Rated 3.22 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Most Helpful Critical Review Reviewed by 9 customers Feels amazing, but barely any color.
Plants & Cants from Orlando, FL
I wanted to love this product but I will be returning. I have used the serum after showering almost every day since purchasing. It makes my skin feel so so good. However I am a fair/med olive and this product doesnt deliver much color. I have a subtle orange glow lol. I thought about keeping it since it makes my skin feel so good & I cant find another product like it, but I cant justify keeping a glowtion for that price. < sad face>
I absolutely love this!!!
Ash from Lehigh Valley
I'm not sure why this has such bad reviews!! This is a beautiful tanner that builds as you use it. I saw a nice light tan within the first use and I use it every other day to get darker. It never leaves me patchy or does that weird fake tan thing when you put tan on top of tan. If you self tan then you know what I mean. It kinda separates or whatever. This looks so natural on my fair skin and I am PALE lol. It looks like I'm just getting some really good sun. It's super light and absorbs really fast. I don't use a mitt ever! I think that might be an issue that others are having. I rub it in bare hands and always count the pumps per area that I am tanning. So say 2 pumps for my lower arm so I use the same amount for the opposite arm. I also notice a faint self tanner scent when I wake up the next morning since I always apply at night time. I tried it on my face for the first time tonight so I can update that tomorrow. I want to say I've done my legs arms and chest at least 5 times now and only 1/4 of the bottle is gone so it's lasting pretty well even though I feel like I use a lot. The price tag is steep ugh but if this bottle lasts longer then my loving tan then it'll be worth it. I have pretty dry skin so I love the HA in this. I do apply lotion in the morning though because again dry skin. I'm a lotion freak so maybe that's why application is good for me because my skin is always hydrated. Honestly I prefer this over all of my other tanners and I have tried them ALL seriously! This builds up just right and doesn't look fake at all. I look like I had a few days off and went to the beach or pool. I say give it a try. I'm not sure why other reviewers are having so many issues but give it a go and try the ways I mentioned. Also I use this before I go to work sometimes even like after I get out of the shower kinda thing and I never notice a stickiness or scent while I'm going along with my day.
For a healthy subtle glow
Rosieme26 from Oregon
First let me say I have used all the self tanners and have multiple brands I love. My skin is very fair with cool undertones. This is the first gradual tanner I've tried and with little to no smell even while developing. it is clear and has the consistency of a facial serum. Count the number of pumps per body section. Example: 6 pumps per arm, 6 per leg 6 for each remaining section. I use a tanning mitt at the end just to smooth out any potential streaks. I love the warm glow it gives me and I can reapply to deepen. Wears off fairly evenly better than most IMO. Don't skip exfoliating and shaving before applying!
KR from Fort Lauderdale
I so wanted to love this product. It gave me the worst streak marks ever. I thought it might be user error, but tried a second time, very methodical in my application and blending, and I still had random, massive streaks. The streaks are the worst I have ever experienced. I would never be able to rely on this product for a big event (if we ever get to experience those again) because I would always be afraid that I'd look like it was my first ever attempt of using a tanner.
Kg from Mi
A friend recommended this from a hair dresser. My friend and I both ordered and used. We look like freak shows. Splotchy-quick during but no color, so no guide! Unexplained splotches. Awful. Returning. Don't buy!
sydpa from York, PA
I've tried a lot of gradual tanners and I've tried the Tan-Luxe gradual tanner as well. I have to say this is definitely something I won't buy again. The pump didn't work, this turned out so blotchy after a few uses, it wasn't hydrating at all (I had to put moisturizer on top of it) and the color that was there... it turned out very orange! I suggest trying out "The Gradual" by them, over this! Overall I'm very disappointed.
WORTH EVERY PENNY
Jess from NH
You guys.... I have tried every brand gradual tanner but always fell in love with "the gradual" by tan luxe BUT DANG, THIS TOPS ALL. Smells amazing, and you get the most gorgeous glow from it, doesn't transfer, drys immediately, and most of all YOUR SKIN FEELS AMAZING AFTER APPLYING! So so many benefits to this product just buy it!! Your skin glows!
Not worth it
Avey from Boston
Honestly I love Tan Luxe and use the gradual tan as a staple in my routine, but unfortunately this product is very streaky and not easy to blend. Although this serum smells great and makes your skin feel hydrated I will have to return. I want to love it this, it's just not worth it...
MelCW from California
This is the product I've been searching for. It does not smell like self tanner! It feels incredibly light and moisturizing, which I can use after a shower instead of lotion. There is a learning curve with this, but issues are easy to address since this is a gradual product. I didn't use enough drops per area of my body when I first tried it, but now I've gotten the hang of it. It's a pleasure to use and gives a great, build able tan. Also! It doesn't stain my white bedding or light clothes. I won't be buying any other tanning products going forward.