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Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner

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bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner
 
4.3

(based on 93 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Dries quickly (77)
  • Natural tan (75)
  • Creates even tan (73)
  • Easy to apply (72)
  • Not greasy (70)

Cons

  • Fades (16)
  • Bad odor (7)
  • Unnatural color (7)
  • Uneven fade (4)
  • Uneven tan (4)

Best Uses

  • Body (80)
  • Daily use (24)
  • Face (21)
  • Quick-fix (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (44), Budget shopper (34)

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5.0

Best Self Tanner I have EVER used!

By Caryn the Makeup Queen

from Leo, IN

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Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Best Golden Tan Color
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan
  • Shows Where You Put It
  • Works In One Application

Cons

  • A Little Greasy On Face

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Face

Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

I love this tanner so much! I have tried every name brand tanner out there and this one is definitely the best!You can easily see where it is applied so you will not miss any spots and it leaves the most perfect bronze color! Not orange-y at all! I love it! The only thing I dont like is if you use this on your face its oily but I bought the gradual face tanner and it works much better for the face! Dont waste your money on other tanners this one is worth every penny!

 
3.0

No tan lines for me

By supermom4

from Louisiana

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply

Cons

  • Fades Quickly
  • Uneven Tan

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Daily Use

Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

Was very excited at first when I bought this product. I don't know if it's my skin or the product? Was even at first, reapplied daily, but seemed the more I applied the splotchier it became. Ultimately I looked like I had dirty feet and brown patches on my legs. Was hoping since it was Bare Minerals I would get better results. Applied easily with no harsh smell....but color wasn't even at all

 
5.0

Really works!

By craftyauntdee

from Rochester, NY

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

    Although it does last several days, you will want to reapply after a shower.

     
    1.0

    Horrible color and hard to apply evenly

    By mamma

    from Macomb,MI

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

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

      Best Uses

        Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

        Completely dis like the product

         
        5.0

        Such a great product

        By Patri

        from Renton, WA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Daily Use

          Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

          I like to buy brands that delivers results when discounts are available, but if not, I will still buy it if I really need it. This particular item I bought it for my brother, and he loves it.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Is your tan really faux?!!!

          By Marianne911

          from Sacramento, CA

          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
            • Daily Use

            Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

            Best faux tan product for body that I have ever used. It works quickly, looks natural and best of all, it doesn't come off on clothing or on bed sheets!!! It fades evenly through showering so you never look splotchy!

             
            4.0

            I love the color.

            By Racer 263 Mom

            from Central City, KY

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

            I love the color you get with this product, it gives a natural tan color, not orange like some tanners. It is very easy to apply and dries very quick. The only thing I do not like is that it fades after you take a shower. I wish it would last longer. I have to re-apply every couple days.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great for a Natural Looking Tan!

            By Susi

            from Palm Beach, FL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Dries Quickly
            • Natural Tan
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Face

              Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

              I am very pleased with this Tanner! The scent is mild and once it dries the smell mostly disappears. I have very fair skin and the color came out very natural and bronze in color. It didn't give me a deep dark tan, but I don't want that! I used a mitt to apply and it came out completely even and streak free. It's a little thick in consistency which makes it a little harder to apply. I did 2 coats in order to make the color deeper and it came out beautifully! it provides a light tan with 1 coat, more of a medium tan with 2 coats. It lasted about 6 days and then slowly faded out evenly.. No blotchy patches!

               
              5.0

              Absolutely love this lotion

              By Beautifully Bronze

              from Lansing, mi

              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
                • Daily Use
                • Face

                Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                My aunt introduced me to this product and now I'm hooked. It's inexpensive, looks great and very easy to apply. It last for about 3 days. You can use it multiple times for a darker color, it does not streak. I use medical gloves when applying to avoid any staining on my hands. I suggest rubbing it in very well especially on your knees, elbows and around your feet. give yourself about 20 minutes to dry before you get dressed. I've gotten Tons of complements. I have nothing negative to say about this product .

                 
                4.0

                Love Love Love!!!

                By Rachel

                from Mo

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Does Not Turn You Orange
                • Dries Quickly
                • Natural Tan
                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about bareMinerals Faux Tan Body Sunless Tanner:

                    This product gives you a natural looking glow, and DOES NOT make you look orange! I used the product for the first time before a wedding, and was very happy with the results.

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                    • 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
                    • Q:

                      I was wandering,does this product not come with the round brush applicator?
                      Asked on 9/2/2014 by Relle

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I am olive toned and already have a tan going on...will this still provide a noticeable color on already tanned skin? I'd like to stay out of tanning beds and laying out if I could.
                      Asked on 6/13/2014 by Tete from Wisconsin

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product features a golden, natural-looking tan hue that flatters almost all complexions. You can build a deeper tan by reapplying.

                        Answered on 6/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is it waterproof?
                      Asked on 5/25/2014 by the beva from US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Allow several hours for your color to fully develop after application before showering or swimming. Once color has fully developed, your tan will be waterproof.

                        Answered on 5/27/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Will I see results after the first application?
                      Asked on 5/21/2014 by Gina

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you will see results after first application, but please allow a few hours for the color to fully develop. Your tan should last 5-7 days, and you can build a deeper tan by reapplying.

                        Answered on 5/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Can I apply lotion before and or after applying this product ?
                      Asked on 4/27/2014 by Trolfin from Fenton

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend applying body lotion to especially dry spots (knees, elbows, hands and feet) prior to application to prevent uneven color in those areas.

                        After applying Faux Tan and allowing it to dry for a few minutes, you can also apply body lotion over it if desired.

                        Answered on 4/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How long should I keep this product on before showering?
                      Asked on 4/21/2014 by candyqueen

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product should be applied after you shower. 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 4/22/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Does the tint come off on your clothes?
                      Asked on 4/10/2014 by Kimmie from Columbia, SC

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        To avoid color transfer, allow application to dry for several minutes before dressing.

                        Answered on 4/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I bought this product recently because off all the good reviews and in hopes I would love it enough to stop tanning in a bed. And I really love it the only problem is I can't figure out how to put it on my feet without looking fake or turning orange. My feet look horrible every time I use this and my hands do too. But the rest of my body looks amazing. Please help!!!
                      Asked on 4/8/2014 by Jen

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        For hands, feet, elbows, and knees, first exfoliate using a body scrub, then apply a body moisturizer to these spots and allow it to absorb into the skin prior to applying Faux Tan. This will help to diffuse the color for a more natural look!

                        Answered on 4/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Can I use it on my face and neck?
                      Asked on 4/1/2014 by LW

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Though this formula can be used on the face and neck, 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 4/2/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have sensitive skin. I am pale. My dermatologist said keep trying different products if you want to see if one will not make your skin red and bumpy. So far no luck- does this product have different ingredients than most over the counter self tanners? With out knowing what my "allergic reaction" is to specifically, this is becoming an expensive challenge. And all to stay out of the tanning bed. Please help!
                      Asked on 3/16/2014 by Needing help! from PA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This product contains DHA (Dihydroxyacetone), a very common ingredient in sunless tanners. We highly recommend that you consult your physician prior to use if you have experienced sensitivity to sunless tanning products in the past. We have listed the full ingredients below for your reference:

                        Water (Aqua/Eau), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Dihydroxyacetone, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Sorbitan Isostearate, Xanthan Gum, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Saccharomyces/Copper Ferment, Ascorbic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Sodium Metabisulfite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Trisodium EDTA, Octapeptide-5, Phenoxyethanol, Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene, Fragrance (Parfum). May Contain: Red 40 (CI 16035), Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Blue 1 (CI 42090).

                        Answered on 3/18/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this on my face too?
                      Asked on 3/3/2014 by caitlin

                      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 3/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have been laying in a tanning bed for awhile, but I'm starting to worry about wrinkles and the health risks. So I was wondering how long a bottle of this lasts? I would probably be using it every 2-3 days. How long does a bottle last for you?
                      Asked on 2/16/2014 by chamomileme from Ohio

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        One bottle should last 2-3 months depending on frequency of use and amount applied. Results last 5-7 days after each application of this product. If applied every 2-3 days, one bottle may last 1-2 months.

                        Answered on 2/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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