Summer is (finally) here and for many of us, that means tucking away the heavy-duty moisturizers and winter-skin saviours in favour of more lightweight, summer-appropriate body care. If there’s one thing I can’t stand during the summer months, it’s the feeling my skin gets — particularly due to the combination of lotions, sunscreens, and sweat sitting on the surface of my skin. Besides feeling plain icky, this layer of product buildup can also clog pores and lead to breakouts and irritated skin.
California Tan’s Define™ line has been my go-to summer tanning lotion collection. Formulated to define and detox the skin, these lotions are incredibly lightweight and feature ingredients including Seaweed, Green Tea Extract, and Arugula, which are powerful skin purifiers and help to perfect and refine your pores. The very first time I tried this lotion, I was amazed at how my skin seemed to drink up the product immediately. The consistency is almost gel-like, which was a pleasant change from the creamier consistencies I am used to in tanning lotions. After my tanning session, my skin felt simultaneously hydrated and matte to the touch. As someone who tests out a lot of tanning lotions, this one was an instant standout.
The collection includes an Intensifier, Natural Bronzer, Optimizer, and Facial Intensifier, and features a fresh, unisex fragrance inspired by the ocean. If you’re looking to try a new tanning lotion this summer, I would highly recommend the Define™ Collection from California Tan!