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Prep your skin for tanning with Whish Exfoliating Body Wash.

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Sunless tanners can be a mixed bag—with often tragic results (not for nothing have we come to associate most faux-glow products with the color orange). This combination self-tanner, body butter, and toner, on the other hand, not only delivers a believable tan, but also deeply moisturizes and firms skin. Plus, we love its coconut scent, which has a certain beachy nostalgia (we’ve got the Beach Boys cued up already).

How it Works

Dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, is the ingredient responsible for transforming your skin from translucent to sun-drenched, but this self-tanner is also loaded with firming ingredients, like kigelia African fruit extract and seaweed extract. Coffee extract is known for its cellulite-busting powers, while pomegranate extract helps fight free radicals. Shea butter, mango butter, and aloe vera moisturize skin.

How to Use

Before going outside, apply a generous amount to all exposed skin (plus anywhere else you want a pretty, tan glow) and let dry. Wash hands right after use to make sure you don’t get the dreaded “palm tan,” and avoid showering or swimming for at least four hours. Reapply as needed. This product may stain some fabrics, so you might want to skip the tennis whites.

Water (aqua, eau), aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter), C12-15 alkyl benzoate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, dihydroxyacetone, glyceryl stearate, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyl dimethyl taurate copolymer, propanediol, glycerin, isohexadecane, polysorbate-60, disodium EDTA, phenoxyethanol, ethylhexylglycerin, panthenol (pro-vitamin B5), lycium barbarum (goji) fruit extract, glycyrrhiza glabra (licorice) root extract, coffea arabica (coffee) extract, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, chamomilla recutita flower/leaf (ochamomile) extract, quillaja saponaria (soap bark) extract, kigelia fruit extract, allantoin, algae (seaweed) extract, pullulan, punica granatum (pomegranate) seed oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, xanthan gum, fragrance (parfum), citric acid, benzyl alcohol, citral, geraniol, limonene, linalool.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Love this product!!
Purchased

I have purchased this product 3 times now and will continue. Gives a great color, a little goes a long way and it smells and feels amazing!! I used to have to stay at home the nights I self tanned because of the smell....This one I can actually go out at night!! Love it!!

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The Best Sunless Tanner!

I love this sunless tanner! This product give me a natural looking glow, doesn't streak and smells like coconut. I use it almost daily to maintain my summer look. Love it!

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streaky mess
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This left me looking like a streaked mess! There is no way to tell "how" you did until hours later! I even purchased the exfoliate sugar scrub to use first. Had my niece try it and she had the same trouble. No special instructions were included or written on the bottle. So disappointed!

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Nice color -
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This is such a great combo of SPF and self tanner. Color turned out nice but I felt "dewy" all day. The smell is a bit overwhelming -- too much of a good thing. Be sure to wash your hands!

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Has a Funny Smell, But Works!
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I did not enjoy the smell of this product and that's what killed it for me, but the self-tanning aspect is great! I am not very talented at applying the product evenly, but it only had a few spots that really stood out (ankles and knees of course), but other than that it definitely gave me an near immediate tan.

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Great Results So Far
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I wasn't sure if I would like a self tanner. I'm fair skinned and thought the color may not be correct for my skin. But much to my surprise, after the first use I have a soft tan glow, not orange, no streaks. It smells wonderful. Just like coconut suntan lotion. I will continue to use this all summer and it will look like I have been sun-kissed without being the hot sun. My skin is also soft soft from using it, as well. Double-duty.

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Over the moon
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This self tanner is what I “Wished” for. It gives you a beautiful glowing tan within a few hours of applying it. I know most of the review said it smelled great but I would disagree. Even though it did not smell the best the result was a great sun kissed look, soft skin, with SPF to boot. I am over the moon about this product and will absolutely reorder. I am fair skinned so a good self tanner that does not leave me looking like a carrot is hard to find. Love Love Love!!!!!

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Wonderful Self Tanner!
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I LOVE this self tanner! It works in just one day and does not make you look orange at all. It only has a light scent. I have had minimal issues with it leaving traces on my hands. I love that it can be used daily and has an SPF. This is just what I needed this winter!

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i love it
Purchased

easy to use, has sunscreen in it already. No streaks. Can use all year round. It isnt tinted putting it on is just like putting lotion on

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Love!
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This is my favorite self tanner. It builds great and gives a natural look. It also has a better smell than other self tanners I have tried.

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