Base Tan or Smart Screen? Which One Is Best For Me?


Jul 12, 202310 min read


  • Base Tan and Smart Screen are both effective products containing our signature Tan Boost Technology ™ for achieving a perfect tan while protecting your skin.
  • Base Tan boosts your natural tanning ability and supports melanin production.
  • Smart Screen provides broad-spectrum UV protection and enhances your tan with Tan Boost Technology.
  • Best results will come from building up the Tan Boost Technology™ on your skin for several days

Are you ready to achieve a flawless, sun-kissed tan without compromising your skin's health? At Tropic Labs, we understand the desire for a deep, golden tan, which is why we've developed two exceptional products: Base Tan and Smart Screen. In this article, we'll explore the unique features and benefits of each product to help you make an informed decision and achieve your desired results. Whether you're seeking a tan-boosting body lotion or a mineral tanning sunscreen, we've got you covered. Let's dive in and find out which one is best for you.

Understanding Base Tan: The Tan-Boosting Body Lotion

Upgrade your daily body care routine with Base Tan, our tan-maximizing body lotion. This lightweight formula is designed to dramatically boost your natural tanning ability, supporting melanin production for a darker tan in less time. Base Tan is not an instant fake tan product; it works gradually to enhance your skin's tanning potential.


When you apply Base Tan in the days leading up to sun exposure, you're providing your skin with essential amino acids to support melanin production. Our Tan Boost Technology™ nourishes your skin, helping it tan more effectively and efficiently. And don't worry, Base Tan doesn't contain any fake tan ingredients that stain or leave an unpleasant odor.

 Tan Boosting Technology

This tan-accelerating lotion is deeply hydrating, leaving your skin super smooth and moisturized. Plus, it smells amazing, thanks to our signature Tropical Nectar fragrance. Whether you have medium/olive skin tones or fair/ivory skin, Base Tan is designed to deliver exceptional results, providing a natural golden glow that complements your skin tone beautifully.

Base Tan Tan Boosting Body Lotion

Introducing Smart Screen: The Mineral Tanning Sunscreen SPF 22

When it comes to sun protection and tan enhancement, Smart Screen is the ultimate solution. This mineral tanning sunscreen combines broad-spectrum UV protection with our Tan Boost Technology™. It not only shields your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays but also supports a gorgeous tan.


We understand your desire for a deep, dark tan, but we also prioritize your skin's health. Smart Screen offers SPF 22 protection, making it safe for sensitive skin. UV exposure activates our Tan Boost Technology™, helping your skin produce melanin more effectively while reducing the risk of sunburn.


Why use sunscreen if you're trying to get a tan? While a tan itself is not inherently dangerous, unprotected sun exposure can lead to skin damage and increase the risk of skin cancer. Smart Screen allows you to achieve a beautiful tan with less UV exposure, offering a safer alternative to traditional tanning oils.

Smart Screen Mineral Tanning Sunscreen

Achieving Your Perfect Tan: Tips and Best Practices

Now that you know about Base Tan and Smart Screen, let's explore some tips and best practices to help you achieve your perfect tan while keeping your skin protected:


Applying Base Tan Correctly


To maximize the benefits of Base Tan, exfoliate your skin before applying the lotion. Massage Base Tan onto your body, ensuring even coverage. Allow it to absorb fully before getting dressed. Remember to be patient and consistent, using Base Tan daily for at least five days before sun exposure.


Protecting Your Skin During Prolonged Sun Exposure


While enjoying the sun, it's important to protect your skin. Apply Smart Screen generously to all exposed areas, including your face. Reapply every two hours or after swimming or sweating. Seek shade during peak hours, wear protective clothing, and stay hydrated to keep your skin healthy and moisturized.


Finding the Balance Between UV Exposure and Tanning


Achieving the perfect tan is all about balance. Start slow and gradually increase your sun exposure time. Monitor your skin for any signs of sunburn or irritation. Listen to your body and seek shade if needed. Use Smart Screen wisely, applying it before sun exposure and reapplying as needed.


By following these tips and best practices, you can achieve a beautiful, healthy tan while protecting your skin. Remember, responsible tanning is about finding the right balance between UV exposure and skin care.


Base Tan and Smart Screen: A Powerful Combination


At Tropic Labs, we believe in the power of a complete system. While Base Tan and Smart Screen can deliver exceptional results on their own, using them together is the ultimate way to optimize your tanning experience. By applying Base Tan before sun exposure and using Smart Screen to protect and enhance your tan, you can achieve a deep, dark glow with reduced UV exposure.


It's important to note that building up your tan takes time and patience. Base Tan is not an instant fake tan product, but rather a product that supports and boosts your skin's natural tanning ability. Results may vary depending on factors such as UV intensity, natural skin tone, and genetic predisposition to produce melanin. Be realistic in your expectations and embrace the journey towards a beautiful, radiant tan.


So, whether you choose Base Tan, Smart Screen, or both (Buy The Paradise Pack), always remember to prioritize your skin's health and protect it from the harmful effects of the sun. With Tropic Labs, you can confidently achieve a gorgeous tan while nourishing and caring for your skin.

Base Tan and Smart Screen

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Does Base Tan contain fake tan?


No, Base Tan does not contain any fake tan ingredients. We prioritize natural, gradual tanning that enhances your skin's natural ability to produce melanin.


Do I need to go in the sun for Base Tan to work?


Yes, UV exposure is necessary to activate the Tan Boost Technology™ in Base Tan. However, it's important to protect your skin with Smart Screen or other sunscreen products during sun exposure.


How long does it take to see results with Base Tan?


Results may vary depending on individual factors. However, with daily use of Base Tan for a minimum of five days before sun exposure, you can start to see results in as little as half an hour.


Can Smart Screen be used without Base Tan?


Yes, Smart Screen can be used on its own to provide broad-spectrum UV protection while supporting a beautiful tan. However, using it in combination with Base Tan can enhance and optimize your tanning results.


Are the results with Base Tan and Smart Screen suitable for all skin tones?

Yes, both Base Tan and Smart Screen are formulated to provide results for all skin tones. However, it's important to have realistic expectations that are aligned with your natural skin tone and environmental factors.

So, whether you choose Base Tan, Smart Screen, or ideally both, trust Tropic Labs to provide you with effective, safe, and nourishing products for your tanning journey. Embrace the sun, protect your skin, and achieve your perfect tan with confidence. Get ready to glow and radiate confidence all summer long!

Remember to always read and follow the instructions provided with each product for best results.

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