Product Type: Garnier Sun Care
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Garnier Ambre Solaire Moisturising Protection Spray SPF 20
Advantages: Smeels summery not heavy, goes in to skin well
Disadvantages: leaves floor VERY slippery if your aim is not all that
Sick of spending 20 mins rubbing in thick, nasty smelling cream in to your skin and then not being able to pick anything up because your hands are so coated in grease? Then check this little number out, it made my holiday season much more relaxing and saved precious time that was then spend out enjoying the sun.
Who does this product suit?
Well, if you are really fair skinned you will know yourself that you need to be getting at east SPF (sun factor protection) 50 to be safely protected from the sun. I am relatively fair but not REALLY white, I go a nice golden brown as opposed to lobster red, so this SPF20 suits me just fine. It goes without saying that if you go abroad for, say, 2 weeks you need to use a higher protection until your skin gets used to it, then you can quite easily drop down to 20.
Watch the Floor!
Although you avoid the greasy hands and the slippery body in general (you know what I mean...when you sit on your sun lounger and very nearly slide back off again! Once again reiterating the jovial side of being thoroughly British!), you do however risk life and limb on the bathroom floor. Depends where you apply - for me, I apply in the bathroom before I go out in the sun so that I am protected. But you can get a bit carried away spraying those hard to reach back areas and accidentally spray the floor. Do watch out for this because it makes it VERY slippery - I would recommend putting a towel down if you don't think you can keep it on your body 
As with all sun lotions not as cheap as you would expect them to be. Circa the £10 mark. But you cannot really put a price on safety can you? Well worth the investment as it will allow you to develop a natural, golden glow that screams of holiday once you are back in the UK, but no burnt noses or shoulders. You do not need to reapply once you have been in the sea as it does tend to stay on, but, being British, I reapplied anyway!
Spray liberally close to the skin, douse yourself one section at a time, arms, then middle, then legs etc, and rub in after each section has been sprayed. It goes it very quickly and leaves enough of a subtle sheen that you will be able to tell if you have missed any bits out.
Very pleasant actually. Its subtle and light, not heavy and choking. I bought a variety of sun creams of different factors to see me through the holiday season and this was my fave' - worked well, smelt "gentle" and washed off my hands easily.
Summary: my fave' suncream, safe, lasting and great results
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