04.01.2015
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Sun 365 Self-Tanning Foam
5 fl. oz. for $16
Expert Rating
Community Rating (6)
Expert Reviews
Last Updated:04.01.2015
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No

This self-tanner has a very sheer, liquid-to-foam formula that dries surprisingly fast. This not only makes it an option for any skin type when used on the face (yes, even if you're acne prone), but also means you won't be walking around naked for an hour so as to avoid getting self-tanner stains on clothes or sheets. Another bonus: Sun 365 Self-Tanning Foam is formulated to leave minimal to no telltale, "self-tanner smell".

This contains a blend of dihydroxyacetone (the sugar-based tanning ingredient) and erythrulose—the latter of which is a slower-acting tanning agent. You'll see this pairing in newer, more advanced self-tanners, as it results in a much more natural look (no orangey, streaky finish, even if you are fair skinned).

Last, Sun 365 Self-Tanning Foam is lightly tinted, which means you're able to see where you've applied the product (and the spots where you may have missed). It's a goof-proof way to get the sun-kissed glow of a day at the beach (but none of the skin-damaging UV exposure).

Pros:
  • Fragrance and irritant-free.
  • Sheer, light foam dries quickly.
  • Contains the ingredient erythrulose, which aids in creating an even, natural-looking result.
  • Suitable for face and body.
Cons:
  • None.
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Claims

Our long-lasting, self-tanning foam can help you achieve gorgeous, golden skin without subjecting your skin to the aging effects of sun exposure. The ultra-quick-drying foam is lightly tinted to ensure a flawless application. In just a few hours, your skin will develop a natural-looking, streak-free tan that perfectly complements your skin tone. It is specially formulated to minimize or eliminate that telltale self-tanner odor. This product is 100% fragrance-free and clinically proven to be non-irritating.

Ingredients

Water, Dihydroxyacetone (self-tanning agent), Glycerin (skin-repairing ingredient), Ethoxydiglycol (penetration enhancer), Caramel (natural coloring agent), Polysorbate 20 (emulsifier), Erythrulose (self-tanning agent), Decyl Glucoside (gentle foaming agent), Ethylhexylglycerin (skin-conditioning agent), Citric Acid, Sodium Hydroxide (stabilizers/pH adjusters), 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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The new Beautypedia Team proudly and unequivocally maintains the commitment to help you find the best products possible for your skin. We do this by relentlessly pursuing and relying on published scientific research so you will have unbiased information on what works and what doesn't-and the sneaky ways you could be making your skin worse, not better!


The Beautypedia Team reviews all products using the same research, criteria, and objectivity, whether the product being reviewed is from Paula's Choice or another brand.

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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.