Sep 24 • 6 min read
The Best Full-Body Care Routine For Soft Skin At Home
Looking for a full-body care routine to create soft, smooth skin but not knowing where to start? If so, you've come to the right place. The skin on your body is unique and will respond differently to different products. We know it can be challenging to navigate all of the information regarding body care and know how hard it is to find what will work best for you and your body. With this guide, we'll cover everything you need to know about creating a full-body care routine, from luxurious shaving oils to exfoliating body scrubs and everything in between!Read More
Sep 03 • 3 min read
How Long Does It Take To Get A Tan?
A day? 2 days? A week? Will your skin tan straight away? Will your first day of sunbathing get you a visible tan by the evening? By tomorrow? Or will you see it later and if so, how much later? How long does it take to get a noticeable tan? Understanding the science behind these questions is what will save you from sunburn plus get you the tan you long for.Read More
Sep 21 • 3 min read
Is Your Sunscreen Killing The Coral Reefs?
In May of 2018, the state of Hawaii made a groundbreaking move to completely ban the sales non-reef safe sunscreen - why, you ask? Banning certain types of sunscreen in a place that’s tropical 365 days of the year at first sounds like a terrible idea, but let’s look closer.Read More
Sep 03 • 3 min read
Top 5 Tanning Mistakes You're Probably Making
Having a perfect tan doesn’t happen by accident - and if you really do it wrong you’re likely to seriously do some damage to your skin in the process. Take note of these top 5 tanning mistakes and you’ll be on your way to flawless bronze in no time.Read More
Sep 21 • 3 min read
What is a Shower Oil?
Cleansing your skin is a vital step in your shower routine and using the right cleanser for your skin is crucial to getting that truly clean feeling. It can be easy to just select whatever body wash or soap is available on shelves of your local store, but selecting the wrong body cleanser for your skin can cause damage to your body's largest organ. While most body cleansers may not transform your skin on their own, using the wrong body wash can create new skin issues. Washed Up All In One Shower Oil is your invitation to a therapeutic ritual that relieves stress while taking care of your skin’s natural moisture barrier.Read More
Sep 03 • 4 min read
What UV index is best for tanning?
We all know that the sun shines differently in different parts of the world, and I’m sure most of us have heard of the UV index. But what’s the UV index got to do with tanning? How do you tan without burning and can the UV index help you do it?Read More
Sep 15 • 8 min read
Why We Re-branded. Providing a Tropical Escape to Everyone
When I first started Tropic Labs in the fall of 2017, I had no idea where this entrepreneurship journey would take me. Freshly graduated from my Cosmetic Chemistry program, I knew I wanted to create my own brand and run my own business, but I naively underestimated what it would take to bring that vision to life. Fast forward nearly 4 years - we’re officially releasing the new and improved version of Tropic Labs for the world to see.Read More
Sep 03 • 5 min read
Freckles, Sunspots, or Melasma? Expert Weighs in on the Ultimate Guide to Hyperpigmentation: Types, Causes & What to do About it
Hyperpigmentation is a word that we become all-too-familiar with as we leave the carefree days of our youth behind us and start taking closer looks in the (magnifying) mirror in our late twenties and thirties. But the term hyperpigmentation itself gets thrown around a lot, and it really is an umbrella term that describes a whole range of skin pigmentation concerns. When you hear the word, you may think of a few freckles dusted across your nose or a blotchy patch on your grandmother’s hand - but the appearance and ultimate causes are not one and the same. So what is the difference between freckles, sun spots, and melasma? What causes sunspots in the first place, and will exfoliating remove them? Read on to find out.Read More
Sep 04 • 4 min read
How To Tan Faster: 5 Must-Know Hacks
Darker faster. Give me bronze now. Summers are short and you've got no time to waste. You might be surprised to learn that tanning is a chemical reaction and it can be hacked naturally. Even more surprising is the fact that you can totally speed up the time it takes you to tan. You can tan faster. You can tan quicker. The best part? Some of these how-to tan faster hacks can also help protect your skin against sunburn, which is why we’re big personal fans of #1.Read More