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The killer beauty products to firm, tighten and smooth a slack upper arm - just in time for summer

Love sleeveless outfits, dresses and jumpsuits, but hate showing your upper arms? Un-toned upper arms are the bane for many of us who want to reveal a little more during any party season, come rain or shine. Fortunately, we have discovered some of the best arm toning products to get rid of bingo wings - for good.

Have you tried your best to lose your excess upper arm weight and you're looking for a new way to lose it? Role models such as Michelle Obama have given us all upper arm envy, making us wish for toned, firm arms. But with busy lifestyles and lots of more enjoyable things to do, who wants to spend all of their time doing exercises for maintain firm upper arms? It takes a lot of dedication and perseverance to banish those bingo wings through exercise, for good.

Instead we have investigated other ways to tone up your upper arms. A much easier - and just as effective - way to lose bingo wings is with applying a targeted cream or gel. New technology and key ingredients that are found in your favourite face moisturisers as well - can actually help banish that unwanted upper arm fat for good.

In anything from two weeks to three months, arms are firmer, more toned and the texture of your skin is smooth. So don't worry about trying to cramming an intense session in the gym into your already busy lifestyle, forget expensive and painful surgery and instead, put some time to rubbing in some specially formulated creams. From Waitrose own brand grapeseed oil to a product entitled 'arm sculpt', these products are available in a range of creams in range of prices. Follow our guide to finding your perfect cream to achieve wonderfully firm upper arms...

Waitrose Grapeseed Oil, £2.40

Waitrose Grapeseed Oil, £2.40

Celebrity trainers are big fans of grapeseed oil to tone upper arms. Why? It's an anti-inflammatory that helps to prevent the build up of the fat toxins which cause bingo wings. A spoonful a day should do the trick - and you can snap it up with your supermarket shop for less than £3. We're sold!

Soap & Glory The Firminator, £12

Soap & Glory The Firminator, £12

A great multi-tasking product. Not only does Soap & Glory's The Firminator (opens in new tab) tone and lift the upper arm, but it works like a gentle exfoliator to rid the skin of unsightly bumps. There is effort involved - you must work this into the skin until every last capsule has dissolved - but with regular use, smoother, more even texture can be yours within a matter of weeks.

Dr Ceuticals Firm & Sculpt Arm Gel, £16.99

Dr Ceuticals Firm & Sculpt Arm Gel, £16.99

A product to add to your routine for life, it will take a little longer to notice the results of Dr Ceuticals' Firm & Sculpt Arm Gel (opens in new tab), but it is well worth the wait. Using plant extracts and essential vitamins to increase levels of collagen in the skin, this antioxidant-filled gel is the most natural way to firm, tone and tighten those bingo wings.

Nip + Fab Upper Arm Fix, £12.99

Nip + Fab Upper Arm Fix, £12.99

At such a great price, it's definitely worth adding the Nip + Fab Upper Arm Fix (opens in new tab) to your normal routine. Using a mix of key ingredients, this lightly fragranced cream boosts circulation and breaks down fatty deposits. Skin is smoother, firmer - and you can dare to bare by Christmas!

Rodial Arm Sculpt, £50

Rodial Arm Sculpt, £50

Do you want younger-looking skin, as well as toned biceps? Then you need to try the new Rodial Arm Sculpt (opens in new tab). This little tube is causing quite a stir in the beauty world - and it's easy to see why. Using Rodial's unique Bodyfit technology to improve the appearance of fatty deposits in the upper arm, this sculpting cream promises results in just 14 days. Multifruit acids also exfoliate the skin for a more even and younger appearance.