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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.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Ascorbic Acid, Butylene Glycol, Ci 15985/ Yellow 6, Cyclomethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dihydroxyacetone, Disodium EDTA, Erythrulose, Ethylhexylglycerin, Glycerin, Larrea Diva Ricata Extract, Parfum/Fragrance, PEG/PPG-20/15 Dimethicone, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium PCA, Xanthan Gum.

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ClarinsSelf Tanning Instant Gel
 
4.2

(based on 47 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (6)
  • Creates even tan (5)
  • Easy to apply (5)
  • Non-greasy (5)
  • Doesn't clog pores (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Face (4)
  • Body (3)
  • Weekly use (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (6), Beauty conscious (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (4)

Reviewed by 47 customers

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5.0

Smelly but great

By Texas tanner

from Austin, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Bad Odor

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Face

Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

Can't live without this tanning gel, keeps my healthy glow, however it does make me smell funny the whole day.

 
5.0

I used this product after ...

By Dixie

from Iowa

Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

I used this product after spending 10 days on vacation in Florida. Along with the after sun lotion, it has helped prolong my tan. I've never looked better before the summer season. Thanks, Clarins

 
1.0

Awful

By Kali

from New York, NY, USA

Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

Subtle look of sun? None! This product absolutely doesn't do anything except moisturize. The color is barely any. Based on reviews, I may have purchased a defective batch because there's no difference really. Usually I use St Tropez which is great and lasts but since they didn't have it at sephora, I purchased this and big mistake.

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4.0

Good tanning color, but not moisturizing

By Norika

from Tampa, FL, USA

Pros

  • normal skin that need some tan

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

      The reason I gave only 4 stars because the website lists all this fantastic plant extracts that this product has. Namely Aloe Vera, Silver Birch and Shea. Unfortunaltely Clarins doesn't list ALL the ingredients on the website, so you don't know it until you receive the product and you read the full list of ingredients on the product's box. This gel only has one plant ingredient in it: Larrea Divaricata. The other ingredients are just the usual chemicals (butylene glycol, glycerin etc.). Not harmful, but still where are the other plant extracts? Next time I will probably order the Delicious Self Tanning Cream. I received a free sample from that and it had really fantastic plant extracts and was hydrating on the skin too. This gel is just a tanning gel, but still better than any other company's product out there! If you don't seek a moisturization effect, this can be perfect. Also you just need a small amount or it can get sticky! But if you apply small amounts it absorbs nicely and fast.

       
      5.0

      the best self-tanning product

      By Dr. Lilly

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Face

        Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

        I have been using this product for years. This is by far the best one in this category: even color, long lasting, very natural result. It produces a skin glow, skin smoothness and fresh look. I have been using it for a face mostly (one tube lasts for months), but when needed it works with the same efficacy on body skin as well.

         
        4.0

        this is the best product ...

        By jeanette1

        from South Bend, IN

        Pros

        • avoiding hosiery

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

            this is the best product of this ilk which I ever have used.

             
            1.0

            Absolutely Terrible

            By Ashley

            from San Diego, CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Doesn't Clog Pores
            • Dries Quickly
            • Smells nice

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly
            • Ineffective
            • Uneven Fade
            • Uneven Tan
            • Unnatural Color

            Best Uses

            • Face

            Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

            First and foremost I have used TONS of self tanners and would say I am pretty skilled at application. Keep that in mind. I was suggested this product by a store member. I am an avid Loving Tan customer but was leaving for vacation the next day and did not realize I was out (only available online). Figured I would give it a shot. Here are my issues:
            1. It is a very light tan and if I wanted to be BRONZED it would take multiple applications.
            2. I applied it following the instructions and ended up a streaky, light orange mess.
            3. However it clung to my hands like no one's business.
            4. It faded in 2 days.

            That being said it smells awesome and is moisturizing. I tried applying a second time after it completely faded, just to be sure it was not something on my end. The second application was worse than the first.

             
            5.0

            Amazing radiance

            By MarygraceP

            from Palm Beach, FL, USA

            Pros

            • everyone
            • i have gratitude for clarins

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                I'm over 50, and my skin looks radiant from my self tanning gel. I used Clarins exfoliate her before myself tanning gel which I mix with Clarins moisturizer. My skin is radiant! Love the Clarins self tanner without the sun damage.

                 
                5.0

                Love the self tanner!

                By Tamra

                from Raleigh, NC

                Pros

                • everyone

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                    The self tanner goes on evenly and dries quickly. A must purchase!

                     
                    5.0

                    Favorite self tanner!

                    By BeautyLover

                    from Seattle

                    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
                      • Face

                      Comments about Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel:

                      I've been using this for years. It's the best self tanner I've used that is gives me an even and natural tan.

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