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Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector & Mitt

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TarteMaracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector
 
4.4

(based on 51 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Non-greasy (29)
  • Moisturizes (23)
  • Lightweight (22)
  • Smells great (15)
  • Softens skin (15)

Cons

  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Uneven skin tone (22)
  • Daily use (18)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (10)
  • Sensitive skin (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (29), Survivalist / minimalist (6), Beauty expert (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (4)
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (18), Combination (14), Dry (9), Oily (3)

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4.0

Quality sunless tanner

By Celeste

from Glendale, WI

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Quality Ingredients
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Higher On The Cost Scale

Best Uses

  • On-the-go

Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

Great for whenever you want some instant color without the negative effects of the sun or tanning beds. Has ingredients that are good for your skin.

  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
  • 30 Minutes
 
5.0

Love this product!

By MsGreen

from Knoxville, TN

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Good Value
  • Lightweight
  • Smells Great

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

      I bought this last summer after trying it at Ulta. I couldn't believe how natural it looked! I was hooked. I've used it over my self tanner and it blends perfectly. It does not budge with water. I've actually showered quickly and it stayed on unless I scrubbed with soap and water. It made my legs look so smooth. I've used on my arms occasionally but mostly my legs. My skin is oily but I even tried it on my face and the color was so pretty. It's very smooth and never orange. If you are looking for a quick bit of color this is your best bet! Use it alone or over your self tanner. You'll love it!!!

      • My Beauty Routine Takes:
      • 30 Minutes

      (16 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Pale Girl and White Short Approved!

      By Jo E.

      from Las Vegas, NV

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Good Value
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Streak-free

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Blur Imperfections
        • Daily Use
        • Evens skin tone

        Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

        This very pale girl was prepping for her vacation when she realized that her ultra white legs might frighten fellow beach-goers. GASP! I needed a sunless asnwer and I needed it fast. After heavy research I scooped up Tarte's waterproof body perfector.
        It looked far too dark for my light skin at first, but as I rubbed it in a beautiful glow developed, flawlessly blurring any veins or hair follicles that may or may not have tarnished my wondrous stems only seconds before. After rejoicing in my underwear for approximately the length of one Taylor Swift song, and admiring my orange-free instant-tan, I jumped into my white shorts and spent the day constantly checking my crotch for some sort of bronzed chaffing situation. To my surprise, it never happened, truly the stuff of miracles. It even stayed on throughout the shower (I did not exfoliate or shave) and my legs were still beautifully bronze the following day, as I lounged around my house, binge-watching OITNB. I saw the pizza dude check out my legs, I think he was really impressed with the effectiveness of the product.
        *exfoliate thoroughly prior to use
        *apply to one area at a time (calf, then thigh…) *let dry completely after applying
        *do not use towel or washcloth to remove, as you will have completely destroyed said linen, use loofa or sponge
        *show off those amazing legs and bask in all your gorgeous wonder, because you look good, reeeaaallly good.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 30 Minutes

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        No more orange!

        By Jenn

        from Conroe, TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value
        • Matte finish
        • No Streaks

        Cons

        • Can Be Time Consuming
        • Can Get On Clothes

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Men
        • Weekly Use
        • Women

        Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

        Naturally, I have a rather pale complexion. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but I was looking for something that would give me a glow. This product is wonderful! It does not make me orange. With is a BIG problem for me when I try brozers,self tanners, or anything that promises a glow. This product gives you a true matte finish which is perfect for every day use. Sure it's a bit high, as far as the price, but it will last.

        • My Beauty Routine Takes:
        • 1+ Hour

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great for pale skin!

        By CourtneyCasey

        from Lincroft, NJ

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

            I am pretty pale and this went on completely evenly and was extremely easy to apply! It even comes with a mitt to apply so you don't get the tanner all over your hands. Just be careful to let it dry before you get dressed or it will get on your clothes. Also, it gives great natural looking color! Worth every penny

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            4.0

            Nice Product

            By Sharon

            from Brea, CA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Non-Greasy
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

            This product is good as a bronzer that works well with my leg cover cream. It gives my legs a natural tone that blends well with my real skin color.

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal

            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Beautiful color

            By Barbie doll

            from Alexandria,louisiana

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Non-Greasy

            Cons

            • Gets On Clothes Even When
            • Gets On Your Clothes

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Uneven Skin Tone

            Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

            As a bronzer when I take water exercise

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Not for me...

            By Janie

            from Dallas, TX

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Moisturizes

            Cons

            • Comes off on clothes

            Best Uses

              Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

              Initially I loved the color, texture, ease of application. As the day wore on, it stained my clothes so that my white silk blouse looked tan wherever my skin touched it! I tried again applying carefully and allowed it to dry for an hour before dressing. Same thing, ruined another top.

              • Skin Type:
              • Normal

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              wow

              By tarteyfortheparty

              from pgh, pa

              Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

              Believe the hype!!!! Instant results without looking orange or fake. LOVE it.

               
              5.0

              Easy, Fast, and Works Amazing!!!

              By DulceDulce

              from Asheville, NC

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector:

                  Love this for my legs and arms to get a little bit of color. Its so easy to apply and not patchy at all. Goes on evenly. Its also natural looking..Love it!!!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination

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                  • Q:

                    Why do some people say this product comes off on clothes and sheets? Also, how do I know which product to use. They both sound good.
                    Asked on 5/13/2015 by jart

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      If you allow the product to absorb for at least 30 seconds after application before dressing or before going to bed, it should not transfer onto clothing or sheets.

                      This product (Body Perfector) is a temporary product that washes off with soap and water, while the Brazilliance Skin Rejuvenating Maracuja Face and Body Self Tanner is a self tanning product that provides a lasting tan for a few days (does not wash off).

                      Answered on 5/13/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Being that this comes off with soap and water, I'm guessing this is a temporary tan...? So this is not a product that you would continue to use to "build-up" color.. ?
                    Asked on 4/26/2015 by OohDarling from Sarasota, FL

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      You can layer as you apply for more opaque color. Yes, this product washes off upon showering/bathing with soap & water.

                      How to Use-
                      Dispense a generous amount of mararcuja rainforest glow and apply to one body part at a time (adding more as needed). Blend with fingers until the sheer bronze color is even. Allow body perfector to absorb for at least 30 seconds before dressing. Simply wash off your temporary tan with soap and water.

                      Answered on 4/28/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Can you use this to cover self-tanners that have started to fade or that are getting blotchy? Or should you only apply to skin without self-tanner on it? Thank you.
                    Asked on 4/15/2015 by cupcake

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Great question! You can absolutely use the Body Perfector to even out your self tan. It will perform beautifully in this capacity! :-)

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

                    How does this product compare the the self tanner? Also is it similar to Perfekt's matte perfecting gel? I love the perfecting gel and want a product similar to it.
                    Asked on 11/27/2014 by Sara C.

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector is a matte, waterproof formula that feels more like a cream; the Brazilliance Skin Rejuvenating Maracuja Face and Body Self Tanner has more of a gel texture that is buildable with multiple uses. They both leave an easy, streak-free golden bronze tan with help of the applicator mitt.

                      Answered on 12/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Does it cover scars? I have light colored surgical scars with tan skin. The scars are flat but look like lines.
                    Asked on 8/24/2014 by Kw from Orlando

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, Tarte Maracuja Rainforest Glow Instant Matte Waterproof Body Perfector helps blur the look of scars.

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

                    Does this product cover sun or age spots?
                    Asked on 7/2/2014 by Tam from South Carolina

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, this product helps to mask uneven skin tone including sun and age spots. It features buildable coverage.

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

                    does this product cover up stretch marks?
                    Asked on 5/26/2014 by alex

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Yes, this product helps to mask uneven skin tone and other imperfections such as stretch marks. It features buildable coverage.

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

                    Will this rub off on white clothing?
                    Asked on 5/18/2014 by michelle

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      If you allow the product to absorb for at least 30 seconds after application before dressing, it should not transfer onto clothing.

                      Answered on 5/19/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Hi. I was wondering if anyone has used this product then went in saltwater/ocean? And how the product stands up to sand, salt & pool water. Thanks so much for the info..
                    Asked on 5/9/2014 by Bonne from Texas

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      This product is waterproof and washes off with soap and water.

                      Answered on 5/12/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    Can a sunscreen be applied over or under this product while maintaining waterproof ability?
                    Asked on 5/5/2014 by No Makeup Mom

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      While Tarte has not tested use with sunscreen, this product has a creamy, whipped formula that when applied with the included mitt results in an easy, clean and streak-free tan that won’t budge or transfer if you are worried about compromising the finish. We would recommend using your sunscreen before applying the product to ensure that your skin has absorbed all of the benefits of the sunscreen first! If you are concerned about maintaining the added benefit of the waterproof formula, you could always go for a waterproof sunscreen to make sure both your instant tan and sun protection stay put!

                      Answered on 5/6/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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