Written on: 09/07/2013
The Fake Bake Lotion.....is terrible!...It leaves you blotchie no matter how much you rub in circler motion. And I exfoliate very well before hand...in fact several days before applying. Now on the other hand the spray is fantastic! I rave to all my friends, they think I have been to a tanning bed. Now I have to wait for the spray to come in the mail. I might try the lotion after I have used the spray and am on the way to a great tan. As for the lotion alone, I will NOT recommend it to... (read more)
Written on: 06/06/2013 by Jmes
I have vitiligo and have used just about every self tanner available over the years. Fake bake goes on without streaks and blends in perfect with fair skin. For vitiligo use it and then use a q tip to frenkle any pigment color differences . You will be amazed how it blends. Sometimes i forget i have vitiligo. No orange finally. (read more)
Written on: 08/07/2012 by PORKCHOP12
THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST SELF TAN LOTION I HAVE USED. I HAVE TRIED NEUTROGENA AND LOREAL. IT ALWAYS TAKES A FEW CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF APPLICATION TO ACHEIVE A LIGHT TAN. I COULD NEVER GET A MDEIUM TAN FROM IT AND THE COLOR LOOKED ARTIFICLE. ONE APPLICATION OF FAKE BAKE AND I HAD A NICE COLORED TAN IMMEDIATELY.IT WAS EASY TO APPLY AND DID NOT DARKEN MORE IN COLOR OVER MY KNEES.I HAVE ONLY USED THIS PRODUCT ON MY LEGS. THIS STUFF IS REALLY GOOD. FOR BEST RESULTS DON'T SHOWER FOR 24 HOURS... (read more)
Written on: 25/06/2012 by Squarehair (4 reviews written)
Like many of us, I used to be an obsessive Sunbed user (especially during summer), but for a few years now I’ve started to notice the effects on my skin – And not wanting to look like an old leather couch when I got older I started to look for an alternative. After reading about FakeBake in my doctors waiting room (before getting yet another lecture about the hazards of Sunbeds) I thought I’d give it a go. I exfoliated for 2 days as per the instructions and decided I'd sleep in it.... (read more)
Written on: 02/04/2012 by lou-lou93 (1 review written)
Like many people, I was an avid Sunbed user (although only through summer) for about 15 years, and as I was beginning to notice the effects on my skin, felt it time I tried another alternative. After browsing the web, I found the good reviews for Fake Bake, and so thought I'd give it a go. Anyway, received quickly, I exfoliated for two days in a row and after reading the instructions, decided I'd put it on at night and sleep in it. It went on dark, but I rubbed it in well with circular... (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2011
easy enough to spray on, however there is no mention on the can that you have to wash it off the next day! went a bit patchy and dark as I sprayed it so started to panic! left it to dry and waited. Then an hour or so later noticed that I was starting to smell like my pet rabbit....made me paranoid that night....not nice smelling like a pet shop! Anyway I thought I've got to give it a chance, and after about 4 hrs the smell died down...phew!!
Woke up next morning and jumped in shower....quite... (read more)
Written on: 28/02/2011
Fake Bake-Very good product. I myself am very fair skinned so going to the tanner or laying out on the beach does nothing but turn me from white to red to white. That surely isnt good for anyone's skin. The first night I put it on I didnt rub it in nearly enough so it was a waste of time. The second night I put it on I rubbed it in alot better so there was color in the morning but i went to light on how much i used. Last night I used a good amount and rubbed it in the small circles turning... (read more)
Written on: 19/09/2010
I love to be tanned, dark tan. I was honestly not impressed with fake bake origional lotion at all.
Firstly, the application was difficult, it streaked around alot making it difficult and also the colour guide when applied made you look far to dark so most people don't put enough of the stuff on, it's really scary.
Secondly, the colour was rubbish, wasn't orange, but I didn't notice any difference in my colour whatsoever. It just went a yellowy- mustard tint. On my face it just looked mucky... (read more)
Written on: 29/07/2010 by fitwelsh17 (1 review written)
Well I have applyed fake bake however when i am applying it there are patches of dark brown and light brown courls where its hard to get the same brown courl all over when applying, if someone is able to give me tips on how to apply please e-mail me as I need to look tanned because I'm like a milk bottle lol. e-mail me email@example.com, I have the fake bake original from Debinhams, I really hope someone can help me!!!! (read more)
Written on: 16/07/2010
LOVE this product. I have used several self tanning products and I choose Fake Bake over every self tanning lotion that I have used. I am very pleased with the color. I have very fair skin and love that it does not look orange on me. I do not like the smell, although I have not found a self tanner that does not have a hint of smell. (read more)
Written on: 17/06/2010
I love the color that I get from this product but I have to use it three to four times a week to keep my tan. If it lasted longer I'd give it five starts across the board! Love the color on the first day (after I wash the color guide off) but after that it's downhill. And it really does not smell very good...as most self-tanners don't! (read more)
Written on: 27/05/2010 by the tanning queen (3 reviews written)
Fake Bake Recall - I was talking yesterday about how id been giving Vita Liberata Rich silken chocolate from boots after taking bake my Fake Bake tan after the product had a recall and how they brought me out in itchy spots.
Well I tried Vita Liberata's Rich tanning product and i have to say OH MY WORD, it is AMAZING, i put it on last night with a tan mitt, and it was so easy, had a real nice guide colour, very nice on the skin moisturizing and tried in a few minutes. It has absolutely no... (read more)
Written on: 26/05/2010 by the tanning queen (3 reviews written)
Fake Bake recall from boots, for not meeting quality standards. Fake bake brought me out in spots... and made my skin itch... also the smell though it is quite pleasant is very strong, and not very discrete. I applied the tanning solution to my skin a few days ago, and after a few hours of developing, my skin started to develop little spots and it became very itchy. I had to scrub my skin just to get the soolution off my skin and to get rid of the smell. the spots and the itching lasted for... (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2010 by jennypaget (2 reviews written)
Fake Bake is a fab self tanning product and I've used a few. I'd stick to the original self tanning lotion - and I buy from www.beauty21.co.uk for just £19.99 - the best price around that I can find.
Written on: 03/11/2009
Great product overall - easy to apply, and isnt sticky like the cheaper gradual tanners...give it 10 mins and it hardly feels like its on at all!! I tend to use it overnight as I dont particularaly like the smell - its not strong, but im not partial to it!!! So, I put it on after exfoliating, before going to bed, and when I get out the shower in the morning, Im nice and tanned - about the same colour as if I had been sunbathing for a couple of days! Love the product and will be buying more -... (read more)
Written on: 14/07/2009
perfer the lotion to the fakebake spray both give a natural colour thats doesnt look fake, you should alway exfoliate and dont reapply untill all removed as previous reviews have stated apply 3 -4 days later it will make it look fake
love the fakebake products (read more)
Written on: 03/07/2009
I'm not sure if my bottle has gone off or something - the Fake Bake lotion smells like wet dogs, and that's before I've even put it on my skin! It's very messy, it's tinted so you know where to put it which is good, but the colour is very dark and looks like mud, way too dark for my skin. When I showered the next morning, there was hardly any colour left - which is good because the colour guide made my skin look dirty and I'm not sure what I would have done if I'd been stuck with that muddy... (read more)
Written on: 26/06/2009
I love Fake Bake Self Tan Cream. Subtle, natural color. Apply with gloves and allow to dry at least 4-6 hours. I really suggest you purchase this. It is worth the high cost (read more)
Written on: 15/04/2009
Well as much as i liked fake bake i found after my initial shower in the morning, most would come off and id be left with streaks (especially on my legs) but its not just the potential streaking that puts me off...its the smell, it really is an awful smell that seems to stay with you, although i love the colour i prefer xen tan and st tropez (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2009
I've tried loads of self tans, and most of the colours have been fine... So i didn't really wanna try Fake Bake for colour reasons... It was more to find a long lasting, SMELL FREE tan!
Was really thick and very dark. The thinner you spread it, the lighter your tan. I put a medium amount, and blended it in really well until all the streaky bits had disappeared. It came with gloves which were bearable to use. (Don't use it without gloves!)
Make sure u put moisturiser on dry... (read more)
Written on: 09/04/2009 by Lou1406
Fake Bake is amazing...i love it and will use it all the time in future!! (read more)
Written on: 17/03/2009
I love fake bake products I've worn them for years, you can see where you have missed ..... goes a nice colour on any skin (read more)
Written on: 17/02/2009 by SeaFlower (1 review written)
It sure beats running back & forth to tanning salons & paying high prices monthly for tanning beds. You just tan at home at your convenience. I have totally stopped using salons. I hated wasted my time waiting for appointments / the cost/ the miserable heat & sweat etc. You really only need to apply FakeBake once a week. You can apply it sparingly. It saves you money & time compared to salons. You can apply 2-3 times a week...but only if you desire. I LOVE IT. (read more)
Written on: 29/12/2008 by hereinparadise88 (5 reviews written)
As an avid tanner I am on the mission to find the perfect fake tan, that doesn't make you look like you've sat in a tin of bake beans for a week!
Purchased from: Ebay for around £11
Application: Using a mitt, I worked in circles, the guide makes it easy to see where you have been and if you have missed any. I get refered to as a swamp monster when I apply this, as it has a khaki guide colour, which does wash off. Recommended to wear full length DARK Pjs when you go to bed in this, as it does... (read more)
Written on: 25/11/2008
not orange same as what they use in salons, you can see where you are putting it! does not streak. GREAT LOVE IT. (read more)
Written on: 21/08/2008 by pooky123
Fake bake is the most natural efficent self tan ever made. its a better colour than all fake tans, this encludes st tropez, clarins. l'oreal, benefit and all other prizey fake tans. Definately good value for money. The quantity itself is also very good. Lasts for ages! Plus my body isnt exactly small! (read more)
Written on: 15/08/2008 by vickigraham
Fake Bake Self Tan Cream is easy to apply just leave on over night and wash to reveal a nice even colour, and I didn't look orange either! even great on fair skin like mine!
Overall use this its better than all others i tried and if you shop well you can pick it up cheap and get about 4 weeks for the cost of going to a salon once!! (read more)
Written on: 18/07/2008 by tanqueen (1 review written)
Fake Bake is the BEST fake tan ever. The result is natural (no orange at all) and it does not streak. You must, however, prepare properly.
Any hair removal needs to be done at least 24 hours beforehand.
Exfoliate - I usually scrub once the day before I tan and then once on the day I tan. Come out of the shower - don't use body lotion but you must spray feet, elbows, knees, hands and wrist area with the Skin Smoothie Oil.
Application - Always use gloves - this does stains palms... (read more)
Written on: 22/06/2008
I'm sure I'm in the minority here, but this stuff makes me itch like crazy. I don't break out into a rash, but by the end of the second day of having this on, my whole body itches like I rolled in a patch of poison ivy. I'm going away on vacation this week and wanted to put some on before I left, since my skin is very, very fair and my hair is almost black. The color indoors is okay, but once you get outside, WOAH are you orange. It may just be because I have fair skin but I've heard of many... (read more)
Written on: 14/06/2008
Complete waste of money. I bought the lotion from ebay for around £15, thinking it was going to be money well spent. Not at all, you put the fake tan on, and it a dark colour guide, which feels sticky on your skin. Do not use on your face, shows all your pores, when I applied it, it made my eyes water. I exfoliated in the shower and followed the instructions, applied it after my shower and then went to bed. I woke up and went to wash the colour guide off. No colour was left! No tan. Just... (read more)
Written on: 05/06/2008
Fake Bake Self Tan Cream gave a looking tan. Best tan from a bottle. Mostly washed off after one shower. I might purchase another bottle for a quick tan. (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2008 by melissa c
Best ever and I've tried every one believe me. Wouldn't use any other. Peolpe who say it's bad need to try it again and leave it on for longer. Mine goes on on Fri pm and washed for about 5pm on Sat. Totally cheap. Found a website who charge £33 for 2 bottles free delivery. (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2008
I used the sunbed quite a lot and decided it had to stop so I used every single fake tan on the market. I found that St Tropez was good but very pricey and can streak but the colour results were good. So then I tried fake bake, was fairly easy to apply and not as messy as St Tropez but when I woke up the next morning and lightly showerd it off I was like a pale well yellow. I think its is poor.! sorry guys to sound so arrogant but I am unhappy I thought it was going to be top but what a let... (read more)
Written on: 20/04/2008
I am very pale and the colour that comes out is very good and brown not orange! The best self tanner I have used, people think I use sunbeds not fake tan. Takes a while to apply and dry also needs 2 applications for a nice tanned look (read more)
Written on: 05/04/2008
Goes on really well and leaves a colour guide so you don't miss any, great colour when washed off, doesn't smell. Fabulous fake tan that is well worth the money, the best I have ever used. A bit time consuming but worth it. (read more)
Written on: 04/04/2008
Absolutely, love this tan, worth every penny. Easy to apply, even if you cant be bothered to rub it in properly, it washed off in the morning to leave a perfectly even tan. (read more)
Written on: 12/02/2008 by Rachael831
I applied my fake bake a few hours before going to bed and then slept in it, I wasn't as thrilled as everyone else seems to be? It didn't seem to give much colour at all, it didn't come off on my bed sheets either, so maybe I am not putting enough on? I will have to try another coat tonight I guess, which is a bit annoying as it is a long process (showering, exfoliating, misting, applying etc)... let's hope all the prep is worth it this time! (read more)
Written on: 15/01/2008 by sexy xx
The colour turns out well in a few days but not the morning after showering.
Maybe I am not applying it right!
It's streak free and natural looking. (read more)
Written on: 08/01/2008
Fab product, put it on the night before you need it, shower it off in the morning and you are left with a streak free tan, idiot proof. I love this product. I have tried all different ones and ended up with orange feet and hands, streaks, patches, but not with this one. It does all the hard work for you and you can always re-touch the next day! Just a brilliant product, chemical free and it works, what else can you ask for? (read more)
Written on: 17/12/2007 by marie1978
Whilst very easy to apply and fairly quick drying, and the colour looks natural, I'd have to say I found it messy to use and the guide colour did rub off all over my sheets and clothing. the smell wasn't all that great but I guess all fake tans whiff a bit...
Not bad, but I'd probably try others too. (read more)
Written on: 22/11/2007 by gwhite (1 review written)
I love Fake Bake Self Tan Cream as I am very pale skinned I have found that most tans go too dark. Fake bake goes a really natural colour and doesn't go streaky or orange. I have also used St Tropez a lot but find that within 2 days as it fades it goes patchy, looking like it is wearing off. A lot of people I have spoken to about it say the same. This is not the case for fake bake as it fades like a natural tan and lasts about a week if you apply moisturiser. Would really really recommend it... (read more)
Written on: 22/07/2007 by lindsayy24
Fake Bake self tan cream is the worst sunless tanner I've ever tried. The worst thing is my skin had a terrible reaction to it, and I don't have very sensitive skin. I'm still trying to get rid of all the bumps on my body, and there was barely any color! You're better off driving to a drug store and buying a 10 dollar bottle of sunless tanner. 99% of them work better than this! (read more)
Written on: 10/07/2007 by katieharford (2 reviews written)
I wouldn't recommend this to newbies as its so pigmented it's scary to put on - you look so dark! But you shower it off in the morning. Also don't use it if you have expensive bed clothing as it can take several hot washes to get it off your sheets :(. However if you are used to fake tans then go for it as the colour is great and its easy to quickly build up a good colour. But do exfoliate as its easy to have dark patches on dry bits. (read more)
Written on: 21/06/2007 by Elle and Jake
I was a St Tropez worshiper before I became a poor student, I have very fair skin that doesn't tan easily and when I do it just makes me look like normal people do in winter! Then my friend who is as luminous white as me recommended fake bake, I shopped around online, read all the reviews etc and found the three pack for a very reasonable price. I was a little scared at first as it's been about two years since I used a real fake tan, not this moisturizer stuff, but still couldn't be... (read more)
Written on: 18/06/2007 by AshleyD22 (1 review written)
I used Kake Bake Self tan Cream before I went on vacation and had no time to work on my tan. so I needed something that would get me really dark fast. I have used EVERY brand of self tanner. I heard about Fake Bake online, and I figured I'd give it a shot. So I bought the whole kit, the oil, lotion and exfoliator. When I first put it on, the color guide (which everyone thinks is the actual tanner) was SO dark. I could never leave the house with it on, so I highly suggest putting this tanner... (read more)
Written on: 25/05/2007 by Sally2007 (12 reviews written)
As someone who never tans - just burns (due to my fair skin, I have used a lot of various fake tans over the years (having resorted to the highest SPF factor I can find).
I was browsing the internet one day and came across a site for Fake Bake. It sounded worth a try, so I went to my trusty hair and beauty site (www.salonlines.co.uk) and they had it, as always at a great price and with next day delivery. (Please see my previous posts on Salonlines - They have every hair and beauty product... (read more)
Written on: 16/05/2007 by Tara24
Fake Bake Self Tan Cream, on the whole, is a good tanning lotion, but it didn't really work for me. I was happy with the results the first time I used it, but then after using it a couple more times, I noticed that eczema had developed on the fronts of my arm. I could also see small slightly rough patches of skin forming in sporadic places; mainly on my arms and back, but I carried on using it thinking that they would go. However, the more I used it, the worse they got, until they were... (read more)
Written on: 20/02/2007 by scarl3tt05
I get very pale in the winter time and this product has been great for me. Its very messy when you first apply and it takes a while to dry properly. You look like you've been rolling around in mud but the color you get the in next morning its all worth it. (read more)
Written on: 04/02/2007 by kim possible (5 reviews written)
I have been using Fake Bake self tan cream for about 3 months now. I only use a fake tan on special occasions, and I have therefore only used it twice so far, but both times I have found it very easy to use. The smell is OK; bearable at any rate, and the results have always been fantastic. I get a very natural looking tan after using it, and I always receive positive comments, especially from people who haven't seen me for a while, who always ask where I have been on holiday.
A recommended... (read more)
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