Creates natural colour
Doesn't stain clothes
Sometimes causes itchiness
An hour it took an hour or so to apply why and and within in half an hour it was dry.. the next morning I was itching and I noticed a red rash I came up in hives caused by the horrendous smell and chemicals used in this product.. avoid this product it's taken over two-and-a-half weeks to clear my skin.. should be taken off the market
Purchased in June 2021 for $6.99.
Average gradual tanner, nothing stood out for me. The smell is that horrible fake tan smell that you try to avoid when buying these sort of products. It’s quite sticky and not fast drying. Colour wise it is ok but honestly I wouldn’t repurchase.
Purchased at Woolworths.
Haven’t been without it since I bought it!
I love this product! It doesn’t have that typical tan smell - it genuinely does smell nice. I love the shade as it really looks like a dark tan and it doesn’t turn out pale and streaky like other gradual tanners I’ve tried.
Purchased in January 2019.
Good but smells awful
I do like this product however the smell is very off putting. As a result I won’t be buying this again. I am referring to the Natural tan body lotion.
Stinks!! Itchy!! Rash!
Didn't take long to apply dried very quick but with minutes of putting it on the backs of my knees were on fire! Came out in a red rash and really irritated! Had to jump straight in the shower to wash it all off! Burning sensation stopped but rash is still there and feels irritated. I dont have sensitive skin at all and have genuinely never had a reaction to a skin product in my life and I've tried alot!!
Would not re buy this!!!!
Thought I'd have a change from the dove tanning moisturiser. Little did I know that I'd wake up like a zebra. I applied it in the exact same way I applied the dove but got the result of a zebra. Not a good look in 'shorts' season.
Good product..Be patient!
I have just recently started using palmers gradual tanning lotion having previously been a dedicated Dove gradual tan user. I saw a couple of good reviews, noticed the product on sale one day and decided to give it a try. I will say in my experience this lotion requires patience, i have fair skin and it took at least 3-4 days of applications for me to notice a tan. The colour is nice and natural and my skin feels great. I have had some problems with patchiness of colour on my legs but this is due to my skin type more than anything-I have really...dry skin on my legs. I would recommend this product-a little goes a long way so it is good value for money also. Again..patience is key-don't expect to see results straight away but when you do you will be pleasantly surprised..
New user - seems pretty good
My skin is naturally a little tan so I've never been interested or seen the point in a fake tan, until this summer for some reason. I bought the Palmers lotion a few days ago and I've used it 2-3 times immediately after showering and drying off. I have sensitive, irritable skin at the best of times, and often get itchy for no reason (well I'm sure there's a reason but I don't know what it is, my washing powder or something maybe). This product has not made me itchy, has not stained my clothes/sheets, and, so far, doesn't appear to be patchy. I use 2 pumps on each leg, and 1 pump for both arms. The smell is a bit strong upon application, but unnoticeable especially after putting on deodorant, perfume etc.
Streak Free Instant Lasting Tan!
I was surprised that such an instant tan would be so even and such a nice colour! It also surprised me and lasts multiple showers! It doesn’t take hours to cure and doesn’t come off in clothes. I am very very impressed.
I like it
First time using it, keen to see the results. Don't see any immediate tan but hopeful for the results. I put on around two layers on my skin, so this stuff is just a bit sticky. But it's good
the scent is so strong its overpowering to the point you want to wash it off after half an hour, on the plus side it dries quickly but the tanning results were not that impressive compared to Dove gradual tanning alternative
I'm orange and smelly
It has been the hottest days of the year recently and unfortunately I don't feel body confident to sport skimpier clothing but as it's been 30 degrees the past few days, I have no choice but to bare my legs in a pair of shorts. I haven't had the time or sometimes the motivation over winter to get slim and toned for summer. So in an attempt to look and feel better about myself I thought I buy and try out Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Natural Bronze, especially on my legs that resemble large raw turkeys. I bought this as I thought cocoa butter i...s quite good for the skin and the hint of natural bronzer would be a more subtle way of looking bronze compared to thick, cloggy self tanners. I applied it on as evenly as I could but as you can't see it straight away, it does make it awkward to see if it's evened out. To my horror the following day, I woken up and saw the colour of my legs now resembling the inside of butternut squash and it was dreadfully patchy. Although I washed my hands thoroughly straight after use as instructed, they were still quite stained and I'm also left with this sickly sweet aroma on me, kinda biscuity and at the same time the overpowering smell of the cocoa butter. I showered since then but I can still smell it on me. I do like biscuits and chocolate (one of the reasons why I'm not slim for summer) but I don't necessarily want to smell of it.
You can do better
the smell is like JUST BEARABLE. patchy if you don't spend a good 30mins trying to get an even application. good thing about it is it doesn't stain the bed sheets
Makes me itchy
I have sensitive skin so a lot of products make me itch but having read the reviews here it seems I'm not alone. It's a shame cause I don't mind the smell and it gives a really naturally looking tan. But I can't stand the itch.
I am naturally very pale and hate the heavy, fake-looking spray tans on me, this product gives me a gorgeous, natural sun-kissed look that can build over time, it is very moisturing and like most fake tan, it does have an awful smell, though I try to apply it at night and shower it off in the morning and I've never noticed any staining in my clothing or bedding, as long as I wait about 10 minutes before dressing. I always exfoliate before applying my first coat and apply a little moisturiser to the dry areas before applying the tan, such as kne...es, tops of feet and elbows, otherwise the dryer, thicker skin tends to 'grab' the colour and can cause patchiness, but otherwise, this is the only one that works for me, the colour is perfect and I highly recommend it
Questions & Answers
Where can you buy this item in Melbourne suburbs
Why do Palmer's products smell so strong? What can I add to reduce the small?
After sprayed !! How long must i wait before i can take a bath?
Get an answer from our members
- Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula Natural Bronze is a gradual tanning moisturiser that can be used daily for a natural glow.
- It contains cocoa butter and vitamin E to nourish dry skin and keep it smooth and healthy - offering up to 24 hours of moisture.
- The Natural Bronze lotion is marketed as suitable for all skin tones.
- The formula is paraben & phthalate free, making it gentle on the skin and more likely to be suitable for those with sensitive skin.
- The Natural Bronze lotion is also available in a coconut oil formula, for those who prefer a different consistency. Instead of using cocoa butter, the Natural Bronze Coconut Oil Gradual Tanning Moisturiser uses coconut oil, coconut water, coconut milk, tahitian monoi oil, sweet almond oil, and marine seaweed.
Points of praise:
- Many reviewers found that the gradual tanner left them with a natural-looking tan.
- They also appreciated how moisturising the formula was, saying that it didn’t leave them dry as many other self-tanners did.
- According to reviewers, the product didn’t transfer onto their clothes or sheets.
A point of pain:
- Some reviewers found that this product made them itch or develop a rash, even for some who didn’t have sensitive skin. If you purchase this product, it's a good idea to perform a patch test on a small area of skin before applying it to your whole body to see if you get a reaction.
|Category||Self-Tanning Products||Self-Tanning Products||Self-Tanning Products|
|Release date||Oct 2009||Oct 2009|
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