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SUMMER Beauty Challenge [DAY 4]

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Summer Beauty Challenge Day 4: Get your glow on

By the summer, nothing makes us feel quite as confident as glowing, radiant skin. But the truth is, we don’t always have the time (or energy) to spend on the perfect faux tan. That’s why I'm giving you the latest and greatest bronzing techniques that will accommodate any busy schedule, whether you have a week to prep for a special occasion or just a few minutes to fake a sunny getaway and (yes, it’s possible).

Summer is about baring skin and showing off the beautiful (fake) summer tan you have. But in order to look good baring that skin, you need to take some time to ready your skin and reverse the signs of neglect you showed your skin during fall, winter and spring.

You have so many choices when it comes to adding a little summer tint to your skin, and the tanning bed shouldn't be one of them. Using a sunless tanner will give your skin a beautiful start to summer. Even if you're not a fan of sunless tanners all over your body, you can happily use them just on your face. If you alternate your facial moisturizer with one that builds a bit of color, you'll have a healthy glow that will make it look as though you just spent the weekend on the beach. Most facial tanners build color gradually, and by alternating with your regular moisturizer you're skin will maintain a natural looking glow.


Throw away your unused sunscreen for a new bottle. Sunscreens aren't meant to last forever, and seeing as most people don't use as much as they should I bet you have a bottle or two stored away. Be safe and pick up a new one. And don't forget the most important sunscreen advice: USE IT. You should be using a shot glass full for your body, and a full teaspoon just on your face. Reapply every 1-2 hours that you are in the sun to ensure a summer full of safe sun fun.

Summer's only a few weeks way, so you still have time to prep your skin to get that summer glow! The summer is the opportune time to refresh your skincare regime, as you should do every season.

Follow these tips for glowing skin, and you'll be ready for summer in no time


There is nothing more beautiful than a natural looking Summer glow.  Its the best time of year

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