This is an ingredient present in all CoppertoneÂ® self-tanners as well as the majority of our competitors' products. This chemical combines with amino acids in the outer layer of the skin to produce a tan colour. You control the "tanning" intensity by the frequency of use.
the active ingredient in self-tanners.
Obtained from glycerol, used to artificially tan skin. Reacts with amino acids in skin to provide a natural looking suntanned appearance. Usually derived from sugar cane, it causes the surface layer of the skin to oxidize.
A self-tanning agent used in cosmetics.
Dihydroxyacetone (also known as DHA) is a simple carbohydrate that is primarily used as an ingredient in sunless tanning products. It is often derived from plant sources such as sugar beets and sugar cane, by the fermentation of glycerin.