The 9 Best Gradual Tanner's of 2019

Sport a ‘natural’ sun-kissed tan throughout the year with our favourite gradual tanners.

The healthiest way to enjoy sun-kissed skin isn’t by basking in the summer sun but by hitting the bottle. Discover some of the best and most natural-looking gradual tanners so you can embrace a healthy tan from summer to winter and back again.

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TAN-LUXE THE GRADUAL 250ml

An innovative lotion-and-oil hybrid gradual tanner for natural-looking, odourless, sun-kissed skin.

TAN-LUXE THE GRADUAL 250ml

TAN-LUXE THE GRADUAL 250ml has a unique formulation, blending both a lotion and oil to deliver a natural-looking, buildable tan that can be applied to both face and body. With its innovative formula, the gradual tanner not only imparts a gorgeous, natural colour but also will hydrate and condition the skin, leaving it feeling nourished and silky-soft. The gradual tanner also contains Odourlight Fragrance Technology to mask the distinctive scent of fake tan, so you can step out and go without giving the game away.

TAN-LUXE THE GRADUAL 250ml offers buildable colour that appears within just 1 hour of application and can be layered to deepen the colour throughout the week. Thanks to a Moisture Balance Complex, the tan blends seamlessly into the skin for an undetectable and completely natural finish. Skin will be left with a stunning, radiant glow and sun-kissed tan.


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Eco Tan Organic Winter Skin 200ml

A gradual tanner specifically designed to tackle lacklustre and dehydrated winter skin.

Eco Tan Organic Winter Skin

Winter skin often equates to lacklustre, dehydrated, and dry complexions prone to irritation and uneven skin texture. Eco Tan Organic Winter Skin is a nourishing gradual tanner that’s been carefully crafted to embrace the unique needs of winter skin, even during the harshest of weather conditions. Not only will this self-tanner hydrate and smooth skin, but it will also impart a natural bronze to the skin, so you can look sun-kissed no matter the time of year.

Eco Tan Organic Winter Skin is bursting with skin-loving ingredients to instantly nourish dry skin. Aloe Vera and Chamomile work simultaneously to calm any irritation caused by dryness, while Cacao protects the skin from environmental aggressors.

Suitable for fair-to-medium skin tones, this self-tanner can be built up in coverage with consistent use. So, no matter how deep a tan you want, you can achieve it with this hydrating cream from Eco Tan.


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TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml

Perfect for adding a sun-kissed glow to even the driest and most dehydrated skin.

TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml

TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml is a deeply nourishing and hydrating gradual tanner that works as a moisturiser, skin-perfector, illuminator, and self-tanner for dry and dehydrated skin. This unique body butter blurs the boundaries between bodycare and tanning products, as it’s bursting with skin-loving ingredients to intensely replenish skin that’s suffering from moisture loss. Providing 24-hour hydration, TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml is the ultimate skin pick-me-up.

TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml uses Triple Tan Technology to illuminate the skin with a natural-looking bronze that’s buildable and develops within 4 to 6 hours. The product is infused with antioxidant Vitamin E, which calms inflammation. Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, and Coconut Oil work together to instantly boost moisture levels and lock in hydration from morning to night.

This quick-drying body butter is suitable for all skin types and skin tones. Use it regularly to maintain a healthy tan.


4
Loving Tan Deluxe Gradual Tan - Medium 150ml

Deliver professional-standard results with this easy-to-apply and streak-free self-tanner.

Loving Tan Deluxe Gradual Tan - Medium

Loving Tan Deluxe Gradual Tan - Medium has been developed to deliver the same professional-standard results of a beauty salon, in the comfort of your own home. Offering complete control and freedom over how your tan turns out, this self-tanner is easy to use and foolproof. You can enjoy a streak-free and flawless finish whether you’re going for a subtle shine or a deep-bronze glow.

This gradual tanner from Loving Tan has a lightweight texture that blends seamlessly into the skin, looking completely natural from day one. Providing an advanced colour guide, this nourishing tanner can be used to prolong an existing tan or can be applied to winter skin to deliver an instant boost of colour and radiance.Loving Tan Deluxe Gradual Tan - Medium is also enriched with Acai Berry, which helps protect your skin from colour-fading environmental aggressors. Coffee Seed Extracts revitalise tired and lacklustre skin.


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KORA Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion 175ml

A natural and vegan tanning moisturiser to rejuvenate lacklustre skin.

KORA Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion

KORA Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion ditches harsh chemicals for naturally derived ingredients to deliver a realistic and radiant tan. This deeply moisturising body cream can be used daily; its non-sticky and fast-absorbing formulation is an easy addition to your bodycare routine.

Instead of reaching for chemicals to create a tan, KORA infused its Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion with a colourant that’s naturally derived from sugar and turns brown over time for a sun-kissed glow. Talk about authentic caramel colour! What’s more, this gradual tanner also contains nourishing ingredients such as Rosehip Oil and Sea Buckthorn Oil, which transform dull and dehydrated skin while imparting a gorgeous and aromatic scent of Lavender Oil.

KORA Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion is unlike any other self-tanner. It’s the perfect way to achieve a soft, natural-looking bronze without harsh colourants and strongly scented fake tan ingredients.


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Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion 200ml

An everyday moisturiser and self-tanner ideal for dry, sensitive, and mature skin types.

Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion

Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion is a 2-in-1 moisturiser and gradual tanner developed with dry, sensitive, and mature skin types in mind. Perfect for use on both the face and the body, this lotion blends seamlessly into the skin without accentuating fine lines, wrinkles, or pigmentation.

This everyday tanner from Vita Liberata has a deeply nourishing and hydrating formula, which doubles as a moisturiser on even very dry skin types. However, it never feels heavy on the skin, transfers onto clothing, or leaves an artificial fake tan scent.

To condition and nourish the skin, Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion contains Aloe Vera Water, Ginkgo Biloba, and Raspberry Seed Extracts, which protect the skin from environmental aggressors and soothe inflammation. This luxe tanner also contains Hyaluronic Acid, which both adds an instant moisture surge and locks in hydration from day to night. Skin is left with a smooth and hydrated feel, plus a healthy, radiant glow.


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Thalgo Self-Tanning Cream 150ml

Perfect for brightening and illuminating your face and body with a ‘natural’ golden glow.

Thalgo Self-Tanning Cream

Thalgo Self-Tanning Cream is the perfect skincare companion for achieving a natural-looking tan from summer to winter. Suitable for use on both the face and the body, this gradual tanner instantly instils a gorgeous, sun-kissed bronze tone and will maintain a natural-looking colour with regular application. Not only does this thick, rich tanning lotion deliver colour; it also imparts a luminous glow to the skin for the ultimate summery look.

The unique cream-gel formula of Thalgo Self-Tanning Cream is suitable for all skin types and skill levels. The foolproof formulation ensures a streak-free finish every time and can be built up to maximise the intensity. We recommendation application every 2 to 3 days. To moisturise the skin and calm irritation, this creamy self-tanner also contains Aloe Vera, which is soothing and gentle on even the most sensitive of skin.


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Eco Tan Organic Face Tan Water 100ml

A lightweight gradual tanner formulated to achieve a sun-kissed tan on the face without causing congestion

Eco Tan Organic Face Tan Water

Eco Tan Organic Face Tan Water has been carefully developed to tackle the unique needs of your skin while imparting a fresh, natural-looking summer tan. With its non-comedogenic and vegan formula, this lightweight self-tanner blends effortlessly into the skin for a natural finish without clogging pores or relying on harsh chemicals.

Eco Tan Organic Face Tan Water is bursting with skin-loving ingredients that nurture all skin types, even sensitive skin. Vitamin C both protects the skin from environmental aggressors and stimulates collagen production for a healthy, hydrated, and youthful complexion. Aloe Vera soothes irritation, and Glycerine locks in hydration from day to night.

This gradual tanner from Eco Tan allows you to build up the perfect tan for bronze colour that’s tailored to your personal taste. By imparting a natural-looking glow, this tanner leaves skin looking fresh, healthy, and sun-kissed all year round.


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La Mav Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser - Medium 200ml

A deeply nourishing gradual tanner that’s bursting with anti-ageing ingredients.

La Mav Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser - Medium

Looking to impart a natural bronze to your skin … plus a whole lot more? La Mav Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser - Medium is more than just a self-tanner. This tanning skincare is enriched with anti-ageing and skin-loving ingredients to nurture all complexions.

To support collagen and elastin production, Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser contains Magnesium, which leaves skin feeling firmer, plumper, and more hydrated. This bronzing moisturiser also contains Argan Oil, Macadamia Oil, and Camellia Oil, which work together to hydrate the skin. And antioxidants Cranberry Extract, Green Tea Extract, and Aloe Vera Leaf Juice calm the skin, reducing any inflammation.

La Mav Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser - Medium is best for light-to-medium skin tones and can be built up to achieve your desired level of tan. No matter how dark you go, the tan will always look natural, with a streak-free and luminous finish.


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So, let's recap the 9 Best Gradual Tanner Products are

  1. TAN-LUXE THE GRADUAL 250ml

  2. Eco Tan Organic Winter Skin

  3. TAN-LUXE THE BUTTER 200ml

  4. Loving Tan Deluxe Gradual Tan - Medium

  5. KORA Organics Gradual Self-Tanning Lotion

  6. Vita Liberata Fabulous Self Tanning Gradual Lotion

  7. Thalgo Self-Tanning Cream

  8. Eco Tan Organic Face Tan Water

  9. La Mav Bronze Organic Gradual Tanning Moisturiser - Medium