Base Tan

Tan-Boosting Body Lotion
__1__ Base Tan Full Size Tan Boosting Body Lotion
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__1__ Base Tan Full Size Tan Boosting Body Lotion
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Base Tan

Tan-Boosting Body Lotion

37 Reviews

We’re all about that base. Packed with nourishing tropical oils and our signature tan-boosting technology, this pre-tanning lotion helps prep your skin to do its best bronzing with less UV exposure.

  • Tan-accelerating
  • Lightweight
  • Deeply hydrating
  • Super smooth 
  • Smells amazing

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How dark can I expect to get?

Everyone is different and the depth of your tan will depend on a lot of things, like the UV index, how close you are to water, altitude and your genetic predisposition to produce melanin. If you have naturally medium/olive skin tones, you can expect the most dramatic results. More on the fair/ or ivory skin side? Expect a natural golden glow.

Does this contain fake tan?

No way. Fake tan stinks and it stains and we don’t include it in any of our formulas.

Do I have to go in the sun for this to work?

You sure do. UV exposure is what activates the melanin-boosting technology.

How long does it take to see results?

Again, everyone is different, but if you use Base Tan daily (for a minimum of 5 days prior to your time in the sun!), you should see results in as little as half an hour.

What does it smell like?

Coconut, peaches, vanilla... heaven, basically. Base Tan uses our signature Tropical Nectar fragrance.

Shipping & Delivery

FREE | Standard Shipping: 5-10 Business Days + Processing Time
$6.00 | Ground Shipping: Up to 6 Business Days + Processing Time
$12.00 | 3 Day Shipping: Up to 3 Business Days + Processing Time
$20.00 | 2 Day Shipping: Up to 2 Business Days + Processing Time

All Tropic Labs products are (proudly)

  • Conscious
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty-Free
  • Sustainable

How It Works

A Little About Our Tan Boost Technology™

Base Tan prepares your skin for the sun by supercharging it with everything it needs to hit its maximum tanning potential. When you use Base Tan in the days leading up to your fun in the sun, you’re feeding your skin the essential amino acids that support melanin production (i.e. the stuff that turns into tan).

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Backed by science, packed with nature.

How To Use It

Instructions to suit all styles of sun-chasing.

Vacay? Summer holiday? Weekend getaway? 

To maximize your skin’s natural tanning ability, apply Base Tan daily for a minimum of 5-7 days before prolonged sun exposure. This ensures your skin is fully-loaded with all the nutrients it needs to both protect itself and optimize its tanning potential. 


Live in a sun-filled spot? 

Apply Base Tan daily to support your skin’s natural protective functions, load it up with antioxidants and hydration, and keep your body’s bronzing ability at full boost. 


Live in a cold or sun-starved region? 

Take advantage of what little sun you do have! Apply Base Tan in the days leading up to and during (less-intense) sun exposure to achieve your body’s best glow.

Save $10.00 buying this bundle!

Island Time Bundle

$70.00 $80.00

Smooth, protect and restore. Achieve your darkest bronze while still keeping your skin healthy, soft and protected. Accelerate your natural bronze with Base Tan and Smart Screen, while Over Exposed works to refresh and revitalize. 

Set Includes:

  • Base Tan: Tan-Boosting Body Lotion (200ml)
  • Smart Screen: Mineral Sunscreen (100ml)
  • Over Exposed: Soothing After-Sun Concentrate (50ml)
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