To choose the self-tanner that suits your needs and especially those of your skin, here are some criteria to consider:
> The hue:
For the choice of the tint of the self-tanner, everything depends on the result you want and your skin type: clear, matte, dry, oily, mixed, sensitive, reactive ... The goal is to get a result that seems "natural".
> The texture:
Gel, cream, spray, wipes, foam, again, it's up to you.
For the face , a self-tanning " cream " is more suitable because it helps moisturize your skin and thus prevent drying out.
The self-tanning spray meanwhile allows a simple and fast application, and above all, without staining your hands.
And do not forget to slip some wipes in your bag for possible corrections.
> Self tanning face or body?
It is advisable to use a self-tanner specially designed for the face, especially if you have a skin with greasy tendency or problems. There are also 2-in-1 self-tanners, face and body.
> The brand:
It is a question of crush and quality. By turning to recognized brands, you may be more likely to be satisfied.
> The smell:
Brands have redoubled their efforts to put an end to this particular scent that characterized self-tanners. Now the smell of almonds, licorice, and monoi blow on our skin like a holiday!
What is your skin type?
Oily, dry, sensitive or normal skin: it is important to know your skin to provide the appropriate care. What is your skin type? Take the test!
Self-tanning: how long does it take?
This is an essential question when you talk about tanning: how long does the effect of the tan complexion last?
It must be admitted: all beautiful things have an end, and alas, the illusion of tanning too! The golden color fades over time and lasts on average between 3 and 4 days. Why ? Because the self-tanning agent acts only on the epidermis, and this superficial layer of the skin renews itself constantly by getting rid of the dead cells that take off and fall.
It is therefore necessary to renew the application of the self-tanner one to two times a week, by scrubbing between the two.
For those who do not want to risk the application of the self-tanner at home, it is possible to "tan", while being pampered, institute.
From exfoliation to massage, you will pass into the expert hands of a beautician, with the assurance of coming out with a tan without any false note!
UV cabins: instructions for use, risks and advice
What is tanning in the cabin? Does he prepare the skin for the sun? What happens during a session ? And what are the risks? All you need to know about UV cabins!Do you want to share, share your experience or ask a question? See you in our Bronzing and Sun FORUM !
Read also :
> Prepare your skin well in the sun
> Take care of the skin after the sun
> How to protect children from the sun