Fake Bake Self Tanning Lotion

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Fake Bake Self Tanning Lotion
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1. Exfoliation is key. I simply mix 1/2 cup of brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar and 1/2 cup of oil (olive, baby, almond...whatever you like or have on hand)-the grittier the better. I personally do this in the a.m. to prep my skin for the Fake Bake application later that evening before bed. 2. Clean skin, free of moisturizers or other products. Ive found that I acheive the best results if I apply the product on freshly cleansed skin, free of moisturizers or other products-so yes, this means a second shower just before applying the product. 3. Gloves are a must. The first time I applied the product with gloves, I couldnt tell how well I was getting the product smoothed in-this gets easier with each application as theres variance with every products consistency. 4. Smooth product into the skin in a circular motion ensuring even application. 5. When Ive completed all areas except my gloved hands, Ill take a cotton ball and rub the product onto my hands and fingers. I also use this method on my feet so I dont over-apply in the ankle area. 6. Theres no hard and fast rule that says you have to apply the product before bed. Thats my personal choice because the DHA (dihydroxyaceton-that causes skin to "tan") has a distinct odor that I find unpleasant. The product has rubbed off onto my sheets many times, never once staining them. 7. When you shower or bathe the next a.m., you will see color washing off of you-this is the color guide which aids you in application in blending in well. 8. If you use AHA (alpha hydroxy acids) and/or BHA (beta hydroxy acid) products, you will need to reapply Fake Bake more frequently.
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