Prep & Aftercare
How to get the best results from your spray tanning session!
Before your tan:
Exfoliate/Shave 24 to 48 hours prior
Waxing, Mani/Pedis should be done 48+ hours prior
No lotion, deodorant, or body oils day of appt
Rinse off all makeup before your appt
Aftercare/Prolong your tan:
Let tan develop for 8-12 hours after application
No liquids, lotions, tight clothes, or sweating while tan is developing
Rinse in shower, no soap/shampoo until water runs clear. Cool/luke warm water is best for first post-tan shower
Pat dry with towel after shower, no harsh scrubbing
Moisturize at least 2x a day to prolong your tan
Avoid long baths, hot tubs, and swimming if possible
No Dove products, they will strip your tan
No lotions or body wash contain alcohol, mineral oils, or fragrances.
Consult your tanning professional about best aftercare products that won't strip your tan
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What is a Spray Tan?
Have you heard of spray tanning or airbrush tans but don't know what its really about? Lets start with the basics of what a sunless tan actually is and how it works!
A spray tan solution is a fine mist sprayed onto your body to give you a bronzed, UV free tan. Spray tans solutions are made up of DHA (Dihydroxyacetone), this interacts with your own skins chemistry to turn it tan. DHA reacts and binds with the amino acids in the dead skin cells on the outermost layer of the skin. Airbrush tans give the illusion of a sun tan and gradually fades over time as your skin naturally exfoliates.
Spray tans do not provide protection from the sun and you should always use a spray tan safe SPF before going out in the sun.
A sunless tan lasts, on average, about 5-7 days and can last up to 10 days depending on your aftercare routine!