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Miss a spot? Even out your tan with TanTowel Mist, which comes in two sizes, 2 oz. and 8 oz.

TanTowel®

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If your skin has an Edward Cullen-like pallor, it’s time to consider a sunless tanner. But be careful, eager beaver: Not all self-tanners are created equal (we don’t know about you, but we’d rather be pale than orange). We’re particularly smitten with these easy-to-use, travel-friendly towelettes, which give you a natural-looking faux glow—no sun exposure required.

How it Works

Each box contains 10 individually wrapped wipes infused with dihydroxyacetone (DHA), a self-tanning agent that reacts with proteins and amino acids in your skin. Each 7-by-9-inch towelette is big enough to evenly coat about half your body. Bonus: The citrus-scented wipes, formulated for fair to medium tan color, exfoliate and moisturize as they transform your skin from translucent to tan-talizing.

How to Use

Apply evenly to clean skin in circular motions. Wash hands immediately and avoid showering for six hours. Reapply as necessary.

More for You!
  • Product orders $50+ and all monthly box brands ship free
  • Free returns within 90 days of purchase
  • Extra samples and gifts in the Bonus Shop

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

so good!

At first I was kind of worried that it would not look natural, but it is perfect! I am so happy i finally tried it out.

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Self-tanner for dummies

This is a no-mess, goof-proof, self-tanner for dummies. It was the first item I attempted to purchase from Birchbox in full-size, but it was on back order due to high demand. I guess everyone agreed that it was great...at the same time!

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Loved!

I got a half-body tan towel in my birchbox. I was pleasantly surprised with the results. I will say, it was only enough for my arms, face, chest, and lower portion of legs, but the color was great. I was actually told I was glowing the next day which is a plus! I will definitely be buying full size!

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Great concept, not too much to glow about

Great concept, but didn't leave me with a nice natural glow. Perhaps I need a good instructional video to walk me through how to to get the most impact from the use of this product!

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Will use forever

I love a good glow before an event. I have used Tan Towels since before I received them in my BirchBox & will continue to use them forever. These towelettes are easy to rub on & dry quickly so you can get dressed. I love the color that they give me. Be sure to apply quickly & evenly!!

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Light Glow

This product is fine for a light glow but didn't work as well for me as other sprays and creams.

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so EASY

Love this so much better than any tanning lotion. It went on so simple and NOT streaky (which is my main concern). Also, I loved the smoothness of the formula and how, unlike tanning lotion, you don't have to wait for it to absorb into the skin.

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Tan without sun

I think the use of towelettes for self-tanning provides more even application. I do think you need more then 1 wipe to cover larger areas of your body. Using this is safer then sun bathing. Maybe if some sunscreen were added it would help protect your skin at the same time.

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Subtle tan looks great!

These make your skin look great! I used them before being in a wedding and it looked really natural. I liked the smell as well. Not chemically at all!

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Wonderful quick color!

This product is ideal for a last minute blast of sunshine. It truly provides an even base of natural glow. It does have a bit of a scent similar to the spray tan booths, but manageable.

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