Gradual Tan

$34.95

GRADUAL TAN | AUSTRALIAN ORGANIC NATURAL TAN

A gradual tan that develops in time, our TW Gradual Tan is the best all rounder if you’re looking for a way to build an au naturale faux glow with a barely there effort.

Designed to hydrate the skin while building a glow, our gradual tan moisturiser is not only easy to apply but will nourish you from the inside out, leaving the body revitalised and boasting a year round glow.

While we may be biased, it’s the best gradual tanner out there because unlike most fake tans that have a strong smell, our gradual tan has a soft lime and vanilla scent that leaves you feeling nourished and fresh. Yes, it’s that good that you can still get out and about in it!

It’s also a self tanning lotion that’s not sticky, applies evenly and hydrates and moisturises the body, making it a beautiful self care ritual to incorporate into your skin care routine.

Perfect for face and body, our gradual tanner glides on and gives you smooth and hydrated skin and an even sunless tan you can look forward to incorporating into your skin care routine.

It also has stress relieving ingredients direct from mother nature such as aloe vera and chamomile, so it’s the best tanning lotion because it’s like instant zen for the body. Simply smooth on to zone out and achieve a radiant glow.

For more tips on tanning and how to get the most from our gradual tan moisturiser, read on or see our ‘How To’ fake tan guide here.

Note: For a gentle face tan, we also recommend the TW Face Tan Aqua Mist.

Why we love it:

It’s a 100% organic and natural gradual tan
It’s free of nasty preservatives, chemicals and toxins
It has a natural lime and vanilla scent that doesn’t smell like fake tan
It’s a gradual tan moisturiser that hydrates, nourishes and moisturises skin too.
It It easy to use and suitable as part of a weekly skin care routine
It makes you look good naked ;)

Also, not to brag but….we’re by far the best gradual tanner australia, just ask our celebrity clients Ashley Hart, Sonja Kruger, Sam Frost and Roxy Jacenko.

Three Warriors products are all Certified organic, Australian Certified Toxic-Free, Cruelty Free.

We are proud to produce natural and organic fake tan that is Australian made with ingredients sourced locally from the pristine Tasmanian shores, our home state.

Our gradual tan is made using the following natural ingredients...

  • Aloe vera: locks in moisture and soothes skin for a calm, softened complexion
  • Avocado oil: delivering essential vitamins A, D and E to skin
  • Chamomile extract: a natural anti-inflammatory and stress reliever.

    Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*,Dihydroxyacetone+,Octyl Palmiate+, Glyceryl Stearate+, Glycerin*,Caprylic/ Capric Trigylceride+, Cetearyl Alcohol+, Cetearyl Olivate+, Sorbitan Olivate+Olea Europaea (Tasmanian Olive) Oil*,Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil*, Tasmanian Spring Water+, Hydrolysed jojoba Esters+, Persea Gratissima (Advocado) Oil*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E)+, Dehydroacetic Acid+, Benzyl Alcohol+, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Ausrantifolia (Lime) Oil*, Vanilla Planiforlia Fruit Extract+, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract*.

     



Three Warriors Gradual Tan is free from animal products, silicones, synthetic pigments, sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS), Sodium laureth sulphate (SLES), harsh chemicals, petrochemicals, parabens, Phenoxyethanol.

Worried about allergies or our tanning formulas specific ingredients? We’ve got you warriors! Read our FAQS page here to find out more or enquire about our key fake tan ingredients.

Discover how to get the best organic spray tan with our spray tan tips below or for an in-depth guide see our ‘How to spray tan at home’ blog here. Otherwise, see below for our directions:

  1. Start with a scrub
    Prep the bod for fake tan first and exfoliate the body using a natural scrub - we love our Three Warrior Tasmanian Sand Scrub - using circular motions to lightly exfoliate the whole body.
  2. Rinse and repeat
    Make sure to shower, shave if you want to apply gradual tan onto a smooth surface area and rinse off any excess scrub, avoiding soaping and also removing deodorant and perfume.
  3. Glide on
    Using a bare hand, place a small amount of self tanning lotion onto skin and glide evenly across the body, leaving no surface unloved.
  4. Soak it all in
    Opt for loose clothing or a robe to allow the gradual tan moisturiser to soak into skin, then just get out and about! 

We recommend sitting back and soaking it all in for the following developing times...

1 hour - For a light and fresh, ever so natural fake tan glow.
2-3 hours - For a medium to warm organic spray tan.
4-5 hours - For a deep, dark holiday worthy gradual tan.

To learn how to get fake tan off after or learn how to exfoliate read our ‘How To’ page here.
    SHIPPING AND RETURNS


    We ship items out on weekdays! If you order before 2pm on a weekday we will dispatch your order same day (unless you are contacted with an issue). 

    REGIONAL SHIPPING

    STANDARD ORDER - $10 for all general orders
    EXPRESS ORDER - $15 for delivery within 1-2 business days

    PLEASE NOTE: 

    • Rural areas may incur longer transit times 
    • We may encounter longer order processing times during peak sale periods. Please allow up to 3 business days to receive shipping confirmation.

    INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

    All prices on Three Warriors are set in Australian dollars.

    For international customers, the prices quoted do not include your local sales taxes or import duties, which may be charged to your purchase upon entry to your country. Please contact your local customs office for further information.

    PAY PAL & GOOGLE PAY

    Please note, Paypal and Google Pay is available for all Three Warriors purchases.

    RETURNS

    If you are unhappy with your purchase, you may return it within 2 weeks for a credit note that can be used online towards another Three Warriors product of your choice. 


    We do not offer refunds for change of mind. A refund will only be given for any products which are deemed faulty. Please note, due to hygiene reasons you cannot return or exchange Three Warriors products once opened.

     

    Items must be returned in their original condition; no refund or return can be made for products that have been used.

    IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RETURN YOUR ITEM, PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RETURN REQUEST WITH THE FORM BELOW.

    Once we receive your return, we will contact you and arrange your credit note.

    If the product has been opened it will not be accepted as a return. It is recommended that you ship your return with appropriate tracking as we will not assume responsibility for any item which is lost or damaged.

     

    CONSUMER LAW

    All goods purchased from this website come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. 

    You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality.

    The goods will not be of acceptable quality if such goods:

    (a) are not fit for all the purposes for which goods of that kind are commonly supplied;

    (b) are not acceptable in appearance and finish;

    (c) have defects;

    (d) are unsafe; or

    (e) are not durable.

     Subject to any rights you may have under the non-excludable guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law, we may impose fees payable by you in relation to any repair/service not covered by the guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law.

     To the extent permitted by law (including Australian Consumer Law), Three Warriors reserves the sole right to judge whether or not a tanning product is fit for the purposes promised (including whether its not acceptable in appearance and finish, has defects, is unsafe or nondurable).

    If you have any enquiries please email us at info@threewarriors.com.au

    HOW TO USE THREE WARRIORS

    Learn to glow like a pro and achieve a flawless natural fake tan year round with our Three Warriors, all natural, organic Tasmanian made tanning products...

    How to… exfoliate!
    Think of exfoliating as the best wake up call of your life! Jump in the shower then using an exfoliating mitt or your bare hands, squeeze a small amount of our Three Warriors Tasmanian Sand Scrub ( a natural exfoliator perfect for priming your body for fake tan) onto wet skin, massaging in a circular motion. 

    Scrubbing the whole body, make sure to pay extra attention to dry areas such as the joints (elbows, knees, wrists, ankles) to avoid a patchy fake tan or patchy spray tan look. 

    Once scrubbed, rinse off with water and gently dry off with a towel, allowing your skin to soak up all those smooth skin, natural fake tan ready feels! 

    How to… apply fake tan

    First things first warriors, get to know your go-to tanning product of choice is! 

    Before you apply fake tan you need to choose the right gradual tan or spray tan that will suit you and your lifestyle.

    Are you more of a gradual tan gal/guy, a slow build self-tan mousse user, a ‘instant fix’ spray tan solution kind of person or do you prefer a quick spritz with face tan mist?

    Each tanning product will help you achieve a gradual faux glow in a different way. Read on for our ‘how to’ natural fake tan tips depending on the Three Warriors tanning product of choice. Or for an in depth guide check out our Three Warriors blog guide on ‘How To Fake Tan’ or for those at home using spray tan machine, check out our Three Warriors blog guide on ‘How To Spray Tan At Home’. 

    How to… apply face tan

    Hello invigoration! A face mist that both hydrates and boasts a golden glow, our Three Warriors Face Tan Aqua Mist is the perfect way to freshen up while bringing a natural fake tan to the face - and it’s as simple as a quick spritz!

    Holding the face tan mist approximately 30cm away from face, spritz over a clean, cleansed, dry face. Then simply wait a few minutes for the face tan to soak into skin before applying makeup. Important to note warriors: unlike other natural fake tan products, spray tan solutions or gradual tan lotions, the face tan mist does not need to be rinsed off. Your face tan will naturally develop over three hours. Yes, that’s right, walk into work as a ghost, come out ready to boast a Maldives-worthy glow for the weekend.

    How to… apply gradual tan

    Unlike other fake tans, our Three Warriors Gradual Tan is the tanning product of your dreams. Think a built in moisturiser with a golden glow bonus!

    To apply our gradual tan, apply evenly with a mitt or bare hands all over body for a natural and effortless fake tan look.

    Just remember to go easy on knees, elbows, hands and feet as they are the dry areas that can lead to a patchy fake tan (and no girl/guy got time for that!). Afterwards, wash hands with a pea sized amount of our Tasmanian Sand Scrub and voila! A beautiful, natural fake tan complete with a golden and hydrated glow. 

    How to apply self-tan mousse

    Just like a spray tan solution, minus the rogue spray gun with our Three Warriors Self-Tan Mousse you can expect a deep, dark and flawless natural fake tan sure to leave you luminous!

    To apply the mousse, slip on an eco-friendly mitt, pump a generous amount of the self-tan mousse and apply in circular motions to your entire body, making sure every inch of skin is covered. 

    Remember, the more self-tan mousse you pump and apply, the deeper your natural fake tan look will develop. For a light natural fake tan glow, wash off after 1.5 hours or for a dark gradual tan that develops overnight, sleep in it (ideally in dark pajamas and sheets) for serious depth. 

    How to apply spray tan solution

    Prefer to not wing it with a self application? We’ve got you warriors! 

    Spritz your body instead (or get a fellow faux glow expert) using a spray tan machine and high quality spray tan solution such as our Three Warriors Spray Tan Solution for an all-over glow, minus a streaky fake tan. 

    To get the best warrior glow and a streak-free natural fake tan, we recommend the following prep first (also applicable for all our natural fake tan!).

    24 hours before…

    Remove all body hair, exfoliate from top to toe (paying special attention to the dry skin areas such as knees, ankles, wrists and elbows) using our Tasmanian Sand Scrub natural exfoliator then take the time to moisturise your whole body.

     

    On the day of your spray tan…

    Prep is key! While it might sound strange, make sure to skip deodorant and perfume, as well as heavy facial moisturisers so the skin is a bare canvas ready for the spray tan solution.

     

    Whether at home or in a salon, scale back on underwear (if any!), opting for a paper or thin cotton g-string to ensure the least lines are possible and to swerve the risk of a streaky spray tan.

     

    If using a spray tan machine, ensure the spray tan gun is at least 20-30 cm away and spray the natural fake tan in a downwards motion - from thighs to calves to feet - in slow, steady sweeps. When you get to feet, ankles and joints, make sure to spritz a little less, as the skin there is much more absorbent and grabs at the spray tan solution more (leading to risk of a patchy spray tan).

     

    When your spray tan is completely dry, have a quick shower in lukewarm water, without soap. After patting dry, moisturise and proceed to take at least 25 selfies!

     

    How to know...when to wash the fake tan off

    Like it deep and dark? Then get set to stay and soak it up baby! Or if you’re more into a light, milky golden glow, you may want to shower pronto! When it comes to a natural fake tan, it’s all down to what our warriors want! Three Warriors is the kind of natural fake tan that will work to suit you!

    While we don’t like to be too prescriptive, because we’re all about empowering our warriors to do what feels good and right for you, we also know applying fake tan can be daunting and want to take the stress out of it for you!

    So here’s what you need to know when it comes to a natural fake tan application and a guideline so you don’t rush to wash off your spray tan too early.

     

    Developing times… 

    1 hour - Shower within an hour for a light and fresh but ever so natural fake tan glow.

    2-3 hours - Shower within a few hours for a medium to warm natural fake tan.

    4-5 hours – Shower after half a day (or overnight) for a deep, dark natural fake tan look.




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