Guide to Sustainable Tanning Products
Because Your Tan Should Match Your Sustainable Swimwear!
At COSMOKINI, you’ll know by now that we’re into making sustainable choices. Whether it’s the use of our amazing regenerated ECONYL ® Nylon or our sourcing of local lace, here in the UK, we’re all about making better choices where we can.
And that, of course, includes our tan!
We like a tan all year round – and we know the sun isn’t great for our skin in large doses – so, today we’re taking a look at some of the best sustainable/organic/ethical tanning products. So, with these, your tan will match your sustainable swimwear. Perfect!
Coco & Eve
A proud ethical beauty brand that calls itself 100% vegan, ethically-sourced, toxin-free, cruelty-free, PETA-approved and much more, Coco & Eve had to be up there on this list.
With a whole Tan section on the site, you’ve got plenty to choose from. From bronzing daily face drops to more traditional tanning foams, this ethically-sourced tanning collection promises to give you the sun-kissed radiance you’re craving all year round, with zero shoppers guilt. While it’s not the cheapest on the market, the reviews speak for themselves when it comes it comes to the quality of the tan and the brand remains a fave with beauty influencers and bloggers worldwide.
An Australian brand that knows a thing or two about a golden glow is Eco Tan. As the name would suggest, Eco Tan is also just as passionate about creating eco-friendly beauty products.
The first tanning brand to be certified as officially organic by the Organic Food Chain under the Australian government, Eco Tan has been up and running since 2010. All about the ingredients, you won’t find any unsavoury nasties in this tan. Every ingredient is strictly certified organic, which means no GMO’s, animal derivatives or pesticides. The brand also makes sure all its production partners fall in line with the brand’s ethical values.
Oh, and the Tan collection? It’s great. From tanning water to mousse and all the tanning tools and equipment you could need, Eco Tan has you covered.
Isle of Paradise
Vegan and cruelty-free tanning? Discover Isle of Paradise, another tanning brand that’s made headlines when it comes to ethical self-tanning.
Since the brand’s launch as a vegan and cruelty-free brand, Isle of Paradise has continued to evolve when it comes to being as sustainable as possible. Currently, the brand is also working towards having 81% less plastic by minimising waste, having 100% recyclable packaging and refining its manufacturing process to reduce its environmental impact. To name a few.
And when it comes to the tan, think ‘clean tanning’. The brands high-quality tanning drops, water, mousse, serum and lotions are all GMO, sulphates, mineral oils, phthalates, parabens, petroleum, gluten and toxin-free. Phew. And the results are gorgeous too.
If you love a cheeky tan just like us, why not give some of these sustainable tanning products a go and let us know what you think! We’d love to hear back from you and find out which one you liked best! And remember to give COSMOKINI a follow on Instagram for updates on the blog as well as our latest collection releases and sales.