Inside Golden Glow Gradual Tan!
What is Golden Glow Gradual Tan?
Think skincare meets a luminous natural tan. Golden Glow is a lightweight gel-cream body moisturiser which provides a flawless buildable sun kissed glow. An exciting innovation and a cumulation of hard work which has seen Gatineau laboratories create a unique face and body moisturiser which provides 3 skincare essentials – a subtle natural tan, a nourished and supple complexion and age-defying results.
How does Golden Glow Gradual Tan differ to self-tanners?
There are several different kinds of sunless-tanning products available these days with the first ever tanning product developed back in 1960. Self-tanners can be in the shape of lotions, creams, pills, oils and serums and they all allow you to create a ‘poured on’ sun free tan within 4-6 hours of application. Self-tanners can be quite daunting though and create a multitude of conundrums for many. They offer a ‘one colour fits all’ result and then there’s the possibility of streaky lines and uneven coverage to a more ‘Oompa Loompa’ orange glow rather than that much sought after sun kissed goddess look. There’s also a ‘post’ pungent odour that clings to skin after application together with the mess tanning lotions leave on previously pristine clothes and bedsheets.
Golden Glow is all about creating a tailor-made natural looking tan and being so lightweight and non-greasy it melts into the skin. There are no streaks, no smell and no drama and because it has been boosted with age-defying skincare actives it provides all day hydration and leaves skin supple and smooth. It has been designed to take the edge off those lily-white legs and blue-toned skin rather than provide a heavily pigmented tan which not only can add years to your age but makes skin look dry and crepy. The colour develops within 4-6 hours of application.
What are the hero ingredients?
Formulated with good-for-you ingredients means Golden Glow offers a ‘clean’ natural tan whilst providing multi-level hydration and protective benefits. Infused with a blend of skin boosting Coconut Oil and Soy Oil, these incredibly nourishing and replenishing anti-oxidant rich oils work hard to restore and condition the look and feel of the skin making them a real skincare treat. And what is really interesting is that when you look at the nutritional content of both of these oils they are bursting with vitamins, essential fatty acids, trace elements and performance-enhancing amino acids which are all essential components to ensuring optimum skin health. Think of amino-acids as the building blocks of the skin. Amino acids are to your skin what ‘flour is to cake’ – an essential component! And in this case amino acids are critical when it comes to producing all important collagen – the protein in the skin which keeps skin smooth, plump and bouncy. And with added Vitamin E, skin is protected against free radical damage and environmental aggressions too
How does Golden Glow actually work?
The technology is clever and the gradual tan is created by something called DHA (or Dihydroxyacetone as it is formally named). DHA is a sugar obtained by biotechnology that reacts naturally with the amino acids in upper layers of the skin and as the sugar interacts with the dead skin cells a colour changes occurs. The levels of DHA in Golden Glow are low so this ensures the most natural result for your skin tone.
What are your top tips to get the best results?
- For best results I would exfoliate the skin first.
- Apply to the skin as you would a normal body moisturiser lightly covering the hands, elbows and feet.
- Wash hands after use.
- Apply daily or as desired to build a tailor-made depth of colour.