Your holiday might be over, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t keep your holiday tan looking as fresh as when you first got back. Here are six ways to ensure you maintain your summer glow for as long as possible…
Avoid lengthy showers and baths: Opt for cooler, shorter showers, both on the holiday and on you return so that your skin keeps hydrated, (lengthy, steamy baths and hot showers can dry out your skin), and choose a shower crème rather than a gel or foam for added nourishment.
Gently exfoliate: Dry skin is a build-up of dead skill cells which often make the skin look dull. Regular exfoliation is key to banish this, encouraging skin renewal for a fresh, smooth and glowing look. Try a body brush rather than scrub exfoliators with glycolic acid and salicylic acid which will fade your tan, and use dry before a shower or under the water with a moisturising shower crème.
Epilate: Epilation is the perfect form of hair removal for smooth skin lasting all holiday long, the Braun Silk-epil 9 SkinSpa has micro tweezers which pluck hairs from the root for up to 4 weeks of smoothness. If you fake your tan, epilating will ensure your colour lasts longer as unlike waxing or shaving, it doesn’t remove the top layer of skin – simply glide over to remove hairs as small as a grain of sand.
Moisturise: If you experience skin peeling after being in the sun, try applying a luxury oil to keep skin extra hydrated. A serum will help target the deeper layers of skin on your face. Choose one with Vitamin C which helps bring blood flow to the surface for a healthy glow. Don’t forget to apply generous amounts of moisturiser whenever you have a chance too so that your skin stays hydrated and smooth.
Eat and drink right: Keep yourself well hydrated with plenty of water, important for good skin health, cell turnover and everything else associated with maintaining a beaming glow. Foods rich in beta-carotene such as carrot, mango and sweet potato are great for glowing skin as they help prolong and support your skins melanin production. Tyrosine, the amino acid that also plays a part in the body’s melanin production can also be found in Turkey, egg whites, avocado, salmon and cottage cheese.
Enhance it: If you are lucky enough to have a natural summer glow, don’t be afraid to enhance it by investing in a tinted moisturiser or a gradual tan for a more convincing colour. Fake tans that adapt to your skin tone are great to help preserve or enhance the most authentic looking tan without having to take a trip to the sunbeds.
Enhance your glow with Braun’s summer beauty must have, the 3 in 1 Silk-epil 9 SkinSpa with precise epilator, gentle exfoliator and deep massager.
For your chance to win one for yourself, just answer the following question:
The Braun Silk-epil 9 SkinSpa epilator can removes as small as..
- A grain of sand
- The longer the better
Closing Date : 15th September 2017
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