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BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner

BareMinerals

Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner

Item #: 2257838 Size: 6.0 oz

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Better than the real thing, this customer favorite sunless tanner by bareMinerals instantly delivers an all-over bronze glow that develops into a golden, natural-looking tan that lasts 5-7 days. Look like you've spent a day at the beach without exposure to the sun's harmful rays. A mineral copper complex prolongs the tanning effects, while aloe vera and vegetable-derived emollients provide hydration so skin feels soft and smooth. Want to look like you've basked in the sun longer? Build a deeper tan by reapplying.

Formulated without parabens and artificial oils.
For best results, exfoliate before application. Smooth evenly all over body. You see the amber color as you're applying it, so you know exactly where it goes, or if you've missed a spot. To avoid discoloring palms, wash hands with soap and water immediately after use. Allow application to dry for several minutes before dressing.
Water, Dihydroxyacetone, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Peg-100 Stearate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Cetearal Alcohol, Ceteareth-20, Cetyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Stearate, Dimethicone, Tocopherol Acetate, Ascorbic Acid, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tetrasodium Edta, Bht, Sodium Metabisulfite, Citric Acid, Butylene Glycol, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf, Fragrance (Parfum). May Contain: Yellow 6 (CI 15985), Red 40 (CI 16035).

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BareMineralsFaux Tan Body Sunless Tanner
 
4.4

(based on 123 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dries quickly (103)
  • Natural tan (101)
  • Creates even tan (96)
  • Easy to apply (96)
  • Not greasy (90)

Cons

  • Fades (18)
  • Bad odor (9)
  • Unnatural color (8)
  • Uneven fade (5)
  • Uneven tan (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (103)
  • Daily use (30)
  • Face (27)
  • Quick-fix (20)
  • Legs (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (60), Budget shopper (42)

Reviewed by 123 customers

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5.0

Easy Beautiful Tan

By Jewel

from wisco, wi

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan
  • Not Greasy
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

    This works great for me. I tried using with the Brush - nope not for me. I use a large tanning mitt for body and small facial mitt for feet, hands, and neck up around ears. Goes on super quick, dries quick, and not STICKY. The fade for me was not bad at all- literally just faded which is what you want. I moisturize everyday so I am sure that made a huge difference. The one thing I struggled with when I first tried it out was it dried so quickly it made it almost impossible to spread evenly. To that I add a pump of my CeraVe moisturizer to the mix and that quickly and easily solved that problem. I use this only on my body as I prefer not to tan my face but looking at the ingredients there is nothing that would indicate that you could not use this on your face. I have sensitive skin when it comes to ingredients and this caused no issue in terms of a reaction for me. I also have skin that is prone to break outs if an added ingredient is in the mix and this also passed with flying colors.The after tan smell is there but nearly as bad as some I have encountered. If a tan is this easy, quick, and fool proof I no longer will dread the sunless tan. Great buy.

     
    4.0

    Love it !!

    By Syl

    from Florida

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Even Tan
    • Doesn't Clog Pores
    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Apply
    • Natural Tan
    • Not Greasy
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Daily Use
      • Face
      • Quick-Fix

      Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

      Have to be careful applying to heavy to hands and feet so it looks natural. Everywhere else it's awesome. Apply every other day to maintain coverage.

       
      4.0

      I will buy again.

      By Shar

      from Lower Alabama

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Face
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

        Natural look and not orange.

         
        4.0

        Love this product and will continue to buy it!

        By Tink

        from Pasadena, TX

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Even Tan
        • Doesn't Clog Pores
        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Apply
        • Natural Tan
        • Not Greasy
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Maintain tan

          Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

          I use this product about 3-4 times a week to maintain a glowing tan!

           
          5.0

          All year long I have a golden tan...

          By Millie the Model

          from Raleigh NC

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Doesn't Clog Pores
          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Apply
          • Long lasting tan
          • Natural Tan
          • Not Greasy
          • Wears off better than ANY product
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Can add more as you fade
            • Face

            Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

            Being a native Floridian who now lives north had me pale and wan... I believe that I have trie EVERY tanner made. This is, by far, the best tanner in the market place. Great color, long lasting, no odor AND priced fairly!

             
            5.0

            Have used several times

            By Linda

            from Loves Park, IL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Doesn't Clog Pores
            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body

              Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

              Nice natural color

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Love!

              By Jenny

              from Denver, Colorado

              Pros

              • Doesn't Clog Pores
              • Dries Quickly
              • Easy To Apply
              • Natural Tan
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

                Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                I've been using this for my face and body to enhance my natural tan! I'll add a little to my moisturizer and then apply it to my face with a large kabuki brush. For my body I'll just pump the color directly on the brush and buff it in to my body. Since I'm putting it on already tan skin, the color looks great but I'm sure it'd appear a little less natural on pale skin as all self tanners tend to look.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Pretty spot on

                By ladybirdj

                from Los Angeles

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries Quickly
                • Natural Tan
                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                    Love this brand. Product is good. Was concerned about the color - seemed unnatural in my hands, but went on well and looks good. I'm very pale so everything helps.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love this product. Have been using for years

                    By Alyss

                    from Laredo, TX

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Creates Even Tan
                    • Doesn't Clog Pores
                    • Dries Quickly
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Natural Tan
                    • Not Greasy
                    • Works Quickly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Body

                      Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                      Its a great product when you want a quick tan. Smells great.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great for fair skin

                      By Chimkmma

                      from Chicago, il

                      About Me Brand Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Creates Even Tan
                      • Dries Quickly
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Natural Tan
                      • Not Greasy
                      • Works Quickly

                      Cons

                      • Container makes it hard ti get out all the prod
                      • Fades Quickly

                      Best Uses

                      • Body
                      • Daily Use
                      • Subtle color in a few hrs

                      Comments about BareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                      Use this both in your face and body using the St Tropez sponge mitt and you'll have a nice natural looking tan in minutes. It dries so quickly I can get dressed almost immediately.

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                      • Q:

                        Does this give you a dark brown tan and when it starts fading does it make your skin spotty looking?
                        Asked on 7/6/2016 by brighteyes from Jacksonville Beach Florida

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! This will give you a nice glowing bronze look!

                          Answered on 7/12/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        I used a self tanner about 10 years ago by the same company and I loved it. After I couldn't find it for years I tried other self tanners. They made me break out in hives. Is this the same formula as before? And what would possibly case me to get hive from the other brands?
                        Asked on 6/18/2016 by Dee Dee from Elverta, California

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! We highly recommend consulting your dermatologist when introducing new product into your regime!

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        Is this the same product that was in the white bottle that said Faux Tan (Better that real) by Bare Escentuals?
                        Asked on 6/17/2016 by Page

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Gorgeous! Yes this is just an updated version of the older one you're referring to.

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from bareMinerals
                      • Q:

                        What size is the product?
                        Asked on 12/18/2015 by Macee from Houma, La

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          6.0 oz

                          Answered on 12/18/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I am looking for a lotion that will give me a great tan and I've seen many good things about this product. My only concern is, I work out every day and I am afraid the color will run. Would this be an issue?

                        Thanks for your help!
                        Asked on 9/9/2015 by Alli

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Please allow at least 4 hours for your color to fully develop prior to bathing or sweating/exercising. After color has fully developed, there is no need for concern.

                          Answered on 9/15/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        Doesn't exfoliating while showering affect the tan that you want too make darker?
                        Asked on 8/19/2015 by the best from bakersfield

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          For best results, we recommend exfoliating prior to application. This will ensure that the product applies smoothly and evenly so that you don't see any streaks or blotchiness as the color develops. We hope this extra info helps!

                          Answered on 8/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        It states that it'll last 5-7 days...however, when can you shower after 1st day of application?
                        Asked on 7/17/2015 by raz from california

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          If you typically shower once a day we recommend applying just after showering, allow to dry and then don't shower until the next day when you would normally do so. For best results, exfoliate skin with a body scrub or loofah while in the shower. After allowing skin to dry, apply Faux Tan evenly all over the body. To avoid discoloring palms, wash hands with soap and water immediately after use. Allow application to dry for several minutes before dressing

                          Answered on 7/20/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                      • Q:

                        Do you have to use scrub every time to happy the bare minerals faux body tan two to tree days in a row?
                        Asked on 5/25/2015 by TeeTEE from va

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Exfoliation is suggested for best results, but of course it is optional.

                          Answered on 5/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        I bought this product, along with the face product, around this time last year. I cannot find an expiration date and still have a lot left. How long is the shelf life of this product? I would love to use it now, but don't want it to end up causing discoloration. Thank you.
                        Asked on 4/28/2015 by Breann from Oklahoma

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          bareMinerals develops their products to ensure a three-year stability on unopened product stored under normal conditions. We hope this helps!

                          Answered on 5/1/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                      • Q:

                        can I use this on my face instead of buying the face one also? What is the difference?
                        Asked on 1/15/2015 by neicie from orlando, florida

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Though this formula can be used on the face, please note that it is not gradual and delivers deep color with one application. Try instead bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner (Item #: 2257837), which is specially formulated for the face and delivers a subtle, golden glow that gradually develops into a natural-looking tan over time:
                          http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5160179

                          Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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