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Skinny Tan

How ethical is Skinny Tan?

Skinny Tan is a self tan brand which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Self Tan Ratings Table. With a high GSG score, Skinny Tan can be considered an ethical brand. Skinny Tan hasn’t yet applied for Ethical Accreditation, but its high score would mean that if it did, it would be able to display The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Mark on its products.

We encourage other companies in the Ethical Self Tan sector to follow Skinny Tan’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Skinny Tan do?

Skinny Tan is a self tan brand which was created by two mums, Kate and Louise, who wanted to produce a self tan that combined skin care with ease of use.

In which areas does Skinny Tan perform well?

Skinny Tan performs well for Animal Welfare as it is CFI verified. We found no criticisms of Skinny Tan relating to; GM, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Armaments, Irresponsible Marketing or Political Donations, therefore Skinny Tan scores well for these criteria.

Find out more about our ethical criteria.

What can Skinny Tan do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Skinny Tan is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Self Tan Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Skinny Tan already receives a top score in the Ethical Self Tan sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Skinny Tan will be offered the use of The Good Shopping Guide ethical mark.

However, we would encourage Skinny Tan to gain Organic and Vegetarian certification, and publish an Environmental Report in order to improve its score for these criteria. If Skinny Tan applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide would be able to offer some guidance on this.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? If accredited by The Good Shopping Guide, brands can display our ethical mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable supplier. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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