Employee Favorite

By Dalia Stoddard
Director of Product Development and Product Marketing
Rodan + Fields Dermatologists

As everyone in the office knows, I am completely hooked on our ESSENTIALS Foaming Sunless Tan. I use it once (winter) or twice (spring, summer and fall) a week, 52 weeks a year. And I’m a head-to-toe tanner too. Speaking of toes, here’s my application secret when it comes to my feet: Apply Foaming Sunless Tan to your legs first, and keep a little excess foam on your palms. Swipe (yes, I mean swipe) this excess from your ankle to your toes in one motion, catching all toes and repeating to get the full foot. I find this swiping motion to be the most effective way to achieve natural-looking color. Then I make sure to apply some around my ankles, heels and sides of the foot (I make sure to get a little on the bottom edges, so no one sees a line on the side of my foot when wearing sandals). I use this same technique on my hands too. I also highly recommend exfoliating before applying sunless tanner, paying particular attention to feet, ankles, knees and elbows. I have always thought of sunless tanners as more trouble than they are worth, but the easy-to-use foam of ESSENTIALS Foaming Sunless Tan has completely changed my point of view!

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  1. Love the foaming sunless tanner too. I have tried them all..trust me. I agree that it doesn’t have the “sunless tanner smell” and it also doesn’t shed off on my towels and washcloths the next day. It seems to “go deeper” and last longer. I am a fan!

  2. I can not live without this great natural sunless tanner!!! I love being in the sun, but…. now i don’t really need to because it loos so natural… & it doesnt have that smell most of them have…. I was down to the last drop…. and I opened the pump and poured the last drop on my arm…… thank you….for making such a great product that makes my skin glow naturally!!!

  3. Great post and application technique tips! I love that R+F’s foaming sunless tanner does not have that gnarly smell that so often accompanies sunless tanners!

  4. I love the foaming tanner! I’m a runner and have constant tan lines from it. The foaming sunless tan will cover the tan lines so I look ‘right’ standing next to my friend in her wedding :0)

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