Designer Skin Black 20X Tanning Lotion Review

Lotion Name:  Designer Skin Black 20XDesigner Skin Black 20X Bronzing Tanning Lotion

Rating: ★★★★¼ 

Brand: Designer Skin

Product Type: Tanning Lotion

Size: 13.5 oz.

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Overall Recommendation

We love Designer Skin Black 20X because it really brings fast dark results. Results can be seen in as little as one use, bringing you from pale to bronze bombshell faster than the snap of your fingers!

We also like the great scent, the easy application of the lotion, and nice even tanning coloration. It’s also got some really cool features (read more below in the detailed review).

Overall, we would recommend that those who are looking for a great tanning lotion that can afford to pay a little more should try giving this lotion a shot. It’s a little bit pricier than other lotions that you might find, however, it’s well worth paying especially if you are looking to get a dark tan fast!

Rating: ★★★★¼ 

Designer Skin Black 20X Tanning Lotion
BrandDesigner Skin
Consistency and FeelNon-greasy, silicone based
ApplicationAbsorbs quickly, no oily residue
ScentLight, citrusy scent
FeaturesMega melamax, Opti glow, Sun stay and fade defying
ResultsMedium/dark color, fast results after 1 session
PriceMid-range cost, about $32, so $2.37 per ounce
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Detailed Review


Designer Skin does it again with this black bronzer 20X; they are great about coming out with the latest in tanning technology. This particular tanning lotion is also part of Designer Skin’s Mystical Collection which also includes Adore, Obsidian, Luminary, Black Noir, Black, Phoenician and Spellbound.

Bottle Look and Design

This lotion comes in a 13.5 ounce black bottle covered in silver, opal, and gold glitter. The silver label is filled with silver writing outlined in black, with Black 20X in bold letters.

Product Consistency and Feel

So this lotion comes out of the bottle white and does not feel greasy upon contact with skin. However, we like the light weight citrusy lotion, and it leaves your skin feeling super soft.

Product Application

The lotion is silicone based, which allows for easy application and helps to avoid streaking and discoloration. You can really get a quick tan without any of the oily residue and it absorbs into your skin rather quickly.

The only downside is that this lotion may cause redness or break outs on ultra sensitive skin. If your skin is already dry, this may also not be for you since it has alcohol in the product which can cause skin dehydration.


This lotion has a yummy grape fruit citrusy scent that stays throughout using the product. We like how the citrus scent is refreshing and light.

Just a note that this product may not be for you if you are sensitive to certain scents or allergic to citrus, so just keep that in mind.


One of the very cool features that we like about this black tanning lotion is the sillicone emulsion, which leaves your skin feeling smooth and soft, helping you become shades darker than before.

The 3X Mega Melamax is a tanning technology that utilizes the optimizing complex for an amazingly dark tan, while the 2X Opti Glow provides maximum glow.

Designer Skin also incorporated Sun Stay and Fade Defying technology into the tanner, which helps your tan last its longest while avoiding discoloration as amino acids promote optimal bronze coloring.

Tanning Results

The verdict on the results is that Designer Skin Black 20X is amazingly fast compared to other tanning products that we’ve used. It gives you a dark natural color, which we think is better than looking fake orangey.

While this is not a tingling lotion a little goes a long way, allowing for multiple uses before having to repurchase. Designer Skin products are known for their quality and will not leave you like an orangey oompa loompa (thank goodness!).

One recommendation that we have is that once you go through one bottle of this tanner, it’s a good idea to switch it up with a different tanning lotion to continue to get great results. If you like this maker, they have other really good lotions, like their Designer Skin Luminary bronzer, that you can switch it up with.

If you plan on ordering this product online, visit Designer Skin’s website or trusted sites to avoid being ripped off.

Where To Buy It

To buy Designer Skin Black 20X tanning lotion, click here.


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