How to maintain a summer glow year-round

Don't let the weather get in the way of a radiant glow. Ahead, you’ll find our favourite products to stay sun-kissed all year long.

How to maintain a sun-kissed glow year-round

Although we’re lamenting the loss of warmer weather (and Game of Thrones), we’re excited to report that dewy, sun-kissed skin doesn’t have to disappear in the cooler months. Ahead, you’ll find our favourite products to achieve that bronze glow year-round – Mai Tai not included.

How to maintain a sun-kissed glow year-round

1Gradual Tanner

The beauty about gradual sunless tanner is that they aren’t as time consuming as a classic sunless tanner, yet ensures you look like you’ve spent a month in Bali. No complicated applicators or rigorous blending needed – win!

If you’re looking for just a light boost of colour, look no further. Containing a blend of 96% certified organic and natural ingredients such as coconut, rose hip and jojoba; Luna Bronze will nourish the skin whilst building a natural-looking tan.

Shop → Luna Bronze

St Tropez, glow year-round, bronze, winter tan

Simply apply this unique, streak-free formulation in the shower and rinse in just three minutes. It is made with a 100 percent natural DHA and infused with sweet almond oil to nourish the skin for a hydrated finish.

Shop → St. Tropez Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion

ModelCo, bronze glow year-round, winter tan

Infused with the highly nourishing and antioxidant properties of Green Tea Extract, this hydrating lotion delivers a just-out-of-the-sun glow and helps to even out skin tone, hide cellulite, stretch marks and spider veins.

Shop → ModelCo Gradual Tan

2Body Scrub

Jam-packed with coffee beans, sweet almond oil, Vitamin E and sea salt, frank body’s natural, vegan coffee scrub hydrates and nourishes, whilst targeting pesky skin concerns. Goodbye dry, flaky, dull winter skin.

Shop → frank body Original Coffee Scrub 

3Body Slimmer Shimmer

Charlotte Tilbury’s ‘summer confidence in a bottle’ body make-up helps disguise skin surface imperfections and unevenness, firm and sculpt your contours, giving skin a glossy, Victoria Secret-worthy glow.

Shop → Charlotte Tilbury Supermodel Body

4Primer

Add a sheer tint of bronze to your complexion with Mecca’s weightless, tinted gel primer. Simply use it as a traditional primer, or mix with your foundation.

Shop Mecca Cosmetica Sun Kissed Bronzing Primer

5BB Cream

Swisse’s Natural Defence BB Cream is a lightweight, ultra-blendable formula that provides sheer, natural coverage with a subtle luminous effect. The inclusion of SPF30 also helps protect the skin from environmental stressors.

Shop → Swisse Natural Defence BB Cream

6Liquid Bronzer

This soft-matte liquid bronzer gives your face a year-round glow without any greasy residue. It blends seamlessly on bare skin or over foundation. We love!

Shop → Benefit Dew The Hoola Bronzer

7Powder Bronzer

Crop’s natural mineral bronzing powder is a combination of four shades that create a perfect, summer-like tan, any time of the year.

Shop → Crop Natural Mineral Pressed Bronzer
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Emily has a passion for writing, travel and all things beauty, adhering to the idea that what we put on our skin is just as important as what we put in our bodies. Living a holistic lifestyle is key for Emily and she loves mixing up her training sessions with boxing, free weights and Bikram yoga. Emily hopes her writing will educate readers on fresh ways to lead a healthier life as well as inspire them to experiment with trends and hone their own personal beauty style.