The $33 secret to Hilary Duff’s golden glow

Embrace your inner (bronzed) goddess

November 29 2023

Summer is nearly upon us and if channelling one of the sparkly vamps from Twilight isn’t quite your idea of a summer glow-up, it’s time to turn to some A-Lister-approved tanning products instead.

When we think of a natural-looking golden tan, one radiant star that comes to mind is Hilary Duff. Thankfully, a little birdy AKA Instagram has revealed the secret to her lit-from-within glow.

In a recent Instagram Story, the actress posted a snap of herself holding a bottle of Australian brand Luna Bronze’s Glow Tanning Moisturiser with the caption, “Everyone keeps saying ‘you’re tan!’ and I’m like ‘I knoooow’”, while tagging the self-tanning brand.

The Glow Tanning Moisturiser is your ultimate shortcut to a sun-safe and subtle tan that’s perfect for everyday use. Made from 98 per cent natural and organic ingredients, this miracle tanning lotion is gentle on the skin and incredibly hydrating.

It has no nasty fake tanner scent, instead using Luna Bronze's signature natural essential oil blend consisting of lemon myrtle, orange blossom, and mandarin for a light and refreshing smell.

With almost 600 reviews online, this $33.95 tanning moisturiser is not just beloved by Hilary Duff, but plenty of other beauty fans, too. One customer raved, “Absolutely love this self-tanner! It's lightweight, non-greasy and leaves a nice, even, and natural tan to the skin without being patchy!”

Another commented, “This is the one I use continuously all summer long - you can’t mess it up - it’s lightly tinted, non-streaking, and buildable. Twice a week and I look like I have a pretty decent tan. The best part is that it fades evenly.”

To use it, simply pump one to two dollops into your hands and apply to clean, dry skin. Ensure that you wait for the product to fully absorb before getting dressed to prevent any stains and remember to wash your hands after.

Alternatively, if you’d prefer a tanner that feels lighter on the skin but still offers the same sunkissed look, you can opt for the Ilume Tanning Water ($39.95). The Ilume Tanning Water not only helps you achieve a gradual golden glow, but is also full of nutrients such as sodium hyaluronate, vitamin C, and vitamin E to show your skin some loveYou can even use it as your base before applying any serums and SPF products, or as a setting spray after you’ve applied all your make-up. For a deeper, darker tan, Luna Bronze’s Total Eclipse Tanning Mousse ($44.95) will take you to the next level in less than three hours.

No matter how you want to glow this season, shop Luna Bronze’s collection of tanning essentials here

Main image credit: @hilaryduff

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