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Give your complexion a tawny glow with Comodynes Hydra-Tanning Face Moisturizing Summer Glow.

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Over the years, we’ve amassed quite a repertoire of specialty skills, from our Excel prowess to our ability to stand on our head. Next on our list? Mastering the art of the streak-free self-tan. Happily, we’ve got this Spanish brand’s genius towelettes to help us out. They’ve been a hit in Europe since their debut, and we’re happy to welcome them to our fair shores. Great for all skin types, they deliver a uniform and natural (read: not orange) tan on face and body. The formula adjusts to your skin tone, so you don’t have to worry about an un-matching tan.

How it Works

Made of natural viscose fibers, these napkin-sized towelettes come pre-soaked with a paraben-free, moisturizing formula that works with the natural proteins in your skin to give you a convincing tan. Dehydroxiacetone—a naturally occurring sugar with a fancy name—acts as a pigment-depositing agent, while transcutol helps with penetration. The individually wrapped wipes are great at home but also perfect for travel.

How to Use

One towelette should be enough to cover your whole face and body, though you can use two if necessary. Run the towelette over your bare skin, making sure to cover all surfaces evenly. Wash your palms and nails carefully afterwards, and wait at least ten minutes before showering or getting dressed. The results will appear in about three hours. To maintain your tan, reapply every three to four days.

Active ingredients: Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), Transcutol

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Meh
Purchased

This product gets an A+ for ease of application, lack of "fake tan" smell, and no streaks. It does not do much in terms of color pay-off. If you are VERY fair (like, Rooney Mara-level fair) and would like to try a self-tanner that won't be too dramatic, this would be great. If you're trying to build up a fake tan (like me) or have olive or darker skin to begin with, I'd skip this one.

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Simply love these
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These are great. I only need one for whole body and face, the color is amazing and they are so easy to apply. If you follow the directions you will not have any problems, streaks, etc. I used to only Use Tan Towel but this prouct is amazing and at a fraction of the cost. My new favorite by far.

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Not perfect but that's not a deal breaker
Purchased

These do leave some streaking but it really could be user error. I am not an expert at applying self tan, probably because I spend maybe 30 minutes a year putting this stuff on. I highly recommend this product it is great I like that it doesn't feel heavy on my skin like other creams do. Plus it dries pretty quickly so the time spent totally nude and not touching anything is limited.

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Staple in my house
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This is one of the first birchbox products I bought and still continue to buy. Love the coverage it gives and the easy of application. Only con is the one towel does not work on the whole body. I use one for legs and one for arms and chest.

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Best Self Tanner!
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I have super fair skin that doesn't tan! I live in Southern California where everyone is tan, but I refuse to use a tanning bed (Tanning beds = Cancer and Premature aging). These little towelettes are super is easy to use, goofproop, and don't have a weird smell. They make skin look tan but natural.

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A great product!

This is an easy, mess free, convenient way to get a fast tan. Works really well, even color, & overnight!

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great for eliminating the stark winter white
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I really like these wipes. They are convenient (especially for traveling) and super easy to apply. I've tried sprays and lotions and i think that the wipes are far superior to each (plus you don't wind up with brown flooring in the bathroom like you do with sprays!)
- no streaking
- no awkward dark spots
- no brown palms (just be sure to wash your hands after application)

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My new favorite
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This was very easy to use. It smells good, too, with no chemical smell like some other products I've used. I showered, moisturized and used two wipes to cover my entire body. Within three hours, I had a nice glow without streaks or orange. And I'm really pale!

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Fair
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I still get streaks with these, but I prefer the wipes to any spray-on tanners. These are my go-to, and I love that they come in individual packets.

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Amazing!
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Bought these toilettes not expecting much since I spray tan myself and everything in my bathroom! The commode looks very sexy in a bikini!;) Used one towlette before I went to bed, waited a bit before covering up and was very pleased with the non streak results in the morning! Not sure if one towlette would be enough for entire body unless you are 5! Am not big...but am an adult. REALLY would need help with back if you live alone! However you look at these they are great! YAY my bathroom won't be tan anymore!

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