Tan Accelerating Lotion
      Tan Accelerating Lotion has a rating of 4.9 stars based on 484 reviews.

      Prep, boost and prolong tanning with our multi award-winning, best-selling formula. This hydrating pre and post tan lotion boosts the production of melanin and stimulates your skin’s natural sun defences, kick starting the tanning process, before you see the sun. Loved by Gatineau customers, it helps to deliver a deeper, more even, longer lasting tan, with less time spent in the sun. It is also clinically proven to extend your tan by 4 weeks, helping you keep that glow for longer.

      *This product does not contain SPF. Always use high SPF sun protection.



      • • Provides a faster, deeper and longer lasting natural tan • Hydrates and nourishes • Conditions • Smooths
      400mlTan Accelerating Lotion & AHA Body Lotion DuoTan Accelerating Lotion & Golden Glow Gradual Tan Duo
      490 pts


      Why you'll love it

      AWARD WINNING TAN ACCELERATOR FORMULA Our multi award-winning Tan Accelerating Lotion is formulated with a melanin activating complex that boosts the production of melanin and simulates your skin’s natural sun defences to prepare and protect the skin. It is clinically proven to deliver a faster, deeper, longer lasting tan. The hydrating formula kick starts the tanning process before you see the sun and prepares the skin for the stresses of summer. Start using a minimum of 2 weeks before sun exposure to help you achieve your best ever natural tan, with less time spent in the sun. This much loved, conditioning formula is also the perfect after-sun to ensure your skin is soothed and hydrated, whilst also helping to prolong your bronzed glow. In fact, it’s clinically proven to extend your tan by 4 weeks. Our high-performance, tan intensifying formula has also been developed with age defying and nourishing ingredients that will help your skin feel smooth, calm and appear more youthful, making it perfect for looking after your skin, all year round. This product does not contain SPF, so please ensure you always use a high factor SPF. It also does not include self-tan. If self-tan is what you are looking for, try our Golden Glow Gradual Tan. BENEFITS • Helps to deliver a deeper, more even, longer lasting tan, with less time in the sun. • Tan prolonging after sun • Hydrating, soothing, conditioning


      MAP (Melanin Activating Peptide) – boosts melanin production, helping you get a more even, deeper tan, in less time
      Sweet Orange – this active ingredient is rich in citrus flavonoids which accelerate tanning through melanin synthesis. This helps to create a quicker, deeper tan but also helps to combat the premature photoaging of the skin
      Narcisscus Bulb Extract – Extracted from the daffodil bulb, it has been shown to improve skin elasticity and help preserve the skin’s youthful appearance
      Skin Protection Complex – this blend contains a melatonin derivative, known to boost the skin's antioxidant production and help protect it from environmental damage
      Vanilla Extract – rich in polyphenols, this extract has antioxidant properties to help protect the skin
      Allantoin – moisturises, soothes and hydrates the skin
      Grape Seed Oil – rich in vitamin E and omega 6 fatty acids, it helps to hydrate and smooth the skin

      HOW TO USE

      Prep your skin for summer and help your tan to last. Apply daily to body and face for at least 2 weeks before sun exposure. Continue use during periods of sun exposure and for 4 weeks afterwards. Always use an SPF. Also ideal for use all year round as your daily body moisturiser for smooth, hydrated, youthful looking skin.


      *The bottle is fully recyclable however, always check your local recycling facility guidelines first. All of GATINEAU’s cartons are FSC certified.

      Expert Advice

      Start to apply at least 2-4 weeks before the sun for max results
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      CUSTOMER Questions

      How does Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion work?

      Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion kick starts the melanin production; the skin's natural colouring pigment

      Can I use an SPF over Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion ?

      Yes, we recommend always using high factor SPF

      Can I use Gatineau Tan Accelerating Lotion after I've been in the sun to maintain my tan?

      Yes, Gatineau Tan Accelerator contains peptides and MAP (melanin activating peptides) to help maintain your tan



      We only deliver orders within the UK and Northern Ireland. We do not ship to the Republic of Ireland.

      Standard Delivery – Free (Minimum spend £30) 3-7 working days

      Standard Delivery - £2.95 (Under £30 spend) 3-7 working days

      Express Delivery - £4.95 – Next day (if ordered before 3pm)

      Express Delivery- Free – Next day (orders over £75, if ordered before 3pm)

      Northern Ireland Deliveries

      2022 Update - Please note, we are currently seeing delays on delivery in Northern Ireland. Couriers have put special measures in place which may affect delivery times. Orders shipping to Northern Ireland may be subject to import taxes on arrival which we are not held liable for.



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