While we have mentioned organic self tanners here a time or two, it occurred to me that we hadn’t talked application.
I’ve had numerous questions on the subject of avoiding streaks and settling when applying self tanner. Since I’ve been doing this a long time and have my system down, thought I’d share. As easy as applying body lotion or face cream. Here you go:
Applying Self Tanner to Body
Begin at the bottom and work your way up. I start by applying about a nickel sized amount of tanner to each calf. Once this is about half way rubbed in, I make one pass over tops of feet, ankles, and fronts and backs of knees. This way these areas receive a smaller amount of tanner, which prevents streaks or darker settling on knees and ankles. Next, thighs. Then stomach and back. Finally, arms are done same as legs; focus first on lower and upper arms, and finish with a quick pass over elbows and insides of arms.
Applying Self Tanner to Face
The natural face tanners I use are truly so good that I apply as I would my daily moisturizer. Do try to be even about it. Afterward I lightly wipe over my brows and lips with a towel to ensure no tanner has settled in those spots.
That’s it. Not tough, you just need to work the system.
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