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Size 3.38 oz/ 100 mL · ITEM 1906577
COLOR: Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$45.00

Great glow!...Lovely Legs...I'd recommend it for darker skin tones....My winter skin that makes me not ready to do a photo shoot or film my music videos , finally a product that I can instantly feel like a goddess and hey I've come to realize who cares if it washes off put it on when u need it probably better for u to not dye your skin although I do love the vita dark lotion but I feel like I don't even need it with this.
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A formula for face and body that blurs imperfections and reflects light for HD-ready skin.

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

If you want to know more…
This skin finish features BB properties that minimize blemishes, cover imperfections, and smooth skin appearance while reflecting light for a photo-ready skin finish. The natural-looking tint lifts your skin tone, adding radiance and a healthy-looking glow that can be showered off when you choose. Great for use on the face and body, alone or under foundation as the ultimate makeup prep, it delivers a natural-looking, beautiful tan result. Choose Latte Light for the perfect skin finish on a fair-medium skin tone. Choose Latte for a perfect bronzed finish and a beautiful tanned look. Choose Mocha if your skin tone is naturally deep tan and you want to add warmth and HD finish to your skin.

What else you need to know:
This cruelty-free product does not contain gluten.

"This is an absolute favorite of celebrity makeup artists and is perfect for masking dreaded cellulite!"—Alyson Hogg, Vita Liberata Founder


This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner.

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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 5.07 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1606300
COLOR: Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$54.00

No smell....No streaks!...I recommend buying the dark shade....I'm a seasoned self tanner and decided to give this lotion a try with the free mit and I purchased a Vita Liberata mit also to ensure a good application.
What it is:
A fast and easy-to-apply, long-lasting, odorless self-tan lotion for a natural-looking, streak-free tan.

What it is formulated to do:
pHenomenal lotion leaves skin beautifully tanned, amazingly nourished, and healthy-looking for up to two to three weeks. The fast-absorbing lotion 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. Expect a fast, easy, streak-free application and natural-looking result—plus no smell thanks to Odour Remove™ technology. 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 the 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 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078368
COLOR: Dark [ 1 more colors ]
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$29.00

loved it!!...Soo Good!!...Darker than loving tan!!...I have been an avid user of self tanners ever since I can remember.
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.
Size 6.76 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 2078392
COLOR: Dark [ 2 more colors ]
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$28.00

love it!...the best!...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.
Size 1.01 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2078335
COLOR: Dark [ 2 more colors ]
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$29.00

Love it!...Good glow...I reapplied to my body (not face) today to get a bit darker since it seems my face tanned best, not my body....I actually think I look a bit better with a subtle tan which was why I bought this on the recommendation of a Sephora employee I trust.
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
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 4.22 oz/ 125 mL · ITEM 1529767
COLOR: Medium [ 1 more colors ]
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$54.00

Love it...So good...I strongly recommend this product, and in the dark shade....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

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 4.4 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 75663
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$40.00

not bad...love it...This one is one the best because it doesn't leave streaks and it doesn't look darker in certain areas thsn other....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 5 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 1302629
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$18.00

Good tan...Nice tan...beautiful natural dark golden color smelled kinda like coconuts not the best smell in the world but way better then any other self tanner ....Until this product I had not found anything that left a natural looking tan and glow (without spending a fortune) outside of using a tanning bed a few times a week and now a tanning bed wasn't an option.
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.

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

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.
Size 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1808674
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$44.00

Nice tan...Perfect Tan...Nice and dark!...Its a tinted moisturizer and the tan will develop in a couple hours and it matches my tan on the rest of my body perfectly, Its about a shade lighter which is perfect.
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 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1714583
COLOR: Light [ 1 more colors ]
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$25.00

NO SMELL...No smell....I bought the medium dark glow....I won't be repurchasing this as I've moved on to wanting a much deeper tan than this can give me but this is an easy way to step into the tanner world for newbies who want a slight colour boost!
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 oz/ 118 mL · ITEM 1809516
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$32.00

not bad...In love...The mousse is very dark when applying which is great so you can see where it's going but it drys really fast and makes it harder to spread a large amount to more skin....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 6.7 oz/ 200 mL · ITEM 1635564
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$44.00

great tan...Best brand...And I like that you can control how dark you get!...I found after washing it off after the recommended 3 hours for a dark tan that I really wasn't even tan and I'm very fair to begin with.
What it is:
A lightweight mousse that allows you to choose your tan, from a light glow to a deep dark tan.

What it is formulated to do:
Control the depth of your tan with St. Tropez’s most advanced formula yet for a natural, healthy-looking tan that lasts for days. Wait just one hour before showering for a light sunkissed glow, two hours for a medium golden tan, or leave on for up to three hours for a deeper, darker bronze, to suit your skin tone. 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.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty award winner and Allure Breakthrough winner.
ITEM 1795327
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$39.00

Great Tan...Great Glow...I have pale sensitive skin and it gave me a nice color without breaking me out or making me look too dark or orange....PROS: -good initial smell and not-completely-volitile after smell in self tanner terms -goes on well with both the mitt and by hand, but I prefer the mitt because it seems to give a smoother application -for a redhead, it gives me plenty of a tan (same deep tan I was able to get in the tanning bed a decade ago) CONS: -I have to use so much more product when I use the mitt!
What it is:
A skin care-infused version of tarte’s bestselling self-tanner with a custom application mitt.

What it is formulated to do:
Fake a just-back-from-vacation bronze with this updated, skin-loving version of tarte’s best-selling Brazilliance™ self-tanner. Infused with a powerful boost of natural exfoliators and moisturizers, it will give you a natural-looking, deep-toned tan in as little as four hours plus skin that feels sexy, smooth, and hydrated. The tinted bronze gel and new custom application mitt guarantee an even, streak-free tan, and the proprietary PUREshield™ scent-control technology ensures you’ll only see—not smell—your new glow. A skinvigorating™ new blend of squalane, aloe, and citric acid to help condition and promote surface exfoliation, prepping skin for each application so your lasting sunless tan fades gradually, evenly, naturally, and flawlessly over time.

This set contains:
- 5.5oz/ 162.6 mL Brazilliance Plus+ Self-Tanner
- Application mitt

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is hypoallergenic, vegan, and dermatologist tested.

Research results:
In a consumer use study, upon application:
- 97% of participants reported no tell-tale after scent
- 94% of participants saw a visible improvement in skin’s moisture
- 100% of participants said they had a seamless, natural-looking tan after 4 hours
- 94% of participants saw a visible improvement in skin texture after 2 weeks of use
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1600170
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$32.00

it's OK...love it...Great on all dark complexions....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

Love it...My fav!...But just a little too dark/golden for my face!...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 1529759
COLOR: Rich [ 1 more colors ]
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$37.50

Not bad...love it!...I love how dark this can get....I have been an avid self tanner user for roughly a year now and this one takes the grand prize (well for now at least.
What it is:
A superbly hydrating lotion that gives a gorgeous instant color and then develops to a beautiful, natural-looking tan that lasts for up to seven days.

What it is formulated to do:
This ultra-hydrating lotion formula is gentle enough for dry and sensitive skin types, and creates a natural-looking tan result 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.