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We are just over halfway through summer even though the weather sometimes doesn't seem to agree so in the hope of keeping our bronzed skin gleaming for at least the next couple of weeks, we need something we can turn to.

Applying fake tan can be hard enough, but forgetting your face is common nothing is worse than someone flashing a photo of you and you land Applying fake tan to face looking like an Oreo. Sure foundation can help but to keep it carefree and easy try following these simple steps. It is your face after all.

Prepare your face the same way you would your body. Not too close to application approximately a day beforeexfoliate with a gentle oil-free scrub.

Remember most faces are naturally oily which creates a barrier towards tan so keep away from oily products. After exfoliating, apply an oil-free moisturiser to keep your skin hydrated.

Focus on your chin, nose, behind the ears and at the back of the neck. To avoid breakouts, do a patch test with your tanner.

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The best choice is to use an actual face tanner but if you do use a general product, choose a lighter hue and build upon it if necessary. On the morning of application, moisturise around your eyes, along your hairline and on your eyebrows. Make sure you are in a well-lit area.

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As it is your face, you want to avoid even the smallest mistakes. Apply the tan like a moisturiser. Spread a coin size amount of the tan around your face in quick circular motions using your fingertips.

A good guide is to apply where the sun naturally hits: Blend just as you would with foundation. The four best tanning kits: The four best self-tanning mousses.

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