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HOW TO APPLY FAKE TAN DURING WINTER

We get asked regularly “how do I apply fake tan during winter?” so we’re here to give you a few simple tips to follow for the perfect (streak-free) winter tan.

Firstly, we can’t stress enough how important it is to gently exfoliate your skin in the bath or shower before you plan on applying your tan. Use a great exfoliating mitt, along with a body scrub for the ultimate results. This removes all dry and dead skin cells that sit on the surface, and evens out the texture of the skin, ready for tanning.

COCONUT BODY SCRUB $22.95

Now we know it’s cold and you don’t want to sit around waiting for your tan to develop, so we have created the perfect product to get you tanned quickly. Our Rapid Tan is fast absorbing, and contains nourishing ingredients that tan and moisturise your skin in just 1 hour. No waiting around in the cold, waiting for your tan to develop. You’ll be beautifully golden and ready to shower in 60 minutes. It’s the ultimate product for winter tanning!

RAPID TAN $32.95

To apply your tan in a fast, clean and streak-free way you MUST use an application mitt. Squeeze a dollop of tanning lotion onto the mitt, and apply the tan to your skin rubbing in a gentle circular motion. Start with your feet and legs, and work your way up your body.

APPLICATION MITT $11.95

While you wait an hour for your tan to develop, we recommend wearing loose clothing and avoid wearing a bra or anything that could rub on your body. Also stay away from water, sweating, and DO NOT apply any other products to your skin such as deodorant, moisturiser or perfume. These could cause the tan to change colour, or they could make marks in your tan.

Nobody wants an uneven or discoloured tan.

Once your hour wait is up, jump in the shower and thoroughly rinse your body with water. Do not use soap! This will prevent your tan from fading quickly, and also drying your skin out.

Our last tip to help with your winter tan goals, is to moisturise moisturise moisturise! Twice a day is the optimum amount. By hydrating your skin you will add longevity to your tan and it will also add an additional touch of glow to your supple skin.

We hope these tips help get you through the remainder of winter with a beautiful tan. If you have any questions you’d like answered, feel free to email or comment on our posts and our tanning experts will share their advice.

GLOW ON xx

THE BEST PLACES TO ESCAPE WINTER AND STAY TANNED

No matter where you are in Australia at the moment, it’s safe to say that the temperature is dropping and you can’t escape feeling the cold. Here in Melbourne it’s certainly taken an arctic turn!

So what is one to do when the cold sets in? Get a spray tan, and head to the tropics.

With inspiration clogging our feeds daily with amazing destinations, we’ve taken our top 5 places as seen on instagram to share with you.

It’s time to get inspired and book a trip away..

  1. MALDIVES- featured on @seewantshop
    With crystal clear water, private over-water bungalows and beautiful sunshine, the Maldives is on our bucket list for escaping the winter chill. Lisa from See Want Shop recently travelled here, and we couldn’t help but envy her every time one of her posts popped up in our feed

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  2. AMALFI- featured on @sincerelyjules
    Jules is our style icon, but also our tan inspo! She travelled to the Amalfi Coast recently and her photos are… Wow! Beaches packed with umbrellas, pizza, wine and sunshine. How could you go wrong travelling here. Consider this trip booked!

  3. BAHAMAS- featured on @alexisren
    Water like we’ve never seen before, and a golden body like we’ve never seen before. Model Alexis Ren travelled to the Bahamas and proved to us how much we NEED to make our way there and build on our tropical tan! Bright blue water, perfect white sand and sun drenched palm trees. You’ll find us avoiding winter in the bahamas!

  4. SANTORINI- featured on @ohhhcouture
    The scenery in Santorini is truly something else. This is one of our favourite places to relax in a glamorous setting. White traditional villas atop dramatic cliffs with views out to the deep blue ocean and volcanoes, our favourite past time is tanning by the pool in Santorini and watching the incredible sunsets in Oia.

     

  5. THAILAND- featured on @sjanaelise
    Our founders Danielle and Michael got married in Thailand and it’s not hard to see why. A relatively short international flight from Australia will land you on the tropical beaches of Thailand. Best thing? It’s hot all year round! And did we mention thai cuisine is our favourite? Bronzed babe Sjana has got us dreaming of going back to visit soon..

And want to know what our favourite travel companion is? We can’t go anywhere without our SPF Gradual Tanning Moisturiser. This is a must for protecting your skin, hydrating your skin, and adding an extra glowing boost!

Available here: https://puretan.com.au/shop/gradual-tanning/gradual-tan-spf15-200ml/ 

GLOW ON xx

 

5 TIPS FOR WINTER TANNING

We’ve put together our top 5 tips for winter tanning, to make you feel better.

Yes it’s winter. Yes it’s freezing. Yes we’re all rugged up. But none of these are excuses for not looking and feeling your best.

Adding a touch of bronze throughout winter, makes the drabbest of days feel a whole lot better.

While we watch friends and family travelling throughout Europe on instagram and see their tans get darker, don’t miss out on getting your own glow on at home.

winter tan

Here are 5 quick tips to help you stay bronzed and beautiful throughout winter:

  1. Exfoliate regularly using an exfoliating mitt and a beautiful body scrub. We tend to get a build up of dry skin throughout winter, especially in areas such as elbows and knees.
  2. Moisturise your skin with a rich body creme after every shower. Don’t neglect your skin just because you think people won’t see it. Skin hydration is key to anti-aging and also makes a faux glow last longer.
  3. Choose a shade of fake tan that is a shade lighter than what you would use during summer. This helps make the tan look more natural.
  4. Use a lightweight face tan a couple of times a week to keep your face looking fresh and vibrant. This also makes your tan look more natural, by having your face match your body.
  5. Using a gradual tanning moisturiser is an all-round fantastic beauty product for winter. It includes a rich moisturiser and a subtle tan. It can be applied each day in place of your regular moisturiser and helps to build a subtle glow rather than an intense fake tan. It also won’t leave any streaks so you can get dressed immediately after. No waiting for a tan to develop in the freezing cold required!

 

WINTER SURVIVAL

HOW TO MAINTAIN A NATURAL GLOW THROUGH THE COOLER MONTHS WITH PURETAN

As the sun sets on summer and winter creeps in, it’s time to bid farewell to that beach tan.

From wind to heating, harsh winter elements leave skin dry and dull. But with the use of pureTAN’s range of premium tanning and skincare products, you can maintain a radiant glow year round.

winter tan

To create a natural looking tan throughout winter, pureTAN has developed three products that work to develop a subtle glow; Everyday Gradual Tan, Face Tan and Light/Medium Tanning Foam. Each product will revive your skin and have you looking like you just stepped off the plane from Santorini.

Enriched with the highly nourishing and anti-ageing properties of 100% Pure Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, the gradual tanning moisturiser adds a touch of tan each day until you reach your desired level of bronze. Both the Gradual Tan and Face Tan include an SPF 15 to assist with skin protection and anti-ageing.

The pureTAN Face Tan is ultra light and prevents a winter washed-out face. It contains a gentle, fast drying tan and can be worn alone or under makeup. It is non greasy and won’t clog your pores. But don’t forget to match your makeup to your new tan.

Developed for busy people who demand a rich tan now, the pureBronze Instant Tanning Foam is available in 2 shades, Dark and Light/Medium. For a more natural looking tan during winter, pureTAN recommend the use of the Light/Medium which is a moisturiser based formulation including soothing aloe vera and green tea. The non-streaky formulation conditions your skin as you tan. The ultimate winter skin life saver!

Each product will guarantee that you look and feel great year round. Survive this winter with pureTAN.

All products are available now at www.puretan.com.au, MYER, Priceline, Big W and selected salons & pharmacies nationwide. Click HERE for locations.

Gradual Tan $17.95

Gradual Tan $17.95

Face Tan $19.95

Face Tan $19.95

Instant Tanning Foam $34.95

Instant Tanning Foam $34.95

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