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Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel

Clarins

Self Tanning Instant Gel

4.4 oz

Item #: 2200681

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A self-tanning gel to bring out healthy color in the skin. Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel is a lightweight and non-oily gel that promotes a natural, golden tan for face and body without sun exposure. It's instantly absorbed, so there's no need to wait before dressing, with results in just two hours. Ideal for those who wish to maintain a year-round tanned appearance.
For a more radiant and even result, exfoliate skin the night before. Apply a small amount of self tanner with quick, light sweeping motions (avoiding the eyebrows and hairline). Gently wipe elbows, knees and heels with a tissue, as these areas can turn a darker color. Wash hands and nails thoroughly after application. Wait a few minutes before dressing.

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ClarinsSelf Tanning Instant Gel
 
4.2

(based on 35 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (6)
  • Non-greasy (5)
  • Moisturizes (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Smells great (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Weekly use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (4)

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4.0

Adore it

By Rikki is fixing her look

from Auburn ca

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

      Protect my skin from sun and look beach cute

       
      4.0

      Love It

      By Suzi47

      from Carolina Shores, NC

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

        Recommended by a friend and found the in our local Ulta store.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        NOT BAD

        By IinSC

        from SC

        Pros

        • legs and arms

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

            The tan does not develop quickly; as a matter of fact, it takes hours before any tanning is noticeable. It is true that the more you apply it, the more tanned you get â€"and a beautiful, healthy looking one it is. Be sure to apply it correctly though, otherwise there may be blotches, especially over bony parts of the body; and to let it dry for about 10 minutes. I do not apply it on my face â€"it doesn’t look right, since it makes my hormonal dark spots more noticeable, and because it takes a little while to dry, don't have much time during my morning make up routine.

             
            4.0

            Very natural look

            By Kristi

            from Undisclosed

            Pros

            • anyone

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                Though it takes about 6-8 hours for the tan to develop, it's the most natural tan I've received from a bottle.

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Some odor

                By Silvercmd

                from Sacramento, CA, USA

                Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                I notice a bit of "self tanner" odor, but it works well.

                 
                4.0

                Some odor

                By Silvercmd

                from Sacramento, CA, USA

                Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                I notice a bit of "self tanner" odor, but it works well.

                 
                3.0

                Wouldn't buy again

                By LO

                from Long Island, NY

                Pros

                • No streaking

                Cons

                • Smelly
                • Sticky

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                  I wouldn't buy this product again. It left me sticky and didn't go away. Even wiping it after 2 hours didn't do anything. I am new to using self tanner but if there suppose to exfoliate before kinda means to me that you shower before applying but now what do I do to not be sticky. Don't let the sales girl talk you into this

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                  5.0

                  Great product

                  By Kat on the island

                  from Hilton Head SV

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                  I have used this for years. Easy to apply evenly. Lasts several days. No odor.

                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  ***A Favorite For Years and Years.....

                  By KristinFromMichigan

                  from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

                  Pros

                  • feeling and looking great !

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                      ...This stuff is great and is the very best ! Minimal smell, as compared to the rest of the self tanners out there.. Smooth it on by 8 a.m. and I'm tan by noon !! Just can't beat that ! ...Doesn't streak or blotch in places...Wash your hands well and in between fingers. I have turned many of my friends onto this product !! Thank You, Clarins :) ...xoxo

                       
                      3.0

                      Good product but not my favorite

                      By CherylP9675

                      from Phoenix, AZ

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                      • Bad odor

                      Best Uses

                      • Weekly Use

                      Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                      I've used all brands and types of self tanner, so after seeing such good reviews on Clarins gel, I thought I'd give it a try too. It's expensive, if you're a budget shopper. I liked that it was lightweight and seemed to dry fairly quickly. I always put self tanner on at night, after I've showered, exfoliated and moisturized. When I woke up the next morning, the color was very natural looking. No streaks (thank goodness). It didn't bleed onto my clothes or sheets. It has the standard self tanning odor. I don't like that it doesn't have a color guard because I prefer to know that I'm covering myself entirely and not guessing. This was a deal breaker for me. I'll continue to use it because, again, it was costly. But, once I finish the tube, I will not repurchase. St. Tropez is still my favorite, because of the nice scent and color guard. But, Clarins was okay.

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