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A New Approach to Sunless Tanning


Givaudan Active Beauty launches Vegetan Gold.

Vegetan Gold (INCI: PEG-8 caprylic/capric glycerides (and) water (and) dihydroxyacetone (and) octyldodeceth 25) is a new approach for formulating self-tanning products, according to Givaudan Active Beauty. Pure DHA (16%) is formulated into a microemulsion which enables formulators to incorporate DHA into oily formulations. Vegetan Gold allows formulators to develop luxurious, transparent, self-tanning oils with extra texture which reveals a natural tanning effect, according to Givaudan Active Beauty. Furthermore, its high sun filter compatibility permits the formulation of high SPF oils delivering a new feeling for sun care products.
At 30%, Vegetan Gold brings a natural and very uniform tan that is significantly visible three hours after the first application. The tanning effect increases with time if the product is regularly reapplied. Vegetan Gold is said to be ideal for SPF tanning sun oils, BB oils, luxurious sprayable tanning oils and tan enhancing products.
More info: Adam Schatteman, Givaudan Active Beauty, Tel: (212) 756-9918; Email:; Website: