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Thursday
Apr192007

Getting My Glow On!

Being it is school vacation a.k.a. Spring Break in our household, I am getting my glow on by starting my self-tanning ritual. Yes - I am a bit early this year. Hey, just because I didn't get to St. Bart's this week doesn't mean I can't look like I have been there - right?

So far I have only been using a few products. You know, the self-tanners mixed into a moisturizer for the most gradual sun kissed glow.

jergens_glow_face.jpgI started with the Jergens new Natural Glow FACE Daily Moisturizer ($6.99) on my face, neck, and chest, while I am using their Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer ($6.99) on the rest of my body. I initially started with the Fair for my face, and the medium for most of my body. I just purchased the medium for my face as well, and will begin to use that to see a little faster results.

I like the gradual results, but I hate the smell. It stinks - but if you can get past that,  the color is even, very natural, and gradual. I only use it at night before bed so I can wash off the starchy smell first thing in the morning.

bare_bronze.jpgFor the day I have been alternating the Jergen products with those of Victoria's Secret Bare Bronze Collection. Now these Bare Bronze products all smell heavenly - like a refreshing pina colada.

I have been using the Bare Bronze Daily Glow Facial Moisturizer ($17.50)on my face, neck, and chest - and I love the way it has just enough moisture for my skin to get me through the day. I plan to use their Bare Bronze Gleaming Self-Tan Body Tint ($18) later this week, when I am ready for a more deep bronzed glow.

While this only begins my self-tanning rituals, I am excited to discover new self-tanners, and get to know my old favorites a little better.  Look for my ongoing reviews as we progress into warmer weather.

Reader Comments (2)

I'll have to try the Victoria's Secret Bare Bronzer. Being extremely pale, I'm always looking for a natural-looking self tanner. And I love pina coladas!

Yeah, Go Sox!
I use the Jergen's lotion too and hate the smell - but you're right. The colour goes on evenly and it actually bronzes your skin!

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