Rodan + Fields Essentials Foaming Sunless Tan

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Rodan + Fields Essentials Foaming Sunless Tan Reviews

  • 10

    Best self-tanner I've ever used

    Like the previous reviewer I am pale with sensitive skin. I'm actually not an avid sunscreen user because I don't spend much time outdoors, BUT I LOVE to have a tan. I have used the tanning bed before but skin cancer runs in my family. I spent about a year getting custom sunless spray tans but that got pricey QUICK. I will say that's still the #1 way to go if you can afford it. However, this Rodan...read more+Fields stuff is MUCH less expensive and will last probably a month give or take. It's a foam formula that goes on a clear. I've never been streaky when using it, it smells really good (though everyone will react differently to smell because of body chemistry), and it goes on easy. I use a tanning mitt to apply. I exfoliate and shave in the shower, get out and completely dry off, add a little tiny bit of lotion to my elbows and knees and hands. I let my hands completely absorb the lotion and then use 1 pump of tanner on my face/neck. Then I grab my tanning mitt and tan my legs, brush over my feet and work my way up from there. Always start with your legs to avoid creases in your tan up top. Legs will usually require an extra application for some reason (I generally go over my legs twice and everything else once). It is wise to do this routine at night, wear loose clothing to bed, and then wake up and take a shower then apply Rodan+Fields Essentials body lotion for best results. LOVE LOVE LOVE this tanner. If you're in the market for one, this is great. I like it better than the comparable St. Tropez because it smells better, dries quicker, and goes on clear. With St. Tropez the color was instant, but it looked gross going on and it almost always rubbed off on my clothes. I've worn white shorts many times with the R+F tanner and haven't noticed any on my shorts. — 4 days, 12 hours ago
    charlene_ross | 3 reviews

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  • 10

    Great color, no streaks!

    I have pale, sensitive skin and I have always been an avid sunscreen user. Thus, I have always been somewhat skeptical about self-tanners. I don't want an orange-y, fake-looking tan that looks out of place on my pale skin, and need something that is easy to maintain. This product fits both those dimensions. As a foam, this product is very easy to apply evenly and the color isn't overly strong. It ...read moredefinitely needs a few days of product application before the color is enough to call a tan. That being said, the color looks natural on my pale skin. The advice on the bottle is to exfoliate skin before using this product, and recommendation I readily follow. The foam isn't as moisturizing as other tanning lotions, so scrubbing your skin is essential. — 2 years, 1 month ago
    briannabea | 10 reviews

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