Bask in your sunless, bronzed glow with natural self-tanning lotions you’ll love to smooth on. Made for your face and body and for every skin type, including sensitive and acne prone, you are seriously spoilt for streak-free choice. So whether you’re looking for a gradual tan or want one in three to four hours, here are the delicious details to help you select one that’s perfect for your skin type.
Lavera Organic Self Tanning Lotion for the Body and Face Cream
These natural self-tanning lotions are perfect for: those who want a streak-free tan, which is certified natural by NaTrue, for the face, £7.95, 50ml, and body, £12.95, 150 ml, in three to four hours.
These natural self-tanning lotions use: active ingredients from organic soy extracts, paired with extracts of sugar, to bestow a natural sun-like tan. They also use other natural ingredients, such as hydrating aloe vera, nourishing and moisturising macadamia oil and sunflower oil and more.
How to apply: after exfoliating, smooth on these natural self-tanning lotions for the face and body evenly, wash your hands and wait three to four hours for the sunless magic to work. For a deeper tan, reapply.
Green People Gradual Tan Moisturiser and Self Tan Lotion
These natural self-tanning lotions are perfect for: those who want an instant tan in three to four hours with the Self Tan Lotion, £18.95, 200ml, or those with acne-prone or sensitive skin who prefer a gradual tan for the face and neck with the Gradual Tan Moisturiser, £13.95, 50ml, both certified organic by The Soil Association, EcoCert and the Organic Food Association.
Both natural self-tanning lotions use: DHA derived from sugar and glycerine to give you a radiant, deeper hue without sun’s harsh rays, along with organic rosehip and other natural ingredients for a non-greasy, golden glow.
How to apply: after exfoliating, glide the Self Tan Lotion across your skin and wash your hands afterward. For those with acne-prone or sensitive skin, replace your daily facial and neck moisturiser with the Gradual Tan Moisturiser. If you’re going to use both products, apply a bronzer to your face and neck, while building your tan with the Gradual Tan Moisturiser, to match the hue on your body from the Self Tan Lotion.
Melvita ProSun Self-Tanning Moisturising Gel-Cream for Face and Body
This natural self-tanning lotion, an Evolving Beauty magazine fave, is perfect for: those who crave a DHA-free, delicious tan, which is certified organic by EcoCert, that comes in a sweet-smelling, luxurious texture you can apply to both your face and body.
How does it work? This natural self-tanning lotion, £22, 150ml, delivers a gradual golden shade using erythrulose, a natural tinting agent derived from sugar cane, plus the light scent of vanilla flower. It also uses safflower, sunflower, buriti and coconut oils and more.
How to apply: after exfoliating your face and body, replace your daily face and body moisturiser with this natural self-tanning lotion and watch your ridiculously even tan build beautifully.
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