AS the heatwave has officially arrived in the UK, there’s no better time to catch a tan – of course with a high SPF protection making sure you don’t burn. 

Even though regular intervals in the shade, wearing hats and covering up can make it harder to tan, it isn’t impossible. 

And once you spent all that time perfecting your tan you will probably want to keep your summer glow for as long as possible. 

But what's the secret to it?

Thankfully beauty fans on TikTok are here to save the day.

Olivia Elliott, 21, shared her cheap trick to maintaining her tan. 

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She revealed her top “two secrets” to “maintaining a dark, natural tan” in a video which has been viewed over 500k times.

Firstly she uses the M&S Body Scrub Coconut Fragrance which costs £5.99. 

Olivia uses this body scrub two times a week, and swears by it.

She adds: “If you exfoliate your skin every night. Your tan shouldn’t really be coming off.”

Olivia also makes sure she moisturises as well, and uses Vaseline Cocoa Radiant, which is made to “heals dry skin for a natural glow. Without feeling greasy.” 

In another video, she also revealed three tricks to staying darker for longer. 

She wrote: “Drink water, it keeps the skin hydrated and gives a natural glow.

“Moisturise daily morning and night.

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“Use a body scrub when you shower to remove dead skin cells. 

“Drink water, it keeps the skin hydrated and gives a natural glow.”

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