How To Get a Caribbeantan


Find your Skin type

Be sure to choose the product that matches your current skin colour, not the colour you wish to be. Choosing the colour that best represents your current shade will ensure a natural looking tan and eliminates the risk of turning orange. Remember to exfoliate before you apply your tanning product to create a smooth and even tan.

Skin type A


Do you get sunburnt quite easily? Does the sun affect your skin, even in winter? Do you struggle to tan, and often end up red and peeling after too much time in the sun? If this sounds like you, you probably have a fair complexion that is typical for skin type A.

Skin type B


Do you only seem to get sunburnt in summer? Are you able to achieve a tan relatively quickly when exposed to the sun? If your skin reacts quickly to sunny conditions, you probably have a medium complexion that is typical for skin type B.

Skin type C


Do you rarely get sunburnt, even when exposed to the sun for long periods of time? Does your skin maintain a medium to dark complexion, even in the cold, sunless months? If you don’t know what ‘after sun’ is, you are most likely medium to dark in skin tone, which is typical for skin type C.


Our self-tan range is divided into 2 main categories. We have the Instant Range for an immediate lasting tanning effect that will change the tan of your skin within 6 to 8 hours. Our other category in the Gradual Range that is preferred by tan experts.

Instant Tan 

An instant tan is best suited if you require an immediate effect for an evening out
or special event. The instant tan still contains all the ingredients of the gradual
product, leaving you with the benefits of the gradual tan after the first wash. 
The active ingredients start creating the tan underneath the superficial colour within
1 - 2 hours. After your first shower, the colour will wash out and you will be
left with a longer-lasting, more natural looking tan.

Gradual Tan 

Our gradual tans are a clear solution so you will not see an immediate difference.
The tanning solution will begin developing your tan after an hour or two and will
continue to develop over 8 hours. The benefit of a gradual tan is that possible
overspray is prevented. Additionally, it also has the benefit of feeling light and
not sticky on the skin.





You don’t need a salon to get the perfect sunless tan – you just need Caribbean Tan, and a pair of hands. Check out our ‘How to’ videos for a step-by-step guide on how to achieve a beautiful bronze, without leaving your home.

How to apply Gradual Bronzing Mousse - How to apply Self Tanning Spritzer - How to apply Tan-in-a-can Aerosol 

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