Prepare Your Skin
"The base for a flawless fake tan is that you have to start with super-clean skin. Using a loofah or a water-based salt scrub to remove dry skin, lotion, deodorant, and makeup remnants." An oil-based scrub could leave residue on your skin, which could cause the formula to go on unevenly.
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