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TOP FLIGHT:

HOW TO MAINTAIN
YOUR SUMMER TAN

A post-summer guide to preserving your golden glow.


Written By JAYME CYK

Photography By GUY AROCH


Your tan won’t fade away right after summer, but it will disappear rapidly if you don’t take the proper steps to maintain an envious glow. Below, follow our carefully devised regimen for a bronzed physique you can preserve even after the temperatures begin to drop.

preserve
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Swirl the Utowa Round Face Brush in this light cream-gel bronzer and apply all over the face for post-vacation glow.

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Gucci Westman wanted to make contouring more approachable. This stick melts into the skin giving the illusion of sculpted and higher cheekbones without leaving any harsh lines.

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Blended with hydrating oils like African marula, moringa, baobab, and Kalahari melon, this shimmering body essential nourishes the skin and delivers a beautiful radiance.

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Just because you’ve been lying in the sun doesn’t mean you have an even tan. Use this Vita Liberata wash-off face and body makeup to blur any imperfections.

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For a healthy, sun-kissed finish, add bronzer where you want to sculpt and define, and the highlighter on the top of the cheekbones, down the center of the nose, the Cupid’s bow, and brow bone.

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To amp up your tan, apply to clean, exfoliated skin in circular motions. Leave it on for 10, 20, or 30 minutes depending on how deep you want the color and then hop in the shower and rinse to reveal an even, natural finish. 

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Apply this shimmering powder bronzer to the high points of your face to add warmth and dimension.