How to Use Olive oil for Tanning?




For tanning there are so many artificial products available in the market. But, the natural way is always the best. The chemicals in the artificial tanners are not good for your skin. They may harm your skin and it could be a permanent damage. But the natural products have no side effects (unless you are allergic). If you use homemade mixtures to tan your skin, it will be effective and safe.

Is Olive oil Good to Tan Your Skin?

Olive oil moisture your skin deeply. The oil is absorbed well by your skin. Moreover, olive oil helps to absorb the sun rays. The sun rays transfers heat into your skin and you get a natural tanned skin. Olive oil can be mixed with different natural products to get the best results.

How to Use Olive oil for Tanning:

1. Carrot Juice and Olive oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Carrot juice (50- 100 ml)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (4 table spoons)

How to do:

  • Make a smooth paste of these two ingredients.
  • Apply the mixture on your dry skin. You can keep it for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Actually, you should notice the reaction of the mixture on your skin.
    After 30 minutes, you can take a bath.

How this works: The beta-carotene in the carrot give you a skin color. This color helps you to get a tanned skin naturally.




Best Time to Apply: You should always apply it on your dry skin. You can apply it before taking your sun bath.




[ Read: How to Use Coconut oil for Tanning ]

2. Lemon Juice And Olive oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Lemon juice (half cup)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (4 tablespoon)

How to do:

  • Mix these two ingredients.
  • Apply the mixture on your skin. You shouldn’t stay directly under the sun light.
  • You can keep the mixture for 20 to 30 minutes.

How this works: The acidic elements in the lemon helps you to get a tanned skin. The lemon balances the olive oil and it tans your skin.

Best Time to Apply: Apply the mixture before taking your sun bath. You shouldn’t stay directly under the sunlight for long time. If you feel any uncomfortable burning, you should rub off the mixture.

[ Read: Lemon Face Mask Benefits ]

3. Iodine and Olive oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Baby Oil ( two table spoons)
  • Extra virgin olive oil ( two table spoons)
  • Iodine (detoxified) 8 to 12 drops

How to do:




  • Mix all the above ingredients. Apply the mixture on your skin.
  • You can stay under the sun for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Before you apply the oil you should scrub off the dead skins on your body.

How this works: Iodine heals the skin and balances the moisture level on your body. Iodine and baby oil keep away the harmful rays of the Sun.

Best Time To Apply: You can apply this mixture before going out in the sun. Apply it at least 20 minutes before you go for the sun bath. If you bath in the water, then apply it again.




[ Read: Benefits of Olive oil ]




4. Coconut Oil and Olive Oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Coconut oil ( 4 table spoons)
  • Extra virgin olive oil ( 2 table spoons)

How to do:

  • Mix these oils well. Then apply it on your body.
  • Don’t spend too much time under the sun. A 30 minute sun bath is enough.

How this works: Coconut oil is a great natural moisturizer. It helps you to get a perfectly tanned skin. The mixture won’t over burn your skin.

Best time to apply: You should apply the mixture before you take a bath in the water. Stay under the sun for 20 to 30 minutes and then take a bath in the water.




[ Read: Benefits of Coconut oil for Face ]

5. Coffee and Olive oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Coffee grounds (half cup)
  • Extra virgin olive oil (half cup)

How to do:

  • Mix these two ingredients well.
  • Keep it on your body for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Take a shower and scrub it off from your body.
  • You can use gloves to rub the mixture on your body.

How this works: Coffee grounds are quick to spread color on your skin. You just don’t need any sun bath to get a cute brown color on your skin.

Best time to apply: Apply the mixture, 10 minutes before your bathing. If you want more deep tanning, then apply it twice.

6. Vinegar and Olive oil for Tanning:

Things you’ll need:

  • Vinegar ( 8 to 10 drops)
  • Extra virgin olive oil ( 4 to 5 tablespoons)

How to do:

  • At first, mix the above ingredients.
  • Then, apply it on your skin.
  • You shouldn’t stay under the direct sunlight.
  • Apply it 20 minutes before you go outside.
  • After 20 minutes, you can get a bath in the water.

How this works: Vinegar has some properties that can give you a tanned skin. The acidic nature of vinegar helps to tan your skin.

Best time to apply: Apply the mixture 20 to 30 minutes before you go outside. But, if you have a sensitive skin you should use this mixture carefully.




The above article – How to use olive oil for tanning will give you information regarding the natural ways of tanning. You can keep the mixtures in a dark glass bottles. You can use this mixtures safely as they are natural products. But, if you have sensitive skin or if you are allergic to oil, then you should apply the mixtures with precautions.

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For tanning there are so many artificial products available in the market. But, the natural way is always the best. The chemicals in the artificial tanners

Written by: Manasa Hegde

Manasa Hegde is a writer for Beautyepic.com and Few other websites. She has been writing contents on fashion, Travelling, healthy Foods & Home DIY. Also, She is a mother of two little girls.Most of the time she spends on her family and profession.

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