JOICO Skin Luxe Golden Shimmer Gradual Self-Tanner for Skirt-Perfect Legs

JOICO Skin Luxe Golden Shimmer Gradual Self-Tanner feels like a luxury product at a bargain price. For $15.95, this is a subtle self-tanner with a nice, golden sheen/shimmer that accents and highlights both your natural and faux glow (from the self-tanner). It smells of tropical coconuts, and it is even moisturizing on its own accord (probably because of the coconut oil and aloe vera).

The brand is actually a division of Shiseido, in case the connection gives you a better sense of familiarity and not, “What is this brand?” kind of a feeling. I personally prefer subtle self-tanners, more often than not opting for gradual ones, because I’m fairly tan on a regular basis. I also tan up really quickly once the sun starts shining (really, one day is all I need in the sun–despite high SPF–to come back tanned). Gradual self-tanners also work in my favor, because it means I can add a little glow, shimmer, and moisture instantaneously. I have had a thing for lightly shimmered lotions, just because I love the way they make my legs look in skirts. You can find a JOICO near you at www.joico.com.

Do you use self-tanners? Which ones do you like? Do you use them year-round or only in a particular season?

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I use selftanner once or twice a week, especially in the summer. Mine is from The Roche Posay, because this is the only one my sensitive skin tolerates.

i use self tanners year round
a gradual one from Nivea or the body shop during winter
during summer i use clinique in deep or Sun Labs Dark Sunsation before weekends

Hi Claudine,

Nice! How often do you apply them? Do you just use a moisturizer with self-tanner and then use it daily?

I use Lorac, have you? I am fair and freckly, Lorac has been the best for me, tops St Tropez. How does it compare to Joico anyone know?

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