In the middle of June, you can find everyone out in the sun all wanting that one thing; the highly coveted tan. (guilty, as usual!)
I've tried tanning oils & claim-filled sunless tanners but they all either left me looking the same as I did or like a nice shade of orange. (We've all been there.) However, if you're impatient like me, I finally found something that might put an end to the waiting game.
Not gonna lie, I've seen this stuff next to all the sunscreens for quite some time, but always assumed it was just another tanning oil that I was used to using. But, I decided to do some research and not only stumbled upon some rave reveiws, but I also found the Maui Babe website. There's a neat story behind the making of this product which you can check out here
I found out that their products are made in Maui and and made with all natural ingredients. Here is some more info from there:
"The lotion carries very little mineral oil, and all natural ingredients from the Island. The lotion will absorb into the skin, versus settling atop the skin and causing skin burn and/or irritation. The Browning lotion is an outdoor tan enhancer which is ALL NATURAL. The Browning Lotion gives you an expedited deep dark tan which is long lasting. Ingredients include; Macadamia Nut Oil, Kukui Nut Oil, Aloe, Kona Coffee Extract and vitamins."
"We call it Browning Lotion because BROWN is what you QUICKLY become, and everybody who has tried it, LOVES it! Maui Babe Browning Lotion is a suntanning lotion made from a secret family formula, mixed from all natural Hawaiian ingredients, including aloe used by Hawaiians to heal burns of all types for centuries."
It claims to speed up the natural tanning process and prevent burning - and I found it does exactly that!
I was a little nervous that I would burn at first, but I decided to try it once. I applied this before going out in the sun and stayed out for about an hour. To my surprise, there was no burn whatsoever! Just natural looking color that I try to achieve everytime summer rolls around. Now everytime I go out in the sun, it's a must have! It's like magic and it works so quickly!
I found mine at the drugstore for $12.99.
It says it's safe for all skin types - even fair & sensitive. However, as always, be cautious when out in the sun and when using new products.
Some users comment on the way the lotion smells. It's different than usual suncreens; almost similar to coffee, but it doesn't seem to bother me.
Also be aware that it can stain clothing. The lotion itself is brown in color, so just be a little careful when applying!
Overall, I personally love this product. It helps me achieve a deep, natural looking tan in a short amount of time. What more could I ask for? Thanks Maui Babe!
Let me know what you think about this product!
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