The $30 cult product this Aussie brand can't keep on the shelves

Sarah Carty
Features & Style Editor

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We all want that sun-kissed glow but there’s not a chance you’ll find us out blasting our skin in the harsh Aussie UV rays.

So we’re always on the lookout for fake tan products that can make us look like bronzed goddesses without leaving streaks, especially on our face.

People are raving about Bali Body's Face Tan Water. Photo: Supplied
Bali Body Face Tan Water

Step forward Bali Body’s $30 Face Tan Water, which is apparently so good, it recently had an 800-person waitlist and has nearly 700 5-star reviews online.

Made in Australia by husband and wife duo, David and Laura Oosterloo, Bali Body has gained a cult following online, especially with their Face Tan Water.

Described as’ skincare meets self tan’, the lightweight formula includes sodium hyaluronate, which works to boost skin elasticity and plumpness, jojoba oil to help fight scarring, and rose water, which works to tighten pores and tone the skin.

Many people simply use the lotion on its own on their face, neck and décolletage to get a bronzed look in four to six hours.

But if you’re after a more natural tan, then add a few drops to your daily moisturiser to achieve a gradual glow.

Fans can’t get enough of the product and recently it had an 800-person waitlist, ready and waiting to snap up the tanning jewel as soon as it hit shelves.

People have been raving about the results they’ve achieved with the Face Water online, with many saying it looks just like they’ve spent two weeks on holiday after putting it on.

“I love this face tan water. It's really gentle on my skin and doesn't irritate it at all. I have acne prone skin, and the product doesn't make it worse. The tan is subtle and looks natural. My only complaint is that I wish the tan would build up more and get darker to match the fake tan on my body, but that this isn't a deal breaker for me and I will 100% purchase the product again,” one customer wrote online.

“Using the Bali Body face tanner has not only given me a glow, but also helped clear my skin. Could not recommend this product enough,” another person said.

Others went so far as calling it the “best fan tan ever” and “life changing”.

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