Frequently Asked Questions
What is Nu-Tan and how does it work?
Nu-Tan’s active ingredient: Tyrosine.
Nu-Tan increases your melanocytes so once you are in contact with UV, your skin turns tanned instead of burning red. Users who don’t usually burn use Nu-Tan to speed up the tanning process so that they spend less time in the sun.
What Nu-Tan is not?
Nu-Tan isn’t melanotan. We do not associate with it as Nu-Tan is a natural formula where the ingredients and manufacturing differs from melanotan.
Will Nu-Tan work for me?
Yes it works for everyone with melanocytes in their body.
For Who doesn't Nu-Tan work?
People with a condition called Albinism, because they do not have melanocytes in their body.
How do I use the Nu-Tan patch kit?
One kit consists of 10 patches and will last around 10 – 30 days
One patch to be used every day, second or third day. Must get UV on same day as patch. Must be used at least every 3rd day.
Must be kept on the skin for a minimum of 2 hours or until the patch is fully dissolved. Preferably overnight.
Your skin might turn a bit red where the patch is attached and you might experience a tingling sensation for a few minutes after.
You need to keep your patches out of direct sunlight and below 23 degrees and you have to use them within 18 months after purchase date.
While breastfeeding, it is safe to use the patches as it doesn’t cross breast milk and your little one will not be affected.
How many kits will I need?
When starting Nu-Tan for the first time, it is recommended to buy two kits. Most first time users see great results after two kits, however some users only see optimal results after three kits. Each person is different to the other so we cannot say if you will need one to four kits.
When will I see results?
Depending on your skin type and how thoroughly you follow the instructions, results can be seen between 3 – 6 weeks. Some users need more Nu-Tan so a more kits might be needed.
What does a Nu-Tan kit cost?
We have different prices for different patch kits. Click here to see what our patches cost.
Who can't use Nu-Tan?
People with heart problems taking medication for it, cancer patients and pregnant women. Why? Because we did not test the product on people with those conditions. People that are using skin lightening products.
Will Nu-Tan affect my health? Is it safe to use?
Nu-Tan is a beauty product and does not have any short or long term side effects.
Nu-Tan is not a health product so cannot cure or treat any diseases. It is tested to be safe for use on most people.
Will Nu-Tan interact with my contraceptive pills and other chronic medications?
No, but always take medication 4 hours before or after using Nu-tan, as other medication may affect your body's absorption of Nu-Tan.
Will freckles, moles and pigmentation go darker?
Yes, they are part of the skin. Nu-Tan turns the whole skin darker. They will mostly blend in with your tan or go darker in relation to your tan.
What happens if I do not get UV treatment?
Freckles and moles will go darker and the skin will stay pale. Melanocytes accumulate at spots and freckles. UV is needed to spread the melanocytes to the skin away from freckles and spots.
How do I order?
Click here to view our products, choose your kit and click “add to cart” and just follow the purchase instructions.
How do I contact you?
If you didn't find your questions and answer here please email us: email@example.com
How can I pay?
When placing your order online you can pay with your debit or credit card through PayPal.
When I order and pay, when will I receive my parcel?
Delivery is within 5 – 7 days. Excluding weekends holidays. We deliver by DHL, so your parcel will be delivered to your door. Please provide us with a daytime delivery address. As soon as your parcel has shipped, we'll be sure to let you have tracking information so you can follow your parcel on it's route to you.
South African's: Please note, this product will only be available at Beauty Salon's. Please enquire by email which salon in your area supply NuTan.