Wednesday, 30 January 2013


xen tan absolute luxe dark

review swatch photo
review swatch photo

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Oh I do love a good fake tan. I've recently laid off the fake tan quite a bit, mainly due to the fact it's cold and the idea of standing semi naked for a bit makes me want to weep. However I thought it was about time I reviewed my current favourite. Xen Tan Absolute Luxe Dark lotion is a wonderful deep olive toned fake tan that gives me the most gorgeous warm but not orange glow.It's a very thick cream with a slight tint which makes it easier to see where tou have applied it. Perfect if you're like me and you always miss certain areas. I use a fake tan mitt with this but Im sure you can use your hands if you are careful about it. I find Absolute Luxe to be super moisturing thanks to the addition of Shea butter and has a lovely vanila-marzipan type scent. I find this absorbs very quickly into my skin, which is great as I always apply my fake tan before bed and come my morning shower I'm a lovely deep bronze.

I have no faults for the product really apart from it's hefty hefty price tag. I think almost £40 RRP is way too expensive for a fake tan even if I like it a considerable ammount. I do see it on offer all the time on Feel Unique and suck so it's worth looking out for.

26 comments:

  1. i've heard so much about this brand, may have to invest in some of it for the summer!

    500daysoffashion.blogspot.com
    x

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  2. I've wanted to try Xen Tan for ages, it looks so natural compared to most others. I completely agree on the hefty price tag, I'm going to keep a sale look out! xx

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  3. heard so many great things about this product but wowza that is a hefty price tag! Really like your gold sequin top as well :)

    Samya - Samya Says..

    xxx

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  4. "..on offer all the time on Feel Unique and suck" and suck? maybe a little typo? Love you, love this tan (: I have it too xx

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  5. id love to try this brand out if australian stores stocked it! a good fake tan really makes you look glowy :D

    xo; L&M
    www.twoplicates.blogspot.com

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  6. This looks like it gives a really natural looking tan. I've wanted to try Xen tan for a while but £40 is so expensive, I'll have to have a look on Feel Unique :)

    mirrorrorrimbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. I've always wanted try this but I've never forked out the money too! going to invest in this looks great xx

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  8. I've heard a lot of great things about this fake tan and it looks great on your skin, but I can't bring myself to spend £40 on it when I'm pretty content with my Rimmel Sunshimmer and can't see how this can be 10 times as good!

    http://www.filthypaws-and-silkydrawers.blogspot.com/

    xx

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  9. i really want to get this for summer as i am as white as a sheet, so many people use this and say really good things about it xxx

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  10. I love your fake tan I might save up and buy this for the summer!
    http://thelipstickthegirlandherwardrobe.blogspot.co.uk

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  11. Your tan looks lovely! shame about the price

    xx

    http://polkadotsandroses-x.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. definitely think im going to have to get some for summer x

    http://dr0pdeadslut.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. it doesn't even look like a fake tan... its gorgeous. i mean i guess no one ever wants fake tan to look fake. :)

    also, what's on zee lips? and where did you get that amazingly gold top? i am infatuated. :)

    http://orientmyself.blogspot.com/

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  14. I've never used this before, it sounds amazing! worth the price though?

    burgundybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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  15. is that a top or dress your wearing i really like it

    eye-candii.blogspot.com

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  16. Heard a lot about this and it looks great on you! xxx
    http://unstitchedd.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. wow nice glow xx

    ravingbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk

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  18. May have to try this!
    http://shradhaloves.blogspot.co.uk/
    S xx

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  19. I don't usually fake tan and so I'm not good with them but after your review on this it looks so pretty!<3xo

    http://styleitwithme.blogspot.co.uk/

    I'm holding a 'giveaway' for new blogs to be discovered more!

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  20. This looks gorgeous on your skin, but it just seems so expensive for a fake tan! xx

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  21. This looks so nice, I do think it's a lot though. I'd probably stick the cheaper Xen tan options out there
    Daniella x

    http://daniella-r.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. definitely going to invest in this when it gets to summer! x

    http://thebeautyvisual.blogspot.co.uk

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  23. This looks great! You should try the vita liberata phenomenal, it's SO good x

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  24. Looks gorgeous on you!

    http://alittlebitunique.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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  25. I just bought the bronzing mousse from St Tropez and have used it once and LOVED it. I'm going to do it again tomorrow night! :)

    Katelyn
    theskinnyblondegirl.com

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