Maintaining a tan is actually easier than you think, my friends always ask “How do you manage to look so tanned all the time?” Well, it’s very simple and easy to follow. Apart from the odd occasions when I use fake tan, most of the time, my tan is ‘au naturel‘. I don’t use any particular tan enhancing products, just the simple ones that you can buy in stores or online.
I start off with a good scrub (and no, you won’t be scrubbing your tan away, don’t worry) to help get rid of any dead skin, this step will actually make your tan last longer and allow your skin to regenerate. The Wild Argan Oil Scrub from The Body Shop (*) is extra gentle and gives a lovely, smooth base. Next, I will use the Dove Caring Protection Body Wash (*) that is rich in nourishing properties and will not strip your skin of it’s natural moisture like some body washes actually do. After gently drying off, I will slather on the He-Shi Souffle Moisturiser (*) to lock in moisture and keep my skin glowing. And that is pretty much it, I don’t use the scrub every day, just once a week, but I do use the body wash and souffle moisturiser religiously.
Do you have a special routine that you follow in maintaining a tan? I’d love to hear your tips.