blemishes and reflects light for a photo-ready finish. Plus, it’s DHA-free, meaning there’s no giveaway fake tan smell.

Available from CultBeauty.co.uk

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