"If Carlsberg did Fake Tan"; Vita Liberata

Monday, 30 September 2013

To look at me normally you probably wouldn't realise that put me in a hot sunny country and I tan pretty easily, on a day to day basis I have pretty yellow skin, I'm not super pale, but I'm living in Scotland I'm not tanned either. Fake tan and I have an interesting relationship, back when I was at school I loved being bronzed and golden, St Moritz fake tan was easily one of my best friends, sadly the biscuitty smell was a not so nice feature of my go-to tanning product. After leaving school I moved to Australia and had a year round natural tan, not a bottle of St Moritz in sight, when I moved back from Melbourne, I couldn't really be bothered with fake-tanning so didn't tan for a while.

I guess you could say I fell out of love with fake-tan, though I recently used Lauren Goodger's fake tan which I found pretty good, though sadly I did find it smelt a little biscuitty... Now I've discovered as one of my non-blogging friends put it; "if Carlsberg made fake tan" Vita Liberata.

Earlier this month I headed along to The Scotsman in Edinburgh along with some of my fellow #scottishbloggers to find out more about Vita Liberata the tan which is fast becoming a best-seller both in the UK and across the pond in America.

Founder and CEO of Vita Liberata Alyson Hogg;
"We wanted to create a tanning experience that gives natural looking results and is kind to the skin. When people are using Vita Liberata they are reminded of that holiday feeling, glowing healthy skin, blue skies and sunshine! Those feelings are not interrupted by nasty smells, sticky skin or streaky results."




Having not used fake tan much in recent years, I am a little tanphobic, the fear that I'll be orange in the morning, super streaky or have that awful tell tale stench clinging to my skin, with Vita Liberata I've found I don't have any of these worries. I had my first ever spray tan at the Vita Liberata 'Meet the Brand' event and was pleasantly surprised. I had the spray tan on the Tuesday before my 21st party and was left with a fresh from holiday golden glow (I was tanned using the medium shade) and my tan still looked perfect on the Friday at my party!

Vita Liberata products are perfume, paraben and alcohol-free; and have been raved about in the press. A non-toxic, organic and easy to use tan is rather unusual and I loved learning more about their unique 'moisture lock' system which leaves your skin feeling soft after you've tanned. It also dries super fast (after my spray tan I changed back into my normal clothes with no worries.)
With the lovely Gillian of elevatormusik.com

Love my Scottish Blogger pals, with Lynsey and Kirsty.

With Gillian, Kirsty, Lynsey and Kirstie

I had a great time at the Vita Liberata event, chatting to the Vita Liberata girls, looking at and finding more out about their products and enjoying a few of glasses of Prosecco, and of course spending time with some of my favourites, I'll be popping up individual reviews of some Vita Liberata products in the near future (watch this space!)