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Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Natural Bronze Body Lotion

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Natural Bronze Body Lotion

3.3 from 8 reviews

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  • Colour
    5.0 (1)
  • Stains ClothesYes (0) · No (1)
  • Value for Money
    4.0 (1)
  • Causes Irritation Yes (0) · No (1)
  • Ease of Application
    5.0 (1)
  • Coverage
    5.0 (1)
  • Smell
    5.0 (1)

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.

Value for Money
Ease of Application
Causes Irritation No
Skin ToneFair/Light Skin
Stains ClothesNo
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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.



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.


SairsNortheast, VIC

  • 25 reviews

Good product..Be patient!




  • 2 reviews

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.

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


Badgamer1967South East Queensland, QLD

  • 15 reviews

Stinks... literally


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

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

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Questions & Answers

Frieda RJ

Frieda RJasked

Can I take a bath or will it come off?

1 answer

nope it stays on for about a week- if u have a bath and then exfoliate with a scrub it starts to come off :)



How do u get it out of the squrty thing at the top cos i cant do it?

1 answer

The push pump twists to activate like a normal pump soap or moisturiser.

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