Single parenting in a pandemic: ‘I cry alone in the car so the kids don’t...

Lia Hynes

Author Ruth Gilligan: ‘I have slowly colonised our flat’s small second bedroom into my writing...

Sophie Grenham

About 400,000 women in Ireland have this condition and don’t know

IMAGE

The Cabinet Sub-Committee on Covid-19 currently has no women sitting on it. Why?

Lynn Enright

And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?

Kate Demolder

Non-colour nail polish for when you’ve finally removed your gel nails

Holly O'Neill

Lady Gaga offers reward after dog-walker shot 4 times, pets stolen

Jennifer McShane

Anne Hathaway says she was ‘ninth choice’ for one of her most iconic roles

Jennifer McShane

This utterly dreamy Victorian home just outside of Belfast is on the market for £995,000

Megan Burns

Image / Beauty

The IMAGE Beauty Awards: the winning tans


by Holly O'Neill
21st May 2019

Welcome to the 16th annual IMAGE Beauty Awards! We’ve gathered the best beauty launches from the last year, across hair, make-up, skincare and bodycare, and shared them with Ireland’s most authoritative industry experts to bring you the ultimate breakdown of the products you need in your arsenal. The judging panel spent months trialling and testing on themselves and their clients and the results can be found in the fabulous 32-page IMAGE Beauty Awards supplement in association with McCauley Health and Beauty Pharmacy, on sale now with the May issue of IMAGE Magazine.

Before you pick up the issue, take a sneak peek at the best tans here.

Bellamianta Ultra Dark Self Tanning Tinted Mousse, €25

“This is completely foolproof to use and it’s a gorgeous colour.” – Triona McCarthy

BEST FOR Dark tan lovers

Bellamianta Triple Action Glycolic Body Scrub, €18

“For terrible tan around the ankles, this is a great scrub. It exfoliates and moisturises, leaving the skin smooth, hydrated and bump-free. It really prepares the skin for a tan.” – Jennie Hingston

BEST FOR Tan removal

Lusso Tan Self Tan Lotion, €25

“This goes on really easily, it doesn’t dry out the skin, and it’s foolproof to use.” – Corinna Tolan

BEST FOR A natural- looking tan

St Tropez Self Tan Watermelon Infusion Bronzing Mousse, €39.99

“The scent of watermelon removes the tan smell, and this doesn’t dehydrate the skin.” – Jennie Hingston

BEST FOR Those who dislike the smell of tan

GlowDry Australia GlowDry Powder Pot, €30

“This changes your tanning routine – it neutralises smells, blends the tan, smooths it… once you use it, you will never not use it. You can get dressed or into bed without feeling sticky.” – Jennie Hingston

BEST FOR Tan blending and pre-bedtime tanning

Vita Liberata Body Blur Sunless Glow, €39

“This is like make-up for your body – it makes everything look better, and it takes two minutes to apply.” – Triona McCarthy

BEST FOR Concealing

Isle of Paradise Self-Tanning Mousse, €26

“This is a gorgeous mousse and disguises discolouration and break-outs on the skin, thanks to the colour correcting elements.” – Anna Keely

BEST FOR Hydration, imperfections, redness and breakouts

St Moriz Advanced Pro Formula Golden Glow Face Booster, €11.99

“Put two or three drops into your moisturiser. I had no breakouts, and every day I was inundated with questions about what tan
I was using on my face.” – Corinna Tolan

BEST FOR Face tanning

SOSU by Suzanne Jackson Dripping Gold Luxury Tanning Mousse Dark, €21.95

“This gives a lovely dark glow and it’s very hydrating on the skin.” – Anna Keely

BEST FOR Those who like a darker tan

Featured image by @theisleofparadise. 

IMAGE Beauty Festival

Join us for an unforgettable weekend of beauty in the heart of the Irish capital! Tickets for IMAGE Beauty Festival are available now. We look forward to seeing you there on May 25-26.

Also Read

BEAUTY
What’s in your vanity cabinet? Three IMAGE beauty writers reveal the skincare products they can’t live without

From gua shas to day creams, we asked three of our beauty...

By IMAGE

BEAUTY
The ultimate guide to facial gadgets for great skin

LED pens, gua shas, facial massage tools – here’s your...

By Holly O'Neill

FASHION, BEAUTY, SHOPPING
The weekend shopping fix: hair heroes, happy t-shirts and luxe candles

By Holly O'Neill

BEAUTY
Cult perfume brand Le Labo is now a lot easier to buy in Ireland

Cult niche perfume brand Le Labo just got a lot easier to buy.

By Holly O'Neill

soap
BEAUTY
Soap has had a make-over and is cool again

Bar soap, one of beauty’s most unsexy sells, is cool...

By Holly O'Neill

intuitive eating
HEALTH & WELLNESS, BEAUTY
Step off the hamster wheel of dieting: An in-depth guide to intuitive eating

Are you sick and tired of the idea of “good”...

By Melanie Morris

Dermaplaning makes use of a small, sharp blade atop a long piece of plastic which is then used to gently shave downy vellus hair from different areas of the face
premium BEAUTY
And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?

Self-improvement is a seemingly never end task for the aspiring beautiful woman - but where is the breaking point?

By Kate Demolder

bath
BEAUTY
How to turn your bath into a self-care sanctuary

Welcome to the Serious Bathers Club Are you ready to...

By Holly O'Neill