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Cocoa Tan

There is a far better all natural and organic way to get a gorgeous tan that is far cheaper than expensive tanning products. Try a homemade self-tanning lotion - no need for sun!

Wonder if this really works...sounds way too easy to have such great #DIY Homemade Cocoa Powder Tan ( #beauty ) >>

  • Jenna Nilo

    Horrible.. a light layer you can't even tell, so if you go to add more it gets all chunky and blotchy and impossible to rub in evenly no matter what you do. Don't waste your time.

  • Erin

    Never again

  • Mackenzie Frenze

    What doesnt work about it ..?

  • Esmeralda

    We'll thanks for telling us before trying it

  • Teri Cue

    oh yea I discovered that, last nt. the smell was awful, it itched like crazy (on me) and the dog was going crazy. then I got into the shower, itall rinsed off and the lotion clumped in the drain. I guess I thought it would work like a stain, but NO DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THE COCOA AND THE AMT OF LOTION YOU WILL THROW AWAY. this was posted a few times I guess and I missed the one that said didn't work. or I would not have tried it.

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Tanning Trick - 2tbs cocoa powder (depending in how tan you want to be.) + Any moisturizer + an empty bottle + mix it all together. Good for super light girls.

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"1-Get some cocoa powder 2tbps depending in how tan you want to be. (I used 2) 2-any moisturiser you have 3-a empty bottle 4-cotton buds, or anything that can help you apply the cream 5-mix it all together you should end up with a brown mix. Don't worry, it won't be that dark on your skin. Good for super light girls!"

Homemade self tanning lotion: without the chemicals and a fraction of the cost. Simply amazing, the cocoa version is what I tried and I will be using it every night & morning to keep that tanned look, yay for semi- homemade products!

adjust the amount of coco powder according to how tan u wish to be! then mix with ur daily lotion and voila u just made ur own self tanner and it lasted 3 days with me then it began to fade...

Don't know if I'd put cocoa on my ghostly skin but it might work for darker complexions. DIY Sunless Tanner and Bronzer

How to Make Your Own Homemade Tanning Lotion, 1/2 cup unscented white lotion and 1/3 cup of pure cocoa powder and mix together until no clumps are visible. Apply moisturizing lotion before applying tanning lotion for better results. It will appear much darker in the bowl then on your skin. As you apply to skin it shows automatically how dark it will be. Keep lotion in another empty lotion bottle.

  • Daisha Lynn

    No, I didn't. I realize the internet isn't a trusty source but the blog I was on has proved its competence over and over. And it wasn't on just one blog either

  • LaCeY LoVe

    So i was just wondering did you actually try or just look it up

  • Daisha Lynn

    Yeah I looked it up bc you never know and I was disgusted and I didn't want it to happen to you guys

  • Brittany Cronk

    Yikes... I was going to ask how long it lasted for but never mind after reading that...

  • Micah Payne

    Eww, thanks Daisha

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DIY-Leave the Honey out, put all over and wipe off it can be used as a Sunless Tanning Lotion. (Saw on Dr. OZ)

A before and after home made no-streak tanning cream that lasts for 3 days! 1. Get some cocoa powder 2 tbsp. depending on how tan you want to be. (I used 2) 2. Any moisturizer you have (some suggested using Extra Virgin Olive Oil) 3. An empty bottle. 4. Cotton balls, or anything that can help you apply the cream. 5. Mix it all together you should end up with a brown mix. Don't worry, it won't be that dark on your skin. Good for when you need a tan quick!!!

  • jeɴɴifeʀ

    I showered right away to get it off

  • Jennifer Hale

    It worked for me, but only lasted until i showered

  • jeɴɴifeʀ

    It doesn't work

  • CeCe

    Did anyone read the blog it's linked to? because that's an article about how it doesn't work, and it's even been tested out with photos.

  • Jessica Neal

    It doesn't work. Was all streaky looking. Pinterest fail!

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2tbs cocoa powder (depending in how tan you want to be.) + Any moisturizer + an empty bottle + mix it all together. Good for super light girls.

At-home self-tanner! Boil 2 cups of water, add 4 black tea bags. Leave in for 10-15 minutes, or until tea is dark and cool enough to touch. Shower to remove any dirt/oil and dry skin completely. Apply generously with a sponge/spray bottle and let skin air dry. Apply again for a deeper shade. The "tan" should last 3-4 days. For bonus color, mix pure cocoa powder into body lotion until you reach desired color and apply for an all-over bronzing boost.

Chocolate Homemade self tanner: Chocolate or cocoa powder is a natural self-tanner, mix together 1 cup of body lotion (white) and 1/4 cup of cocoa powder or chocolate. Store the mixture in a cool place and use it in place of body lotion when you want to fake a tan. Store the mixture for up to two weeks. After applying, let this lotion dry for at least 1 hour

Cocoa DIY Natural Sunless Tanning Recipes! 1. Cocoa Powder: Mix ¼ cup of cocoa powder with your favorite lotion. Spread an even layer of the concoction on your skin. Rinse off after 15 minutes.

  • Verònica Nash

    Eh. Not really. But it could be like a henna...

  • harlie anna

    Does this really work?

  • Cayla M

    I did this. I well mixed cocoa powder into some vanilla scented lotion. It ended up smelling like chocolate pudding. But it applied very streaky.

  • Kendall Speaks

    I tried this a few months ago and it worked but I didnt rinse off. It does soak in also make sure you have another bottle to put the "concoction" in

  • Verònica Nash

    It didn't work :(

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DIY mineral veil HE RECIPE: In an old powder container, shake together one tablespoon cornstarch and 1/2 teaspoon baby powder. You can add a sprinkle of powder foundation or cocoa powder for color, but this is optional. Congratulations, you just saved yourself $20.

  • Kristen Jones

    I dont have this problem with my actual mineral veil, but cornstarch will most definitely clog pores. So if you decide to take this route, make sure to remove it at night.

2tbs cocoa powder (depending in how tan you want to be.) + Any moisturizer + an empty bottle + mix it all together. Good for super light girls.

Tanning Trick - 2tbs cocoa powder (depending in how tan you want to be.) Any moisturizer an empty bottle mix it all together. Good for super light girls.

Dr. Lisa Masterson demonstrates how to get a tropical tan with a do-it-yourself chocolate-covered almond self-tanner. #DoctorsDIY

must try, i look like an albino now

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DIY fake tan. You can wash your skin with a strong brewed black tea, coffee, or cocoa. This will give your skin a light tan, and it will also make it more elastic. Another good idea is to create ice cubes from coffee or strong tea, and wipe your face with one each morning. This will give your skin a light golden tone without tanning.

At Home Sunless Tanning ~ Make black tea with 8-10 tea bags and 4 cups of water, and then put it in an empty spray bottle. Voila--no icky chemicals or damaging rays

Natural Homemade Lipstick Recipe: Base Recipe:1 teaspoon beeswax pastilles,1 teaspoon Shea butter or Cocoa Butter,1 teaspoon coconut oil. Red Hues: 1/8 teaspoon of beet root powder or 1 drop of natural red food coloring. Brown/Tan Hues: 1/4 teaspoon (or more for color) of organic cocoa powder, a tiny pinch of cinnamon or turmeric. Matte texture: 1/4 teaspoon bentonite clay

Natural Tinted Lip Balm 2 tbsp coconut oil 1-2 tbsp beeswax pastilles 1 tbsp Cocoa Butter or Shea Butter * 1/8 tsp beet root powder or 1 drop natural red food coloring (red) 1/4+ tsp cocoa powder or 1 pinch cinnamon or turmeric (Brown/Tan) 1 drop essential oil (lemon, vanilla, peppermint)

Glowing fresh graduation summer makeup look. White orange and tan eyeshadow, bright orange red lipstick, really brightens the face, and this look could actually work for fall/autumn also, or even spring. By makeup artist Linda Hallberg.

DIY Today Online Network: DIY Self Tanning Recipes Moisturizer and cocoa powder!