Nuxe Sun Review

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Everyone knows that sun protection is a daily essential, especially in the summer. But what if this important part of your daily routine could actually be, dare I say it… glamorous? After years of research and formulation, the Nuxe Sun collection has launched, and it aims to be just that.

Nuxe created its long-awaited Sun range with a key purpose: to ensure that each new formula not only provides the protection that you need, but is also pleasurable enough to that you’d want to keep on reapplying right through the day, which is so important for adequate sun protection. The result is a capsule collection that spans different textures and SPFs to suit all types of sun exposure, enhanced with the addictive aroma of sun-warmed solar flowers and vanilla.

Nuxe Tanning Oil - Milky Spray - Delicious Cream - After Sun

The protective arm of the collection is comparatively small when sized up against most other pharmacy brands, but what it does have, it does very well. The smaller range also has the added advantage of making choosing the right product for you very simple. There are two products that offer universal sun protection for both the body and the face: the Nuxe Sun Tanning Oil SPF10, and the Nuxe Sun Milky Spray SPF20, plus a higher level of protection for the face: the Nuxe Sun Delicious Cream for Face SPF30.

Nuxe Tanning Oil - Milky Spray - Delicious Cream

Now, the Tanning Oil’s SPF of 10 is something of a rarity in a dedicated suncare product (though quite common in make-up and skincare), as most tend to have a protection factor of at least 15. Nuxe maintains that this lower protection product should be used by those with already tanned or dark skin, and that reapplication every two hours is essential. If you’re pale and interesting, this isn’t the product for you! The higher protection Milky Spray for Face and Body with its SPF of 20 is suitable for most other skin tones, as is the Delicious Cream for Face, which offers the highest protection in the range to suit delicate complexions.

Nuxe Tanning Oil - Milky Spray - Delicious Cream Swatch

Each of the products is formulated with the same cocktail of antioxidant ingredients, including patented Water Hyacinth to protect the skin from dehydration, Kau Pe Flower  to relieve burning sensations, and carob seed powder, which stimulates melanogenesis and prolongs your natural tan. The difference between them lies in their texture, and their level of SPF protection. The Tanning Oil, seen above on the left, has a lightweight, moisturising finish that isn’t quite a dry oil, but isn’t greasy either. It’s formulated without silicones, alcohol or mineral oils, and makes your skin feel so satiny after use. The Milky Spray, seen above in the middle, is equally lightweight, spraying on in a fine mist that dries to a transparent finish. The Delicious Cream is a little richer, offering lasting moisture and protection without leaving a chalky cast.

Nuxe Sun After Sun Lotion

When you finish your fun in the sun, there’s the intensely soothing Nuxe Sun Refreshing After-Sun Lotion for Face and Body to come home to. Created to replenish lost moisture and soothe overheated sensations, it really does the trick on parched skin. Like the rest of the Nuxe Sun collection, it contains moisturising Water Hyacinth, soothing Kau Pe and a generous helping of carob seed powder to help prolong your tan for up to two weeks.

Nuxe Sun After Sun Lotion Swatch

The finish is predictably quenching, with lots of slip to glide over sore skin without tugging, and an instantly cooling feel (without menthol or alcohol, I hasten to add). Added sunflower oil and coconut extract add greatly to this melting texture, giving skin lots more flexibility and suppleness. Another trait that this after sun borrows from the rest of the collection is its absolutely delectable summer holiday fragrance of warm sand, plush white flowers and creamy vanilla. You’re completely forgiven if you wear this one as a daily moisturiser to bring on the feel-good summer vibes – I already am!


Win Flash Pink

Now closed! Congratulations to our winners Bel S, Laura C and Victoria H!

We have three full sets of Nuxe Sun products worth £65 each to give away, just in time for the sunny weekend! So whether you’re planning on a weekend jaunt, or a stay-at-home sunning session, you’ll be well protected. To enter, simply comment below and let us know your dream holiday destination. Each of the three winners will receive:

  • 1 x Nuxe Tanning Oil for Face and Body SPF10 150ml Spray
  • 1 x Nuxe Milky Spray for Face and Body Medium Protection SPF20 Spray
  • 1 x Nuxe Delicious Cream for Face High Protection SPF30
  • 1 x Nuxe Refreshing After-Sun Lotion for Face and Body

Competition closes on Thursday 22nd May. Best of luck!

No purchase necessary. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Contest begins 15th May 2014 and ends 22nd May 2014. Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about 23rd May 2014. Three prize winners will receive the items stated above. If the winner doesn’t respond within 7 days, the competition will be redrawn. Prizes must be accepted as awarded; not redeemable in cash or credit.


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  • Pip Judge

    I would love to go to Florida, not for any other reason than I have twin baby cousins that live there and I haven’t seen them in over a year, I miss them so much it’s unreal, I want to go and see them even if it’s for 5 mins a hug is all I would need

  • Petra

    Carribean definitely. Preferably for a month and loads of suncream 🙂

  • Venice, I would love to go back!

  • Stephanie

    I would love to jet away to St Lucia, the place just sounds heavenly! You’d definitely need some good suncream there! I think it would be the perfect place just to get away from work and fully relax! No phones, no internet, just sunbathing! 😀 xxxx

  • My dream holiday destination has got to be on Richard Branson’s Necker Island in his guest house! Hey…if you’re going to dream, might as well make it big! 😉 And it’s big enough for me to take all my friends and family! 🙂

  • Gillian York

    Guernsey – some beautiful places to visit, my favourite is the little chapel

  • Georgina Jacobs

    It’s been that long, I would just love any beach anywhere! But if I could dream it would be Hawaii with it’s stunning scenery. Thank you x

  • Christine Dodd

    I’d love to see the lemurs in Madagascar

  • Tracey Ryder

    Florida, going back this summer yay

  • Andy W

    Antarctica – I’ve always fancied that

  • Charley Foulds

    love tunisia, the people, food and weather makes it a great place!

  • Michelle Ba Bamber

    The Maldives

  • David Collinson

    I’d love to go to the Maldives.

  • Claire Smith

    Mauritius would be my most go destination

  • angiemary

    Anywhere with Sun, Sea, Sangria and Happiness

  • Glamorous Chic Life

    Dover Beach Barbados, I love it there, the people are so friendly and there is always a lovely breeze coming off the ocean 🙂

  • jeanbolsover

    Would love to go to Hawaii, it just looks so good in the tv programmes 🙂

  • Toni Arnott


  • lisa sargent

    Dominican Republic 🙂

  • Natasha B

    I would love to go to the Carribean or florida with the children!

  • helen atkins

    Darwin Australia, My Niece lives there and it looks stunning although very Hot!

  • cherry49

    I’d love to go to Trinidad and Tobago. A friend went there on her hols once and loved it so much, she named her house Tobago!

  • liane mccreanor

    Mexico 🙂

  • Hayley Todd

    My dream holiday destination is most definitely Jamaica 🙂

  • Elaine Dale

    would love to go to Canada and see the Niagara Falls

  • Richard Randall

    Japan. Always wanted to go.

  • Suzanne Cooke

    I would love to visit Jamaica

  • Christina

    Hawaii. I’d love to sit on the beach with a Pina Colada and watch all the surfers! 🙂

  • Martina Šarkić

    Maldives.. sounds great! xoxo

  • carolvs1

    Would love to go to Disneyworld in Florida

  • David Prince

    Got to be Australia, One Day

  • sophie brewster

    My dream holiday would have to be Seville, Spain or somewhere like Capri in Italy.

  • jeniferjamie

    I’d love to go to Hawaii! *Does hula dance* 🙂 x

  • robram

    Hamilton Island off Great Barrier Reef in Australia 🙂

  • Theresa Williams

    Alaska – probably wouldn`t need much sunscreen!

  • Sarah

    VEGAS!!! It’s mine and hubby’s dream holiday destination and one day we WILL get there (when the kids are older 😉 ) xxx

  • Stuart Edwards

    Cornwall 🙁

  • Bianca Franks

    Thailand is the dream! x

  • Kelly glen

    I would love to go to Australia.

  • Ellie Bromilow

    Fiji… i probably will never make it there unless a lottery win turns up!

  • dean willoughby

    Maldives would be the dream holiday before the islands sink forever.

  • lucky321

    Perth, Australia

  • salsquiggle

    St Lucia.

  • Vikki L Cross

    I would love to go to Australia!

  • Jessica Elizabeth


  • winnie

    Hawaii… sunshine and beach please! 🙂

  • Cathy Gordon

    I really want to go to Canada to see the wolves in the wild as they should be

  • Gillian Alexander

    My dream holiday destination would be for my husband and I to drive Route 66 in the States!

  • jenniwren12


  • Sallyanne Gooch

    We’d love to go to the Maldives

  • Darren Abbott

    My dream destination is Bora Bora

  • Robin Aitchison

    My Dream destination would be Monaco, for the grand prix. The Nuxe sun products would certainly help with standing in the sun all day.

  • Rebecca Woods

    I’ve already ticked Cuba off my list (amazing, btw) so either Goa or Bali!

  • lesley

    Aruba 🙂

  • laura banks

    las vegas i got married there and would love to go back

  • maureen findley


  • phildavey

    Has to be the south of France

  • Kathryn Heppenstall

    I’d love to see the Aurora Borealis from the slopes of Eyjafjajokull volcano in Iceland. Yes, that would be a night time thing and therefore would not require any sunscreen….but maybe I could slap some on when I’m chilling at the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa the morning after?

  • Molly Lyon

    Morocco is my dream, so bohemian and beautiful. I’d love to lounge in the Moroccan sun.

  • flossiecrossie

    I’d love to visit the floating islands of Lake Titicaca in Pero

  • barbara daniels

    definetley the carribean

  • Katie Cliff


  • Emma Regan

    Hawaii to try the surf there, the sea looks heavenly!

  • lindsay chadburn

    the bahamas!!!

  • Caroline H

    I’d pick a tour of Canada – looks gorgeous.

  • Rebecca S

    Costa Rica. Jungles and beaches, the perfect destination!

  • karen davey

    las vegas for me we got married there in 2013 and im desperate to go back

  • Clo’s Beauty Spot

    Pig beach in the Bahamas! Who wouldn’t want to swim with pigs hehe x

  • Lorna Kennedy

    The Barossa Valley in Asutralia – saving like mad!

  • Phil Darling

    Moab, Utah, USA – the greatest off road riding on the planet

  • Pip Donovan

    I’d love to go back to Vietnam 🙂

  • Andrew Loades


  • lizlizliz

    I’d love to visit Vietnam – a tour of South East Asia is definitely my dream holiday!

  • Claire Blaney

    Tampa bay Florida i beautiful there

  • Lisa Everaert

    Zakythos in Greece, ive had the pleasure of visiting previously and loved every moment of it.

  • Fiona

    Sydney, Australia

  • liz denial

    a South African Safari

  • Rosaleen Walsh

    Would love to go to florida

  • Dariusz Zarowny

    My dream holiday destination is Tuscany

  • Tracy K Nixon

    The Seychelles!

  • Eleanor Beavan

    My dream holiday destination is Italy. The views are beautiful and the food and wine sounds amazing.

  • marie

    Ooh South America: Chile, Argentina, Brazil. And with lots of sun cream for me too!

  • Jane Willis

    Pangkor Laut in Malaysia

  • conrad edwards

    An ice hotel to watch the Northern Lights

  • Primrose M


  • christina field


  • Maxine

    I’d love to go to Barcelona

  • It has to be Malta for me! I have always wanted to go there.

  • robinson131


  • Jo Chu

    I want to go to Dubai! Oh yes!

  • Edward Guerreiro

    I have always wanted to visit Japan, as it’s so different from the culture I grew up in.

  • harley


  • Kat Lucas

    Back home to Texas!

  • Samantha Trimby

    I would love to go to Japan

  • Kristyna

    Prague, Czech Republic… it is the best city in the world 😉

  • Kristyna

    Prague, Czech Republic… it is the best city in the world 😉

  • Kristyna

    Prague, Czech Republic… it is my favorite city in the world 😉

  • Carin Olsson

    My dream holiday destination will come true in June! Last year I won a competition and a gift voucher at travel agent! So now I’m going with my husband to Aruba and Curacao!

  • Lisa Colliins


  • Kelli Flanagan


  • amelia avossa

    ITALY Naples!! Where i belong and where my dad lives

  • Mickie Bull

    St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, Australia!

  • Dream destination: California!

  • Rebecca Henson

    The South of France, my favourite place!

  • Emma dormer

    I’d love to go to the Maldives xxx

  • Laura

    Santorini, Greece!

  • christina brown

    Indonesia 🙂

  • Laura brooks

    I’d love to go to Canada it may not sound everyone’s cup of tea but I’ve got family there I’ve never ever seen so would love to go x

  • Laura Boyes

    I’d love to go to Hawaii

  • Amy L Williams

    Thailand would be amazing!

  • Catharine Amaro

    Hawaii 🙂

  • Jade Jones


  • Victoria Cunniff

    St Lucia

  • Paul Jackson


  • poojitha ravipati


  • Ruby Scarlett

    You can’t beat Bognor

  • claire haskins

    the maldives

  • Lynsey Mackintosh


  • Rachel


  • Davide Mendonca

    Mykonos Greece, heaven on earth!

  • Peter Gilby

    New Zealand

  • Martine Henderson

    Australia, the gold coast

  • Teresa Lee

    The Cook Islands

  • Jane Chadwick

    playa del Carmen mexico hot all year round almost

  • Dorothy Merrett

    Florence and Tuscany

  • Samantha Lea

    I’d love to go to Brazil, at carnival time

  • Keshia Esgate


  • Alison Joyce


  • Sarah McIntyre

    Vancouver! A beautiful place 😀

  • Barbara Handley

    Vianne in France. So quaint.

  • Frances

    My dream holiday destination would either be New York or Paris! I love city holidays!

  • tracy newton

    Sydney, Australia


    New York New York so good they named it twice

  • Maddie mum

    Cape Verde for me!

  • Joanne Ednie

    I would love to head off to the Dominican Republic right now, and just chill on the beach with a few cocktails! x

  • Naomi

    Marrakech, Morocco !

  • Pm Liu


  • valbuk

    Has to be Sydney Australia where my grandchildren live.

  • Catherine A Bell


  • Rebecca D

    Mexico! 🙂

  • madnunusual

    I would have to be Mauritius

  • cristalfiona

    Thailand is my dream destination

  • sonia b


  • Jacob

    I’d love to go to Mexico!

  • Niall Kavanagh


  • Santorini is definitely on my list of dream holiday destinations, it looks and sounds beautiful!

  • Alexandra Marler

    My dream destination would be Maui to watch the whales! x

  • Christabel Ng

    Lisbon, Portugal! I just came back from Faro and want to see more of Portugal!

  • Libby Hoyle

    I’d like to go to Goa

  • Melina Häyrinen

    I’d absolutely love a shopping weekend in London! There’s so much to choose from there,stuff that we don’t have here in Finland

  • Alexandra Marler

    My dream destination would be Maui to watch the whales! x

  • Sheila

    Dreaming of Kauai…

  • Alityke

    A totally restful weekend using my recently landscaped garden for the first time. Relaxing on the sundeck

  • Sheila

    Dreaming of Kauai…

  • Alexandra Marler

    Maui to watch the whales! x

  • A hybrid holiday in Oman, combining adventures in the desert with luxurious private beach resorts.

  • Karla Horrmann

    Hello. I would love to go somewhere tropical. Like Hawaii or Jamaica.

  • Debra Wilson

    My dream holiday destination would be Venice, it’s a city that has always fascinated me.

  • Nicola Lynch

    The Great Barrier Reef, Australia, staying on a tiny island.

  • Bel Stone

    I think I left my heart in Mexico the last time I visited so it would have to be there. The friendliest people, most delicious food, sights, sun, music, culture – it’s got it all!

  • Katie Evans

    There are sooo many places on the list when it’s just for me, but right now I’d love to take my daughter to Florida most of all 🙂

  • Kathy Wang

    I would love to go to Greece!

  • Gotana

    Climb up Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, that’s my secret honey moon trip dream :)))

  • Louise Fleming

    I have always wanted to go to St.Lucia, it looks absolutely stunning!

  • Sonia

    Cambodia 🙂

  • Jenny

    I’d love to go on safari in Africa, would be the trip of a lifetime!

  • Jessica Wilde

    St Lucia!

  • nina miller

    Silver sand dunes in Morar, Scotland.

  • isabelle smith


  • Jasna

    I will go to the beautiful Turkish seaside!

  • Tammy Tudor

    the gorgeous sunshine state, Florida 🙂

  • facemadeup1

    In a hut on water in Bora Bora with a cocktail in one hand and a book in the other.

  • Christine Ward

    Sailing in the Ionian

  • Naomi Harrison


  • Tatiana Francisco

    My dream holiday is definitely my home country Portugal. I think everyone that lives abroad thunks exactly the same way 🙂

  • shareen

    My dream holiday destination would be PARIS!!!!

  • Donny J

    Bora Bora

  • c5ryl

    I have always dreamed of going to vegas!

  • sarah3875

    Florida with the kids!

  • antsofrome

    The Maldives

  • Rebecca Phillips

    croatia – it looks beautiful

  • Samantha Gray

    Anguilla – the original paradise

  • Amy Skinner

    Always wanted to go to Italy

  • Tracy Edwards

    Heading to my dream location of the Rocky Mountains Canada in a few months time. Can’t wait !

  • Melanie

    My dream holiday destination would have to be Hawaii 🙂

  • lyn

    Corsica !!

  • Amy Jukes

    It has to be Singapore after spending last month there I cannot wait to go back again! Amazing place! 🙂

  • Tony


  • Serena Green

    I would go back to Crete as it’s where I got married.

  • D J F reeman

    Myself and my girlfriend went to Thailand and loved it so we would like to go there again.

  • clairabelle0306

    My dream holiday is Florida, luckily my dream is coming true next week eekk, I’m beyond excited!
    xxx Claire

  • Claire Appleton

    My dream holiday would be Morocco 🙂

  • Tara

    Great competition! My dream destination is Fiji. Somewhere I’d go if I won the lottery and could afford to travel to in style.

  • Sarah Lewis

    Las Vegas and then on to Hawaii x

  • Karen R

    I’d love to go to Malta 🙂

  • Paul Witney

    Jamaica – where I got married and would love to go back

  • Karen Barrett

    Mooloolaba, Queensland

  • Shona douglas

    The Maldives going this year cannot wait

  • Steve Hearne

    I love Devon!

  • emma walters

    maldives 🙂

  • Clairmse Dukes

    My dream destination is Costa Rica!

  • hazel porter

    Great Barrier reef is my dream holiday destination

  • Raj Kumar

    Bali X

  • Gary

    The Maldives

  • Suzi Hulbert

    Florida is somewhere I have to go to before I die

  • Chanette Kennedy


  • Michelle Ptak

    Cyprus … beautiful place, beautiful people x

  • Alli Sherwood

    Bora Bora, looks like heaven on earth

  • Sophie

    Would love to visit the Cayman Islands!

  • Katie coup

    las vegas

  • Katherine Coldicott

    Would love to go to New Zealand.

  • Kim Newsome

    Las Vegas

  • Disabledcrip1

    I would like to visit Russia and see all the architecture there in Red Square

  • Suriz

    Las Vegas 🙂

  • Sarah Walker

    Hawaii…always wanted to go!!

  • Natalie Boitz

    San Francisco

  • Madeline Connolly

    love to go to paris

  • Alice Hindley

    The Seychelles

  • Delilah Samson

    New Orleans. Would love to experience the craziness!

  • Kirsty Hall

    The Maldives 🙂

  • Heather Jenkinson

    You can’t beat good old Brighton! 🙂

  • Laura Wildman

    The Caribbean 🙂

  • Pauline Appleton

    Italy would be my dream holiday

  • Kirsty Norton

    Las Vegas…and I’m lucky enough to be going in September!

  • Stuart Dunlop

    The Maldives

  • Sarah Rees

    Mine would be any beach resort that has the blue blue water you see in holiday ads.

  • Sharon Fordham

    Would love to go to Peru to Machu Pichu

  • Elaine Tonberg

    I would love to visit the Caribbean!

  • Paula Phillips


  • lucy porteous


  • jacknutter

    My dream destination is Antigua and hopefully going there in September!

  • Claire Wilkinson

    would love to go to Egypt

  • Christina Wyatt

    Australia – I would love to meet up with my Dad’s Brothers & Sisters who emigrated there in the Sixties. I have never met them so it would be quite a reunion!

  • Tiffany Oconnell

    The maldives

  • Samantha J Freeman

    Love to go back to Orlando – I love Disney

  • Raych Bonness


  • ♫ Alison M ♪

    Italy would be fab

  • Lora

    I’d love to go to New Zealand one day, it looks stunning

  • Frances

    New York!

  • Lila B Taylor


  • Emma Rose Baker

    Las Vegas!!!!

  • Michelle

    South Wales – always wanted to go there!

  • lisa rhodes


  • Kimberley Burton

    Bora Bora!!

  • Heather Walsh


  • cathrynbowen


  • Hannah Smith


  • Jamie

    Australia 🙂

  • Julia Wulff

    I’d love to go to Hawaii.

  • Alison Clark Clark

    New york New york

  • sarah mills

    Thailand x

  • Jade

    Machu Picchu!

  • Lyn Bosomworth


  • Kat Allinson


  • HansMum

    I’d love to go to Hawaii

  • debwh142

    Marco Island in Florida

  • Natalie Fairhurst


  • thea_wilk_92


  • Jane Middleton


  • Rachael Marsden

    Would love to go to Hawaii

  • Georgie

    St Lucia

  • Shelley Jessup

    I would love to visit South Africa to go shark cage diving I am in awe of all sea-life & wild-life, afterwards I dream of ending up towards North Africa for a safari. Not a glamorous holiday but one I must do in my life time to feel my life has been completely full filled.

  • Helen Allan

    The Maldives

  • kim bettney

    Costa rice!

  • Diana

    Switzerland 🙂

  • samantha sugden


  • Ellie Harrington

    Definitely the Maldives

  • emily fraser

    San Diego 🙂

  • Kristy Leanne Brown

    New Zealand

  • Yolanda Davis

    the seychelles sound amazing

  • Princess Kayti Boo

    ibiza sunning it up and partying

  • The Maldives

  • Jenerate

    St Lucia

  • Rachael Jones Mann


  • Trudi Louise

    The Seychelles

  • Kim Mulcahy

    Maldives x

  • cornishgirl

    Malta – a lovely place with beautiful weather and friendly people!

  • Abby Carroll

    Virgin Islands 🙂

  • Penny Russell


  • kerry

    My dream would be to visit Australia

  • Carolin

    Maldives 🙂

  • Louise Whittaker


  • sherri fordham


  • Keeley Atkinson

    St Lucia

  • Alisa Moore


  • Annemieke Troost

    virgin islands

  • scarletblackbird

    Lovely Rome to see the architecture

  • stuartpayne

    I would love to go to LA

  • denise


  • @flickabella1


  • Susan Carruthers


  • Juuip

    I’d love to go to Istanbul!

  • Siobhan Lucy

    Barcelona 🙂

  • Marco

    Viareggio in Tuscany

  • Helen Barton

    Orlando, Florida

  • Christy Beckett

    Rome Italy

  • Heidi Brown

    st lucia!

  • I’ve always fancied The Maldives

  • sarahfleck


  • Stephanie

    Florida so I could be a kid again!!

  • Rebecca Mercer

    Dominican Republic

  • Jodie Harvey

    Bahamas 🙂

  • Shona Gibson

    Orlando. Florida! Most magical place on earth for all ages! x

  • Tamalyn Roberts

    An island in the maldives would be perfect

  • Kevin Bloomfield

    The Maldives

  • Ian Murray

    austrailia, or kenya

  • Emma H

    The Seychelles!

  • Rachel Butler


  • Vyki Sparkes

    Australia and New Zealand – to visit some dear friends!

  • Amanda Mallows

    I adore Zanté – it’s such a gorgeous island with the most beautiful beaches.

  • Laura Smales

    Maldives! 🙂 perfection

  • Emma Boitoult

    I’d love to go to Italy on a painting holiday

  • Portia


  • Jayne

    Fiji but any of the South Pacific islands will do!