Self Tanning FAQs

Hawaiian Tropic self tan leaves you with a flawless and streak free Hawaiian glow. Infused with a tropical scent that will transport you to the Islands whilst hydrating your skin.

Dihydroxyacetone is the most common active ingredient used in self-tanning products.
It is a sugar molecule that reacts to the amino acids on the surface of the skin.
The level of DHA controls how dark and natural the colour looks.

1. For a flawless and streak free tan ensure you clean and exfoliate the areas you will be applying the tan.
2. Shake bottle well and press foam firmly onto a tanning mitt or hand.
3. Apply evenly onto the skin in a circular motion to desired body parts.
4. Wash hands after use.
5. Rinse after 1 hour for a long-lasting tan. For a darker tan leave on your skin for 2-3 hours.
6. Allow to dry before dressing.

It should last up to approximately a week. Hawaiian Tropic Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk can assist to provide a long-lasting tan when used daily. The formula contains Aloe and Vitamin E which hydrates your skin.

1. For a flawless and streak free tan ensure you clean and exfoliate the areas you will be applying the tan.
2. Shake bottle well and press foam firmly onto a tanning mitt or hand.
3. Apply evenly onto the skin in a circular motion to desired body parts.
4. Wash hands after use.
5. Rinse after 1 hour for a long-lasting tan. For a darker tan leave on your skin for 2-3 hours.
6. Allow to dry before dressing.

We recommend using Hawaiian Tropic Everyday Gradual Tanning Milk on a daily basis for a long lasting Hawaiian Glow.

You can rinse off the product in as little as an hour. For a darker tan, leave on for up to 6 hours longer. We do not recommend leaving the self tanner on overnight

The Hawaiian Tropic self tanners have a higher level of Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) than the gradual tanner. The self tanner is designed to help you develop a darker tan in a short time, while the gradual tanner builds your tan slowly, over several days.

Our Hawaiian Tropic Self Tan can be rinsed off after 1 hour for a long lasting tan. For a darker tan leave on your skin for 2-3 hours.

Unfortunately, everyone’s skin is different and can react differently to self tanning products. Not all skin types react the same when exposed to DHA (the active ingredient that changes the colour of the skin). We suggest testing on a small area of your body to determine how the product reacts with your skin.

We recommend waiting 6-8 hours after application before swimming.

Hawaiian Tropic self tan are transfer resistant. Once completely dry, they are not likely to transfer to your clothing.

No, Hawaiian Tropic is not tested on animals.

Using Hawaiian Tropic Self Tan, you can still get a tan from the sun. Hawaiian Tropic Self Tan does not offer any sun protection.
We recommend applying Hawaiian Tropic Sun Protection when exposed to the sun.