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Banana Boat Dark Tanning Oil - Spf 4 - 8oz
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on 7/10/2017 2:07:00 AM
More reviews by Honeytoast00
Skin: Normal, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Other, Other
The one I got says deep tanning oil, not dark, and the writting is yellow, but it's still says spf 4. I really like it. I tan better with it than nothing at all, I think because the oil attracts the sun. But I never burn because of the spf in it. You can get them with a higher spf in it. I like that they have 4 available because it allows me to still tan, not burn. It smells great, definitely has a tanning lotion beach smell. Its greasy, but that's good because it's super oily and shiny which reflects sun. Its more for tanning than protection though. I use it to lay out in the sun. I'd recommend something else on the face, like a white coppertone lotion because the face should be a little more protected. But I really like it.
3 of 5 people found this helpful.
on 4/16/2015 3:50:00 PM
More reviews by Dlrainer
Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Medium
Love this product! I have probably purchased 6 or 7 bottles. Smells great and I never burn. It is greasy, so I really only use it when I'm laying out. I use a lotion version instead if I'm going to be going straight from the beach to a restaurant or something.
on 8/20/2014 4:16:00 PM
More reviews by Sabsh
Age: 18 & Under
Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure
Pros:-smells good-moisturizing-helps tan-cheapCons:-i think the smell attracts bugs-hard to spray at timesI've repurchased this product 3 times already. I live in a dry desert climate, so I don't have too many problems with bugs there. However, recently I went to California and I used this and noticed that bees and June bugs and several other insects were specifically attracted to me (aka following me and landing on me.) I was the only one who applied the oil. Something tells me the bugs are attracted to the smell of the tanning oil because it smells pretty good. I don't know if I'm the only one with this issue. Maybe it's not the tanning oil and I'm just scared because of my hatred for bugs but I will continue to use this in my home environment but refrain from using it when I'm on vacation.Although once I run out I think I'll test out a new brand.
on 6/30/2013 2:45:00 PM
More reviews by Brooke6381
Skin: Normal, Fair, Not Sure
Hair: Brunette, Other, Other
Overall, I love this product! I tan quickly and easily when it's on! It smells really nice. I have never burned while using this product. Although, it does make my skin feel greasy, but it is easy to ignore.
on 7/3/2012 11:25:00 AM
More reviews by mistymlove
Skin: Normal, Tan, Not Sure
It made me feel really greasy and just plain gross. It made no difference on my skin. I got no tan. Maybe it was just my skin, but it didn't work. And I sat out for two hours three times last week.
on 5/27/2012 11:38:00 PM
More reviews by anadeva23
Skin: Acne-prone, Tan, Not Sure
spf~4love this product! i brought it to florida with me and came back really tan! the only thing i didnt like about it was that it made my back & chest break out with acne(it wasnt too bad though). also dont put it on your face it will make you burn a little bit. but other than that i love this product and will keep using it!
on 7/30/2010 1:54:00 PM
More reviews by thi
Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Not Sure
Hair: Brown, Straight, Medium
I'm a pale asian and it's very difficult for me to achieve a tan but THIS REALLY WORKS!! I purchased the spf 15. I used it a few times a week and got a lovely golden tan. But unfortunately, it gave me a bad skin rash after 2 weeks. I can't use it anymore :'( that's why I had to knock one lippy off.
2 of 2 people found this helpful.
on 6/20/2010 10:18:00 PM
More reviews by Hannahbby2
Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm
Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine
*I am reviewing the spf 8 version.Okay, so I know this isn't exactly good for you. But, I've never gotten burnt with this stuff, because all you need is 30 minutes and you've got a nice tan! It has Carrot and Banana oils, and it smells amazing! It is a bit greasy, but it soaks in after a while. A must have for summer!
on 6/17/2008 8:40:00 PM
More reviews by klynnxx
I love this stuff. It gives me a tan in no time, so I don't have to spend hours outside. It smells delicious- like coconuts or bananas. It leaves my skin so soft, and I haven't gotten burnt once.
on 6/14/2008 9:37:00 PM
More reviews by SARAHx
Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine
all most everyone i know uses this, and i had to figure out what was so great about it. and now i know why! it gives you a really nice, dark tan from just being outside for 30-45 minutes! and i love the delicious smell. its a little greasy, but i can deal. im on my 2nd bottle and i love it!
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