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Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner

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bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner
 
4.2

(based on 39 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (31)
  • Natural tan (29)
  • Creates even tan (28)
  • Doesn't clog pores (28)
  • Dries quickly (28)

Cons

  • Fades (14)

Best Uses

  • Face (36)
  • Daily use (9)
  • Quick-fix (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (23), Budget shopper (12)

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2.0

Too much work

By LuvBE

from New Jersey

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Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Fades Quickly
    • Feels Greasy or Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Face

    Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

    Will return. I have to apply everyday if I want a sheer tan. And that is what I want...a sheer tan. I just don't want to have to apply everyday, wait for it to dry (doesnt really dry), and then apply sunscreen which makes the tanner come off on my hand. Or skip the sunscreen(NO!) and wash off the tanner at night. Because it washes off! Convienient if you have leisure time every morning. I don't.

     
    5.0

    Love this product!

    By Rachel

    from Fresno, CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Face

      Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

      I use this product almost every day all over my face and neck. It creates a great, even tan!!

       
      4.0

      Great product with time

      By Ramram024

      from Northern Colorado

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Uneven Tan

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Face

      Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

      I was skeptical to get this product due to mixed reviews. I must say that I am confused by this. I found the product to be great! When I first apply it seems like it does nothing but after waiting ten minutes I can notice a difference. As the day progresses you get a nice glow. It has been so effective that I have only been using powder instead of both liquid foundation and powder. My only issue is that even with a mitt there are time when there is a streak or two. Good powder will cover this, however.

      I have fair skin and this provides a good base tan for me.

       
      4.0

      Good color, ok strength

      By BusyMomma

      from Missouri

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Fades Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Face

      Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

      I researched the face tanners before purchasing this product. I wear sunscreen religiously on my face and as a result it is much paler than the rest of my skin. So I needed something to try to add some color. What I absolutely love about this product is the shade – the color is so natural. It is not orange at all. When I first pumped some out of the tube I was almost shocked at how olive it looked – but once its Smoothed over the skin it looks amazingly natural. The one drawback is that I have difficulty in building the color. I have tried putting on one layer, letting it dry, and then adding another – and I don't really seem to notice any difference. I put some on every night after my normal bedtime routine and it doesn't really seem to build from day today either. It does add a very natural darker shade to the skin, I just wish I could build it to be a little bit darker to match the rest of my tan.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      a must have

      By leevee

      from Portland, CT

      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

        • Face

        Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

        product gives natural tan appearance
        put alittle on at a time as it dries pretty quick

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great glow!

        By Scandavian Vixen

        from Mpls , Mn

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Face

          Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

          On my face for a suntan look with going in the sun. I am fair skin toned and this is a very nice natural tan with just one application.

           
          3.0

          Nice, natural color

          By Markiemark

          from Novi, MI

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Caused Breakout

          Best Uses

          • Face

          Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

          I did overall like this product. I loved the natural, olive based color it gave. The color developed quickly and evenly. With the amber color it gives off while applying it's easy not to miss any areas. The only downfall was that I did notice a breakout and clogged poors after using it.

           
          5.0

          I really like this sunless tanner

          By carebear

          from chicago, illinois

          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

          • Fades Quickly

          Best Uses

          • Face
          • Quick-Fix

          Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

          Apply to a clean, dry face. Dries quickly. It is tinted, so you can see where you apply it. No weird odor.

           
          5.0

          Works great as base makeup Has a nice shine!

          By Waunie

          from Lake oswego oregon

          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

            • Daily Use
            • Face

            Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

            Smooth even to apply Has a nice glow Quick color to face

             
            3.0

            Just OK

            By Sugar Lips

            from Cedarbrook, NJ

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

            • Face

            Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner:

            I read the reviews prior to buying and was not disappointed. However, it did fade overnight and for me, it would have to be applied daily or at least every other day. It just was not for me!

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            • Q:

              Is this non-comedogenic? I break out easily.
              Asked on 6/20/2015 by Dream93

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product is formulated for all skin types and formulated without parabens and artificial oils. bareMinerals does not test for or claim that this product is noncomedogenic.

                Answered on 6/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              Can I apply makeup after I use the lotion? If so how long should I wait before putting the makeup on?
              Asked on 5/29/2015 by Rebecca from Virginia

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Yes, you can! We recommend allowing Faux Tan to fully dry (allow one-two minutes) prior to makeup application.

                Answered on 6/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
            • Q:

              How many ounces is this product?
              Asked on 4/15/2015 by diane

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                1.7 fl. oz.

                Answered on 4/16/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              What is the scent of this product? I am sensitive to odors and am looking for a something that doesn't smell bad.
              Asked on 3/21/2015 by rosalia from United States

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                bareMinerals' artistry team describes the scent of this product as sweet almond. It is very mildly fragranced.

                Answered on 4/3/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Can I still tan in the tanning bed with my in-door Kardashian tanning lotion while using the BareMinerals Faux Tan without becoming orange or splotchy?
              Asked on 3/2/2015 by cheddar bob from mobile, al

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner is formulated with a unique tanning peptide that delivers a subtle, golden glow that gradually develops into a natural-looking tan over time. You can certainly adjust the frequency in which you apply Faux Tan to achieve the look you desire.

                Answered on 3/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              After using this product, is there a certain amount of time that you need to wait before washing your face/getting it wet? If so, how long do you recommend?
              Asked on 2/21/2015 by MP

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                It will vary depending on the level of tan you are seeking to achieve. Generally, it is recommended to wait for at least 6-8 hours before showering/ washing your face in order for the color to fully develop. Another great tip is to apply Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner before going to sleep, then cleanse the skin as normal in the morning.

                Answered on 2/27/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Is this a white lotion that turns tan or is it tinted?
              Asked on 12/27/2014 by Brenna from United States

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner features an amber color as you're applying it, so you know exactly where it goes, or if you've missed a spot.

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

              Is this product to be applied to only the face or the neck as well. I just would want to avoid having a color difference between the two.
              Asked on 11/12/2014 by Kelley

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                You can certainly apply Faux Tan on your neck, just be sure to blend well to prevent any streaking. We also recommend applying it to the ears and blending to ensure a completely natural look.

                Answered on 11/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              How so you use this product in conjunction with my daily moisturizer? Should I apply this product first or after my moisturizer & serum?
              Asked on 8/30/2014 by Katie

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product features a moisturizing formula, so you may not need additional moisturizer! For best results, we recommend applying bareMinerals Faux Tan Face Gradual Glow Sunless Tanner to bare skin. Allow several minutes for it to fully absorb, then follow with your other skincare products.

                Answered on 9/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Would I use my hands to apply? or a brush? If so what type of brush?
              Asked on 8/26/2014 by Maddy

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                You can use ULTA Bronze Glow Sunless Tan Applicator Mitt For Face to apply this product smoothly and evenly:
                http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod6400191

                Alternatively, you can use your hands to apply, just make sure to wash them with soap and water immediately after application to prevent staining!

                Answered on 8/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              I work out often including heated yoga classes and am wondering if the tan will streak or run when I sweat. I am also wondering if I apply it several hours before bed if it will stain my sheets.
              Asked on 8/22/2014 by TommieGirlMN from St Paul, MN

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Applying several hours before bed will ensure that the product will not transfer onto sheets. Please note that if you allow a few hours for your color to fully develop before doing any activities that will make you sweat, you will not experience streaking.

                Answered on 8/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Should i use sunscreen before or after using this product?
              Asked on 7/21/2014 by Caroline from Worcester, MA

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Apply Faux Tan to clean, exfoliated, bare skin for best results. We recommend allowing several minutes for Faux Tan to fully dry before applying additional products such as sunscreen.

                Answered on 7/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Is the Bare Minnerals self tan for the face noncomodegenic & not clogg pores? If this produnt is not can u advise of some self tanners that do have the benefits.
              Asked on 7/11/2014 by Punkin

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product is formulated without parabens and artificial oils, so it should not cause breakouts.

                Answered on 7/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Does the faux tan come off in salt water or is it affected by chlorinated pool water
              Asked on 6/30/2014 by jinx from south boston, massachusetts

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                Faux Tan won’t necessarily come off in the pool or in salt water, but just the nature of being in these two bodies of water (heavily chlorinated or salinized) has the potential to dry out the skin which could shorten the lifespan of the tan. To maintain a great tan for as long as possible, it’s always important to keep the skin moisturized, especially during activities that could cause skin dryness.

                Answered on 7/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              I have never used a self tanner on my face. Will this product "tan" any blonde facial hair or otherwise?
              Asked on 6/18/2014 by me from United States

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                This product does not have any effect on facial hair. It develops a tan color on skin only.

                Answered on 6/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Will using my clarisonic daily make the tanner be pretty much pointless? Since the clarisonic is pretty exfoliating I always figured id be putting a face tanner on then taking it right off... Does anyone use that combo but stilll get good results?
              Asked on 5/14/2014 by N

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                The exfoliation the Clarisonic provides is ideal to prep skin to apply this product for a smooth and even application; however, using the Clarisonic after your tan develops may quicken its fading.

                Answered on 5/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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