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cautiously optomistic

I am very, very fair and have been just embracing it lately, though I will do some self-tanning before vacation or an event. This summer I have a bit of a tan on my body from the pool, but my face has remained ghostly from all the high SPF face products and religiously rocking a hat when i'm out in the sun. There's just enough difference between my body and my neck/face to make it annoying and noticeable, and bronzer doesn't really help because I am so fair - it just looks muddy or sparkly. So I decided to give this stuff a try, even though I would never normally use tanner on my face because they ALWAYS break me out on my chest when I use them on my just body. Being cautious, I mixed a drop of this with my regular day moisturizer and applied all over my neck and face. It does have that self-tanner smell. I also noticed my skin looking flaky a few hours later, but closer inspection proved it to be the tanner/moisturizer just balling up on my skin like it didnt soak in well. So i would not try this under makeup. I washed my face about 7 hours later and did see a tiny, tiny bit of color. The next morning it looked a hair deeper, but is very, very subtle. Color it added on me leans toward yellow-ish? But no breakouts so far which is a huge surprise. And no streaks i can see. My neck could have used more as well, as my face now matches my arm but my neck is still white as a ghost. but when I do my makeup, i think this is going to do the trick for these last few summer months until my natural tan fades! I probably will not purchase this now, as I used so little of the sample by mixing with my moisturizer that the tiny tube will last me months. But unless I suddenly break out like what! after more uses, I will probably purchase this next season if I have the same problem of tan(ish) body and ghost face!

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