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Size 4.22 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1529775
COLOR: Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$54.00

in love...So good...I usually get st. Tropez in dark and apply 2 or so times a week an it stays pretty consistent and doesn't fade....In the morning there is that self tanner smell but it is very faint, I shower and then use a moisturizer and I do not smell the self tanner throughout the day which is a major plus.
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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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

It's OK...Love it...It looks natural and healthy, and better than a suntan without the harmful rays that can make dark spots and blotchiness on my face worse....Im very fair skined and have some trouble finding a good self tanner however this one was great ... it made me dark instantly with ease and not to much streaking maybe a bit on the stomach but on the arms and legs it was perfect ... the only down side is it does take a while to dry but I would recomend it
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 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1809516
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$32.00

In love...not bad...The formula goes on pretty dark, which is nice bc you can see it, but it dries too quickly and makes blending a problem, leading to uneveness and streaking....It goes on easily, does have a bit of a tanner smell but it's not terrible, continues to get darker as the day goes on (I usually put it on before bed on a Friday and shower around noon on Saturday) and can be used daily without getting orange!
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

it's OK...in love...dark golden tan...After the test spot on my leg I'm thinking it could work for the body too...I find the self tanners a little too dark on my arms usually.
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 4.2 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 827824
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$40.00

My fav!...not bad...Also, after applying it twice a day for several days, it didn't make my skin look any darker than if I applies it once....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 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078376
COLOR: Light [ 1 more colors ]
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$28.00

Not bad!...Love it....Dark, Dark, No tanner smell and zero transfer...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.
ITEM 1325216
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$38.00

Love it...not bad...I don't go out without sunscreen or lie on the beach without protecting my face, so my body always looks darker....I'm fairly happy with it, but I would go through a box a month at this rate, so it won't be a long-term solution to wanting glowing skin.
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 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2059020
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$45.00

I love it....Amazing product!!...This extra dark self tanner is incredible!...This extra dark self tanner is incredible!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A lightweight and hydrating bronzing mousse that allows you to choose your depth of dark—four hours for the iconic dark tan or eight hours for an intense, extra-dark tan that lasts for days.

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

If you want to know more…
Experience the deepest, darkest tan yet. This lightweight and hydrating bronzing mousse allows you to choose your depth of dark; simply apply with an applicator mitt and rinse off after four hours for the iconic dark tan or after eight hours for an intense but natural-looking, extra-dark tan that’s lasts for days. The streak-free, easy-to-apply formula is comfortable to wear all day with no self-tan smell and no transfer—and it’s ideal for a special occasion, pre-holiday, or as part of your weekly beauty regime.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is cruelty-free and noncomedogenic.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 1924596
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$54.00

Love it...IN LOVE...It's so easy to layer depending on how much darker I want it and dries so quickly....I was a little hesitant to use self tanner on my face since I've super sensitive, breakout prone skin.
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.
Size 1.6 oz · ITEM 1808716
COLOR: Medium/Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$20.00

Love it!...I love it: )...I'd recommend getting the medium/dark if you want to see results quicker and if you want a more noticeable glow....It's hard to find a tanner that works on your face but this does and it doesn't darken your imperfections either like most tanners do.
What it is:
A newly formulated, ultra-hydrating face cream that gradually builds to create a classic, healthy-looking tan to suit all skin tones.

What it is formulated to do:
For a natural, sunkissed glow, this newly formulated, deeply nourishing face cream features hyaluronic acid to soften skin and vitamin E to protect. The streak-free, easy-to-apply formula dries quickly and does not clog pores for a non-greasy, super-smooth finish that works great as a makeup base. Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive, reapply daily, or as desired, to build your depth of tan and leave skin traced with the new mood-boosting fragrance.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologically and clinically tested.
Size 1.01 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2012334
COLOR: Medium/Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$49.00

NO JOKE...not bad...Works on Darker Skin Tones!!!...These drops give me a WONDERFUL, natural tan glow, without leaving a sticky residue, streaks, or a self tan smell.
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.
Size 6.7 oz · ITEM 1799022
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$30.00

love it...love it!...It shows up evenly without streaks or darker areas....The reason I gave this product a 4 stars is because I'm already a bit naturally tan but I wanted to achieve an amazing Caramel tan as so I used this product but the thing is that the color makes me look orange in some types of lighting.
What it is:
An ultra-hydrating body lotion that gradually builds to create a healthy-looking, sunkissed glow while giving an instant touch of bronze.

What it is formulated to do:
For a beautiful, bronze glow that illuminates the skin, this ultra-hydrating body lotion is streak-free, easy to apply, and quick-drying. It delivers instant skin-perfecting coverage to blur imperfections and has no self tan smell, yet features a new mood-boosting fragrance. Reapply daily, or as desired, to build your depth of tan.

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 hydrate the skin for up to 48 hours. It can be used daily to build your desired glow.
ITEM 1298314
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$6.50

love it...It's OK...So absolutely necessary, especially for dark self tanners....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 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2059038
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$42.00

New fav!...Love it....For me, one application was enough to get my desired tan, but I'd say if you're looking for a darker shade, maybe apply two coats and continue to apply it as necessary/until you reach your desired shade....The best part about this product is that it smells great, even after hours of wear it only gets a very very mild self tanner scent AND there is no dark color guard so no stained clothes or sheets!
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A lightweight, clear, water-foam formula with a tropical scent, infused with 100 percent naturally-derived and vegan-friendly tanning agents that refresh and revive your skin—with no need to rinse off.

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

If you want to know more…
Achieve a natural-looking golden tan that lasts for days with just one application with the tropically-scented, no-rinse Purity Bronzing Water Mousse. The hydrating formula creates a transparent and wearable tan that can be applied day or night, and develops into a natural looking, streak-free golden tan over four to eight hours. Apply with an applicator mitt for best results and moisturize daily to lock in for longer.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is cruelty-free and noncomedogenic.
Size 20 towelettes - 0.07 oz/ 2 mL each · ITEM 1940717
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$38.00

loved it!...Not messy....No streaks or dark spots....Most self tanners make my face break out or show up in my pores, but these actually make my skin look better.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A gradual tanning towelette for face that gives you customizable, buildable color while providing exfoliating and anti-aging benefits.

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

If you want to know more…
This quick-drying formula is designed with exfoliating Alpha Beta® ingredients to provide anti-aging benefits and ensure even application. Delivered in perfectly-dosed towelettes offering a convenient, mess-free application every time, you will see a streak-free, natural-looking glow that builds gradually with within three to four hours.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan and cruelty-free.
Size 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2012250
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$36.00

a keeper!...No streaks...Great product to maintain a darker tan!...Why this product is great: - Your skin turns a subtle shade of tan with 1 use, and a darker tan with multiple uses.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A quick-drying gradual tan that moisturizes for a streakless glow.

Solutions for:
- Dullness and uneven texture
- Dryness
- Loss of firmness and elasticity

If you want to know more…
This gradual tanner contains Cellutone Complex to firm skin and reduce appearance of cellulite. It is infused with raspberry seed oil, vitamin E, and aloe vera to keep skin ultra-soft and golden for a rich, super luxurious texture.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1798073
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$29.00

Worth It...love it!...Great when added to foundation, easy to control how dark you go based on how much sun you've had, best part no need to change your foundation to a summer shade...I recommend using it with a sponge not a foundation brush to apply.
What it is:
A oil-free gel that revives the look of skin and creates a warm, healthy-looking glow.

What it does:
Sun-Kissed Face Gelee Complexion Multitasker’s lightweight gel formula delivers an allover, natural-looking radiance. It creates a beautiful glow when worn alone and is also perfect for blending with moisturizer or foundation to brighten the face with a natural-looking finish. Lightweight and foolproof, its convenient packaging makes on-the-go application easy.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy- and ophthalmologist-tested and is ideal for all skin types and skintones. It is free of oil, fragrance, formaidehyde, formaidehyde resin, toluene, DBP (dibutyl phthlate), and camphor.