I was recently contacted by a company new to myself named Karora, asking if I would be interested in trying their range. After doing my research I knew this was the right brand for me as I'm always looking for new ways to achieve and maintain glowy bronzed skin. If like me you're new to this brand then this is a little bit about the brand from the emerald isle: 'Karora is an award winning custom colour skinwear collection suitable for any occassion, benefits the skin and smells divine'. They specialise in a range of fake-tans and CC cream suited to your desired colour outcome.
|Express Bronzing Mousse | £24.27* CC Cream | £20.82*|
I was sent the express bronzing mousse and cc cream. Both products come in the prettiest purple packaging which I found very appealing. The packaging for the products themselves is also lovely with a matte feel and very easy to use with instructions for both. I've used a range of different tans before, the last one being xen-tan which is so good so I was definitely expecting a lot from Karora.
The Express Bronzing Mousse is a moisturising mousse designed to give you that bronze colour in just 1 hour. I decided to take the longer option in order to gain a much deeper bronze, so I left mine on for 3 hours. You can see in the photo above my legs straight after the application, for the after results wait for my next post where I show off my new tan. The scent is rather strange, it's not the usual biscuit tan smell but smells very clean, much like fairy liquid infact! It's super easy to apply and I had zero streaks. I've had issues with mousse tans in the past as they've stuck to my dry skin but the oils in this such as rosemary leaf, lemon and grapefruit oil left my skin feeling moisturised with a citrus fresh scent! Very happy with the colour pay off and an overall lovely formula.
The CC Cream is a product I was dying to try as it's not just for your face but for your body too. The first thing I noticed about this cream is the fruity scent, oh my gosh it's just amazing! The self adjusting and blendable formula evens out skin tone and enhances your natural colour while providing brilliant coverage that reduces redness and hyper pigmentation. . I must admit it looks great on my face and I've been wearing it on a daily basis but it also works so well on your legs. It remind me of the results you get from the Sally Hansen airbrushed legs. I'm so impressed with this multi-use cream and it's great for those who are looking for perfect skin rather than bronzed.
I hope to try more from this brand and hopefully will see it popping up in other shops and drugstores. In the UK the current stockists are: John Bell & Croyden and Lloyds Pharmacy (who have an offer on Karora right now) but you can check out other stockists and buy online at karoracosmetics.com.
Have you tried Karora cosmetics? What's your favourite tanning brand?