Overnight Competition Color Base Coat
Pro Tan

Overnight Competition Color Base Coat , 8.5 Fl. Oz.

Original Suntan Brown Formula
#1 Competition Tanning Product in the World Since 1987
8.3  out of 10  (35 Reviews)

Product Overview

The ultimate self-tanning formula allows you to achieve a deep, dark, long lasting tan after just one easy application. Best of all, your tan won’t run or streak and fades just like a natural tan after 5-7 days. This unique formula will not interfere with natural or sun bed tanning and does not contain any sunscreen.

Ratings & Reviews

Overnight Competition Color Base Coat
Overall Rating
35 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
13 Ratings
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Sep 13, 2016
Verified Buyer

It gives me a great color but this stuff gets everywhere and takes a few days to come off.

Jul 05, 2016
Verified Buyer

Honestly, this is the best tanning products. Most people don't have any clue when it comes to tanning and competing and this helped​ me be the best IFBB Pro Wheelchair Bodybuilder in the World.

Jun 07, 2016
Verified Buyer

This product works very well. I am a medium dark skinned AFRICAN AMERICAN woman. Think Gabrielle Union's complexion. I had never used a self tanner before so I was a bit nervous. I tested it on my skin a few days before my first bikini competition. In my trial I used 3 coats on my thigh + 1 coat of the bronzer. Three coats was way to many. The test area of my skin was as dark as mahogany wood. I resolved that one coat was enough and it worked perfectly. I followed the youtube instruction video. I used the accompanying sponge. I had no streaks. It actually looked natural. I did not use the bikini bronze onn show day because I ran out of time. I did use some Pam for shine. I saved a lot of money by using this product. WARNING: Do not Nair anytime close to application. I applied Nair all over my body the morning before my show. The test area, though it had been 3 dayssince, began to burn horribly. There were horribly painful bumps on my leg. This was my fault. I hope this helps any other dark skinned beauties interested in trying this product.

May 15, 2016
Verified Buyer

I used the product exactly as the directions are given. 3 coats worked very well. Started Wednesday for a Saturday show. I only used 1/2 a bottle. probably worked better pouring it into the bowl than using the spray. I used the mit provided and sprayed it onto the mit for my 1st 2 coats. 3rd coat I used a bowl to go a little heavier. I went with a bronzer Saturday morning as a top coat and used muscle juice oil. I was very satisfied with the results. Will do the same next time.

Feb 29, 2016

I've used this so many times for competitions and photo shoots. It does take time to apply for sure, but it turns out a real nice color.

Dec 08, 2015

Great, deep, bronze color. Plan to have your bedsheets get stained. Multiple coats work best. Best of all, does not streak, even when heavily oiled. Perfect for contests, of course, but I love it for long walks on the boardwalk at Venice and Muscle Beach -- must say I enjoy the dropped jaws!

Dec 05, 2015
Verified Buyer


Nov 23, 2015

Followed the directions on the back of the bottle along with the Pro Tan website and my color came out flawless. Definitely the best competition tanning product on the market!

Jul 28, 2015

BEST in the biz!

Jun 02, 2015
Verified Buyer

Great instant tanner. Goes on without streaking and last a long time.

May 19, 2015
Verified Buyer

Love the color and it doesn't clog pores. This is my go to tanner.

Feb 28, 2015

Great for competitions and photo shoots! Great for ALL skin tones and completions. If you're looking for a spray tanning product that applies easily, will have your color even and flawless, and will highlight all of your hard work and conditioning, Pro Tan Instant Competition Color is the product of you!

Feb 28, 2015

Great for photo shoots but this will not get you dark enough for the stage. I love the natural look and the way it sits on the skin.

Jun 12, 2014
Verified Buyer

I used this product for the first time for my most recent show last May for Ms Minnesota. I used a bottle and a half and IT DID NOT GET ME DARK ENOUGH, not even close. I put about 5 coats on and it just was not getting darker. It is more comfortable to wear than getting a spray tan done at the competition because it doesn't have that sticky feeling and you can shower with it. It also was about $60 cheaper than the other method I have used. Overall, I wouldn't use this product again. I believe it cost me the show. I got 3rd when I easily should have gotten 2nd if not 1st.

May 23, 2014
Verified Buyer

Excellent product- perfect color every time (even get compliments from judges!)

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#1 Competition Tanning Product in the World Since 1987

What's in Pro Tan Overnight Competition Color Base Coat

8.5 Fl. Oz.
Supplement Facts
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Deionized Water (Aqua), Isopropyl Alcohol, Acetone (Cosmetic Grade), Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), FD&C Yellow No.6 (CI 15985), FD&C Yellow No.5 (CI 19140), FD&C Blue No.1 (CI 42090), FD&C Red No.40 (CI 16035), Fragrance.

Directions For Overnight Competition Color Base Coat: SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE. Apply to clean skin. Use the attached applicator mitt or an HVLP sprayer. Spray directly onto applicator mitt, rub over desired body areas with lighter strokes around hairlines, knees, elbows and ankles. To Airbrush, pour 3-4 oz. of color into airbrush cup. Spray from the top of your body down in a horizontal direction, making sure to cover all areas. Dry body with air from the HVLP airbrush gun to speed up the process.

Note: You’ll get an instant tan, which will serve as a guide for even application and will darken considerably within 3-5 hours. Allow 30 minutes to dry before direct contact with clothes or water. Reapply for a deeper tan. In the morning rinse off the excess color allowing the natural tan to show.

Tanning Tip: Prior to application, wash entire body with Get Buffed® Pre-Tan Exfoliator for maximum darkness. The instant color in this product is designed to work as a guide coat for the tanning complexes in the product. Although it does provide instant color it is designed to be rinsed off after 24 hours. Tan will darken with each application. Avoid using antiperspirants or lotion prior to your application of Pro Tan® Overnight Competition Color Base Coat.

Note: The number of applications you need depends on how dark your natural skin tone is, how dark you want to be, and how well your skin absorbs the color. Typically bikini/figure/fitness/physique competitors with light to medium skin tone need 2 applications. For bodybuilders, we recommend 3 applications. More than 2 coats in one day is not recommended and usually does not get you any darker. Starting 2 days before your show is ideal.

Warnings: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful side effects to the skin even if you do not burn.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.