Beauty 101: How to fake a summer body after Christmas

Summer is here, but so is the aftermath of all the Christmas pudding. Don’t fret, we’ve got your back. Here are 10 brands you can turn to when you've gone in for seconds (or thirds!) but need to look like you haven't.

Jbronze Luxe Dry Tanning Oil

This hydrating self-tan delivers a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow. Enriched with a combination of natural oils that hydrate and nourish the skin, the Luxe Dry Tanning Oil is easy to apply, quick drying, it develops over eight hours, providing a long-lasting tan. Formulated with argan oil and light sunflower seed oil to nourish skin from the often-diverse Australian seasons, Kakadu plum extract acts as an antioxidant restoring skin with the added benefits of vitamin C.


The Rolls-Royce of exercise machines, the HYPOXI L250 targets stubborn fat and cellulite around the hips, bottom, thighs, lower back and lower stomach. It is a low impact, low intensity exercise method that combines movement with vacuum compression technology to help reduce stubborn fat and cellulite. Combined with healthy nutrition, an average person can expect to lose up to 26cm, or one dress size, in just four weeks.

Arbonne Essentials® Protein Snack Bar

Arbonne Essentials® Protein Snack Bar contains ten grams of plant-based protein, four grams of fibre, and both pumpkin and sunflower seeds. It is also low in sodium, and only has five grams of sugar per bar. No artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners. No trans-fat or cholesterol and formulated without gluten. Available in Dark Chocolate and Sea Salt flavour, with a drizzle of non-dairy chocolate on top, or Cranberry & Pumpkin Seed flavour, with dried fruit and sesame seeds for added crunch.

TANNED Real Medium Mousse

TANNED Real Medium Mousse is a tanning mousse that delivers an everyday glow. Best used on freshly cleansed and exfoliated skin, simply pump the mousse onto the TANNED All Over Application Mitt and apply, leaving it for one to eight hours. 

Hawaiian Tropic Self Tan Foam - Dark 

This dark self-tanning foam pampers skin while tanning with an ultra light foaming formula, containing vitamin E to hydrate skin. The transfer resistant formula dries quickly, providing a flawless and streak-free glow. Infused with a tropical scent and is paraben free, not tested on animals and Australian made.

endota spa Glow™ Super Greens

endota spa Glow™ Super Greens is a superfood that has been formulated to help with: cell protection, collagen formation, reduction of tiredness and fatigue, fat metabolism and energy production, healthy function of the nervous system, general wellbeing and the maintenance of beautiful skin, hair and nails. It is specially formulated with a full daily serving of super greens and plant-based proteins, as well as being naturally rich in essential vitamins.

Gernétic Marine Body Beauty

This detoxifying and slimming body cream promotes the elimination of toxins and assists in weight loss. The cream is formulated with amino acids to eliminate fatty deposits, seaweed extract to reduce toxins, and dandelion, hawthorn and artichoke extracts to drain and decongest the legs while relieving constipation. The inclusion of grape seed oil provides essential fatty acids and antioxidants.

Rapid Loss® Meal Replacement Shakes

Rapid Loss® Meal Replacement Shakes are designed to assist with weight management, as part of the Rapid Loss® Program. Now formulated with 30 per cent less sugar, each serve with skim milk is powered with garcinia cambogia, guarana extract and high-octane MCT oil, vitamins and minerals for boosting energy, high-protein to help build and maintain muscle and high fibre to help keep you regular. Rapid Loss® Shake is also formulated with key vitamins and minerals such as energy supplements; magnesium, iron and B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 and biotin) to help reduce fatigue and tiredness; vitamin D to help optimise normal muscle performance; vitamin C to help with production of natural collagen for beautiful skin; and both vitamin A and C to help support normal function of the immune system. 

Absolute Essential Cell Slim & Tone Lotion (Organic)

This body lotion works on multiple levels to aid natural lymphatic detox, support healthy cell dynamics, break down fat tissue deposits and smooth out the tone, texture and appearance of the skin. Non-greasy and soothing, with a lovely, fresh, naturally invigorating fragrance, every component has been expertly selected then blended into a fine, highly absorbent, nourishing base to further the effects towards softer, more supple skin. Applied daily and combined with exercise and a healthy diet, Absolute Essential Cell Slim & Tone Lotion promises great changes for problem body areas. It provides both physical and psychological benefits, with the scent designed to make you feel uplifted, supported and encouraged during the weight loss process.

freezeframe® BODY BLUR SUMMER GLOW Skin Perfecting Airbrush and Body Contour

This body contour cream contains an advanced formula that helps create a flawless, invisible film over skin. It helps mask imperfections like veins, bruises and blemishes. It contains freezeframe's BodyFit Marine Complex technology to slim the area of application and tighten and tone the underlying muscles.