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My Tanning Routine

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I have been obsessed with using fake tan for years, my first tan being St Moriz (if you know, you know) When I was around 15. I am now 21 and think it’s safe to say i’ve had my fair share of disasters but feel like I have spent enough years experimenting to find a routine that works well for me.

The first thing I do when it comes to tanning is soak in the bath the night before and shave, exfoliate and all that jazz. I always shave the night prior as otherwise I find it stings and doesn’t go on as well as it should because of my pores being open, the reason I get a bath instead of shower is so I can fully soak my body to make sure I remove any old tan before I put a fresh layer on.

So the night after that I will tan, I prefer to tan on the night so I can sleep in it and it will develop as I sleep rather than being a sticky mess all day and having to worry about what to wear etc. A few hours before I will moisturise my face as this acts like a barrier cream and stops it clinging to any dry patches and by putting it on a few hours before it sinks into the skin more. I will also put some on my elbows, knees and any dry areas I may have just before tanning to stop build up.

My favourite ever tan is the cocoa brown one hour tan, I have been using this tan for a good 2 years now and it is honestly the best I have tried although I do branch out to try new ones, nothing so far has ever beat this.

Below is my before and after photo:DSC_0004 edit

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If you use this tan I would love to see your before and after! Or please leave me any tans you think I should try in the comments!

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Morphe 35T Palette

So I recently purchased this palette on BeautyBay after lusting over the 35o palette but it being out of stock EVERY single time I wanted to order it so I decided to get my hands on a different one after hearing so many good things about these palettes.

just look at how pretty it is!

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First of all, the price. How can you go wrong with 35 eyeshadow colours, yes 35!! for only £21 it is an absolute steal!

The one thing that would make this palette even better would be if it included a matte black as every time I want to do a really dark smokey eye I have to go to another one of my palettes just for a black so it’s quite inconvenient having to take two palettes when travelling. However, you can make a nice smokey eye still by building up the brown colours.

Below is a look I quickly created on my little sister (she is growing out her eyebrows so the hearts were needed) but the colours are sooo pigmented as you can see, especially the shimmers they are just incredible!

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you can get your hands on this palette here: morphe 35t palette

Thanks for reading and please leave a comment with any other palettes you think I should try!

Becky Xx