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Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion

L'Oréal

Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion

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5.0 oz Item 2094698

Color:Medium Natural Tan

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This tinted self-tanning lotion gives your skin instant color and a rich tan that will develop in a matter of hours. Formulated with Vitamin E and AHA's to give skin a smooth and youthful texture.
Apply to clean skin, massaging with both hands until absorbed. Enjoy an instant bronze glow while your sunless tan develops. Use sparingly around ankles, knees and elbows. Wash hands thoroughly after use. Use daily until you have achieved the desired level of tan, and then apply 1-2 times a week. Avoid immediate contact with hair and clothing. Allow several minutes before getting dressed.

Precautions: This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn.
Water, Propylene Glycol, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dipropylene Glycol, Dihydroxyacetone, Alcohol Denat., Sodium Chloride, Caramel, PEG/PPG 18/18 Dimethicone, Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Fragrance, C12-15 Alkyl Lactate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Tocopherol, Yellow No. 6, Red No. 33.

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L'OréalSublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion
 
4.1

(based on 372 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (221)
  • Dries quickly (215)
  • Natural tan (205)
  • Creates even tan (200)
  • Works quickly (195)

Cons

  • Bad odor (39)
  • Uneven tan (31)
  • Uneven fade (30)
  • Fades (20)
  • Unnatural color (18)

Best Uses

  • Body (226)
  • Daily use (91)
  • Face (85)
  • Quick-fix (68)
  • On-the-go (7)
    • Commitment To Color:
    • Semi-permanent (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (147), Brand buyer (116), Beauty conscious (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (10), 10 minutes (8)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Chemical burn

By Lena

from SC

Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

UGH. I used it and to be honest I looked great (initially, it came off patchy). But I put it on before bed and woke up to a large chemical burn under EACH of my armpits. It might be that it didn't play well with deodorant, but either way inexcusable and painful. I wouldn't even describe my skin as sensitive skin.

 
5.0

love it

By dainnedo

from asheville, NC

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

    love it

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Good for every day use instead of make up.

    By Mao

    from Syr, ny

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Natural Tan
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Face

      Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

      Doesn't come off on clothing, like white collars. Little to no smell. Have used it for years just to get a little color and shine without heavy make up

       
      5.0

      Very impressed!

      By Hannah

      from New York

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Very, very shimmery

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

      I used this product for the first time last week and I am very impressed. I use the Loving Tan mousse in the shade medium but I like to use a drugstore self-tanner to extend the life of the expensive tan. I really love this tan , it looks very natural. The only thing I don't like is that there is a very intense shimmer. I think this would be great to apply before a night out as well. Overall, if you can get over the shimmer or use it to your advantage it's great.

       
      5.0

      Natural looking and affordable

      By Sammy Jo

      from Philadelphia, PA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Doesn't Clog Pores
      • Dries Quickly
      • Natural Tan
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Daily Use
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

        I would recommend wearing disposable gloves so your pals don't get weird and dark looking.
        It works basically instantly. Lasts about a good 5 days or so depending on if you reapply.
        It looks natural on me, and I'm a fair skinned with pink undertones. I really liked how this made me look! Smell isn't terrible either. Yes there is sparkly in the product, but it it disappears next day.

         
        2.0

        Has too much glitter!

        By T

        from Taunton, Massachusetts

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Works Quickly

        Cons

        • Bad Odor
        • Uneven Tan

        Best Uses

          Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

          Stains the creases of skin if they are dry. Very very glittery got glitter on everything your skin touches

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Would recommend IF

          By Lee

          from SC

          Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

          I'm a very experienced fake tanner. I've used a lot of different brands and thought I'd landed forever on st tropez or vita L. This stuff is GREAT but also simply easier to upkeep, by price and application. I cut this with lotion, apply with a mitt after I shower in the morning, wait fifteen minutes (do makeup) and put on my clothes. Done. No sleeping in tacky feeling tanner, no stains. I spray some light perfume, and this is diluted for me with lotion so I experience no smell. If I were not as experienced, this would be a negative review. You need to really prep and exfoliate for this, use a mitt, double check the guide color, buff it in, again I cut it with my lotion for application for the easiest streak free method. So yes this is great but if you're a rookie, spend more money and leave this for the pros.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          My go to self tanner

          By Ash

          from California

          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

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Quick-Fix

            Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

            Love it and always buy it. Dark tan and relatively streak free. Shows color quick.

             
            5.0

            I liked this tanner alot . Bronze and sparkle.!

            By Boss

            from Columbus , Ms

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Daily Use
              • Face

              Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

              To get a tan look without dangers .Loved that it did not come off on clothes. Only fault was it has a little self tanner smell of course.

               
              5.0

              I love this. It is the best and easiest self tanner.

              By Severine

              from Houston, TX

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about L'Oréal Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion:

                  I will take this over a spray tan any day! So easy, and looks great.

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                  • Q:

                    I have very pale white skin. Would this be a good product for me or what would be better??
                    Asked on 1/5/2018 by King Beauty from Middletown, NJ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi King Beauty! This product should work well for you. We recommend trying the Medium shade since your natural skin tone is very pale. We hope this works well for you!

                      Answered on 1/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
                  • Q:

                    How long will it take for this product to completely fade away? And is there a fast way I can remove this product away from my skin?
                    Asked on 7/27/2017 by park park from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The color will fade as a normal tan would, through exfoliation of the dead skin cells.To accelerate the removal of of any self tanner would be by exfoliating.

                      Answered on 8/1/2017 by L'Oreal Consumer Care from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    If you take a bath after you have putting it on will it go away or if you get in the ocean will it go away
                    Asked on 6/20/2017 by Sandra from North Carolina

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Sandra! We recommend waiting 6-8 hours after applying before showering or going in a body of water. This will ensure your tan fully develops.

                      Answered on 6/29/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    do i put it on my face?
                    Asked on 6/10/2017 by yan from lexington, KY

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Yan! Our Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion was tested for use on the body. Therefore we have no prepared information regarding use of the product for the face.

                      Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Does L'Oreal sell a tinted self tanner without any shimmer. I really don't want a shimmer.
                    Asked on 6/7/2017 by DH from Mt. Airy, MD

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi! Our Sublime Bronze Towlettes for Body do not contain a shimmer. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2thQZFA. Hope this is helpful. :)

                      Answered on 6/13/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Hi I would like to use sublime o my thighs. How does it look on cellulite

                    Do yo think the product would highlight cellulite or camaflouge the appearance of cellulite.
                    Asked on 5/26/2017 by Toni from Pennsylvania

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Toni! Our Sublime Bronze Tinited Self Tanning Lotion was not tested for use on cellulite and therefore we have no prepared information on the subject.This product gives your skin instant color and a rich tan that will develop in a matter of hours.

                      Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
                  • Q:

                    I love this product! However, I have a dark spot that really shows up on my face after I apply the tanner. Is there a solution for the dark spot?
                    Thanks!
                    Asked on 4/30/2017 by Sandy from McKinney, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Sandy! Try applying a thin layer of lotion to the dark spot before applying the tanner. This should prevent the tanner from clinging to the dark spot. We hope this helps!

                      Answered on 5/2/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    I use this lotion pretty often. I was curious if it would streak or become splotchy if I were to go to the beach?
                    Asked on 4/25/2017 by Cailey from Crestview FL

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Cailey! All self-tanners contain an ingredient called dihydroxyacetone (DHA), which works with your own skin's surface proteins to deepen its color. Just like a regular suntan, the color fades gradually as your skin naturally exfoliates the dead surface skin. The salt, sand and sea will all work like exfoliators to pull off some of the tan created by your self tanner, but at the same time you will probably be getting a bit of a natural tan. We don't expect you to see any uneven results from a day at the beach.

                      Answered on 4/27/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    If I apply at night and shower the morning after to avoid streaking and stickyness will this wash off completely? should I just rinse and avoid the soap completely?
                    Asked on 4/12/2017 by amsmith2 from chester, pa

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Amsmith2! After 6-8 hours you may shower as you normally do. You can easily prolong the life of your fake tan for up to two weeks by making sure your skin is always moisturized, and using a cleanser that does not contain retinols or salicylic acid.

                      Answered on 4/12/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
                  • Q:

                    Does it give u a tan over time? Or is it a one day use that goes away with wash???
                    Asked on 4/10/2017 by Funky monkey from Carrollton, TX

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Hi Funky Monkey! Our Sublime Bronze Tinted Self Tanning Lotion will not go away with wash. You can use this self tanner daily until you have achieved the desired level of tan, and then apply 1-2 times a week to maintain the tan. It instantly gives you a beautiful bronzed color with a hint of shimmer.

                      Answered on 4/13/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
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