Olivia Buckland EXCLUSIVE: Love Island star talks to Alex Bowen and ...

She is gearing up to tie the knot with the love of her life this summer.

And chatting exclusively to MailOnline, Olivia Buckland - who stuns in a shoot for tanning brand Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter as their brand ambassador - has enthusiastically detailed the progress of her preparations with beau, Alex Bowen.

The reality star, 24, also expressed her joy for Love Island host Caroline Flack in light of her recent whirlwind engagement to Andrew Brady - and touched upon her other co-stars - in particular the shocking Gabby Allen and Marcel Somerville split. 

Olivia Buckland - who stuns in a shoot for tanning brand Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter - has detailed the progress of her wedding preparations with beau, Alex Bowen in a candid new interview with MailOnline 

Olivia Buckland - who stuns in a shoot for tanning brand Cocoa Brown By Marissa Carter - has detailed the progress of her preparations with beau, Alex Bowen in a candid new interview with MailOnline 

Olivia sizzles in the hot pink themed shoot for Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter, as the brand launches their new festival-inspired Limited Edition 1 hour tan mousse.

Looking bronzed to perfection in the striking images, Olivia revealed in the chat with MailOnline that a flawless tan is just one of many things she is focusing on in a bid to looks fantastic on her day.

'I’m really into my skincare at the moment and I’ve been going to a lot of facials. I'm also getting myself to the gym. I don’t particularly love the gym, I’m a bit lazy. 

'When I do go though, it does make me feel better. It boosts my confidence. I’m trying to get a couple sessions a week in the run up to the .'

Olivia and Alex met on Love Island in June 2016, and became engaged just six months later during a festive trip to New York City. 

'Really into my skincare': The Love Island star sizzles in the hot pink themed shoot for the brand's new festival-inspired as she chatted along her beauty regime in the run-up to her wedding 

'Really into my skincare': The Love Island star sizzles in the hot pink themed shoot for the brand's new festival-inspired as she chatted along her regime in the run-up to her  

Smitten: Olivia and Alex met on Love Island in June 2016, and became engaged just six months later during a festive trip to New York City

Smitten: Olivia and Alex met on Love Island in June 2016, and became engaged just six months later during a festive trip to New York City

They are now preparing to tie the knot this summer, with former co-star Tina Stinnes acting as bridesmaid and the likes of Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde attending. 

After telling MailOnline in a previous interview that she had found her dress, she now dropped the revelation that she actually changed her choice a few times after.

'I chose a dress and I was like "I don’t want that", then I chose another dress and then thought "don’t want that either." And then I finally chose my dress. I’m having it made so it’ll be completely one off!' she gushed. 

Talking about the big ceremony itself, Olivia couldn't resist teasing to MailOnline: 'We have booked a really cool celebrity entertainer for the evening. I cant wait to actually talk about it because I am so excited!'

With a soaring career in the limelight and the responsibility in organising a fairy tale , Olivia did admit that she has become 'a bit stressed' in the process. 

Finally! After telling MailOnline in a previous interview that she had found her wedding dress, she now dropped the revelation that she actually changed her choice a few times after

Finally! After telling MailOnline in a previous interview that she had found her dress, she now dropped the revelation that she actually changed her choice a few times after

'I want it to be perfect': With a career in the limelight and the responsibility in organising a fairy tale wedding, Olivia did admit that she has become 'a bit stressed' in the process

'I want it to be perfect': With a career in the limelight and the responsibility in organising a fairy tale , Olivia did admit that she has become 'a bit stressed' in the process

'You can really worry about it being perfect and having a good time and it all looking beautiful' she offered insight, before adding: 'But I’ve enjoyed organising it so far.'

Like most women, the stunning blonde has admitted that she has been taking on the bulk of the preparations herself as Alex just 'doesn't understand' the nitty gritty details when it comes to a .   

'I mean, he helps out with the decision making but he usually just sits there like "what is this?" But he does try hard to help out and add his opinion on things.'

From one successful engagement to another, talk quickly turned to her pal Caroline Flack, who announced she was set to wed Apprentice star Andrew Brady after three months. 

While the presenter has divided opinion with the announcement, Olivia ensured to praise her decision to MailOnline. 

'He tried hard to help': The blonde has admitted that she has been taking on the bulk of the preparations herself as Alex just 'doesn't understand' the nitty gritty details

'He tried hard to help': The blonde has admitted that she has been taking on the bulk of the preparations herself as Alex just 'doesn't understand' the nitty gritty details

'I think it's pure Caroline': Talk quickly turned to her Love Island pal Caroline Flack, who announced she was set to wed Apprentice star Andrew Brady after three months.

'I think it's pure Caroline': Talk quickly turned to her Love Island pal Caroline

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