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10 Self-Tanner Beauty Hacks for a Natural Glow

10 Self-Tanner Beauty Hacks for a Natural Glow

8th Apr 2021

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Getting that sun-kissed look for your face is easier than ever when you follow our Fake Bake beauty hacks. This advice can help you achieve a natural healthy glow for your face any time of year without the need to overexpose your skin to the sun’s damaging UV rays. Tips such as adding freckles to your face can even make you look cuter!

Make Sure Skin Is Clean and Dry

Before you do anything, you should take the time to thoroughly clean your face with your favorite facial soap or use Fake Bake Coconut Exfoliating Wipes. You can also use a refreshing skin toner. Cleansing the skin helps remove dirt and oily build-up, giving you a clean and fresh canvas to work with. We recommend using an oil-free moisturizer after drying your face if you want added hydration.

Ice Those Pores

If you have acne-prone skin, you can use the ice cube hack to reduce enlarged pores and stimulate blood flow in your face. After you’re done cleansing, grab one or two ice cubes and wrap them securely in a clean cloth. Gently hold the cloth next to the skin for a few seconds at a time in areas that are prone to breakouts.

Apply Using a Mirror

Winging it is not an option when you want to get that flawless tanned look using a self-tanner. Trying to “feel” your way through the process is a recipe for disappointing results. A mirror lets you see exactly where the tanner is going and how much formula you’re using in all areas. It can also help you learn how to correctly apply tanner to get your face looking the way you want it to look. Follow the included directions closely to love your tan.

Cover Those Hands

You’re probably going to be in a hurry to get started with applying the tanner to your face. That’s normal. However, using your bare fingers and hands to apply the formula can lead to unsightly stained palms. Avoid this by using application gloves or soft applicator mitts designed to keep your hands free of product.

Blend Smoothly Into Skin

Some people wonder what went wrong when they see blotchy patches or streaks instead of even color with full coverage. Well, these unfortunate results are often caused by rubbing the tanner into the skin. If you see someone doing this, do not copy them. Instead, our advice is to smooth the self-tanner onto the skin and gently blend the color with steady, purposeful movements.