By: Olivia Wagner
UpKeep that summer glow far after the days of lying by the pool and summer boating have passed. Here are some of the best products and tips to keep you looking tan as we say goodbye to summertime, and welcome the new school year!
Tanning Towels: Dr. Dennis Gross Skin Care
Most Popular Product: Alpha Beta Glow Pads for Body and Alpha Beta Glow Pads for face.
Get it at: Nordstrom
Price: Pack of 10- $18.00
Pack of 20- $32.00
-These self-tanning pads not only offer a quick natural glow, but they are the only self tanner that exfoliates to smooth bumpy skin. This product is also formulated with vitamin D to firm the skin and reduce hair growth.
How to use?
-For best results apply at night before bed or first thing in the morning. Rub the towel on to your skin in circular motions. To customize intensity and deepen the glow, increase number of repetitions over the body. Wash hands immediately after use and color will start to appear within the hour!
Tanning Lotion: Xen-tan
Most Popular Products: Xen-tan face tanner Luxe
Xen-tan Dark Lotion Weekly Self Tanner
Xen-tan E! Live from the Red Carpet Perfect Blend
Get it at: Nordstrom, ULTA
Price: Perfect Blend: $43.00
Face Tanner: $24.00
Zen-tan dark lotion: $40.00
-Perfect Blend allows you to customize your sunless tan with the twist of a dial on their unique dual chamber bottle. This feature makes it possible to use this product all year long, no matter where your coloring is at. By altering the color, you can rock anything from a simple sun-kissed glow, to a spring break deep tropical tan all year long. Another plus? The fresh cucumber-melon scent combined with self-tan deodorant results in zero self-tan smell!
The Dark Lotion gives an olive-toned self-tan that develops in as little as three hours! The formula includes rich ingredients like hazelnut, walnut oils and jojoba oil that give a sunless tan lasting up to seven days that will fade naturally.
How to use?
-Best results will be achieved by applying before bed or early in the morning. Wash hands after use.
Makeup Tips To a Tanner Look!
-By simply applying the make up you already own in a strategic manner, you can give yourself a summer glow while enhancing the natural angles of your face!
-Apply a darker non-shimmery bronzer like Bobbi Brown Deep to the sides of your nose and mid-way through your cheek. Use a highlighter and blush to brighten and highlight around the darker contour. Finally, lightly dust the forehead, jaw line, and tops of cheeks with a shimmery bronzer for an overall glow.
Follow these steps and get these products and you will certainly receive an A on keeping your summer glow for back to school!