09.09.2014
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Sun 365 Self-Tanning Concentrate
0.5 fl. oz. for $18
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Last Updated:09.09.2014
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Tested on animals:No

Sun 365 Self-Tanning Concentrate allows you to turn any facial or body moisturizer into a self-tanner. And, best of all, you can easily control how much color you get by adjusting the amount you mix per use. This self-tanner contains a very high amount of dihydroxyacetone (DHA), the ingredient used in almost all self-tanners to turn skin tan without a ray of sunlight. Along with DHA, this easy-to-use product also contains the slower-acting self-tanning ingredient erythrulose. The color from the DHA begins to show in as little as one hour (and continues to develop for several more hours) while the color from the erythrulose develops more slowly, so you'll get prolonged color.

This fragrance-free self-tanning concentrate is suitable for all skin types and is also suitable for breakout-prone or rosacea-affected skin. The potent antioxidant troxreutin defends skin against free-radical damage, making this one of the few self-tanners that offers more than just color. A little of this concentrate goes a long way, and the convenience of being able to mix this with the moisturizer you like best makes it worth strong consideration by anyone who wants to look tan without exposing their skin to the sun's harmful rays (or, for that matter, the even more harmful rays from a tanning bed).

Pros:
  • Turns any facial or body moisturizer into a self-tanner.
  • Easy to use.
  • Fragrance-free formula contains a potent antioxidant to defend skin against free radicals.
  • Great value; a little goes a long way!
  • Provides a natural-looking, long-lasting tan without exposing skin to damaging UV light.
Cons:
  • None.
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Claims

SUN 365 Self-Tanning Concentrate packs a high percentage of DHA—a well-researched tanning ingredient—into an odor-free, water-light formula. A few pumps are all it takes to give skin a natural-looking, long-lasting tan without exposing it to the sun’s damaging rays. With SUN 365 Self-Tanning Concentrate, any regular facial or body moisturizer becomes your ideal self-tanner. Now there’s no need for you to worry about whether a self-tanner’s texture meets your preferences; you can simply add this concentrate to your favorite face and body moisturizer. Best of all, you’re in complete control of how much color you get. Want a little color? Add half to one pump to your moisturizer. Want a deeper tan? Add another few pumps and in a few hours your customized tan transforms your skin from drab to fab!

Ingredients

Water, Dihydroxyacetone (self-tanning agent), Troxerutin (antioxidant flavonoid/skin-conditioning agent), Methylpropanediol (penetration enhancer) Dimethyl Isosorbide (solvent), Dimethicone (silicone slip agent), Erythrulose (self-tanning agent), PPG-2 Isoceteth-20 Acetate (emulsifier), Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Polyacrylate-13 (film-forming agents), Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier), Citric Acid (pH adjuster), Xanthan Gum, Carbomer (thickeners), Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate (preservatives), Polyisobutene (thickener), Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide (stabilizers), Ethylhexylglycerin (skin-conditioning agent), Phenoxyethanol (preservative).

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Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable.

The formulas contain only ingredients that have substantiated, published research showing they are beneficial and effective. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are all Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedia's criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.

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Paula's Choice Skincare At-A-Glance

Paula's Choice Skincare was established in 1995 when best-selling beauty author and consumer advocate Paula Begoun (known as The Cosmetics Cop) decided to develop her own products.

As a natural evolution of Paula's personal mission to help consumers find the best products for their skin, the line has grown into an extensive range of skincare and makeup products that are formulated to meet the needs of almost every skin type and skin concern imaginable.

The formulas contain only ingredients that have substantiated, published research showing they are beneficial and effective. Stable packaging is another feature of the brand, using innovative, opaque, and air-tight or air-restrictive components that keep antioxidants and other light- and air-sensitive ingredients from breaking down. The line is also 100% fragrance-free.

Disclosure: Paula Begoun is the creator of Beautypedia and founder of Paula's Choice Skincare products. Reviewing thousands of skincare and makeup products over the past 30 years, both on this site and in her best-selling books, Paula's mission has always been to help consumers find the best products possible for their skin. The Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains this commitment. In addition, The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same rating standards and criteria, whether it is a Paula's Choice product or another brand.

Why are all Paula's Choice Skincare products rated highly? The Paula's Choice Skincare Team would not launch a product unless it was worthy of a high rating from The Beautypedia Team. Paula and The Beautypedia Team were researching and reviewing products long before Paula's Choice Skincare ever existed and consumers were constantly requesting a skincare brand that met all of Beautypedia's criteria. As a result, The Paula's Choice Skincare Team was created and uses the same research and criteria to formulate Paula's Choice products as The Beautypedia Team uses to review products.

For more information about Paula's Choice, call (800) 831-4088 or visit www.paulaschoice.com.