Dove - Summer Glow Gradual Self Tan Body Lotion
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Dove Summer Glow Gradual Self Tan Body Lotion is infused with intense moisturisers to pamper and nourish dry skin, whilst providing you with a subtle self-tanning agent. The formula is gentle and builds up a natural looking tan day by day. Available in fair-to-medium and medium-to-dark.
- $7.36 / $10.52 / $17.89
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Rating: Oct 21, 2014 1:44pm
Gives a natural looking glow
I have quite fair skin. After using this product daily for about 3 days a natural looking tan starts to develop. I have had people ask me if I have had a spray tan when I have been using this product.
You need to make sure you have exfoliated first before using this. I apply it evenly after having a shower. The only thing I don't like about it is the fake tan smell and you do need to apply it carefully around drier areas of skin eg knees, elbows and feet. You also need to wash your hands thoroughly afterwards to avoid stained palms.
It definately gives you a summer glow and leaves skin looking tanned and moisturised.
I have bought the 400ml bottle which comes with a flip top lid and it lasts for ages. It's good value for money, I would repurchase this.
Rating: Sep 30, 2014 9:44am
I have very pale skin and this is one of the few products I've tried that offers me a natural looking, streak-free glow. I usually apply it after showering to my arms and legs and can see a slight difference after 3 - 4 days use. I am only after a subtle glow and this product offers me the ability to control the level of colour I want. I am not the biggest fan of the smell, which is rather strong and chemical-like but it is only a small negative. Give it a go!
Rating: Sep 19, 2014 3:56pm
Best I've used so far!
I chose the 'normal to dark' skin because I'm never happy with the colour of the fair skin products. Firstly, the cream is a great thickness, not too runny but not greasy, it really melts into the skin, no residue!
There is no fake tan smell either, a must for me, since I put it on before work.
The cream is easy to apply, and left no streaks, just a really nice, slightly tanned colour which looks natural and healthy.
Rating: Aug 22, 2014 8:20am
An Okay gradual tanning moisturiser
This is a good moisturiser but I find the tan can be patchy after a couple of days and the smell is very strong. It's also a little yellow-ish for my skin tone. I've bought it once, and probably won't repurchase once this bottle is empty.
Rating: Aug 12, 2014 10:35am
Nourishing but slow
Am going abroad so have been using this product daily for the last month. Very nourishing and easy to apply however I do take care at the joints . The clour does come but very very slowly and does not look artificial. Will have to do a sunless tan before I leave as it has not coloured me enough
Rating: Jun 26, 2014 12:43pm
great price, great beginners tan!
first of all i loved how moisturizing this product was and how natural the slight tan was. really great for the beginning of summer when you first get those white pins back out as it takes away the gastly whiteness of winter. was forever reapplying tho as it wasnt dark enough for me so will try the medium to dark next time and with shaving it doesnt last long on my legs. but all in all will definately use again nice product and for such a great price i think everyone should give it a go.
Rating: May 24, 2014 8:14am
Get your summer on!
I have tried so many other tanning products in the past but they either make me go orange or go patchy after a day or two. I usually start using this product around the end of August and then by the time it's warm enough for shorts, singlets and bikinis I already have a very natural looking tan. The only thing I don't like about this product is the smell.
Rating: Apr 19, 2014 1:46pm
Best gradual tan moisturiser!
I have been using this product for about 3 years now! And I don't think I'm going to stop any time soon. I originally got it because it was so cheap, and I wanted a gradual tanning moisturiser- something subtle because I'm a natural whitey! and let me say it really does work. After the first few applications I already saw a noticeable difference, but not an obnoxious colour, I just looked sunkissed! I now use fake tan, and continue to use this everyday over the top of my fake tan, and if you're a fake tanner you need to moisturise, and I find that this product keeps my tan longer on, probably double the amount of time.
It's perfect for everyday use because it's so moisturising, and overall it's a great product!
Rating: Apr 14, 2014 9:33pm
Good for beginners
I am as pale as it gets so I decided to try tanning for the first time with this product, I started off with the fair-medium which I quickly found wasn't giving me the results I was after and had to re-apply every 2-3 days. It does have a scent, which I had been told made me smell like ferrero rocher, which is a plus in my book.
I switched to medium-dark which was much better and I could get away with applying once a week, however with both colours the patchy-ness towards the end was horrific. You would have to have 1 week in-between applying where you would scrub it off completely before starting again or it would not be a pretty sight. I will say that I have very sensitive skin and eczema and it surprisingly didn't irritate my skin, but I would say to others to be cautious.
I would say that this product is good for beginners to get a feel for tanning before committing to a more expensive product but I wouldn't recommend it for an experienced tanner wanting to try something new.
Rating: Apr 10, 2014 1:54pm
Love Love Love
Used this product for a few years now, and still loving it!
I have very fair skin, so I love how it gives me a light "summer glow" It's very moisturizing for my skin, and leaves my skin feeling smooth.