What is the Active Ingredient that produces the Tanning Effect?

Neil Richards FAQs

The sunless tanner Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is currently the most popular way of gaining a tan without sun exposure. It carries less health risks than any of the other available methods. To date, it is the only active ingredient approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in America for sunless tanning.we suggest t The skin is made up of …

How does DHA work?

Neil Richards FAQs

All effective sunless tanners contain DHA. It is a colourless 3-carbon sugar that when applied to the skin causes a chemical reaction with amino acids in the surface cells of the skin producing a darkening effect DHA does not damage skin as it only affects the outermost cells of the epidermis(stratum corneum)

What is dihydroxyacetone?

Neil Richards FAQs

The sunless tanner dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is currently the most popular way of gaining a tan-like, Fake-tan appearance without the exposure to the suns harmful rays and therefore reducing your risk of skin cancer. To date, it is the only active ingredient approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for sunless tanning.

What is the Active Ingredient that produces the Tanning Effect?

Neil Richards FAQs

The sunless tanner Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is currently the most popular way of gaining a tan without sun exposure. It carries less health risks than any of the other available methods. To date, it is the only active ingredient approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in America for sunless tanning.we suggest t The skin is made up of …

Will I still get a Tan after having a Sunless Spray Tan?

Neil Richards FAQs

The answer to this is definitely yes, and with temperatures soaring today and parts of the UK being hotter than Ibiza and New York, the harmful UV rays will take no prisoners and will be penetrating our skin, so remember to be safe, always wear a high SPF sun protection cream and always remember to re-apply your sun screen as …