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Kate Hudson’s Tan Skin: How To Get A Fab Faux Glow Like A Celebrity

Thu, March 21, 2013 2:00pm EDT by Dory Larrabee 1 Comment
Kate Hudson Tan Skin

Spring fling! Since March 20 was the first day of spring, we’re dying for warm weather and a pretty tan. We’ll help you get the faux glow of Kate Hudson with expert tips below!

It’s not quite warm in New York City yet, but that doesn’t mean we’re not longing for the tan skin of celebrities who live in California all year round. Luckily, with a vast range of self-tanning products, you can look you just came back from Spring Break! We’ll help you get a faux glow like Kate Hudson with the help of the experts at Total Beauty!

Tan Like A Celebrity — How To Steps

“Step 1: Exfoliate

Before you even remove your tanner from under your bathroom sink, be sure your canvas is as smooth as a Justin Timberlake song. This means exfoliating from head to toe. Women with sensitive skin should opt for a sugar scrub, such as Fresh Brown Sugar Body Polish.

It won’t cause irritation but will rid your body of any flaky skin. Another essential step before using self-tanner is to shave your legs. This will keep splotches and streaks from appearing during application.

Step 2: Apply the tanner

While there are tons of terrific tanners out there, we recommend Bliss A Tan For All Seasons.

The spray is easy to apply, dries quickly, and you can turn it in every direction. Be sure to mist evenly and go slowly to see exactly where the color is landing. To avoid dark patches, apply a dab of lotion to elbows, knees, and ankles to ensure they don’t absorb more color.

Step 3: Layer bronzer

To make sure your face matches your glow from the shoulders down, apply a tinted moisturizer all over your face and neck. We recommend NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30.

Next, layer a shimmer bronzer such as Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Soft Shimmer Bronzer.

You want to apply this to all areas the sun would natural hit first: your hairline, bridge of your nose, chin, cheekbones, shoulders, and collarbone.

Step 4: Even out any streaks

Hopefully your tan looks as flawless as Kate’s, but if you spot a few streaks, lighten up uneven dark spots by scrubbing with lemon juice. Or darken missed areas by applying shimmer bronzer.”

Are you planning to use self-tanning this year, HollywoodLifers?

— Dory Larrabee

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