Choosing the Right Tanning Lotion

Welcome to our comprehensive range of sunbed tanning lotions. You can improve your tan results by up to 50%* using a lotion, but which one is the best for you?

We have a wide range of sunbed lotions to suit all needs and budgets.

Our range of accelerators and intensifiers include options with and without bronzers. Bronzers? What does that mean? Well natural bronzers will give you an immediate golden glow while the DHA bronzers develop during and after your session for an intense bronzed look.

Want to protect your tattoos from fading? Look out for ColorGuard™ Plus Tattoo Technology in our lotions

And finally, the best way to prolong your tan is to keep your skin hydrated and feeling healthy. That is why we offer a range of tan extenders with and without bronzer. Maintain that sun kissed look for longer!

TANNING BOOST– Just £2.20

Tanning Boost

Begin within! Improve your tan and skin condition from the inside out. Our zesty, Juicy Orange flavoured drink is designed to not only boost tanning results but improve skin condition over time! Our signature recipe is packed with essential vitamins and tan-enhancing ingredients and is suitable for vegans. How does it improve my tanning results? Our signature recipe contains Beta Carotene, a natural colour booster that works alongside your tanning sessions to enhance your natural colour and give you deeper and darker results!

Contains skin-nourishing ingredients such as; Vitamins A, B3, B5, B12, C and E, Aloe Vera Extract and Green Tea Extract

Flavour: Juicy Orange
1 Bottle £2.20

Smooth Faces – Just £18.00

Smooth Faces (Intensifier)

Smooth faces facial intensifier is specifically designed for use on your delicate facial skin while UV Tanning. This slinky formula promotes a radiant glow while ensuring your skin remains hydrated. With its built in Clear Complexion Complex it helps cleanse and heal skin for a beautiful, smooth appearance.

Hypoallergenic properties within this lotion allow even those with the most sensitive skin to have golden Smooth Faces®! This product is jam-packed with quality skincare ingredients, making it a great way to care for your skin outside of your tanning journey too!

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Fragrance Free
Bottle (120ml) £18.00

Australian Gold Accelerator Collection – from £18.50

AUSTRALIAN GOLD DARK TANNING ACCELERATOR SUNBED LOTION

The multi award-winning Accelerator lotion is a long-standing customer favourite here at the Tanning Shop! The lightweight, silky formula in this sunbed lotion includes Australian Gold’s signature Biosine Complex® – an advanced combination of Tea Tree Oil, Olive Oil, Aloe Vera and Panthenol which soothe, soften and moisturise – allowing your natural pigmentation process to tan you faster and darker. Packed with Native Australian Oils this luxurious lotion is super quick to absorb. Enriched with Vitamin A & E it’s perfect for nourishing and hydrating your skin whilst building a gorgeous glow! Also available in Spray

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £3.50
Bottle (250ml) £18.50
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.09 per session (approx)

AUSTRALIAN GOLD ACCELERATOR SPRAY LOTION

For those who love the multi award-winning Accelerator lotion but are looking for a faster application, the Accelerator Spray is the perfect choice! The lightweight, easy to apply formula includes Australian Gold’s signature Biosine Complex® – an advanced combination of Tea Tree Oil, Olive Oil, Aloe Vera and Panthenol which soothe, soften and moisturise – allowing your natural pigmentation process to tan you faster and darker. Packed with Native Australian Oils this luxurious lotion is super quick to absorb. Enriched with Vitamin A & E it’s perfect for nourishing and hydrating your skin whilst building a gorgeous glow!

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Bottle (250ml) £21.00

AUSTRALIAN GOLD BRONZE ACCELERATOR LOTION (NATURAL BRONZER)

Get all of the tanning acceleration of the classic Accelerator sunbed lotion but with the addition of an instant bronzed glow. The iconic formula has added instant natural bronzers which give you immediate golden results with this lotion! The lightweight, silky and smooth formula in this sunbed cream includes Australian Gold’s signature Biosine Complex® – an advanced combination of Tea Tree Oil, Olive Oil, Aloe Vera and Panthenol which soothe, soften and moisturise – allowing your natural pigmentation process to tan you faster and darker. Brimming with Native Australian Oils this luxurious lotion is super quick to absorb. Enriched with Vitamin A & E this lotion is perfect for nourishing and hydrating your skin whilst building a gorgeous glow!

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £3.50
Bottle (250ml) £20.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.17 per session (approx)

AUSTRALIAN GOLD ACCELERATOR EXTREME LOTION (INTENSE BRONZER)

The iconic Accelerator lotion formula has been super charged with both instant natural bronzers, which give you immediate golden results, and delayed bronzers which develop during and after your session for an intense bronzed glow! This sunbed lotion contains Australian Gold’s signature Biosine Complex® – an advanced combination of Tea Tree Oil, Olive Oil, Aloe Vera and Panthenol which soothe, soften and moisturise – allowing your natural pigmentation process to tan you faster and darker. Packed with Native Australian Oils this luxurious lotion is super quick to absorb. Enriched with Vitamin A & E this lotion is perfect for nourishing and hydrating your skin whilst building a gorgeous glow!

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £3.50
Bottle (250ml) £23.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.35 per session (approx)

AUSTRALIAN GOLD DARK TANNING ACCELERATOR K SUNBED LOTION

Accelerator K gives the same great results as the standard Accelerator lotion but with an additional tanning boost!  This sunbed lotion is infused with a triple blend of carrot root, water and oil and is a rich source of Beta Carotene which is renowned for its powerful natural colour boosting ability. What’s more, this cream is filled with Australian Gold’s Skin Softening Blend which combines Sweet Almond and Coconut Oils, vitamins and Aloe Vera to support skin cell health and rejuvenation. Packed with Kakadu plum, which is the world’s richest source of vitamin C, this lotion contains a packed list of ingredients to protect, nourish and brighten skin! No wonder it’s a firm favourite with customers at The Tanning Shop!

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £3.50
Bottle (250ml) £22.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.29 per session (approx)

Black Collection – from £26.00

DARINGLY DARK SUNBED LOTION

This intensifier sunbed lotion combines natural colour boosters with deep hydration, for a nourished natural glow. Packed with melanin increasing ingredients such as Tyrosine and Glycerin you will see deeper, even results fast! With added caffeine your skin will look and feel energised and rejuvenated after every use! What’s more, a lush blend of oils including Sunflower, Olive and Coconut Oil provide deeper moisturisation for longer-lasting colour. The better condition the skin, the deeper and longer-lasting the tan will be.

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Fruity Coconut

Sachet (15ml) £4.00
Bottle (250ml) £26.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.53 per session (approx)

DEVIOUSLY BLACK LOTION

Enhance your glow quickly with this powerful bronzing sunbed lotion. Deviously Bronze is packed with a blend of Natural Bronzers – Black Walnut Shell and Fennel Seed Extract – and Melanin to deliver an immediate hit of colour whilst DHA provides a longer, delayed golden tan for intense colour that lasts for days! Due to the high level of bronzers, this sunbed lotion is perfect for those who have already built a base tan but are looking for a more intense, deeper bronzed colour. Packed with a selection of natural oils and absinthe extract, it’s the perfect lotion to ensure your skin is deeply nourished and hydrated during your tanning journey.

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Mesmerising Oasis

Sachet (15ml) £5.00
Bottle (250ml) £33.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.94 per session (approx)

CHARMINGLY BLACK NATURAL BRONZER LOTION

Looking for an immediate glow while your natural tan develops underneath?  This 40X Super-Natural Bronzer contains both caramel and black walnut shell to provide a rich and immediate bronzed glow. Infused with wild indigo extract, which contains a natural violet tone, this lotion ensures a rich bronzed glow with zero orange or red tones, a similar principle to purple shampoo. Blueberry extract (rich in vitamin A and K) acts as a skin conditioning agent to combat photo-ageing for a youthful appearance. The lotions charming mix of ingredients are sure to leave you firmly under its spell!

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Tropical Mist

Sachet (15ml) £4.75
Bottle (250ml) £32.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.89 per session (approx)

AUSTRALIAN GOLD CHEEKY BROWN LOTION

Cheeky Brown is new to The Tanning Shop this year but a firm favourite with Australian Gold users! This luscious lotion is packed with hydrating and nourishing ingredients from Australian Gold’s special Biosine Complex® formula, allowing your natural pigmentation process to tan you faster and darker. The immediate bronzers in this lotion ensure an instant hit of colour, whilst your natural tan develops underneath, for a glowing complexion. The Aloe Vera in this formula has powerful healing, moisturising and soothing properties to help extend the life of your tan and improve future results. The Herbal DNA also found in this lotion works to improve skin complexion. Please note the instant bronzers will wash away with water.

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic CocoaDreams

Sachet (15ml)  £3.75
Bottle (250ml) £26.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £1.53 per session (approx)

Outback Collection – from £34.00

PARTY ANIMAL INTENSIFIER SUNBED LOTION – TATTOO PROTECTION

Party Animal intensifier lotion contains a unique blend of Tyosine and Coconut oil which work to enhance your natural colour for fast, nautural, darker results! Packed with Native Australian Desert Plant Extracts, Desert Lime and Quandong, this sunbed lotion is deeply nourishing, soothing and hydrating. Filled with a decadent blend of Australian super fruits which provide powerful antioxidant properties that protect and nurture for improved skin appearance.

Party Animal also contains ColorGuard™ Plus Tattoo Technology with Tiger Grass and Cocoa Butter which creates a moisture-seal blend to prevent tattoos from fading.

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: Yes
Fragrance: Wild Berries and Lavender

Sachet (15ml) £5.75
Bottle (250ml) £39.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.29 per session (approx)

NOTHING BUT BLACK BRONZER LOTION

The most powerful bronzer in Australian Gold’s Outback Collection! This lotion really does tick all the boxes – providing a luxury nourishing sunbed lotion, with bronzer technology and tattoo protection! This sunbed lotion is filled with Australian native Emu Bush and Kangaroo Paw Extracts which have unrivalled skin regenerative effects, keeping skin hydrated for an improved skin appearance! This silky lotion contains a mix of powerful bronzing ingredients including natural Bronzers, DHA and Tyrosine which work together to deliver a darker hue over time.

Nothing But Black also contains ColorGuard™ Plus Tattoo Technology with Tiger Grass and Cocoa Butter creates a moisture-seal blend to prevent tattoos from fading.

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: Yes
Fragrance: Agave and Lime

Sachet (15ml)  £6.50
Bottle (250ml) £43.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.53 per session (approx)

FEELIN’ BEACHY SUNBED LOTION

New to the Tanning Shop! This luxurious lotion is packed with Australian Gold’s Ultra-Dark Paradise Glow Bronzer recipe; which combines caramel, algae extract and DHA bronzer. The immediate bronzers in Feelin’ Beachy deliver an instant glow while the DHA delayed bronzers continue to develop after your tanning session for a deeper, darker colour.  This sunbed lotion contains a refreshing blend of native eucalyptus-infused water and watermelon which gives the lotion its fresh tropical scent and provides unrivalled skin hydration. A decadent mixture of Safflower, Sunflower, Sweet Almond Oils and Shea Butter in this lotion helps lock in the skin’s moisture for visibly smooth and silky skin.

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Sweet Summer Delight

Sachet (15ml) £5.25
Bottle (250ml) £36.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.12 per session (approx)

BEACH YOU TO IT SUNBED LOTION

This luxurious natural bronzer will whisk you away to a tropical paradise with its fresh Summer Melon Cooler fragrance with notes of tropical fresh fruit, vanilla, hyacinth and jasmin.

Beach you to it’s lightweight, creamy formula delivers an immediate bronzed tan while your own natural colour develops behind the scenes. The natural bronzes within this lotion work similarly to instant fake tan and will wash away in the shower leaving behind your own sun kissed glow.

The Australian Hydration Complex within this lotion drenches your skin with a blend of skin nourishing ingredients to ensure your skin is glowing, and helps to increase the longevity of your tan!

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Melon Cooler

Sachet (15ml) £5.25
Bottle (250ml) £36.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.12 per session (approx)

SANDY BEACHES INTENSIFIER LOTION

Get beach day vibes any day with Sandy Beaches intensifier lotion. This Tropical Infused Intensifier contains tyrosine which stimulates melanin producing dark results while also prolonging colour for your best beach glow. Vitamins B5 and C neutralise free radicals and enhance your skins radiance. Finished off with an Orange Sorbet fragrance perfect for reminding you of those relaxing sandy days at the beach!

The Australian Brightening Complex uses eucalyptus water which is known to possess soothing and calming properties which can help strengthen and protect your skins health!

Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Orange Sorbet

Sachet (15ml) £5.00
Bottle (250ml) £34.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.00 per session (approx)

HOT! Collection – from £48.00

AUSTRALIAN GOLD HOT SUNBED LOTION

The HOT! range is one of the best-selling tanning lotions world-wide! With an industry exclusive concentrate Aloe Vera gel as its base, the HOT! range leads the way in maintaining healthy, smooth, hydrated skin while tanning! The lotion’s exclusive Maximum Tanning Energy® properties help to enhance the skin’s ability to retain moisture for longer (this in turn helps skin to promote a darker, longer-lasting colour). Packed with Omega Oils derived from Macadamia, Kukui Seed, Olive and Tea Tree, this silky sunbed lotion provides unrivalled levels of skin conditioning and moisturising. The luxurious mix of Liposomes, Vitamins A, C & E and Amino Acids help to deliver a darker and deeper natural colour every time.

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £6.25
Bottle (250ml) £48.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £2.82 per session (approx)

HOT! HYBRID WITH RED LIGHT COLLAGEN TECHNOLOGY SUNBED LOTION

The new kid on the block! HOT! Hybrid leads the way when it comes to sunbed lotion innovation! This luxurious smooth and silky cream is designed to be used with both standard UV tanning beds and Red Light UV Tanning Beds. Love our Lightvision beds? This is the perfect lotion to pair with your Lightvision sessions to maximise both your tanning results and the red radiance light results which help to boost collagen & elastin production for smoother skin. With an industry exclusive concentrate Aloe Vera gel as its base the HOT! lotion range leads the way in maintaining healthy, smooth, hydrated skin! The unique blend contains more than 200 amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and enzymes which care for your skin. The lotion’s exclusive Maximum Tanning Energy® properties also help to enhance the skin’s ability to retain moisture for longer (this in turn helps skin to promote a darker, longer-lasting colour).
Please note red light beds will boost the results of this lotion compared to a classic UV sunbed.

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £6.75
Bottle (250ml) £53.00
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £3.12 per session (approx)

HOT! BLACK LOTION

HOT! Black is the ultimate bronzing lotion from the HOT! range! As with the other lotions in the HOT! range, this lotion is built with the same industry exclusive concentrate Aloe Vera gel as its base but Black is packed with added natural and DHA bronzers. This luxurious sunbed lotion boasts a blend of caramel and black walnut natural bronzers alongside a boost of DHA bronzers. With added DermaDark technology, this lotion is perfect for building a deeper natural colour alongside the added bronzers within the formula long after your session. Liposomes, vitamins and amino acids combine to deliver moisture to the skin for a deeper, darker, bronzed radiance

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Classic Cocoa Dreams

Sachet (15ml) £6.50
Bottle (250ml) £51.50
1 Bottle = 17 Sachets = £3.00 per session (approx)

Cypher Collection – from £65.00

CYPHER TITANIUM SUNBED LOTION

This lotion is a true breakthrough in tanning lotion technology! This luxurious, powerful lotion utilises Tyrosine blended with a Melanin Activated Peptide (MAP) to help build dark, natural golden results fast! Build deeper and darker results with this lotions D-Cýphêr Complex which unlocks the proteins essential colouration in melanin. Plus, with Cýphêr’s Cell Speak Complex® and Youth Boost™ formula you can combat the signs of aging and achieve unrivalled radiance with every use.
Limited stock, available in selected stores only

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Zesty Lime (Verbena, Lime, Coconut and Bergamot)

Sachet (15ml) £7.00
Bottle (200ml) £65.00
1 Bottle = 13 Sachets = £5.00 per session (approx)

CYPHER TITANIUM BRONZER LOTION

Like its intensifier counterpart, this lotion is a true breakthrough in tanning lotion technology! This luxurious, powerful lotion utilises Tyrosine blended with a Melanin Activated Peptide (MAP) to help build dark, natural golden results fast! Unlike the original accelerator, this version is filled with Cypher’s Quinque Quintus [55] Bronzer technology which delivers an instant glow that deepens to a rich deeper hue as it develops.

Plus, with D-Cýphêr Complex, which unlocks the proteins essential colouration in melanin, you will see notably deeper and darker results. This sunbed lotion is packed Cýphêr’s Cell Speak Complex® and Youth Boost™ formula to help combat the signs of aging and achieve unrivalled radiance with every use.
Limited stock, available in selected stores only 

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Zesty Lime (Verbena, Lime, Coconut and Bergamot)

Sachet (15ml) £7.00
Bottle (200ml) £65.00
1 Bottle = 13 Sachets = £5.00 per session (approx)

Hemp Nation Tan Extenders – from £19.50

HEMP NATION AGAVE & LIME (EXTENDER)

Maximise your tanning results by adding Hemp Nation to your UV Tanning Journey! This incredible deeply nourishing tan extender lotion is the perfect partner to our huge sunbed lotion range. Created with Australian Golds signature Hemp Nation base which combines their Hydrating Complex, HydraRich™ Blend and their Age-Defying Blend.

This super silky lotion is packed with Agave which soothes and supports skin rejuvenation whilst also moisturising for long-lasting colour! Lime is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C and citric acid which work to rejuvenate the skin.

Sea salt can also be found in this unique recipe which contains potassium and other colour enhancing minerals which work to deepen your tan with regular use. Plus, with added DermaDark® bronzers, which work as a perfect streak free colour boost between sessions, you can be sure your skin is fully nourished and glowing at all times!

Bronzer: Yes
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Agave and Lime

Bottle 535ml: £19.50

HEMP NATION VANILLA PINEAPPLE (EXTENDER)

The newest member of our Hemp Nation Collection! This incredible deeply nourishing tan extender lotion is the perfect partner to our huge sunbed lotion range. Created with Australian Golds signature Hemp Nation base which combines their Hydrating Complex, HydraRich™ Blend and their Age-Defying Blend. Maximise your tanning results by adding Hemp Nation to your UV Tanning Journey!

The Vanilla Pineapple and Tropical fruit blend boasts a rich blend of antioxidants that help reduce the signs of ageing, promote skin elasticity, hydrate and soften the skin

Bronzer: No
Tattoo protection: No
Fragrance: Vanilla Pineapple

Bottle 535ml: £19.50

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LOTION NOTICE:
Some lotion ingredients are NOT suitable for tanning and can damage bed acrylics.
To protect the integrity of our beds and ensure we maintain our standards please adhere to the following Tanning Shop rules.
The Tanning Shop has banned the following products for use in their shops; Tingle Creams, any oil, any 2bTanned or Shine Brown products, any lotions not made specifically for sunbeds