Why is this streaking?
I just started using a sample bottle of this (came with small mitt, so using that to apply), and had lots of problems with streaking. I am used to using lotion tanners and am very good at applying those, but I find this difficult. I think since it is a foam, it dries almost too quickly so it's hard to move it around before it dries. I'm only applying a small-medium amount to the mitt, as I'm afraid if I do more, I'll have the color too dark, but when I try to fill in the "gaps", the tiny amount I use instantly dries, causing more streaks. I love the color and dry-time, but can't handle this streaking. What am I doing wrong?
asked 6 months ago
(Jefferson City, MO)
on pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse
It is better to apply it with gloves and use the mitt just to even out and for hands and feet I also use a wet clot to go soft over fingers after all to get it even and softer the application videos have good tips at Vita Liberata web side specially the spray tan video have great tips
It dry fast but that is great start with legs and than go upper body I get it perfectly even all the time
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
As long as you're not going out of the house- the 'streaking" is meaningless. When you wash it off- it will all be ok. I will say that about this (and St. Tropez): both are excallent at coverage and no streaking. In the old days if you used sunless tanner you had to be EXACT. These 2 modern foams don't care. As long as it is covered- the color comes out well spread.
answered 4 months, 4 weeks ago
You need to purchase the full-sized application mitt. It is only $6 or so at Sephora. I first tried the smaller tester mitt, and it was so small, that it wasn't working for me either. I also had streaking. I decided to purchase the larger mitt when I bought the full bottle of the tanning mousse, and it worked wonders! The larger mitt actually stays in place on your hand and allows you to evenly spread the mousse on before it dries.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Exfoliate with a sugar scrub prior to applying that should help
I had the same problem, eventually had to return full-size product.
You probably need a full size mitt and to use more product. I've had no problem with streaking but the mitt has to be wet in order to get good coverage.
answered 6 months ago