How to FAKE IT! Your Self Tanning Guide!

How to FAKE IT! Your Self Tanning Guide!

In this modern age, getting a tan no longer requires long hours of sun bathing, you simply use a self-tanning product.

When it comes to tanning there are a number of ways to go about it, baking yourself in the sun, lathering up with tanning oils, sitting in a sunbed, or lathering on the fake tan gel, cream, mousse, lotion or spray.

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Why fake it? when you can go natural?

Perhaps getting a tan is the only exception to the rule that natural is better than fake. Getting a natural tan means getting exposed to the harmful UV rays of the sun for a prolonged period of time, which could result in skin damage and premature ageing over time. To build up a natural tan you may have to spend hours baking in the heat of the sun… and we all know that New Zealand is blessed with a hole in its ozone layer.

It has been found out that one of the major causes of a serious case of skin cancer is prolonged exposure to the harmful ultraviolet rays. So getting a natural tan can be a risk to your health.

What are the alternatives?

For some reason having a tan can be associated with being healthy. That beautifully bronzed glow can not only make us look thinner, but it can add colour to our pail limbs.

The growing desire for men and women to get the perfect sun-kissed complexion has produced a whole new industry of self-tanning products. And this is your best alternative in achieving that sun-kissed complexion.

There are several options in this category. You can choose from a wide array of various types of products that will best suit your lifestyle and preference.

What are my options?

You need to choose the type of product that is best for your skin type and time frame. If you are into lotion and applying it religiously, then you might find a self-tanning lotion to be your perfect match.

However, if you hate putting on lotion and rather not mess with your hands, self-tanning sprays and airbrushes maybe a better option. You don’t need to use your hands to apply this type of sunless tanning product because they come with an applicator either in an aerosol spray, similar to a hair spray or airbrush, which is what artists use to perfect a colour application.

And instant bronzer may be your best bet if you are short on time (Like 1 Night Tan by ModelCo for instant colour in a flash)

Fake tan mousse is a great option for those who do not like the heavy feel of fake tan on their skin.

Some tips to get you by in choosing your perfect match:

The first thing that you need to do is find out what are your options. Now that you know what are the types of products to choose from, it is best if you will get yourself familiar with the brands that are available. Depending on your budget, you can choose from a wide variety of available products in the market.

After getting familiar with what can the market offer, the next step is to research on what can suit you best. Consider your preferences in terms of application, time frame as well as ingredients.

You can check out our online catalogue for product reviews from past customers and see how they felt about the self-tanning products in our online store.

To get to know more information about self-tanning products, please visit us at We offer a wide variety of products to choose from at very reasonable prices.

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