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Article: How to effectively prolong your tan?

Comment prolonger efficacement son bronzage ?

How to effectively prolong your tan?

Tanning is the memory of summer that stays with us. It's this beautiful golden hue that gives our skin a sun-kissed, natural glow. But what exactly is a tan? It is the skin's response to the sun's UV rays, stimulating the production of melanin and thus pigmenting our skin. Of course, like any good natural beauty product, this color fades over time. But then, how to extend it? This is what we explain to you in this article.


  1. Tanning Options Without Sun Exposure
  2. Adopt a new routine to prolong your tan
  3. The body routine by Kadalys

Tanning Options Without Sun Exposure

Prolonging your tan doesn't necessarily mean spending hours under the sun. In fact, there are several alternatives to achieving a golden tan without exposing yourself to UV rays . Let's see how:

  • Self-tanning lotions 

These products typically contain dihydroxyacetone ( DHA ) which reacts with amino acids in the skin to create temporary coloring. Easy to apply, they allow you to control the intensity of the shade. Hydrating the skin before application ensures a uniform result .

  • Henna tanning 

This traditional method uses henna powder to tint the skin . Although primarily used for temporary tattoos, henna can also give a tan . It is natural and does not contain harsh chemicals.

  • Solarium

Solariums use UV lamps to replicate the effect of the sun on the skin. It is crucial to follow safety instructions and limit sessions to reduce health risks .

As you may have noticed, there is a world of possibilities to obtain and maintain that sunny complexion : the important thing is to choose the right tanning products and follow our advice! But be careful, even if you opt for a sunless tan, using sun protection is essential to prevent damage caused by UV rays during your daily travels.

Adopt a new routine to prolong your tan

  • Exfoliate 

Exfoliation is a key part of prolonging a tan, as it removes dead cells on the surface of the skin that can make a tan appear dull . By removing these cells, you reveal a layer of fresh, glowing skin underneath. However, it is essential to do it gently so as not to remove the tan itself.

  • Hydrate 

Dry skin tends to lose its radiance and can even cause flaking , which shortens the life of your tan. Hydrating the skin helps maintain elasticity and softness, thereby preserving the golden hue. Using moisturizers rich in nutrients, vitamins and essential oils can help keep your skin fresh and radiant.

  • To feed 

Nourishing the skin with specific lotions and oils enriched with antioxidants and essential nutrients can help maintain your tan. These products can penetrate deep into the skin and provide constant nourishment, keeping the skin healthy and the tan intact.

  • Food and supplements

What you eat can also influence how long your tan lasts. Foods rich in beta-carotene (like carrots and sweet potatoes) can help improve your skin color. Supplements like vitamin E can also help by protecting skin cells, supporting tan longevity.

Combining these techniques creates a complete routine for caring for your tanned skin. Each plays a vital role in nourishing, protecting and maintaining your complexion, keeping you glowing long after the sun has gone. The secret lies in the holistic approach: by integrating these steps into your daily regimen, you can not only extend the life of your tan but also improve the overall health and vitality of your skin.

The body routine by Kadalys

  • Exfoliate

The first step is simple: cleanse and exfoliate your skin with our Exfoliating Shower Gel . Thanks to its gentle exfoliating action , it eliminates dead cells and residues of sunscreen products, allowing your skin to better absorb the benefits of the sun and obtain a more uniform and lasting tan. 1 to 2 times a week, apply the product generously to your body, on damp skin, avoiding mucous membranes. Lather using circular movements to cleanse and exfoliate at the same time, then rinse with plenty of water. Don't forget, exfoliation is your best ally to maintain your tanned complexion!

  • Hydrate

Secondly, use a body moisturizer to hydrate , refresh and soothe potential burning sensations . If your skin tends to be dry, a moisturizing body lotion will be perfect for you! We recommend our SOS Nourishing Body Milk , with its light and creamy texture, it is ideal for nourishing and softening your skin after exfoliation. Composed of our Bio-active Yellow Banana, Shea Butter and Muscat Rose Oil, it will leave your skin supple and regenerated .

  • To feed

Combine the previous step with this one by adding a few drops of our ORGANIC Nutritive Precious Oil to our SOS Nourishing Body Milk . This ultra-dry 3-in-1 oil (face, body and hair) with a fine texture soothes and regenerates skin irritated by the sun. It intensely nourishes, strengthens and repairs , notably thanks to the fortifying and restorative oils of Bio-actif Green Banana, Green Tea Oil and Avocado Oil.

  • Sublimate

The final touch that enhances your body: apply our After-Sun Pearly Gel to illuminate your skin with subtle shimmering pearls . And these benefits don't stop there: it soothes, nourishes and regenerates the skin. The icing on the cake ? With its creamy and refreshing texture , it is the ideal product to prolong your tan until the start of the school year!

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