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Before committing to a self-tanner, especially on your face, use a test patch on the inside of your arm to see what the color payoff will be.

Birchbox Breakdown

If you aren’t the patient type, or you just appreciate being able to see where you’re applying self-tanner, you’ll love this product. The slightly tinted formula gives you an instant color payoff and gradually develops into a deeper hue over the course of three hours. Easy to apply and miraculously streak-free, it’s an addictive (and safe) way to keep your skin tan year-round.

How it Works

The active ingredient, DHA, reacts with amino acids on the skin’s surface to give you completely believable-looking color. Moisturizers like shea butter help it go on smoothly and keep skin from flaking, while anti-aging ginkgo biloba stimulates collagen.

How to Use

Apply evenly to clean, freshly exfoliated skin. Use all over face and extend to the décolleté for a natural look. Make sure to rub the formula in completely, paying attention to your hairline and jawline. You’ll see a hint of color when you first apply, but more color will appear over three hours.

Water (Aqua), Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides, Glycerine, Dihydroxyacetone, Trimethylpentanediol/Adipic Acid Copolymer, Cyclomethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Steareth-21, Tocopheryl Acetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Silybum Marianum (Milk Thistle) Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Extract, Xanthan Gum, DMDM Hydantoin, Sodium Metabisulfite, Lactic Acid, Citric Acid, Fragrance (Parfum), Octadecyl Di-t-butyl-4-hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Carmel, Yellow 10, Blue 1, Red 40.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Love it!!!

I absolutely love this product. It goes on smooth leaving no streaks or uneven blotches. One of the other huge characteristics that I love is that it doesn't have that self tanner smell that lingers... and I also love the color it makes your skin. Another thing is it washes off your hands easily and leaves no embarrassing tans between your fingers. I bought the full size product and plan on repurchasing.

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Perfect summer glow

This is the product I would purchase when I need some color on my face. It works great under foundation. It has a decent scent, gives the perfect summer glow, not streaky at all and does not irritate my sensitive skin.

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Nice color but a little too thick

This tanner did a decent job of providing instant color, however i didn't feel it looked totally natural on me. Part of that was the thickness of the lotion, it's really more of a creme and makes it harder to fully rub in. Also had a pretty heavy scent.

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Doesn't really make me tan!

I like the smell, like how it's tinted and I like that it doesn't make me break out after I use it before bed. However, it does not make me tan. Maybe it does a little bit, but certainly not enough.

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Nice color

I have a medium to light skin tone. I've tried better products, but this one still does the trick. Very nice color, but fades quickly.

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Love this!

Really works! Great way to get a natural looking sun kissed face! i love that the ingredients are all natural

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