Tag Archives: self-tanner

Obsessed With Bare Escentuals Faux Tan

I’m obssessed. As in, utterly and completely head-over-heels for a product. This doesn’t happen often — maybe a few times during the course of a lifetime? — but when it does, it’s major. I can remember the last time it … Continue reading

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I’m Obsessed With St. Tropez Self-Tan Bronzing Lotion

Summer is looming just over the horizon. Warm weather, long, lazy days, and bare skin are just weeks away. It’s that time of year when women get obsessed with tans. Spray tans, tanning beds, self-tanners…women are constantly on the hunt … Continue reading

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Extended Vacation Moroccan Mineral Shimmering Sands Facial Tanner

Extended Vacation’s Moroccan Mineral Shimmering Sands Facial Tanner ($29) is the best self-tanning product I’ve ever used. I’ve had bad luck with facial tanners; usually I get no color whatsoever, and occasionally I’ll be left with noticeable orangey streaks once … Continue reading

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Create Your Own At-Home Spray-Tan Booth

It’s no secret I’m a big fan of L’Oreal’s Sublime Bronze line. The products give you a faux glow quickly, perfect for when you don’t have time to wait more than a few hours for a pretty, natural-looking tan. I’ve … Continue reading

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Faux Glow by Extended Vacation Ultimate Tan Refreshment

Gradual self-tanners are great for prolonging the life of a base tan. However, UV tanning is damaging to skin on so many levels, and the only safe tan is a fake tan. The problem is, most self-tanning lotions are not … Continue reading

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Hampton Sun: Smart Sunbathing

Hampton Sun, a new line of sun-protection and skincare products developed by Manhattanites who summer in the Hamptons, aims to promote a safe-sun lifestyle with a little luxury. The line includes sunscreen, sunless tanners, and after-sun care. All products are … Continue reading

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2009: The Year in Beauty

It’s hard to believe that 2009 has come to a close. It came and went so quickly! Overall, I think it was a pretty fine year in the beauty world. There were some star-studded, holy-grail-status hits, and definitely some misses … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: Tanwise Sunless Facial Tanner

If you, like so many of us, are on a budget, it can be difficult in these economic times to stay afloat. Beauty products suddenly fall by the wayside when rent or a mortgage or car payment becomes top priority. … Continue reading

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Fake Bake The Face Self-Tanning Lotion

I’d heard great things about Fake Bake The Face Self-Tanning Lotion ($22.95), so I picked up a tube. The small container only holds 2oz. of lotion, so you’re paying a lot for a little product. I’m in the fall transition … Continue reading

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Recession Beauty: L’Oreal Sublime Bronze

With the economy hitting rock bottom, it’s not easy for a girl to keep up with her beauty routine. In light of the current cash-crunching trend, I’m starting Recession Beauty, a series focusing on superior beauty products that can be … Continue reading

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