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Illuminating Bronzing Oil


Illuminating Bronzing Oil

What it is:A spray-on bronzing oil. What it does:This lightly-tinted bronzing oil adds a glistening sunkissed effect to the body and hair. Formulated with grapeseed oil and shimmery metallic flecks, it instantly illuminates skin with an irresistibly golden glow. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates- GMOs- Triclosan
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA COLLECTION Illuminating Bronzing Oil

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do this product can be used to also get a sun tan ? can be worn on the beach?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
katush
(miami, florida)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
10 answers
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answer 1
I would say NO - the reflective qualities would work againt sun - plus you should wear something with sunscreen even an SPF4!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
speckledove
(Dallas Texas)
answer 2
that would be similar to putting baby oil on you to tan so i wouldnt suggest it especially since it doesnt even have any SPF
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
brookie96
(honolulu, hi)
answer 3
No, it's not a self tanner. It doesn't even add a lot of color.
answered 3 years ago
katyacox
(Seattle, WA)
answer 4
This product is NOT a self tanning product. All it will do is give your already tanned skin a nice gleam, some moisture and scent. Like any oil products, watch out for sticking to sand if you take it to the beach.Hope this helps
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
melfromoz
(Scottsbluff, NE)
answer 5
It doesn't make you get a tan, or add color. You can wear it anywhere, but all it does is cover the area in copper sparkles. Very disappointing.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
cmjennm
(Lock Haven, PA)
answer 6
It is not a tanning oil and does not provide any sun protection. If you wear a product containing the appropriate SPF, I suppose you can wear this to the beach -- adds a nice golden glow!
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
firefly99
(Washington, DC)
answer 7
I would NOT recommend using this as a sun-tanning oil at the beach or pool. Everyone regardless of skin color needs some sort of sun block and this is simply a skin enhancer and it is perfect for evening out skin-tone.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
sunflower343
(Johnson city, TN)
answer 8
Hey honey, no SPF in this product so apply AFTER sunscreen sparingly! I say sparingly because it is a bit oily and you know....sand and oil don't blend well..
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
unmollybrown
(Santa Fe, NM)
answer 9
It has a slight tint to it, but really enchances a tan. I would not use it on the beach - its not tanning oil, but after the beach. It gives you a wonderful glow and leaves your skin feeling like silk. My sister is fair skinned and when she tried it, she looked like she was in the sun. Its really a great product.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
vissicchio
(Derby, CT)
answer 10
This product does not give you a tan. It can be used on top of an existing tan to give you beautiful glowing skin. Unlike sunless tanning products this washes off and will probably not last if you intend to go swimming.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
whitneyxx
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What does this product smell like?
I have read all the reviews, but I cannot find an actual example of what this truly smells like...all I can find is where people either like it or do not like it. Does it smell fruity? Coconutty? Spicy? Floral? What does it smell like?
asked 2 years, 3 months ago
solitaryyear
(Minneapolis, MN)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
9 answers
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answer 1
It smells like a tanning oil and a little tropical. It's not super fragrant but I kind of like that.
answered 9 months ago
piccolakim
(New York)
answer 2
It's a subtle smell...kind of like banana boat sprays...but more sublte...less is more.
answered 10 months ago
Zalia
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 3
It has a very neutral smell. Personally, I felt it smelled more like canola oil. Definitely not fruity or floral.
answered 11 months ago
shammo
(New Jersey)
answer 4
It has a light scent when applying but I don't notice it later. It's a nice smell. Not too strong.
answered 1 year ago
blondecupcake
(Rockledge, FL)
answer 5
The smell reminds me of Banana Boat tanning oil or sun screen.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
Whtiney
(Wyoming)
answer 6
it smells kind of coconutty, but also like a cup of coffee....
just like regular self tanning
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
TaraTheVIB
(New York, NY)
answer 7
To me it has a similar scent to Gardenia.
answered 2 years ago
zahl123
(Oklahoma City, OK)
answer 8
Very coconut-y. Like tanning oil but it isn't too strong. It won't overpower perfume.
answered 2 years ago
MeagPie15
(Laramie, WY)
answer 9
Kind of a coco-nilla smell - pretty pleasant - kind of like morrocan oil
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
speckledove
(Dallas Texas)
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Has anyone used this product on their hair yet?
asked 3 years, 2 months ago
Anonymous
(san francisco, CA)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
7 answers
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answer 1
Yes, do not do it! It looks very costume-y and makes your hair very greasy and hard
answered 9 months ago
Jacksonn
(Iowa)
answer 2
I put it once in my hair, and i will NEVER do that again, your hair gets really nasty.... but it does get shiney
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
TaraTheVIB
(New York, NY)
answer 3
I love how a sephora staffer says not to use it on the hair but I read on the bottle to use it in your hair!!!
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
speckledove
(Dallas Texas)
answer 4
The Sephora Collection Illuminating Bronzing Oil is not recommend to be used in the hair, only on the body. I hope that this information helps!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
melissabt
answer 5
Yes, I have tried this product on my hair. It adds that special spark. I spray it in the palm of my hand, then massage throw the hair. Works better than spraying directly onto the hair. Great to top off a special occasion .
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
ecalyptus
(Phillips Ranch)
answer 6
I have used it on my highlighted ends and its nice..dont put it on your roots as they will get very oily but it will give a nice smell and gleam to your hair. Hope this helps
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
melfromoz
(Scottsbluff, NE)
answer 7
Yes, I have! It's nasty! It made my hair straw-like and tangly! Bleck! I am returning it!!!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
cmjennm
(Lock Haven, PA)
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Does this product stay on your skin like other self tanners would? If not does it come off when you sweat or get wet on a rainy day?
Finally I wonder how it srays on, does it leave streaks or is it mainly an all round good bronzer for when you need some good color fast.
asked 3 years, 3 months ago
jedstar81
(College Point, NY)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
It's water resistant but gets spotty in the pool - I recommend for other activities other than swimminb. It does run and rub off some....
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
speckledove
(Dallas Texas)
answer 2
its definately not a self tanner, it doesnt really make you look more tan. It just enhances what you have.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
brookie96
(honolulu, hi)
answer 3
It stays on until you shower or swim. I doesnt stain the skin like a self-tanner but it is more like bronzer in makeup. Great alternative for pantyhose to get some color.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
amtulsa
(Tulsa, OK)
answer 4
I have used a lot of self tanners, and this is definitely different. I use self tanner most days, but I add this on days that I think I will be out and about (not just sitting in the office) and want a little more glow... I don't think it makes me really "BRONZE", but adds a bit of glow and a subtle sheen/sparkle to my legs. Definitely will come off in water...But not in a streaky way.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
summergirlie
(Oregon City, OR)
answer 5
It stays on, but the description is VERY deceiving! It's not actually bronzer at all, just copper glitter!! It's probably not what you're looking for!
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
cmjennm
(Lock Haven, PA)
answer 6
In the store, it would only last a day, which is what I found to be true without sweating or being in the rain. It needs to be rubbed in after spraying it on or else you will have light and dark areas.
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
moonwort
(Paso Robles, CA)
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Is this product similar to the Tarte Celebutante Dry Oil spray that is currently out of stock? I loved that stuff.
asked 3 years ago
quikcilvur
(Salisbury, MD)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
2 answers
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answer 1
I've never used Tarte, but this is a dry oil spray. Goes on sort of oily, but eventually dries so that you aren't leaving marks everywhere.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
bostonbeth
(boston, ma)
answer 2
all i know is i was looking to buy a bodyshop product like this, but i am soo happy with the sephora product. Its not greasy and it doesnt rub off.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
glittagirl
(West Islip, New York)
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Does anyone know when this will be back in stock?
asked 2 years, 7 months ago
irachel
(Iowa)
on Illuminating Bronzing Oil
2 answers
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answer 1
They are fully stocked and on Sale for $7
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Yenny818
(Crowley, Texas)
answer 2
Most stores tell me they no longer carry it. Let's all request they do.
answered 1 year ago
blondecupcake
(Rockledge, FL)
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