Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some common questions our customers ask! If you have other questions,
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We use 100% natural DHA sourced from fair trade communities.

Usually 6-8 full body applications - sometimes more!

It's best to exfoliate first - this prepares your base for the tan. Use our exfoliate glove 12-24 hours before you plan on tanning (this helps give time to close your pores - important when tanning) Apply On clean, dry skin, free of lotions or oils. Apply using the Luxe Tanning Mitt. Dry areas such as hands, knees, elbows and feet should be done last, with the remnants of what's left on the mitt - you only need a tiny bit! Apply lotion to these dry areas before you apply. See our video tutorial for more.

The 1 hour and be rinsed off in 1 hour (water rinse) the color will continue to develop over the next 6-8 hours. The longer you leave the tan, the deeper it becomes. The Ultra works in the same way but needs 6-8 hours or overnight to set and is a deeper color. If you are a beginner, try the 1 hour first. If you want to be dark AF... try the Ultra...and leave it on overnight. You will wake up like you just spent a week on the beach in Malibu!

1 hour minimum for the rapid tan, the longer you leave it, the deeper it will be. 6-8 hours for the Ultra. For the darkest result, either tan can be worn overnight and rinsed in the morning.

7-10 days - This tan goes deep and really lasts. To get the most out of your tan, use a good moisturizer and avoid excessive sweating, chlorine in swimming pools or saunas.

No. You must use SPF for sun protection. We recommend SPF 30 at least.

Use the Exfoliator mitt while in the shower. Also, a long soak in the bath is perfect to soften skin before you exfoliate. Natural oils like coconut oil can also help in removal. Swimming Pools & Saunas will also remove any tan pretty quick...a Hollywood celebrity secret!

Yes. due to the natural ingredients, our products can be used on sensitive skin. Our founder suffers from rosacea and dryness. However we do recommend to do a patch test on skin before use, just to be sure.

Generally speaking, all self tan products are safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding (we suggest avoiding the breast area if you’re lactating). We do however, highly recommend consulting with your doctor or doing a spot test to ensure you don't have any reactions due to an increase of hormones during this time.

Noway! This tan has a gentle scent of white patchouli flower, which fades once you apply. There is no bad tan smell or odor - ever.

NOPE. There is no orange in Malibu Bronze - you will look sun kissed and tanned in the most natural way possible. Due to our unique color guide, you can see exactly where you are applying the tan - use with a mitt and we guarantee you will be 100% streak free.

Malibu Bronze is a truly unique formula you cannot find anywhere else, it is the only tan on the market to date with 5 super hero ingredients - Squalane, Vitamin B3, Vegan Collagen, Orange Blossom AND Organic Aloe.
We spare no expense in making the best tan formula possible. Tanning with Malibu Bronze is like using professional grade skincare and tan in one product. We also do not use any harsh chemicals. ever!

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