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Famous Dave's Tanner Review & Giveaway

***I recieved this item for the purpose of a review. All opinions are my own and I was not compensated for this review. Your opinion may vary from mine.***
When I learned of Famous Dave's line of self-tanners it made me think of the restaurant, Famous Dave's, and that I would be barbecuing my skin off. However, I think it's pretty hard to BBQ your skin with a moisturizing self-tanner, haha. I was a little nervous about turning my skin orange and looking like a cast mate from the Jersey Shore, though. I usually don't use self-tanners because of the ugly streaks and blotchiness that are left behind, not to mention the awful "I just dumped a whole bottle of self-tanner all over my body" orange but, I'm willing to try anything once. 

I loved it! I had a safe and natural glowing tan in a matter of hours. The thing about Famous Dave's Moisturizing Tanner is that it's super easy to use because of the guide color which helps assure easy application. It's also fragrance free so you won't smell like a fresh peeled onion. The best part about Famous Dave's Moisturizing Tanner w/ Bronzer is that after application, your tan doesn't immediately develop. I love that concept! A slower developing self-tanner (4-6 hours) has to make for a better tan. 

Famous Dave's has a variety of self-tanners matched to fit any skin type. He even has an application mitt and a tingly Peppermint Exfoliating Cleanser for purchase! 

Here's some interesting Q&A from the website:

QUESTION: Does this product work with really pale people?
ANSWER: Famous Dave's Self Tanner works with most skin tones. Pale skin, YES. Pale skin redheads, Many (but not 100%). I have many pale customers that love Famous Dave's Self Tanner. 
 I also offer a product called Fair Skin and Face for those who may have lighter skin tones or want a more subtle tan.

QUESTION: How long can you expect it to last before it wears off?
ANSWER: People are different although you can expect your color to remain for 4-7 days. It will then begin to gradually lighten naturally until more is applied. Typically the bottle lasts for approximately 1 month of use. 

QUESTION: Other products can leave your hands discolored and I wondered if this will do that?
ANSWER: Yes it can. ALL self-tanning products contain dihydroxyacetone. This is what tans you. It works by bonding with the protein in your skin. Provided, your hands are washed thoroughly with soap and water for at least 30 seconds - immediately following application - NO self tanner will give you tan palms. 

QUESTION: How about the problem with streaking?
ANSWER: Famous Dave's Self Tanner is different than most other products in that, it is NOT a gel or a greasy cream. Famous Dave's Self Tanner is a creamy smooth lotion very similar in consistency to hand lotion. It applies very easily. However, remember self tanning products will tan you where you put them. If your application is haphazard and sloppy, so too will be your tan.  

QUESTION: It really has no scent?
ANSWER: Unlike ALL other tanning products,  Famous Dave's Self Tanner has virtually NO FRAGRANCE. 

QUESTION: How dark does this stuff get you compared to other tanners in general?
ANSWER: Famous Dave's Self Tanner will get your skin as dark as you would like. Once applied, your color will develop in about 4 hours. After that time, if you would like a darker tan, just re-apply. 

QUESTION: Do you ship outside the U.S.?
ANSWER: Yes, I have many International customers.

Connect with Famous Dave's on Facebook and be sure to check out their online store!

Enter below for a chance to win a bottle of Famous Dave's Moisturizing Tanner for yourself! RV of $26.97

***I recieved this item for the purpose of a review. All opinions are my own and I was not compensated for this review. Your opinion may vary from mine.***

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