XEN-TAN Dark Tanning Lotion: €27.45/£20.95
Most snow is starting to smelt away, and we are nearing the time where the spring collections are starting to roll out. That only means two things: an empty bank account, and trying on things where we need to show some leg. I only started using fake tan again since last year, and have been really liking the XEN-TAN Dark Tanning Lotion. I apply it with the mitt that they offer, and with that the application is really hassle-free, and streak free. Don't think it would matter if you use any other tanning mitt - they sell bright orange ones at Primark for just a buck if you're interested!
I always wait around 20 minutes before I dress, as recommended, and never had any problems. I do follow all the instructions on the bottle/box, and never had any unpleasant surprises. I do apply this on my face as well, and has never led to any nasty break outs at all. The down point for me is that I find this tan not dark enough, which makes it a very subtle tan. It does layer up really nicely, but as lazy as I am, I'd like to have a fake tan which I just need to apply once for the perfect tan. Hence I'll be looking for a different tan once I run out of this one. Do keep in mind that it takes a minute or 10 for the real color to show through. You see the color on your skin, which makes it easy to get the streak-less application, but don't go over the top with layering too soon, too much - I'm talking with experience ;-).
Have you ever tried XEN-TAN Dark Lotion before, what are your thoughts on it?