4th May 2021
Whether you’re stocking up on glow-getting formulas or looking for an age-minimising SPF50, Harvey Nichols tanning & suncare edit has something for everyone, including Amanda Harrington London’s 3 step tanning programme and Caudile’s suncare range, here’s our top 10 picks.
Rodial Hylauronic Tan Serum Drops, £45
Rodial’s Hyaluronic Tan Serum Drops is a hybrid hydrating serum that glides on skin resulting in a radiant glow. It’s formulated with skincare actives including hyaluronic acid known to plump the complexion and reduce the appearance of fine lines. Erthulose acts a natural keto-sugar, to give skin a gradual sunkissed glow and is combined with DHA to give a longer lasting tan.
Dr Dennis Gross Skincare Alpha Beta® Glow Pad™ Self-Tanner for Face – Intense Glow, £36
The Alpha Beta® Glow Pad™ Self-Tanner for Face by Dr Dennis Gross is a self-tanning towelette for face that develops a rich colour while providing exfoliating and anti-aging benefits. A streak-free, natural looking tan that fully develops within 3-4 hours. This quick-drying formula features Alpha Beta® ingredients to provide anti-aging benefits and ensure an even application. Delivered in perfectly dosed towelettes offering a convenient, mess-free application every time.
Sisley Super Stick Solaire Teinte SPF50+, £80
Designed for optimal tolerance, Sisley’s Tinted Sun Care Stick SPF 50+ youth protector includes an ultra-high performance complex of cutting-edge mineral screens, particularly recommended for sensitive areas of the face (nose, lips, cheeks, ears, eye contour area). The ocean-friendly formula is free from the harmful chemicals Oxybenzone and Octinoxate which damage coral and marine life. To deliver the best UVA-UVB sun protection for the most delicate areas of the face, the stick benefits from a very high SPF 50+ sun protection factor and from a high concentration of protective, antioxidant, and nutritive skin care active ingredients.
Caudalie Milky Sun Spray SPF50 150ml, £21
Protect your skin from premature ageing with Caudalie’s patented anti-ageing Milky Sun Spray SPF50 for body and face. Its innovative suncare formula, for maximum SPF protection, uses minimal filters that are safe for both the skin and the environment.
The light texture and easy to apply formula quickly absorbs into the skin, without leaving a sticky residue. Rich in soothing organic grape water and a patented anti-oxidant complex, skin is left hydrated, moisturised and protected, ready to achieve a flawless and healthy glowing tan.
Decree Day Shield SPF30 75ml, £75
Lightweight, swift, essential. More than an SPF30, Decree’s sophisticated Day Shield spray provides an invisible shield of anti-pollutant antioxidants, protective peptides and UV filters to provide protection against photo ageing and environmental damage. “All SPF’s degrade within hours, so repeated applications are essential. This spray works invisibly over makeup.” – Dr AJ Sturnham
Coco and Eve Sunny Honey Bali Bronzing Foam Dark, £25.90
The beachy haired duo behind the cult favourite, multi-award winning Like A Virgin range strike again. Kiss goodbye to orange nightmares, streaky application and dehydrated skin, Coco & Eve’s lightweight, non-sticky formula delivers a perfectly even finish in three enviably bronzed shades with a thirst-quenching drench of hydration to keep your sun-kissed tan going stronger for longer. It’s the world’s first 100% natural DHA self-tan body treatment with full skincare benefits and zero nasties. Bursting with performance driven ingredients including raw virgin coconuts, fig, mango, cocoa, orange, and papaya, it was created using unique Cellushapeᵀᴹ formula to hydrate and ﬁrm skin. Powerful natural antioxidants improve signs of ageing as the lightweight formula blurs pigmentation and perfects skin.
Dr Dennis Gross Skincare All-Physical Lightweight Wrinkle Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF30, £46
All-Physical Sunscreen from Dr Dennis Gross is oil-free sun defence that blends into all skin tones. Transparent zinc oxide and potent antioxidants provide safe, high-performance SPF protection to help prevent visible fine lines and wrinkles. Reef safe and fragrance-free. Great for sensitive skin. This daily sun and aging protection delivers ultra-sheer application and weightless hydration. It’s powered by transparent zinc oxide and antioxidant-rich bearberry, sea buckthorn, lingonberry, and ferulic acid to defend against harmful UVA/UVB rays, pollution, and blue light emitted from phones and computer screens – helping to prevent fine lines and wrinkles. Invisible, non-greasy finish on all skin tones. Tip: Great to use as a primer before makeup.
Dior Bronze Liquid Sun Self-tanning Water, £45
Discover the Dior Bronze Liquid Sun Self-Tanning Water. A self-tanning mist that deepens the skin tone with a natural-looking, even glow that intensifies day after day. This new Dior Bronze self-tanning mist diffuses evenly for a silky finish on the skin that doesn’t transfer onto clothing. Enriched with natural-origin DHA, this milky water deepens the skin tone with a natural-looking, even glow that intensifies day after day.
Amanda Harrington London Face Mist – Natural Honey, £28
Step 2 of Amanda Harrington’s 3 Step Tanning Method is the Face Mist. This light-reflecting blendable bronzing mist contains collagen and CQ10 to rejuvenate and firm the skin while giving an immediate boost of radiance. It features hyaluronic acid plus vitamins A and E to maintain vital moisture levels. The Natural Honey shade is suitable for fair or medium skin tones with warm, yellow, peachy or golden undertones. Step 1 is a gradual tan and Step 3 is a brush to buff your face to create a perfect and natural sun-kissed glow on your face.
Chantecaille Ultra Sun Protection SPF45/PA 40ml, £86
Chantecaille’s Ultra Sun Protection is a highly effective, non-toxic sunscreen. The SPF contains stabilised actives that block both UVA and UVB rays. A blend of three highly effective non-penetrating screens (avobenzone, octisalate, octinoxate) create an SPF that helps increase UVA and UVB protection up to 45 times more than other brands. Thanks to cherry blossom, lemon balm and white tea extract, this lightweight, oil-free and mattifying fluid possesses soothing and anti-inflammatory properties. Bonus, it’s vegan friendly.
To mark National Suncreen Day on 27th May, Harvey Nichols will be welcoming sunscreen and fake-tanning brands to the Birmingham store from 27th to 30th May. Discover tanning tips and sunscreen consultations from brands including Dior, Sisley and Chantecaille. Enjoy complimentary gifts when purchases sunscreen and tanning products from Stila, ESPA and Caudile. Ask in store at the Beauty department for more information
All products featured available to purchase in store or via Click and Collect at Harvey Nichols, Birmingham, located in the Mailbox.