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Does Self Tanner Work For Mature Skin? 

By Emma McNab / September 28, 2022

While some skincare products are age-specific, using a good self-tanner is universal. At any age, you can enjoy a healthy bronzed glow, without having to expose your skin to harmful UV rays. That being said, there are a number of tips that can come in useful when tanning mature skin: in particular, when choosing a…

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Summer to Fall: How to Update Your Skincare Routine

By Emma McNab / September 15, 2022

Falling leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, cozy evenings spent indoors – is there anything better than the beginning of the fall season? While you’re busy enjoying the new season and launching that third re-watch of Gilmore Girls, don’t forget that your skincare routine needs a little adjustment as we move into the colder months. In this…

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The 11-Step Self Tanner Prep Process for Best Results

By Emma McNab / August 17, 2022

When it comes to getting the most out of your self tanner, preparation is key. A good prepping process will be the difference between an even, bronze glow and a patchy, orange disaster that will have you hiding from your friends for a week. A consistent prep process is especially important if you are using…

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How Often Should You Apply Self Tanner?

By Emma McNab / July 20, 2022

If you’re in love with your newfound bronzed glow thanks to a self tanning product, you might be wondering how long the color will last. We all know that a sunless tan doesn’t last forever, but how often should you apply self tanner if you want to maintain your results? In this article, we’re going…

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How to Remove Self Tanner with Baking Soda

By Emma McNab / July 7, 2022

In an ideal world, every self tan application would always result in an even and streak-free glow. As self tan enthusiasts already know, mishaps are common, especially when using self-tanners full of dyes that stain super easily (maybe you should try Naru Organics instead?) But did you know that some DIY home remedies exist to…

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Self Tanner on Your Clothes? Here’s How to Get It Out

By Emma McNab / June 15, 2022

Self tanner is a great solution if you want to enjoy a healthy, bronzed glow without the risks of sun damage. But we all know that using traditional self tanner can be messy, especially when you it gets on your clothes and fabrics.  However, the traditional self-tanners that dye your clothes do so because they…

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Can You Workout With Self Tanner On?

By Emma McNab / June 1, 2022

If you enjoy both sunless tanning and working out, you might wonder how it’s possible to incorporate both of them into your self-care routine. You might be also wondering if working out will cause your self tanner to go streaky or wash off, or if sweating will impact your tan’s color and durability. I’m going…

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Can You Use Expired Self Tanner?

By Emma McNab / May 12, 2022

Can You Use Expired Self Tanner? Like most cosmetic products, self-tanner comes with a shelf life. But can you use expired self tanner, and what happens to your skin if you do? If you’ve got an old bottle of self-tan lotion from several summers ago and you’re wondering if you can still use it, this…

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How Much Self-Tanner Should You Use

By Jennifer Gayle / May 5, 2022

Are you new to self-tanning? Or do you want to know how to make the most of your brand new bottle of Naru Organics? We’ve got you covered. Our founder, Kaitlin Polk, has put a visual guide together so you won’t have to guess if the amount of self-tanner you are applying is too little…

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What is Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) in Self Tanner?

By Ashlyn Noah / April 8, 2022

When you are putting products like self tanners into your skincare routine, you probably should know what chemicals and additives your body is coming into contact with. While self tanning products have made it possible to avoid tanning beds, sun exposure, and spray tans, there are still chemicals in these formulas that can be harmful…

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