The Easy Way to Fake A Natural Glow

The Easy Way to Fake A Natural Glow

As one of the beauty world’s most underrated innovations, not only do tanning drops adapt to your skin for a truly bespoke glow, but they also slot neatly into your skincare routine – meaning fake tan breakouts and orange faces are truly a thing of the past…

What are they?

Bridging the gap between skincare and fake tan, tanning drops are the beauty revolution you need to know about. Boasting a higher concentration of self-tanning ingredients than regular gradual tanners, every droplet of these miracle formulas will bronze, boost and fortify your skin.

What makes them different?

Unlike the majority of fake tan products, what makes these drops so genius is their ability to slot into your skincare regime without the need to forgo your favourite serums and moisturisers. And where typical facial fake tanners can lead to blocked pores and unwanted blemishes, these drops simply enhance your existing skincare routine for a healthy glow.

How do you use them?

Simply mix a few drops (each brand differs – but aim for two or three) into your moisturiser or serum and apply evenly onto freshly cleansed skin. The benefits? A glowing, natural colour that forms without a streak or pasty patch in sight.

Who’s it for?

If you’ve previously been wary about fake tanning your face for fear of being too orange or streaky then look no further. Tanning drops really are the fool-proof way to give your skin a glow – plus, the majority of formulas are scent-free meaning there’s no tell-tale biscuity smell. 

Want in?

We give our full marks to Dr Sebagh’s latest offering, which delivers a subtle, lit-from-within glow while protecting your skin against the ageing effects of HEV light – the blue light emitted by smartphones, tablets and laptops – while those with sensitive skin should seek out Balance Me’s Gradual Tanning Drops, set to launch early April. Made from 100% natural DHA alongside a dose of aloe vera and vitamin E, they’re a sure-fire way to a plumped-up, beautifully bronzed complexion. And not forgetting hot-off-the-press brand Isle of Paradise’s Tanning Drops, formulated with colour correcting technology for a believable glow.

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