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: Nov 11, 2014 1:23pm
Definitely part of my routine
I am very fair and my legs are almost see-through I'm so white. Even so I use the medium to dark product as I colour up quicker. Even though it says it "builds" a natural tan, it is a coating so will rub off (where your bra sits, inside arm crease etc) so my routine is putting it on before bed every second or third night BUT I'll have a shower before hand and lightly use my exfoliating glove to get rid of any buildup.
The result is a light natural looking tan - just perfect. Although I still can't seem to master my legs - I still end up streaky!
Rating: Oct 31, 2014 10:03am
Great budget self tanner
I should start by saying that I naturally have olive skin, so even when I am pale I still have a little colour.
However, during winter I get really very pale and I wanted an inexpensive product that would also help that winter dryness.
This product really was that for me.
I used the darker shade once a day and after about 5 days I had a lovely, noticeable glow.
I have used other tanning products that probably work faster or give a darker tan, but this was really easy to use and was less susceptible to those dreaded streaks!
I will definitely continue to use this great product.
Rating: Oct 24, 2014 9:48pm
Worth the money
I love this gradual tanner. I have used other gradual tanners in the past but I found they smelt funny even after you have had a shower, but with the dove summer glow I find it has a slight scent but its not over powering like the other gradual tanners I have used.
I use the medium to dark one even though I do have very fair skin, I have used the fair to medium skin one but I found it wasn't doing anything to my skin, so I tried the medium to dark skin and found that even after 3 uses my skin tone started to get darker.
It does take a while to fully absorb into your skin which I don't like.
You also have to be careful around your wrists and ankles because it does leave like a glove mark.
I have also used this on my face to give me a little bit of colour, although it made my face feel oily I found that it didn't break me out.
I love this cause it adds colour to my skin and makes me look like I have a "summer glow".
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.