But now you can buy his tanning products: celebrity tanner (yes, that's a thing) James Read's in-demand range has finally reached Australian shores. The British beautician with a seriously impressive A-lister clientele is considered the tanning guru everywhere from London (where he has his exclusive tanning studio in Harvey Nichols) to LA - clearly the stars aren't afraid to share a good beauty secret when they see one.

Exclusive to Mecca in Australia, the James Read tanning collection includes 17 products, from your to-be-expected Express Bronzing Mousse and Instant Bronzing Mist to some game-changing newbies we can't wait to get our (tanning?) mitts on. Take the Sleep Mask Tan Face, $56, a colourless gel that won't stain your pillow but delivers a natural golden glow by morning. With added aloe vera, hyaluronic acid and algae extract, is it any wonder Huntington-Whitely names it the 'best facial tanning product' she's ever used?

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Top of the tans: the celebrity fave now available here

Tan addicts (you know who you are) will also be keen to try the James Read BB Tan Pen, $44, an easy-to-use, brush-on tanning, illuminating and anti-ageing wonder product for flawless face tanning. Curious? Read about the whole range at mecca.com.au

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Top of the tans: the celebrity fave now available here

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