Beauty product of the week: Bondi Sands One Hour Express Tan

Alexandra Hourigan 2 February 2018

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Wave goodbye to the days of sitting in sticky tan for hours and say hello to a bronzed glow in just one hour!

Why we love this product

I'm not going to lie, I'm a fake tan junkie. I've tried so many brands and have an abundance of half used bottles at home in my bathroom. However, a significant benefit of this is that I have an extensive knowledge (and expectancy) when it comes to the fake tan I am using. Therefore, when Bondi Sands announced its upcoming one hour express tan, it's safe to say I got excited. I've been a lover of the Ultra Dark tanning foam from the brand since its launch. However, the one downfall was the amount of time I had to sit in this tan for me to get the colour I wanted. Most of the time I ended up just sleeping in my tan. Until now.

This one hour express tan needs exactly that. I did my typical exfoliating and hydrating routine that I do with all fake tans and got out my tanning mitt ready to embark on this tanning adventure. This self-tanning foam was a little different in consistency to the other Bondi Sands tans as it reminded me a little more of a mousse than a foam but worked exactly the same, if not better. I have fairly dry skin so getting a tan to work well is not incredibly easy but this one definitely went on like a dream.

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When applying it definitely didn't feel sticky and quickly absorbed into my skin. It really only took me a matter of minutes to do my entire body and dried fast enough that I could put my dark clothes over the top. It also didn't have a super strong tan smell but more the signature coconut scent. I do like my tan quite dark, so I left it on for the full hour and a little bit for good measure. If you just want a bronze glow then wash off after 30 minutes. I genuinely love the way this tan looked after I had washed it off. It wasn't streaky or too orange and just sat on my skin wonderfully. I definitely think this is about to become a holy grail product of mine.

Affordability

This tan is incredibly affordable, sitting at $24.95. You also don't need to use an abundance of product so you're going to get your money's worth at a very reasonable price!

Where you can buy it

You can get your hands on the new Bondi Sands one hour express tan at only one place. It is stocked exclusively at Priceline from February, which means you can get your hands on it now!

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