Kate Moss has been looking mighty brown the past couple of days after her long holiday with Naomi Campbell in warm Phuket, Thailand and Musqtique. Kate's definitely glowing from all of the sunshine, but it also may have something to do with all of her birthday celebrations and her recent engagement news to boyfriend Jamie Hince. I am so used to seeing Kate pale faced from living in England, yet I quite like her with a little colour and wonder why she doesn't use self-tanning products more often. How do you feel about Kate's browned face and body?
As a self-confessed sunworshipper (it's my only vice, honest) I'm always extra careful to protect my skin, when indulging in my favourite summer activity. As well as a good body block, and an extra high factor facial sunscreen, last year I started taking skin supplements to further try and save my poor, sun-starched skin.
It felt like many of them did more to ease the conscience than the skin itself, but this summer I've been testing Imedeen Tan Optimizer supplements, (£37.50 for 60 capsules), and I'm actually very impressed.
You have to start taking the capsules, once daily, four weeks before going on holiday or exposing your skin to the sun. Then keep taking them during the summer, and for around four weeks after, to maximise your colour. This is a lot of supplements, and it can be expensive, (we're talking more than 50p a capsule) but as with spending more on good quality suncream, if you're going to sunbathe, it really is worth it. For why just read more