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Fake Bake

Fake Bake Original Self Tan Lotion

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SKU#  FA004
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description for Fake Bake Original Self Tan Lotion

Get ready to experience the ultimate in self-tanning lotions. Its richness in color gives you the perfect tan without the damaging side effects of the sun. Designed for easy, goof-proof application, Fake Bake has a built-in color guide-a dark temporary color that let's you see exactly where you're applying the product. No pale patches, no streaks, no dark spots. The moisture-rich formula dramatically softens skin, making Fake Bake the only tan that's actually good for your skin.

New technology promotes a smoother application for a deeper, darker, longer-lasting tan on the skin by up to 50%.


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Featured Fake Bake Original Self Tan Lotion review:

Orange County, Ca
brandLoyalist Age Group: 25-34Gender: FSkin Type: normal
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Tried and true

They come out with new self tanners all the time. I have tried the latest and greatest, and this one is still the best. The last one I tried came from Kitson - hey, if they carried it I figured it must be the one that the celebs use. Fake Bake has a better result. It's no harder to use than any other self tanner - they all have the tendency to streak, and the ones with color can rub off on clothes and sheets. I will say that I slept in a T shirt after application and my sheets were fine.

Featured Fake Bake Original Self Tan Lotion review:

Saint Francisville, La
brandLoyalist Age Group: 25-34Gender: FSkin Type: normal
Pros: absorbs quickly, gentle, smooth texture, dries quickly, great price, not orange, leaves skin very moisturized for days after use Cons: a little messy, color guide is slighty smelly after it dries, the gloves are pitiful!!! lol
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Fake Bake Finatic!!

I had never heard of fake bake until two weeks ago. My cousin had me try it, and let me tell you, I am now hooked. Never in my life have I had people tell me, "You're so tan YOU MAKE ME SICK!!!" and "Where have you been? You're so dark!!!" I've always been the one with the "tan envy." Lol. All these compliments and comments were made after only two applications. I have naturally fair skin with pink undertones, but I do tan very very well in the sun as well as tanning beds; but why damage your skin and look all wrinkly when you can use fake bake, the BEST STUFF EVER. It's a wee bit messy, but that is to be expected, in my opinion. Can you really expect to have a dark cocoa colored product and not spill at least one drop? Didn't think so. It absorbs fairly quickly, but after the color guide dries, it's a little bit stinky... the "self-tanner" smell; but it's not NEARLY as harsh as other products, as it contains only one natural preservative, and it's very apparent when you get a whiff because it's not nearly as offensive. The offending smell goes down the drain with the color guide after your shower, and you're left with gorgeous, glowing, moisturized, and luxuriously tanned skin. That brings me to another point. The moisturizing capabilities of this product are simply amazing. After my shower, I'm always silky smooth and literally glowing from within. If you haven't tried this, what the heck are you waiting for? Just be sure to by some better gloves because the ones provided by fake bake are just pitiful lol. Every time I've applied fake bake, I've torn gloves. Even though they insist on using gloves, I tend to not since they just rip anyway. After application I wash my hands with bar soap and a washcloth; I rub vigorously and I'm left with normal colored palms!

Featured Fake Bake Original Self Tan Lotion review:

Chapel Hill, nC
brandLoyalist Age Group: 25-34Gender: FSkin Type: normal
Pros: pleasant fragrance Cons: works overnight
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Number one in London

I've lived in London for the last ten years, and Fake Bake is honestly the number one brand for tanning in the high-end salons there (usually the esthetician exfoliates you and lathers it on for you.) I have dark hair, but fair skin that tans only after a burn, so this has been my go to brand for the last five years or so - and several of my friends used it for their weddings, too. It gives a great brown tan. I've also liked St Tropez, but most other brands make me too yellow or orange. When I moved back to the US, I could not find a salon near me that uses Fake Bake, so I just got the bottle. Note: in the salons, they apply this and tell you to sleep in dark clothes in the stuff overnight, and not to wash until the next morning. If you do that, the color is deep and beautiful, and once you shower, it no longer comes off on clothes. If you repeat the application twice, you get a really dark tan. Worth it in my opinion, though you need a friend to do your back and you should use gloves. The extender products are also very good quality, smell nice, and parabens free.

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PM Application-Start by exfoliating approximately every 10 days. We recommend Fake Bake’s Body Polish. Using the enclosed gloves, apply Fake Bake at night to the entire body & face, lightly glazing over elbows and knees. Tip: Use a make-up sponge for the face, hands, & feet. Our recommendation for those areas is our Fake Bake Sheer Bronzing Mousse. Although it won’t stain, to avoid color on your sheets, after applying, allow a few minutes for it to dry. Then, with a dry cloth, lightly rub off the dry excess color guide that is on your skin. Note: When showering the following morning, you may notice a small amount of coloration in the water – you are not washing away your tan—it will remain for days!!! (The natural-based mocha color is used as a guide to apply the product streak-free!)

Week 1: Apply Fake Bake 2-3 nights in a row to build a good base tan as desired.

Following Weeks: Apply 1-2 times weekly for maintenance or as desired.

Special Tips: If you have dry skin, moisturize before applying the tanning product for a longer lasting smooth tone for your newly tanned skin. For superb hydration use our Oil-Free Moisturizer before and after treatments.

After showering in the morning, always apply Skin Smoothie dry-oil spray on wet skin and gently pat dry with a towel. This makes for a smooth appearance and extends the life of your new tan!


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