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Do Tanning Tablets Work

some people ask do tanning tablets work. You must know by now that the sun’s ultraviolet rays can wreak havoc on your skin and cause a range of issues such as lines, wrinkles, and cancer. Why tanning tablets have become a sensation around the world is because instead of using fake tan products and make the skin look orange, you can boost your melanin in your body to give you a natural nice glow.

Over the years, people have often relied on tedious and time-consuming ways to get a tan such as airbrushing, relying on tanning beds and tanning booths, as well as using tanning lotions. in this day and age, there is no need for any of that!

How do tanning tablets work?

When the sun hits our skin it causes it to turn brown, so next time you are in the sun you are more protected from getting sun burned. Our bodies do this by increasing melanin production. Tanning tablets gives our bodies have the correct nutrients to produce more melanin with safe a natural ingredients that our found in most foods.  

How does our bodies create melanin?

There are 3 different types of melanin: neuromelanin, pheomelanin, and eumelanin. Confusing right? It all starts with the amino acid L-tyrosine, L-tyrosine is needed for our bodies to produce dopamine, noradrenalin and of course melanin.

Some people produce more melanin than others, depending on where our ancestors lived. Generally, the hotter it was the darker our skin would be to protect it from the sun.  This does not include albinos who are unable to produce melanin.

L-tyrosine should always be in every tanning tablet as it plays the more important role. It is found in cheese, eggs and meats and fruits.

So what other ingredients can help with getting that glow?

It is important when buying Tanning tablets that they do not have ingredients that contain things that make our skin look orange. One that does not make our skin look natural and two, they can be dangerous. Ingredients such as beta carotene. high dosage of  or even low dosage can have harmful effect on our bodies.

Some of the side effects of beta carotene include:

  • Cancer
  • Yellow looking skin
  • Diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • joint pain
  • unusual bleeding or bruising

That’s not covering everything, it is very important that you research the ingredients before consuming anything.

Besides L-tyrosine, there are a lot of other ingredients that can boost melanin production in a safe way.

A lot of time and research has gone into creating this product.

Gold Complex, here is what it contains:

  • L-tyrosine
  • Lutein (Marigold Extract)
  • PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)
  • Coleus Forskohlii 20% (highest grade)
  • Sesamin Extract
  • Copper

Why have we put these ingredients in Gold Complex?

Lets start with:

Lutein (Marigold Extract)

Foods rich in Lutein include broccoli, spinach, kale, corn, orange pepper, kiwi fruit, grapes, orange juice. It part of the group of Carotenoids and unlike beta carotene it is safe to consume. The reason it reached the Gold complex list is because of its role in increasing the densities of our skin pigment, seen in this study here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2170892/

There are many other benefits of Lutein which include:

  • Eye health (Eye strain, AMD and Cataracts
  • Mental function
  • Muscle soreness after exercise
  • It also helps reduce inflammation

Next in the line up is:

PABA (Para-aminobenzoic acid)

Found in meat, eggs and milk. It has been approved by the FDA for sun protection. It has also been shown to reduce wrinkled skin caused by the UV damage, perfect for people who like to tan!

Other benefits include:

  • Beneficial for people with vitiligo
  • Sunburn
  • Arthritis
  • Preventing Grey hair, many people swear by PABA for this.

Coleus Forskohlii 20%

At this current date, there is no other tan accelerators like ours that contain Coleus Forskohlii. We believe its one of the most important ingredients in our tanning tablets. At 20% it is one of the highest quality grades out there.

It is A plant that grows in the Himalayas, it increases the levels of cAMP (cyclic AMP) due to its increase in cAMP. cAMP  increases melanogenesis signaling pathways to promote tanning seen here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19576939

Other benefits of Forskohlii include:

  • Allergies
  • May help weight loss
  • Testosterone but only seems to be in Men
  • IBS
  • Insomnia
  • Benefits Allergy sufferers
  • Lowers blood pressure
  • increase blood flow

This is only a small amount, the list goes on and on for this amazing Herb.

Sesamin Extract

Sesamin is plant that originated in Africa. Gold Complex containes Sesamin number of reasons. It can also increase cAMP (which stimulate melanogenesis) and increases levels of vitamin E in the body. Vitamin E is been also shown to protect your skin from the sun.

Other benefits:

  • Has been shown to Reduce stress
  • Preventing constipation
  • Fat loss (a few sources have stated this, one of them being bodybuilding.com, see below)
  • High blood pressure

According to bodybuilding.com seen here https://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/beast21.htm, sesamin can reduce body fat in two ways, firstly by Increasing fat oxidation and secondly by Decreasing fat storage.

The last ingredient on the line up is:


It is a mineral that is found in hundreds of foods. Copper is essential for our bodies. It is also essential to produce melanin to give our bodies that nice looking glow.

Copper is a like vitamins, it is needed for our bodies to function and a lot of people are deficient in it so we will not include a benefit list here. It will of course benefit people a lot more if they are deficient in it.

The last but defiantly not the least in the line up is:


An amino acid, it is found in fish, rice, red meat, avocados, cheese, eggs, beans, nuts and seeds. It used in the body for a number of things and is a precursor to melanin, dopamine and epinephrine.

Why use tan tablets

Aside from the obvious results that they give, they are also more effective than most other tanning procedures like lotions and booths. The effects that you get from tanning tablets stay with you much longer and they do not require any effort.

Tan Pills

Tanning tablets primarily contain colour additives that are similar to the beta-carotene compound, which is the element that gives carrots their orange colour. Once you swallow a tanning pill, the additive is deposited in the skin, just beneath the epidermis, which then turns your skin darker.

As shown above though, colour additives can be dangerous which is why Gold Complex does not contain them.

Aside from giving you that glow that you have always desired, tanning tablets also improve your ability to absorb more Vitamin D and they protect you from the debilitating effects of the sun. You should try tanning pills at least once because:

Tan Tablets are safe and natural

The risks attached to tanning pills are much lower than those attached to utilizing other tanning methods such as tanning beds. For instance, sometimes when operated by an inexperienced technician, tanning beds have been known to cause severe burns due to the high voltage.

They are easy to take

The best thing about tanning tablets is that you do not have to set aside time to take them. Usually, to get a tan, you would have to plan for it in advance and make an appointment before you can go to your favorite tanning salon. The effects of tanning tablets are observable as quickly as three days of taking the tablets. The pills can be taken at any point in the day but you should always take the prescribed dosage.

Guaranteed evenness

There is nothing as bad as experiencing streaks or spots after a tan due to the professional’s error. Tanning tablets can guarantee you an even skin tone that you can flaunt for days. The miraculous powers of tanning tablets start from within, equally distributing the darker pigment to the entire body so that you can enhance your features in the best way possible.

They are extremely affordable

Tanning pills have the capacity to deliver that glow that you have desired at the fraction of what it would cost you with other tanning methods. For instance, if you opt for tanning beds as your primary method, you have to go for a number of sessions if you want to maintain the glow. Tanning pills are a onetime investment and since the impact last longer, it makes more economic sense compared to the other costly techniques.

So do Tanning Tablets work? They do indeed.
Do Tanning Tablets Work?