Choosing The Best Tanning Lotion For Your Skin
These are some of the best and most popular tanning lotions available on the market.
Supre Cafe Bronzer: This dark tanning maximizer is from Supre, a two-in-one formula combining dark tan maximizers with self-tanning bronzers. Café Bronzer is formulated from a special blend of coffee bean extracts, Vitamin E and C, with Supre’s own Skin Stimulation System and Biotan technology to help stimulate micro-circulation for maximum tanning results, and Skin Recovery System to help stimulate skin recovery from UV exposure. The lotion is specially designed for “Advanced Tanners”, and costs around $40.
Pro Tan Sunny Day Self Tanner: This product contains ingredients such as aloe vera gel, soybean oil, vitamin A, Vitamin E, kola and green tea extract, red clover and green tea extract etc, and is designed to even out, deepen and prolong existing tan. It costs about $14.
St. Tropez Tinted Self-Tanning Lotion: This aloe vera based lotion is non-greasy, non-streaking and quick drying, which intensifies over 3 hours. The lotion is claimed to actually hide stretch marks, varicose veins, and vitiligo, which can be custom blended with St. Tropez Body Moisturizer to your own desired shade. The Tinted Self-Tanning Lotion costs around $30.
Jan Tana Maximum Tan Accelerator Lotion: In order to a quick, deep dark tan, this Tan Accelerator combines three accelerators to create triple action tanning. It also contains moisturizers, vitamins and collagen to nourish the skin and help prevent premature aging. Originally formulated for indoor use but can be used outdoor with a base tan. The product costs around $35.
Forman Tanning Lotion: A product from John Abate, this tingling maximizer is created and scented exclusively for men, and users with established base tans. The light tingling and/or subtle sensation or flush, that may be experienced while using the product, indicates an improvement in skin microcirculation and cell oxygenation-essentials to achieving a great tan. Forman costs around $20.
Tan Accelerating Lotion: This is a product from Body Drench combines tan development moisturizing, and is formulated with ingredients such as Unipertan V-24 to provide essential nutrients for optimum tanning while it binds moisture to promote elasticity and fight aging. It costs around $25.
Thalgo Self-Tanning Scintillating Lotion: This contains iridescent pigments to illuminate the skin, and tanning agent (DHA) Erythrulose which unifies and prolongs tan. Its subtle tanning effect is best for fair to medium skin types, designed to maintain a natural, golden complexion. The manufacturer recommends exfoliating before using the product.
The Scintillating Lotion costs around $35.
Black Onyx: Manufactured by Power Tan, the Black Onyx is formulated from a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg, ivy and licorice extracts for a reddening effect that helps speed delivery of nutrients to the skin. The oil-free formula also contains Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Pycnogenol, and Aloe Vera to combat aging. Other ingredients include Peppermint, Eucalyptus, and Menthol help cool your body and neutralize body odor. It costs around $40.
Lavera Self Tanning Lotion: Formulated from certified organic extracts and essential oils such as organic Jojoba oil, Aloe vera, Rose and Lavender waters, and anti-aging Green tea extract, this tanning lotion contains ingredients such as DHA and Erythrulose, and no harmful artificial ingredients or chemicals. The Self Tanning Lotion costs around $25.