How to fake tan without nasty chemicals or UV rays

Missing the key ingredient to a beautiful tan? Lets get a tan without the sun, or nasty chemicals

To be honest, a faux tan does not sound like a toxin-free experience. However I have discovered 3 brands that stay far away from:

P A R A B E N S

P H E N O X Y E T H E N O L 

P E G'S

P R O P Y L E N E   G L Y C O L 

P E T R O C H E M I C A L S

F O O D    C O L O U R I N G  &  D Y E 'S 

SD  A L C O H O L

A N I M A L   D E R I V A T I V E S

The tanning agent DHT is the safest for of tanning (chemical and sun bathing). DHT is approved by the FDA and naturally sourced from sugar beets and sugar cane.

I personally believe these products are the best alternatives for conventional self tanners, However - I myself do not feel the need to self tan and would not use the self tanning products on a regular basis. Below I compare the ingredients in the SUKIN SUNLESS BRONZING GEL to my once favourite self tanner CLARINS BRONZING MOUSSE

Lavera has won numerous awards for this super clean, super effective natural self tanning product. From Germany, you know its gotta be safe. 

Certified Organic and colour derived from Cocoa - you must see the before and after photos of these tans. 

This 200ml of caramel coloured gel is a must for every self tanning fanatic. You will see  results in one application - Luxury products for the budget conscious. 

100% Pure is a personal favourite of mine. I love the matte, chocolate tone this bronzer has. Give it a swirl on your large kabuki brush and bronze away. 

A local Vancouver favorite. This is a beautiful warm bronzer, but never orange. Layer to build your desired shade. Plus support the YWCA with the purchase of this product. 

I swear I am not crazy. If you are on a tight budget you can mix your cocoa and arrow root powders together to create a quick, loose bronzer. Beware - apply a LIGHT dust. 

PREP YOUR SKIN

{sexy salt scrub}

R E C I P E    H E R E

 
 

PROTECT YOUR HAND

{velvotan glove}

P U R C H A S E    H E R E 

 
 

PRESERVE YOUR TAN

{repose body oil}

P U R C H A S E    H E R E 

 
 

Proof it works!

{sukin sunless bronzing gel}

P U R C H A S E    H E R E 

SUKIN

Aqua, Alcohol Denat, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Dihydroxyacetone, Xanthan Gum, Caramel, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Backhousia Citriodora (Lemon Myrtle) Leaf Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Citral*, Limonene*. * Natural component of essential oil.

CLARINS

Water, Isononyl Isononanoate, Butylene Glycol, Dihydroxyacetone, Cetearyl Alcohol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Cetearyl Glucoside, Ceteareth-20, Dimethicone, Eryrgrulose, Fragrance, Prunus Insittia Seed Oil, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate / Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Mannan, Xanthan Gum, Isohexadecane, Tocopheryl Acetate, Disodium EDTA, Sorbic Acid, Polysorbate 60, Prunus Amygdalus Amara (Bitter Almond) Kernel Oil, Sorbitan Isostearate, Tocopherol, Phenoxyethanol, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seedcake Extract, BHT, Heliathus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate.


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