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Size 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1302629
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$19.00

I love this product...Subtle and not streaky...I was a little hesitant when the girl in the store recommended this because she was darker complexion than me, but it really does work for all skin tones...I put it on my arms and legs for a winter formal and it gave me just the right amount of glow to cover up my winter pastiness
What it is:
A tinted bronzing mist for fast, easy application.

What it is formulated to do:
This mist gives you a gorgeous, natural-looking tan effect without streaking—year-round and without exposure to harmful UV rays. Its light tint bronzes the skin instantly, showing you exactly where you have applied it.

Ingredient Callouts:
This product is free of parabens, sulfates, and phthalates and is also vegan.What else you need to know:
This product is enriched with glycerin to moisturize the skin and is tested under dermatological control. It is not tested on animals.

Ingredient Note:
All Sephora Collection products comply with the most rigorous international laws on product safety—going beyond satisfying European and US Cosmetics regulations. They also satisfy the strictest internal requirements of development, quality, traceability, and safety, and lead by example with a Restricted Substance List that excludes more than 1,400 substances.
Size 4.4 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 75663
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$40.00

Best Ever - WORTH the money...The ease of use is its biggest benefit...I am super pale, and I don't tan well, but this gives me a nice noticeable glow by the end of the day...This is a best self-tanning product hands down
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 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1714583
COLOR: Light [ 1 more colors ]
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$25.00

Definitely worth a try if you're considering it...This tanner is great and takes the edge off in just one use...No smell after rinsing, and great to not worry about staining sheets, being able to go to the gym at anytime after applying, etc
What it is:
An innovative self-tan lotion used in the shower to deliver a natural-looking, buildable glow.

What it is formulated to do:
The most convenient way to tan—simply apply in shower and rinse in just three minutes. Great for all skin tones and types, it delivers a natural-looking, bronze glow and extreme moisture without streaking or transferring onto clothing. It is made with a 100 percent natural DHA and infused with sweet almond oil to nourish the skin for a smooth, soft, hydrated finish. Use daily to gradually build an intense tan.

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

What else you need to know:
For best results, use for three or more consecutive days. If you are looking to achieve a deeper tan, it’s important to not skip a day between applications since the color builds after each use. For an even darker glow, leave the lotion on your skin for up to five minutes before washing off. Apply generously as you can never over apply.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.
Size 4.3 oz/ 127 mL · ITEM 1695675
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$39.00

I love this product...This is a must have...I was terrified to try this (sat in a cabinet for a week before I gathered the courage) and I'm so glad I did...It lasts for a few days and you can remove it with a salt or sugar scrub if need be
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

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Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 4 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1809516
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$32.00

I'm super pale and it's builds great...It's a great color too and you can build it
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 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1600170
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$32.00

I love to use it every morning...This skin looks fresh and healthier...You get the most lovely glow with this product and you can control it to have a lot or a little...That's great option for girls like me - with light skin who don't want to tan their faces
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 4.4 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1076793
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$48.00

What it is:
A silky, lightly scented self tanner for the body that is infused with pure cocoa extracts.

What it is formulated to do:
Feel and look your very best in any weather and treat yourself to the mouth-watering mix of a perfectly even tan and delightfully scented skin. This delicate lotion combines a natural-looking tan with lasting radiance, while the caramel color helps provide mistake-proof application that ensures even results. It moisturizes as it glides effortlessly across the skin, thanks to nourishing properties that provide numerous skin benefits to help maintain the skin's youthfulness while you indulge.
ITEM 1325216
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$38.00

I love this product...I love these self tanners...While there are a few brands I like, but there always seems to be some drawback...As a fan of Dr Jart products, I had to try it
What it is:
An exfoliating self-tanner with antiaging properties and vitamin D.

What it is formulated to do:
Alpha Beta® Glow Pads provide a radiant, sunkissed glow year-round, without exposure to the sun's harmful UVA/UVB rays. Active vitamin D gives the face believable, natural-looking color and enhances the benefits of other vitamins and antioxidants found in the formula. Microencapsulated DHA and soy proteins deliver odorless, streak-free color to prevent fading through surface exfoliation while alpha- and beta-hydroxy acids penetrate the skin to exfoliate, tighten pores, eliminate blackheads, and help fade existing sunspots for an even glow.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is gentle enough for all skin types, vegan, and cruelty-free.
Size 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078376
COLOR: Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$28.00

This is honestly amazing...Try this, you won't regret it...just sprayed it all over myself after my shower, used a tanning mitt to rub it in a bit, and next day had a perfect streakless tan...The best self tanner I've ever used
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
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 827824
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$40.00

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 1.01 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2078319
COLOR: Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$29.00

Such a nice dark tan...Great and no long term smell...I already had an established tan when I started using it, and it took about 3 applications before it started making a real difference...It IS slightly orange, my natural tan is a deep brown and it doesn't provide that, but other than that, Isle of Paradise does do what it claims and delivers an EASY, streak free, natural-ish tan
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A bottle of custom-made self-tanning drops that allow you to control your glow.

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

If you want to know more…
Married to your moisturizer but want that super-tanned glow, too? Simply add these color-correcting Self Tanning Drops to your moisturizer for a natural, sunkissed glow with no streaks, smells, or orange tones. Isle of Paradise has combined a color corrective approach with a tanning-know-how to bring you your best glow ever—whether that's for the beach or brunch. All drops combine organic tanning actives with avocado, chia seed, and coconut oils for a happy, hydrated glow.

The peach drops are formulated with Oxy Glow™ complex, which is clinically proven to brighten your skin, the green drops are formulated with Super Balance™ complex to reduce redness, calm the skin, and improve your karma, and the violet drops are 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.

For a light tan: choose peach.
For a medium tan: choose green.
For a dark tan: choose violet.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
ITEM 1940063
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$39.00

Love love love this...Best self tanner I have ever used
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 else you need to know:
This product is vegan, hypoallergenic, dermatologist tested, and free of oil, fragrance, and 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 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1808674
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$44.00

This gives a very beautiful tan I'm a 2Y06 in color IQ which is somewhat pale, and it leaves me about a 4Y06...It doesn't patch off gross like other tanners do but when it does it'sn't that noticeable as long as you exfoliate
What it is:
A lightweight mousse that tailors to your individual skin tone for the deepest, longest-lasting tan in one application.

What it is formulated to do:
For the deepest tan yet, this lightweight mousse tailors to your individual skin tone and gives the 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 delivers a natural-looking glow to all skin tones and types.
Size 1.01 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2012235
COLOR: Light/Medium [ 1 more colors ]
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$49.00

Waking up with a gorgeous glow is another positive...I added this to my nighttime vitamin C serum and I am so happy to say I haven't had any breakouts and my oily skin has even gotten better
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A tanning concentrate that transforms any moisturizer, serum, or face oil into a custom self tanner.

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

If you want to know more…
This cruelty- and toxin-free concentrate transforms your favourite moisturizer, serum, or face oil into a bespoke self tanner. Triple Tan Technology combines a blend of organic tanning actives, which work with your skin tone to deliver a radiant, natural-looking tan. Raspberry seed oil, aloe vera and vitamin E support softer-looking, nourished skin for a streak-free finish.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.