Which Tanning Routine is Best for You?

Which Tanning Routine is Best for You?

Isle of Paradise carries a variety of self-tanning options, including Self-Tanning Water, Glow Clear Mousse, Express Mousse,  and Tanning Drops. How do you decide which one is right for you? We’ve got you covered, head-to-toe, babe!

What are the different types of self-tanning products?

Finding the right routine means knowing which products will be best for your skin, the tan you want, and your application methods. We will run through some of the tanning types you can choose and useful tips for application.

Self-tan mousse

Description: Lightweight and easy to spread on, mousses are popular for their quick-drying time.

  • Best for: Those new to self-tanning or familiar with traditional self-tanning
  • Application tips: Use a mitt for even distribution.

Tanning drops

Description: Tanning concentrate that can be mixed with your favorite body and face moisturizers.

  • Best for: Customizable tanning that can also be used on your face
  • Application tips: Mix with your favorite face or body moisturizer

Water-based tans

Description: A hydrating option that’s light on the skin and feels like a spray-tan at home

  • Best for: Sensitive skin or looking for fast application
  • Application tips: Spritz onto the skin and buff in with a mitt, ensuring your skin is fully saturated

Different self-tan application techniques

Knowing how to apply your tan is essential too. For an even, flawless tan, you’ll want to keep these tips in mind.

How many layers of self-tan should I do?

  • Single layer: For a natural, sun-kissed glow
  • Double layer: For a deeper tan
  • Tips: Wait for the first layer to dry completely before applying the second

How much self-tan should I use?

Face and Neck: 4-8 drops

  • Arms and Legs: For Water and Mousse, 3-5 sprays or pumps. For Drops, 1 full dropper
  • Torso: For Water and Mousse, 2-3 sprays or pumps. For Drops, half a dropper
  • Tips: Start with less product; you can always add more if needed.

Aftercare and maintenance

  • Moisturize Daily: Keeps skin hydrated and prolongs the tan.
  • Exfoliate Regularly: Helps avoid patchiness as the tan fades.
  • Reapplication: Each of our products is different, but usually every 5-7 days.

View our self-tanning range to find the right products for you.

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