Next's genius £20 item that 'everyone who fake tans needs' goes viral on TikTok

If you're an avid user of fake tan, you'll know the issue that arises the morning after you've slept in it.

Although you wake up with a fresh golden tan, it often transfers onto your bed sheets leaving them looking dirty and stained.

A young woman has now gone viral on TikTok after sharing a genius product she found in Next, that solves this problem completely.

Ellie Pearce shared the genius fake tan hack on the social media app, with a caption that read 'everyone who fake tans needs this'.

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The product is a 'self tan bed sheet protector' sold online on Next's website for £20.

In the viral video, which has racked up 1.6 million views 106.7 thousand likes, Ellie demonstrates how the sheet protector works.

In just 8-seconds she shows how the sheet protector simply goes over your existing bedding and pillows, and stops your tan from transferring onto your bed sheets.

Next's genius £20 item that 'everyone who fake tans needs' goes viral on TikTok

In the comment section of her video, Ellie wrote: 'It hooks over your pillow too and won’t ruin your bed sheets, it's fab if your tanning at someone else’s too.'

In the 4,300 comments, various TikTok users have tagged their friends and family members saying 'you need this'.

One girl commented: "I swear you’ve saved my life haha. I time my bed washing with my fake tan."

Another said: "This is actually smart for like hotels, other people's houses and that."

A third jokes: "Is there one that’s the size of the whole house so it covers the bath the towels the toilet seat the hallway because my sister needs one ASAP."

Fake tan users must be rushing to by the product, as its sold out in two of its four colours online.

On the Next website, the description reads: "Say goodbye to your self-tan stained bed sheets with this luxurious bed sheet protector.

"Specially designed so you are able to sleep comfortably in your usual bedding - but without the mess.

"Also perfect for your travels, whether you're tanning or just for hygiene reasons.

"Simply hook the top of the product onto your pillows, slip the rest inside of your bed and enjoy a comfortable night's sleep."

The item also includes a handy drawstring bag for storage, and it's machine washable.