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ITEM 1298314
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$6.50

love it...It's OK...It's worth the price and lasted for me....a must for smooth and flawless self tanner application - I use 2 -one on each hand for a smooth even application of self tanner - works great with foam and lotion tanners.
What it is:
A soft, washable mitt for applying self-tanning products.

What it does:
This mitt ensures an even, streak-free application of St. Tropez Mousse and Spray products and protects the palms from staining.

What else you need to know:
Made from: 88% Polyester, 5% Nylon, and 7% Polyurethane.
Size 4.22 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1529767
COLOR: Medium [ 2 more colors ]
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$54.00

Love it...It's ok...Gave four stars for price....Hands down the best self tanner I have ever used and trust me I have tried them all , I am extremely fair complexion and this did not make me orange like the rest of the self tanners , I found the one and I will be sticking with it , one thing that I found not to be true about this one is that on me it does not last 2-3 weeks even with 3 applications its more like a week and a half ... But Best of All NO FUNKY SMELL
What it is:
A fast and easy-to-apply, long-lasting, odorless self-tan mousse for a natural-looking, streak-free tan.

What it is formulated to do:
pHenomenal mousse leaves skin beautifully tanned, amazingly nourished, and healthy-looking for up to two to three weeks. The fast-absorbing mousse formula gives instant natural bronzing and develops to a deep, natural-looking tan. pHenO2 technology encourages a tan that lasts up to four times longer than regular tans with a patch-free, perfect fade while certified organic botanicals and moisture locking technology give 72-hour hydration. Odour Remove™ technology ensures no smell whatsoever. Regardless of your natural skin tone, choose Fair for a subtle glow, Medium for a golden bronze, and Dark for a deep tan.

What else you need to know:
This product includes organic extracts and natural ingredients which are accredited by the Soil Association. It does not contain triclosan, GMOs, fragrance, or alchohol. For longest lasting tan, apply three times over 12 to 24 hours, showering with water only before each application.

Research results:
After just 2 applications:
- 80% agree pHenomenal tan lasts 15 days or longer
- 100% agree that skin was silky soft after using pHenomenal
- 100% agree that they were comfortable enough to go straight out after applying pHenomenal
- 100% agree pHenomenal tan is quick and easy to apply
- 90% agree pHenomenal tan faded like a natural tan

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When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 4.4 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 75663
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$40.00

love it...not bad...Worth the price!...I like this self tanner for a few reasons: Color shows within hours Natural color Stays on for about 2-3 days before needing to reapply You can put it on your face without the risk of breakouts I do wish the smell was better, but it's not horrible.
What it is:
A self-tanning gel to bring out healthy color in the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This lightweight and non-oily gel promotes a natural, golden tan for face and body without sun exposure. It's instantly absorbed, so there's no need to wait before dressing, with results in just two hours. Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel is ideal for those who wish to maintain a year-round tanned appearance.
Size 4.3 oz/ 127 mL · ITEM 1695675
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$38.00

Love it...In LOVE...And it's so worth the price....By far the best thing about this tanner for me is the fact that I'ven't had a problem with it rubbing off on my clothes or sheets - for someone diagnosed with hyperhidrosis this is a pretty big deal - I've tried plenty of tanning products and this is definitely one of the better, if not best, products I've tried in terms of non-transferability as well as overall quality!!
What it is:
A quick-absorbing, super hydrating self-tanning body oil infused with 100 percent pure argan oil, coconut water, and aloe.

If you want to know more…
Drench your skin in liquid gold with Josie's ultra-hydrating self-tanning oil. 100 percent pure argan oil nourishes skin while natural DHA safely builds a natural-looking bronzed glow that lasts. Caramel-colored tracker gives skin an instant hint of warmth and develops into a medium tan after four to eight hours. Hydrating coconut water and soothing aloe juice nourish, smooth, and revitalize skin while the subtle, natural scent awakens the senses for skin that looks, feels, and smells like paradise. Each bottle comes with a plush mitt to ensure streak-free, blissful application.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, GMO-free, synthetic-fragrance-free, and formaldehyde-free.

Research results:
In a consumer study:
- 100% of women said the product dried quickly
- 100% of women said the product did not leave an unnatural, orange color
- 98% of women said their skin feels moisturized, nourished, and hydrated
- 98% of women said the product creates a healthy, natural-looking glow
- 93% of women said the product improved the look of skin texture
- 93% of women said their skin felt hydrated after 24 hours
- 88% agree the product was not streaky
- 88% agree the product left no after-scent

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078376
COLOR: Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$28.00

love it!...the best!...For the price, this is a decent self-tanner....Like any self tanner there is that distinct self tanner smell which I hate however I feel like with this product it's really not as strong or noticeable as others so that was a plus!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A self-tanning water with color-correcting actives and either a peach (light), green (medium), or violet (dark) base for a natural-looking, bronzed glow with no streaks, smells, or orange tones.

Solutions for:
- Uneven skin tone
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
The Isle of Paradise has combined a color corrective approach with their tanning know-how to bring you your best glow ever—whether that’s for the beach or brunch. Organic tanning actives combine with avocado, chia seed, and coconut oils for a happy, hydrated glow.

The peach water is formulated with Oxy Glow™ complex, which is clinically proven to brighten your skin, the green water is formulated with Super Balance™ complex to reduce redness, calm the skin, and improve your karma, and the violet water is formulated with Hyper Violet™ complex to reduce orange/sallow tones and raise your tanning game.

What else you need to know:
What else you need to know:
Isle of Paradise’s products are made with color-correcting technologies to help even out skin tone for the most real looking, natural tan ever. This product is cruelty-free, 100 percent vegan, organic, and made using certified organic ingredients, actives at low pH levels, non-sensitizing ingredients, hypoallergenic ingredients, and pure oils. It does not contain mineral oils, petrolatum, gluten, GMO, or toxins.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1809516
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$32.00

In love...Love it...Very worth the price....Little to no odor, goes on smoothly (do a smaller section at a time for those that find it difficult to apply) and a very natural color.
What it is:
A lightweight, easy-to-apply classic mousse that dries quickly with no self tan smell and an even fade.

What it is formulated to do:
For an iconic, natural, and healthy-looking tan, this newly formulated, lightweight classic mousse tailors to your individual skin tone, for that longest-lasting tan in one application. It’s streak-free, easy to apply, quick-drying, non-sticky with no transfer, and ultra-hydrating. Plus, it has no self tan smell, yet features a new mood-boosting fragrance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product contains a 100 percent natural DHA and is clinically proven to moisturize for up to 24 hours.
Size 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 827824
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$40.00

not bad...My fav!...Worth the price....its a pretty good product the only thing is that it took a while for the tan to actually show had to reapply the product three days in the row however when the tan showed up it was very natural looking not orange at all and to my surprize there were absolutely no steaks and even though I only used it on my face and did not apply it on my neck it didnt look like I was wearing a mask A+ for that!
What it is:
A refreshing, lightweight milky self-tanning lotion.

What it is formulated to do:
This refreshing, lightweight milk-lotion provides an easy, fast way to develop a natural-looking, bronzed effect for the face and décolleté.

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested and non comedogenic.
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1704105
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$35.00

not bad...Love it...Worth the price!...If you want a dramatic change in colour this isn't a product for you, but if you want a natural looking glow which progresses in strength over a couple of days to a light tan then this is for you.
What it is:
A lightweight self-tan oil formulated specifically for the face.

What it is formulated to do:
This Brazilian inspired, non-greasy Luxe Facial Oil is the most luxurious tan yet for the ultimate natural-looking sunkissed glow. It lasts up to seven days, contains a 100 percent natural tanning agent suitable for all skin tones, and features a 100 percent natural fragrance for no telltale self-tan aroma. Ultra-hydrating and easy to use, it promotes a beautiful, streak-free finish.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is cruelty-free, noncomedogenic, and a 100 percent natural DHA.
Size 6.67 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1696988
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$30.00

Love it...love love!...Nice price point too....Gives a great tan color, I have pale skin and even after one application could easily tell a difference and just like they say can deepen the tan color by applying more.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A superbly hydrating lotion that applies clear like a moisturizer and then develops to a beautiful sunkissed glow that can be deepened with daily use.

Solutions for:
- Uneven skin tone
- Dullness
- Redness

If you want to know more…
This ultra-hydrating lotion formula is gentle enough for dry and sensitive skin types, and creates a natural-looking tan that fades after four to seven days. Certified organic botanicals and a moisture locking system nourish the skin and give 72-hour hydration while Odour Remove™ technology ensures no smell whatsoever.

What else you need to know:
This product includes organic extracts and natural ingredients which are accredited by the Soil Association. It does not contain triclosan, GMOs, fragrance, or alcohol.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid.

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without:
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1924596
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$54.00

Love it...so good...This is well worth the price!...Highly recommend to anyone looking for a self tanner that is specifically designed for your face and not just bronzer that will come off when you get wet.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An easy-to-use, eco-certified cosmos organic sunless tan face serum that offers a potent blend of argan oil, vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, and plant stem cell cultures for smooth, glowing skin.

Solutions for:
- Uneven skin tone
- Dryness
- Loss of firming and elasticity

If you want to know more…
Enjoy a natural-looking radiance year-round with this daily use, 70 percent organic Sunless Tan Anti-Aging Face Serum. An antioxidant-rich blend of argan oil, vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, and plant stem cell cultures leaves skin feeling smooth, hydrated, and glowing. The streak-free and transfer-free gradual tan lasts up to three days and is great for use alone or added to your everyday face moisturizer for buildable luminance. It’s infused with a natural pina-coco scent to cover the telltale self-tan aroma.

What else you need to know:
This product is eco-certified cosmos organic, non-GMO, vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without perfume, retinyl palmitate, and synthetic colorants.

Research results:
In an independent consumer testing panel of 82 women:
- 98% agree it does not have the typical self-tanner smell
- 97% agree it dries quickly and doesn't leave a greasy or sticky residue
- 95% agree it creates an even and natural-looking tan
- 95% agree it felt organic, healthy, and natural
- 95% agree it has anti-aging benefits
- 95% agree it has a pleasant smell

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
ITEM 1940063
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$39.00

love it...Love it!...Absolutely beautiful and worth the price....I would recommend this product to anyone looking for a self tanner that's not streaky and looks totally natural.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A self-tanning mousse for an immediate, natural-looking dark bronze that develops into an ultra-deep tan in as little as two hours.

If you want to know more…
Perfect for all skin tones, this self-tanner foams into lightweight, fuss-free mousse for your deepest, darkest tan. The easy-to-use formula brings the best of tarte’s iconic self-tanners and body bronzers together for a healthy-looking tan on demand with a deep bronze indicator to see the color go on seamlessly. Blend it out using the mess-free mitt and wait two hours for your darkest tan to develop—then, you can shower away and the color stays put. PUREshield™ scent control technology ensures there’s no unpleasant self-tanner smell, as the oil-free formula feeds your skin with conditioners, antioxidants, and replenishing fatty acids.

This set contains:
- 5 oz/ 150 mL Glow with the Faux Foaming Self-Tanner
- Mitt

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan, hypoallergenic, dermatologist tested, and free of oil, fragrance, and alcohol.
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1600170
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$32.00

it's OK...love it...For the price it's not worth it....After the morning of my 2nd application, I've got an amazing glow and my skin looks more even so I only use a tinted moisturiser on my face, no need for a foundation.
What it is:
A skin booster to be mixed with your day and night cream for a radiant, sunkissed glow.

What it is formulated to do:
Three drops to sunkissed skin. This is the first ever self-tanning innovation from the Clarins laboratories. From sunkissed to sun-drenched, simply mix with your regular day or night cream to gradually develop natural-looking, beautifully bronzed skin. Golden Glow Booster's 99.8 percent natural formula combines natural DHA and erythrulose with aloe vera extract to help preserve skin's softness while giving your complexion a healthy-looking glow.

What else you need to know:
Golden Glow Booster must be mixed with moisturizer—never use straight from the bottle. Do not add formula to moisturizer container.

Research results:
In a satisfaction test on 61 women after 10 days of use:
- 83% reported a natural-looking glow
- 90% reported an even glow
- 86% reported a streak-free glow
Size 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078343
COLOR: Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$29.00

Love it!...Love it....Gorgeous color, great price, smells amazing, and doesn't bleed on my sheets or clothing!...I would highly recommend this to anyone and everyone looking for a new self tanner!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A tinted self-tanning mousse with color-correcting actives and either a peach (light), green (medium), or violet (dark) base for a natural-looking, bronzed glow with no streaks, smells, or orange tones.

Solutions for:
- Uneven skin tone
- Dryness
- Dullness and uneven texture

If you want to know more…
The Isle of Paradise has combined a color corrective approach with their tanning know-how to bring you your best glow ever—whether that’s for the beach or brunch. Organic tanning actives combine with avocado, chia seed, and coconut oils for a happy, hydrated glow.

The peach mousse is formulated with Oxy Glow™ complex, which is clinically proven to brighten your skin, the green mousse is formulated with Super Balance™ complex to reduce redness, calm the skin, and improve your karma, and the violet mousse is formulated with Hyper Violet™ complex to reduce orange/sallow tones and raise your tanning game.

What else you need to know:
What else you need to know:
Isle of Paradise’s products are made with color-correcting technologies to help even out skin tone for the most real looking, natural tan ever. This product is cruelty-free, 100 percent vegan, organic, and made using certified organic ingredients, actives at low pH levels, non-sensitizing ingredients, hypoallergenic ingredients, and pure oils. It does not contain mineral oils, petrolatum, gluten, GMO, or toxins.

Clean at Sephora
When you spot our Clean seal, you can be sure we’ve checked that this brand’s product is made without the ingredients you told us you’d most like to avoid. 

Clean at Sephora™ is formulated without: 
Sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, triclocarban. All skincare, hair, and makeup brands with the Clean Seal have less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.