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

It smells amazing and it is safe to use....This is the best facial self tanner I have ever tried- and I am a self proclaimed self tanner addict... My favorite thing about this is that I can add it to my normal moisturizer and work it into my skin care routine without skipping any steps
What it is: First of its kind, color-correcting self-tan drops that you mix with your favorite moisturizer for a custom glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dryness, and Dullness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Coconut Oil: Hydrates and soothes skin.
- Avocado Oil: High in vitamins A and C, it‘s a fast-absorbing skin conditioning agent.
- Chia Seeds: Rich in omega 3 fatty acids and supports skin barrier function.

Ingredient Callouts: It is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Self-Tanning Drops were created to work with your unique skin tone to visibly brighten, reduce redness, and even tone so you can glow your way. These drops are infused with natural skin-loving ingredients like avocado, coconut, and chia seed for a hydrated, even and long-lasting tan with no streaks, stains, or smells.

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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.
ITEM 1325216
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$38.00

Very easy to use...I love these pads...Perfect safe tan...I use a gradual self-tanning moisturizer on a daily basis and although the product that I use gives my body a great looking and safe sunkissed glow I am very prone to breakouts so I cannot use the lotion on my face
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 else you need to know:
This product is gentle enough for all skin types, vegan, and cruelty-free.

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 4.4 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 75663
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$40.00

It's a clear gel...has a nice scent...Good, Safe Tanning...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

Has a nice smell...Winner by a mile...Highly recommend to everyone as a safe alternative to the dangers of tanning....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.
ITEM 1795327
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$39.00

I like the smell...The mit is lovely...It is safe and effective, and it lasts a long time....few weeks ago I got a spray tan at a local tanning salon and I ended up being too dark and orange for my liking so I hated it, I figured id give this a try and I LOVE this
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 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

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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 2078376
COLOR: Light [ 2 more colors ]
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$28.00

I loved the green...No icky tan smell...If you are looking for a safe tan this summer - I recommend this spray!!...I'm pale all year long & have never looked naturally tan & thanks to this I keep getting compliments on how tan I look :) if you're on the fence, I would definitely say give it a shot & apply it twice before giving up on it bc it does take a little practice to get the hang of when you're used to lotion or foam
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 4.3 oz/ 127 mL · ITEM 1695675
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$39.00

So easy to apply...The mitt is soft...Just dont put it on your face to be safe...This self tanner is really easy to blend into your skin and the color result is the best I've had with a self tanner, I find it gives a true brown color, like you get when out in the sun, and it has great staying power
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
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 1.01 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2012235
COLOR: Light/Medium [ 1 more colors ]
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$49.00

Very easy to use...Gold in a bottle...Even color and safe for sensitive skin!...Pros: - It does give you a noticeable glow throughout the day without getting "orange" - It's certainly not as irritating on my skin as other self tanners (Looking at you Dr. Dennis Gross Radiance Pads) Cons: - It didn't give me as much of a lasting glow as I would've liked
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/ 200 mL · ITEM 1635564
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$44.00

Very easy to use...This is the best...This is safe to use on your face!...TIP: letting your tan fade all the way down and exfoliating will give a better result than tanning again before the prior tan has fully faded/been removed - layering this self tanner will result in patchy fading which is NOT cute TIP: you can use this to contour your face and body so when you're "natural" you still looked SNATCHED - be your own tan artist
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.
Size 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2345890
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$30.00

It's easy to use...I love the scent...Safe for your sensitive face!...The spray on this product is great isn't an uneven spray its a very lightweight not too harsh and it smells good now about hoe the product looks my legs look amazing I cant wait to wear dresses in spring and have a natural tan
What it is: A hydrating, supercharged, and vitamin-enriched clear self-tanning serum that develops over four to six hours—designed especially for the face

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Dryness, and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 100% Vegan and Natural Tanning Active: Provides a self-tan.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Provides up to 72 hours of hydration.
- Vitamin C and D Boosters: Brightens skin, protects against environmental stressors, and mimics the effects of sunshine without harmful UV rays.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, comes in recyclable packaging, and is reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: Infused with St. Tropez’s unique Sunshine Complex—a blend of natural tanning active and 93 percent natural glow-boosting skincare ingredients—this non-pore-blocking concentrate can be worn alone or mixed with your favorite moisturizer. It provides a golden glow that looks natural—even on pale skin tones.
Size 0.5 oz/ 15 mL · ITEM 1600170
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$32.00

You will love it...What a great idea...Safe Tan...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 6.7 oz/ 198 mL · ITEM 1808674
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$44.00

I love this stuff...OVERALL: I like it...safe sun glow...I also the the regular bronzing mouse and love that as well but its a lot lighter than this tan so I use it when I am just looking for a little color and glow
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.