Best Gradual Tanner

Shellcove Skin offers you the best gradual tanner if you are looking to build your tan over time like you would do naturally when you bathe under the sun. You can develop a beautifully bronzed and sun-kissed glow in a matter of days and make it look like a natural progression. This is the allure of Shellcove Gradual Self Tan Foam. Achieve a near-flawless result that looks stunning from all angles with a formulation designed and created with your skin’s health and beauty in mind.

With our tantalising gradual self-tan foam, you will see a perfectly natural-looking tan with absolutely glowing skin that looks and feels healthy, fresh, and nourished. This is because with Shellcove you will get a premium quality self-tanning solution that is formulated to keep your skin completely hydrated. Thus, your daily tanning regime can double as your moisturising skincare routine. Gently condition your skin while building and maintaining your tan with a glowing and hydrated finish.

All our products are proudly made with love here in Australia with nourishing locally sourced botanicals and the highest quality 100% natural DHA. With colours inspired by the ‘shades of the Australian sun’, our ultimate goal is to help you achieve a true Aussie bronzed look with salon quality every single time.

We also take pride in the fact that our entire Shellcove product line is vegan and cruelty-free, so they do not have any animal derivatives or animal-byproducts and have never been tested on animals. Plus, our gradual tanner does not contain any synthetic fragrances so anyone can use it regardless of scent preferences or skin sensitivity.

What’s more amazing is that you can see noticeable results after just one application with our Super Express Technology!

Discover how you can realise the most naturally looking bronzed tan in five essential steps.

The Process

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Deeply exfoliate at least 24-48hrs prior to tanning, allowing the pores time to close leaving the skin smooth and prepped.

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Cleanse the skin and remove any makeup, deodorant or other skincare, providing a blank canvas for your tanning routine.

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Get It On

Time to get it on. Use circular motions following the curves of your body, starting from the legs working your way up.

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Control how deep you want to go. Soap free shower in 30 minutes for a natural glow or 2 to 3+ hours for a richer depth.


Rehydrate from within and restore the skin with the SHELLCOVE Gradual mousse!



Our buildable water-based shade conveniently requires no wash off and is transfer-free making it a breeze to get back to your busy life. Can be used daily to achieve a gradual natural healthy glow or as a tan extender to our Dawn and Dusk Shades. Our custom blend is formulated exclusively for SHELLCOVE right here in Australia, packed with skin loving Australian Botanicals and 100% natural DHA. It’s tan with your skin health in mind.


Time to get it on. Shake well before use and apply to exfoliated, clean skin with our Tanning Mitt. Use circular motions following the curves of your body, starting from the legs working your way up. Lightly sweep any excess tan from the mitt over the hands and feet. Grab a mate and that mitt to help you cover the hard-to-reach zones. Wait until it is touch dry before dressing.


Aqua (Water, Eau), Propylene Glycol, Dihydroxyacetone, Glycerin, Terminalia Ferdinandiana (Kakadu Plum) Fruit Extract, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Capryl Glucoside, Syzygium Luehmannii (Lilly Pilly) Fruit Extract, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Kernel Oil, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Phenoxyethanol, Ethoxydiglycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid.

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