12 Of The Best Body Bases For All Skin Tones | sheerluxe.com
Warmer weather inevitably means more skin on show – which might not be something you’re entirely comfortable with. Whether it’s a full wash of bronze or just covering up unsightly marks and blemishes, even the subtlest glow up can help anyone feel more body confident. If that rings true, give one of these instant products a go…
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AllEven Colour Shield Hydrating Tinted Protection, £38

Delivering an instant veil of colour, this award-winning tint provides limbs with a subtle, skin-perfecting glow. Dubbed the ‘body make-up that won’t budge’ it dries fast and lasts the entire day without smudging or flaking. Expect an airbrushed finish, while colour-adapting pigments work to match your exact skin tone. Ideal for tan-phobes who don’t want to commit to long-lasting colour.

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Bod Bake Instant Blur For Face & Body, £15

This clever concealer works on both the face and body for a bronzed, blurred effect. Visibly reducing the appearance of spider veins, blemishes and uneven patches, the gel-like consistency is an extra bonus – it sinks in and blends seamlessly for even coverage, while the colour is a deep vacation-like, suits-all glow. It’s also waterproof and transfer resistant – making it complete a summer staple.
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Vita Liberata Blur Luminosity Gold Highlighter for Face & Body, £25 

From the brand renowned for its body-blurring expertise comes this new highlighter. Designed to add luminosity and brightness to the skin, it uses light reflective particles to detract from imperfections. It’s also laced with aloe vera, vitamin C and E and to keep skin smooth and silky. Try dabbing it with your fingers onto the highest points of your face, across your décolletage, shoulders and down your shins for a dewy, healthy sheen.

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Clarins Self-Tanning Milky Lotion, £21 

There’s a lot to love about this new tanning lotion from Clarins. First, it sinks in fast, while the lightweight texture quickly gets to work to provide a natural, sun-kissed glow. It’s also packed with aloe vera and fig extract to keep skin smooth and hydrated for a longer-lasting tan. Expect a photo-ready finish with no giveaway fake tan scent or streaks.
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Dior Face & Body Foundation, £30

When it comes to concealing and smoothing imperfections, this Dior foundation is a go-to among industry experts. Available in 40 shades, it gives a second-skin finish and is renowned for covering everything from dark circles to bruises and uneven skin tone. Apply it with a brush for a seamless blend. 

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Iconic London Body Illuminator, £35 

This shimmery illuminator comes in bronze and champagne shades, and 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 scent either. A little goes a long way, so use just a small amount on each desired area.
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Isle of Paradise Hyglo Self-Tan Serum, £21.95 

Isle of Paradise are adding to their cult line with this new serum – a gradual tan that delivers intense hydration for plumper, dewier skin. Available in one, suits-all formula, apply a few drops (anywhere between 4-12 depending on desired darkness) neat to the skin, or mix it in with your go-to body lotion for a more gradual colour. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, avocado and coconut oil it works to strengthen the skin and improve firmness, giving limbs a hydrated glow. A must-try.
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Legology Tinted Leg Cream, £38

Best suited to paler skin types, this tinted cream delivers subtle, wash-off colour and is brimming with Legology’s clever pin-perfecting complex to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Apply in upward strokes from your ankles for best results. You’ll love the citrus scent it lends your limbs, too.
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Patrick Ta Major Glow Body Oil, £48

With olive oil and squalane, this nourishing oil hydrates while also offering a soft-focus effect, with vitamin C working to deliver further radiance and a beautiful, bronzed finish. Apply it to legs, arms, décolleté or all over for a visible, reflective glow. As for the uplifting scent, (a mix of jasmine and saffron) – it’s addictive.

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Sally Hansen Airbrush Leg Make-Up in Deep, £13.95

High street tanning products don’t get much better than Sally Hansen. The brand’s heo product promises a natural wash of colour to hide all manner of imperfections and won’t transfer onto clothes. Available for all skin tones, it applies like a liquid foundation, so it’s easy to blend and build if you need to. Apply it with your hands for the best coverage and finish. 
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Charlotte Tilbury Super Model Body, £45

Used to highlight and elongate models’ limbs backstage, this clever body booster not only dries in under a minute, it also blurs imperfections, lends a believable tint and is completely transfer-free. A cult product in the making, caffeine and shiitake extract also ensure skin stays smooth and supple long term.

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This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle, £38 

This is the tube to pick up when you want to repair skin, feel healthier, and build a slight glow. The minimal-shimmer lotion delivers warm colour instantly, while vitamins C and E even out skin and unwanted bumps. It also includes arnica extract to help fade bruises in just a few days. 
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