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Sunshine solutions

Clients who want topping up their tan to be a simple affair need look no further than Vita Liberata’s Ten Minute Tan. The lotion’s actives, packed with rose, neroli, matrixyl 3000 and DHA, absorb into skin in just 10 minutes, after which it is washed off, with the colour developing over the next four to six hours.

RRP: £29.95 for 150ml. Call Vita Liberata on 028 9334 4411

Weekend in Bondi is Sunescape’s hero solution, providing a subtle, sun-kissedtan that’s perfect for tanning virgins. The formula develops within two hours and is enriched with added vitamins, antioxidants and hydrating oils, which not only help develop a natural-looking colour, but nourish skin and prevent the signs of ageing.

Trade price: £56.83 for 1L. Call Dermapure on 020 3819 7290

Crazy Angel’s Express Fast Acting Salon Spray Solution is enriched with bearberry, shea butter and vegetan premium to deliver a natural-looking tan with real staying power. The solution has a light fragrance and develops to a golden glow within two to four hours.

Trade price: £8.75 for 200ml or £41.05 for 1L. Call Crazy Angel on 0141 812 5000

Bellamianta’s most recent launch, Rapid Tan, is packed with a premium-grade DHA and has a smart hydration system to ensure the solution dries quickly and evenly. It’s also enriched with natural moisturisers to help soothe, tone and firm, and uses odour-neutralising technology. The solution develops within two to four hours.

Trade price: £45 for 1L. Call Bellamianta on 028 8772 5911

Mobile tanners will love Kissed by Mii’s latest launch. The Lightweight Mobile Extractor Fan removes tanning solution from the air, keeping your booth fresh and clean, and is portable enough, due to its compact design, to fit into the back of any pop-up tent.

Trade price: £175 or £195 with carry case.

Call Gerrard International on 0345 217 1360

Packed with enhanced bronzers, MoroccanTan’s Exotic Collection is ideal for clients who want a deep, olive-toned tan and is available in two shades – Moroccan Dusk 11% DHA and Moroccan Nights 15% DHA. Its firming and toning technology, formulated with caffeine and vitamins, also claims to reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Trade price: £49.95 for 1L. Call Sweet Squared on 0333 000 7000

Fake Bake’s Signature Drops can be added to an existing formula to darken the tanning shade – perfect for clients who want a bespoke hue. The number of drops is personalised for each customer. For example, those who hardly tan need four drops of DHA & Bronzer plus two drops of Bronzer added, while those who naturally tan will only need two drops of each.

Trade price: £30 for 100ml. Visit or call 0344 856 5758

Upgraded with a mood-enhancing fragrance to remove the tell-tale tan smell and make the experience in salon more enjoyable, St Tropez’s Self Tan Express Bronzing Mist is a firm favourite with clients. It’s formulated with antioxidants and 100% natural DHA, which reacts with the amino acids in the skin to ensure the most natural tan for each skin tone.

Trade price: £55 for 1L. Call Alan Howard on 0845 600 4511

Norvell’s Premium Sunless Solution uses micro-nutrient technology along with a blend of vitamins and antioxidants to create a sun-kissed glow. Its light essence of raspberry and almond also traps the malodour molecules that occur when the DHA reacts with the client’s skin, so there’s no fake tan smell.

Trade price: £35 for 1L. Call Norvell on 020 8498 7284

Launching this month, Tantruth’s Deluxe Dry Tanning Oil in light/ medium delivers a streak-free glow with its fast-drying and non-greasy formula. It’s packed with vegetan premium to maximise colour and shea butter and avocado to nourish skin, and will be available exclusively from Sally’s, Salon Services and Beauty Express.

Trade price: £8.99 for 100ml. Call Tantruth on 0141 812 5000

This article appears in the Professional Beauty May 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the Professional Beauty May 2017 Issue of Professional Beauty