Tan, tan tan, it’s my favourite thing to do. I must have tried 50 different types of self tan in my time, all claiming to be streak free, odourless, whatever. There’s varied types of tan, at various qualities but when you get down to it, they all work a similar way and do the same thing. It’s not that i’m bored of regular tanning products but when the innovative new NKD SKN Shower tan came through my letterbox, my excitement to tan definitely increased. Having worked with NKD SKN before, you may have seen a few post featuring their products. With the release of this exciting new product however, it was inevitable that they’d make their way into another feature.
In essence, the product is a gradual tan. It’s to be applied 10 minutes before a shower and the results will begin to be noticeable after the tan develops in 4-6 hours. This is much handier than a regular gradual tan because after the product is washed off 10 minutes post application, you no longer need to worry about it. Only 10 minutes of being careful is required before you’re free to spill things down yourself, sweat like crazy and whatever else you like. As someone who is prone to spilling things down herself I can appreciate how useful this is.
Of course I brought out the Olympus (Pen of course) whilst trying this to photograph the results.
The result of the tan was extremely natural, perhaps too much so for someone seeking a deep tan. But I myself, was very happy with the colour difference. It looks although I’ve spent a couple of days sunning it up outside (when, in fact I’ve been hunched over a laptop screen loningly staring out the window). Without being informed, there’s no way an onlooker would know that I’d fake tanned, and that’s what I like in a product. For a deeper tan this is definitely build-able, which I experimented with topping up a couple of days later.
I’m definitely going to be repurchasing this product. If you fancy giving it a try too, it’s available for the discounted price of £9.29 at Superdrug.
*Items sent for review, all opinions remain my own