How to self tan and more of your questions about self-tanning answeredHow to self tan and more of your questions about self-tanning answered


Don’t panic! JOAH Golden Daze Sunless Tanning Drops are simple and nearly fool proof so you can enjoy your glow worry free. Just think about the kind of glow that you want.

For a sunkissed glow, our Light/Medium drops are perfect if you’re:

  • Looking for a subtle tan to combat that indoor screen time
  • Running errands in the city or taking a stroll in your local park
  • Visiting your ‘rents for the day

For a sundrenched glow, our Medium/Deep drops are perfect if you’re:

  • Looking for a full tan that achieves a summer glow
  • Heading out for a beach day
  • Planning a week-long vacay

Still not sure? Don’t worry! Just know that the more drops you use, the deeper your tan. Both these drops are customizable, so there’s really nothing to be concerned about. Use 2 to 5 drops for a sun-kissed tan and 6 to 10 drops for a sundrenched tan.

We’re happy to help! First, shake the bottle. Then, dab your normal amount of daily moisturizer or body lotion into the palm of your hands. Twist the dropper off the tanning drops bottle, and add up to 12 drops to your daily moisturizer/body lotion in your hand. Mix the two products together in the palm of your hand and apply the mixture to your skin evenly. The more drops added, the deeper the tan. Allow your tan to set for 5 minutes before applying makeup / putting on clothes. Wash hands with soap right after application. Color will develop in 4-6 hours. Reapply as needed for a deeper glow. You may use every other day to maintain the tan. Carry out a patch test, as directed, 24-hours prior to application. Don’t apply to broken irritated, or hyper sensitive skin.

No! Our Sunless Tanning Drops react with your skin’s natural color and tone to give you a glow truly from within that is natural to you and only you.

Yes, we always recommend a patch test 24 hours before full application of JOAH’s Golden Daze Sunless Tanning Drops.

We recommend exfoliating first so that your skin is soft and even. Use a washcloth or an exfoliator to remove excess dead skin cells. This ensures that your final color is uniform. If you need to remove hair before applying, make sure that you perform any waxing or shaving routines at least 24 hours before applying the tanning drops. Do not apply tanning drops onto broken or irritated skin.

You will start to see color developing in 4-6 hours after application.

As often or as little as you want. For a lighter tan, mix in fewer drops to your moisturizer or body lotion. For a deeper tan, mix in more drops to your moisturizer or body lotion. For a long lasting tan, use every other day.

The tan from our Sunless Tanning Drops will vary from person to person because we’re all unique! We all have different skin types, textures, and tones which means that our skin renewal rates will vary. Your tan will last between about 5 days and on some people, it will last as long as 2 weeks.

Make sure to mix well when combining the tanning drops with your moisturizer or body lotion to ensure your tan is even. If you’re very worried about this, start with fewer drops and gradually increase the drops with each application until you get the glow you want. The elbows, knees and ankles tend to absorb more sunless tanning drops. To ensure evenness, apply drops on the wider side first (i.e. thighs, arms) and then move to joint areas. You can also wipe the joint areas after the application. To dilute the tanning effect in these areas, gently rub with a damp towel or apply a little lotion on top of the self-tanner.

Yes, the tan will fade over time. To maintain a longer lasting tan, use every other day.

We recommend showering 4 - 12 hours after application. If you want a longer lasting tan, wait 12 hours. This includes swimming or any activity that will make you sweat.

It really depends on how often you plan to use the tanning drops, and how many drops you use with each application. We recommend using between up to 12 drops per application so you can customize your glow to your liking.

No, our tanning drops do not offer any protection from UVA and UVB rays.

You do not have to apply sunscreen or SPF, but we recommend to always use SPF to protect your skin from exposure to harmful UVA and UVB rays. This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn.

We recommend adding drops with each application to preserve the purity and quality of the formula.

No, the ingredients in our tanning drops do not interact with SPF active ingredients.

No, your tan should not come off when using makeup removers. Only your makeup should come off!

We recommend waiting 4 to 12 hours after application before showering, swimming or engaging in any activity that will make you sweat.

The product is transfer-proof. Make sure the product is dry before putting on clothing.

Yes, it is. We recommend a patch test prior to application for all.

No, the Golden Daze Sunless Tanning Drops are not scented.

Absolutely! We try our products ourselves and do not test on animals.

Yes! We love our bunnies and animals. This product is 100% vegan.

All our products are formulated carefully to reduce the risk of blocking pores, which is a common reason for acne or breakouts.

No, we use sunflower seed oil.

We recommend consulting your doctor to ensure the safest use for your individual needs.

If you consider a boost in confidence a side effect, then yes!