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Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion 4 fl oz (118 ml)

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Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz
 
4.1

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (15)
  • Dries quickly (14)
  • Natural tan (14)
  • Easy to apply (13)
  • Not greasy (13)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Body (14)
  • Daily use (4)
  • Face (3)
  • Quick-fix (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (8), Brand buyer (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great, forgiving sunless tanner

As a fair skinned, red head, I've used sunless tanners religiously for the last 15 years. I recently decided to try to go paraben free and was skeptical about this sunless tanner as...Read complete review

As a fair skinned, red head, I've used sunless tanners religiously for the last 15 years. I recently decided to try to go paraben free and was skeptical about this sunless tanner as I couldn't find it in stores anywhere. Boy was I wrong! This sunless tanner is very easy to apply and is very forgiving. I never saw any streaks and it faded relatively easily. Since I'm fair, the color that it gave me was perfect. I'm not sure how it would turn out on someone with a darker complexion. You should give this product a try. I recently ordered several more bottles, but they're on back order. I do hope that it's back in stock SOON!!!!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Does color skin, but smells bad

i had used a previous brand of sunless tanner but didn't like it becuase of the lingering odor it left. i switched to this brand because the list of ingredients, i felt, were...Read complete review

i had used a previous brand of sunless tanner but didn't like it becuase of the lingering odor it left. i switched to this brand because the list of ingredients, i felt, were more 'natural'. at first the lotion had a pleasing odor, but after an hour or so, the smell was so overwhelming i had a headache. if i was near a shower or had another way of washing my body, i would have. if you don't have sensitivity to chemical smells, this will work great. however, if you do, beware.

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5.0

I would buy it again

By 

from Michigan

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Acts Quickly
  • Easy To Use
  • Effective
  • Gentle
  • Not Messy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • To Keep On Hand

    Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

    Nice consistency, easy to apply

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Good, But Beware of Streaking

    By 

    from NoVa

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    Pros

    • Doesn't Clog Pores
    • Dries Quickly
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Uneven Tan

    Best Uses

      Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

      First of all, I love this product's low EWG rating and Nature's Gate is a great cruelty-free brand. I'm fine with the odd smell/lack of fragrance in the formula and my sensitive skin so far has tolerated this lotion very well. Now, I am no slouch at applying self-tanner--I know what I'm doing. I exfoliated first, applied in short, quick strokes, and applied very sparingly around elbows, knees, ankles, etc. But I woke up this morning to streaky, splotchy color all over my legs and arms. Not great. The areas that aren't streaky have a nice, very subtle tan. I'll keep trying, since I love this company and their commitment to less toxic products.

       
      5.0

      Natural looking glow

      By 

      from Indiana

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      See all my reviews

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

          This is a good self-tanner if you are looking for a natural glow, which is exactly what I desired. I have applied with no streaks or orange color. It develops a bit slower than other products I have tried. Others have mentioned the smell but it smells exactly like every self-tanning product I have used. I highly recommend applying it before bed to help with the scent issue.

           
          2.0

          Too stinky for me!

          By 

          from San Carlos, CA

          describe yourself Brand Buyer

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          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Natural Tan

          Cons

          • Bad Odor
          • Fades Quickly
          • Stinks

          Best Uses

          • Body

          Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

          I am very fair and can't/won't try to tan. My goal is to not have legs that glow in the dark. I was excited to try this as other self tanners were full of chemicals and had a very bad tanning smell. This was very natural. The tan itself was OK - it is a light tan. However, it has that same terrible tanning smell. If you don't have a sensitive sense of smell, this is the best self tanner, health-wise.

           
          5.0

          Amazing!

          By 

          from Macclenny, Florida

          describe yourself Budget Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

            I am very skeptical about sunless tanners. Living in Florida, people expect you to be ultra tanned all year long. Had an event to attend and didn't want stares so thought I would try this. SO simple to apply and just a hint of a fruity smell. Dried quickly. After a few hours, I looked like I had spent all weekend suntanning. Definitely recommend this!

             
            5.0

            wow

            By 

            from Aliso Viejo, CA

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            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Face

              Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

              This is my first purchase of this product/brand. I don't normally use tanning lotion. Just on occasions, I go to a tanning salon. My skin can be sensitive.

              So the tube was smaller than I expected (I guess I didn't look at its description thoroughly) so I definitely won't use it on my body, just my face, or else I'm afraid it will run out quickly.

              I was afraid to use it on my face because my face gets clogged very easily and super quickly (like 1-2 days later) even from oil-free products. I used it at night so it stays on my face overnight, and the next day, everyone noticed that my face looked tanned.

              I think the tan is even. I have been using it every day (it's been 4 days now), and still no sign of pimples. No side-effect. No redness. I mix it now with my moisturizer and apply it every night.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great self tanner

              By 

              from Brooklyn, NY

              describe yourself Brand Buyer

              See all my reviews

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

                I bought this when my usual origins self tanner was out of stock. I only use cruelty free and this one had good reviews. I am very happy with this one I actually like it better than origins. There is almost no smell, it goes on easily an dries super fast. I use it everyday and it creates a really nice natural looking tan. I constantly get compliments on my color. My only complaint is it doesn't work well on feet. It looks blotchy and bad. I didn't use it on my face so I can't recommend it there.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                very tan!

                By 

                from Maine

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                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Body
                  • Quick-Fix

                  Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

                  the ones I've used before are a more subtle change, this makes you markedly tanner the next day. I am glad I didn't use it on my face right away. Be sure to wash hands after applying.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  The best quick tan

                  By 

                  from Atlanta, ga

                  describe yourself Budget Buyer

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Body
                    • Face
                    • Quick-Fix

                    Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

                    A great quick fix for a pool party.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product

                    By 

                    from MA

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                    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

                      Comments about Nature's Gate Sunless Tanner, Self Tanning Lotion, 4 fl oz:

                      Works better than more expensive brands. No bad smell.

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