Skinny Tan Limited Edition Rose Gold 7 - Day Tanner

A Perfect Rose Gold Tan in Just Seven Days

After last week’s heat wave I thought we were set for summer… erm, where did it go? Who needs the sun anyway when we have Skinny Tan! You may have seen my previous feature on the Skinny Tan self tanning products that have taken the nation by storm. Well I am over the moon that they have launched another product, Skinny Tan Limited Edition Rose Gold 7-Day Tanner.

Rose gold is a huge thing right now. We see it everywhere; in homeware, accessories, branding and particularly wedding styling. I am a massive fan of rose gold.

Skinny Tan has pushed the boundaries with their brand new Rose Gold 7-Day Tanner, and I am totally in love with it! Who doesn’t want rose gold all over their body?

Skinny Tan Limited Edition Rose Gold 7 - Day Tanner

Since trying the Skinny Tan products for the first time last year I am hooked. I’m naturally quite pale and have tried many tanning products and always end up a terrible shade of orange, streaky and smelling of McDonald’s fries (so my husband says!). That was until I experienced Skinny Tan.

The Rose Gold 7-Day Tanner bronzes the skin with a luxe rose gold shimmer whilst a natural looking, streak-free tan develops underneath. As you apply the tan you can see exactly where you are applying it with the beautiful bronze glow, and you can instantly see a difference.

It says to leave for at least six hours (I left mine overnight) and then you simply wash it off. The shimmer washes away, leaving you with a natural and flawless tan that lasts for up to seven days.

Application

This tanner works in the same way as the other Skinny products. I used the Skinny Tan Pre Tan Primer to prep my skin. This crushed walnut shell primer removes any dry or dead skin cells, which helps to achieve a perfect finish to your tan. Note – you should always prime a few hours before you tan.

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Couple Blowing Confetti from Their Hands

Why You Should Supply Your Own Confetti

Flick through wedding magazines and browse Pinterest for beautiful images of weddings and you’re sure to see plenty of confetti throwing images. Have you ever wondered how they are so pretty? The majority of the time it is because the couple have supplied their own confetti for their wedding.

Traditionally guests would bring confetti to a wedding, but now it’s more common for couples to supply it themselves. There are still debates about who should supply it, so Shropshire Petals share their reasons why they think you should supply yours.

Why is Confetti Thrown at Weddings?

The throwing of confetti at a wedding marks the celebration of a newly married couple – a sign that the party is about to start!

Going back, confetti was traditionally grain, rice or flowers. Coloured paper shapes then became popular in more recent years, which each guest would bring with them in a small box. However, since we are all more environmentally aware, natural, eco-friendly confetti choices are now the preferred type to throw.

Why Supply Your Wedding Confetti?

Venue Restrictions

Most churches and wedding venues only allow the throwing of biodegradable and eco-friendly confetti in their grounds. Some don’t allow it at all unless it is off the premises.

Couple Blowing Confetti from Their Hands

Natural petal confetti not only disappears within a couple of days, it is also small and light, creating the perfect flutter as it falls over you.

Colour Match

One of the main reasons couples prefer to supply their own confetti is that they can choose the colours for their confetti moment.

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Beverly and Marina Wedding Dresses by Claire Pettibone - Image from California Dreamin' Styled Shoot

Claire Pettibone Romantique California Dreamin’ 2017 Bridal Collection

I’m sure you must know by now how much I adore all Claire Pettibone wedding dresses, and I really do mean ALL! She has such an incredible talent in creating the most exquisite, pretty and feminine wedding dresses.

Claire Pettibone has two collections – ‘Couture’, for brides with a higher-end budget, and ‘Romantique’, which is a more affordable collection of beautiful dresses.

California Dreamin’

Claire Pettibone’s love affair with California is the inspiration behind the incredible 2017 Romantique California Dreamin’ collection. This collection features an eclectic mix of dresses with intricate and crochet lace, sexy backs and sheer glimpses of sun-kissed skin.

Beverly and Marina Wedding Dresses by Claire Pettibone - Image from California Dreamin' Styled Shoot

Feeling that irresistible pull to revel in the sunshine, Claire Pettibone took her California Dreamin’ dresses to a private ranch in Malibu. Together with photographer Lucy Munoz and Team Hair & Makeup, they captured the spirit of the golden state with some seriously dream-worthy wedding looks.

“There’s nothing like a barefoot afternoon in a meadow and some wildflowers in your hair to make a girl’s soul smile. I foraged for a few natural elements, like a fern bracelet and blossoms from our super-bloom this spring, and kept the styling and beauty looks with Team Hair & Makeup super-relaxed and simple.

“I always want my brides to feel relaxed. A wedding gown should make you look amazing, but the dress should never overpower the woman who wears it. With this collection I can really see the bride’s essence coming through.” – Claire Pettibone

Intricate Details

Lucy Munoz captured these beautiful dresses in the sun, highlighting the intricate details…

Beverly Wedding Dress by Claire Pettibone - Image from California Dreamin' Styled Shoot

Carmel Wedding Dress by Claire Pettibone - Image from California Dreamin' Styled Shoot

Laguna Wedding Dress by Claire Pettibone - Image from California Dreamin' Styled Shoot

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