Vita Liberata

When I was younger I used to fake tan the entire time. My love affair with fake tan ended when my sheets were constantly smelling and changed colour from a crisp white to a dirty yellow colour.

I started to use sunbeds as it was easier and more permanent. My sheets didn’t change colour, and I didn’t smell like three day old biscuits. But then there was always the pressure of people telling you that you’d get skin cancer, and die. So finding a tanning product that doesn’t smell, and dries quickly. Preventing everything you touch turning orange, is a challenge.

And then, Vita Liberata found me. At Bloggers Fashion Week, the brand had a stand where they explained all about their products and gave us some to try for ourselves.

They are the first to invent a completely odourless fake tan and have now implemented this in all of their products, including their spray tans! If that’s not enough, they then went on to produce the worlds longest lasting tan (pHenomenal 2-3 week tan) which is also available in an extra fast drying mousse and an ultra hydrating formula. All the ingredients for the tan also happen to be natural, Ecocert (didn’t know what this was, so I looked it up) AND certified Organic. Phewww, overachievers.

The product I tried is the 2-3 week tanning lotion. First impressions? Lovely. A really elegant and expensive looking product and I just want to be the girl on the side of the packaging.

Funnily enough, when I was talking to the girls, one of them actually admitted that her sister was the model for a lot of the images and branding. Her exact words were, ‘Think how I feel’ – although she was stunning too, so I think their whole family must have beautiful genes! Now if they could only insert those genes into the product somehow…

After trying the tan, there really isn’t much I can say. It truly is completely fragrance free, dries without being sticky and to be honest, I barely notice I’m wearing it. No normal tan problems with this one! Once it’s dry, it doesn’t transfer onto anything else which is a really nice surprise and after a few washes it’s gone. No need for special tan removal wipes and when it starts to go, it fades naturally without you having half an arm tanned, then white patches.

If you’d like to get your hands on this gorgeous product, stay tuned for a big celebratory giveaway coming soon!