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How does sunshine work on the skin?

Sunshine is primarily made up of two types of ultraviolet (UV) rays: UVA and UVB. UVA rays penetrate deeply into the skin. When your skin is exposed to UVB rays in moderation, it produces Vitamin D, which has numerous health benefits.

Why is it a good idea to use a tanning lotion to build up a tan?

Tanning lotions help to accelerate the tanning process by increasing the skin’s sensitivity to UV rays. This allows for quicker and more efficient tanning, reducing the time needed in the sun or a tanning bed. Furthermore, many tanning lotions are enriched with ingredients to moisturize and protect the skin from damage.

Why is Vitamin D important, and how does moderate sun exposure help create it?

Vitamin D is crucial for the absorption of calcium and phosphate in our bodies. These nutrients are vital for healthy bones, teeth, and muscles. The human body primarily generates Vitamin D when the skin is directly exposed to sunlight, specifically UVB rays. However, it’s important to balance sun exposure, ensuring it’s moderate and safe to avoid skin damage.

Why is it advisable to use sun protection lotion first to gradually build up a tan?

Sun protection lotions contain ingredients that shield the skin from harmful UV rays. By applying a sun protection lotion before exposure, you allow your skin to gradually build up a tan without the risk of sunburn or excessive UV damage. This slow buildup of color is safer and lasts longer than a tan achieved from intense, unprotected sun exposure.

Why is it essential to moisturize your skin while in the sun?

Sun exposure can dehydrate your skin, leaving it dry, flaky, and prematurely aged. By applying a moisturizer, you can help your skin retain its natural moisture, maintain a healthy glow, and prevent premature aging.

Can I use your products on sensitive skin?

Our products are formulated with care to be suitable for all skin types. However, if you have particularly sensitive skin or specific skin conditions, we recommend patch testing the product on a small area first to ensure no adverse reactions occur.


How much will I tan?

Our lotions will help your skin develop a natural tan.

Your maximum tan depends mainly on your skin type (check here), but will be significantly darker when using our lotions.

Is this for indoor or outdoor use?

Both! Our lotions enhance your tan, regardless of whether the UV-light comes from the sun or from a tanning bed. And so they are very suitable for both indoor ánd outdoor use.

Indoors, you adjust the amount of UV-light to specifically match your skin type. Outdoors you can’t, but you still want make sure you don’t burn: if needed, you can apply sun protection first and then top it off with one of our tanning accelerators.

What is my skin type?

Did you know that there are different skin types that determine the maximum exposure time for UV light? And that by knowing your skin type you get valuable information on how to optimally care for your skin? Want to know your skin type? Take the test!

What product should i use?

Choosing the right product for your skin and your goals can be difficult. What are the differences between all our tanning lotions, and which product is right for you? use the products option in the menu above to find your lotions, in general you can say the more carats the lotions has the more active ingredients and more powerful the lotion is.


Do your lotions contain harmful ingredients?

As a brand, we choose not to use the hormone disrupting chemicals that most skincare products use as a preservative. Fortunately, we managed to find great skin- and planet-friendly alternatives!

Are your products cruelty free?

All our products are extensively tested on our CEO. No animals are harmed in the process!

Does your bronzers leave stains or streaks on my skin?

Our bronzers, to be honest, are a dream come true to us. They have a profound tanning effect: yet the tan looks very natural AND they don’t stain or streak on your skin. Seriously, we don’t know how we did it. We still kneel before our lab guy every morning.

Note: our bronzers will not stain if applied normally: distributed fairly evenly as you would any other lotion. But should you want to make a drawing on someone’s back when they’re sleeping, you could. Not that you would want to. But just in case. Always wash your hands after applying.