Which Tanning Routine is Best for You? 

Isle of Paradise carries a variety of self-tanning options, including Self-Tanning WaterGlow Clear MousseExpress 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 for you 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 favourite body and face moisturisers.

Best for: Customisable tanning that can also be used on your face

Application tips: Mix with your favourite face or body moisturiser

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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