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If you are a seasoned tanner you will already know the importance of prepping the skin for your tan as well using the correct products to prolong and promote even fading. If you are new to the treatment then we have put together the best tips and advice to get the best from your tan.
TOP TIP FOR 1ST TIMERS:
When you are first sprayed -
After your shower you will be left with a fabulous glowing tan.
*After showering -
*Always exfoliate the night before concentrating on dryer areas such as elbows, knees and backs of ankles/heels.
If possible -
*Make sure you exfoliator doesn’t contain any form of oil as this can cause a film or layer on the skin preventing your tan from taking.
*Make sure that all hair removal -
*Completely moisturise the whole body -
*Use a salon recommended body polish for best results!
*On the day of your tan, try to wash and/or remove all body moisturiser, deodorant, perfume and make up.
*Wear loose dark clothing -
* If you are wearing any underwear whilst being tanned ensure it is dark in colour and cotton (Tanning solution will wash out of most fabrics but Nylons, Lycra & Lace may stain -
*Long hair needs to be tied up and away from the face -
* If you wear contact lenses please remove just before the tan.
*Use a salon recommended body wash for best results!
*Avoid water for at least a minimum of 2 hours after your tan & Do not take a bath or shower until your tan has completely developed. Your therapist will give you a development time as different tans vary.
*Avoid long hot baths -
*Avoid swimming -
*Avoid exercising as sweating will decrease the life of your tan.
*When you have finished showering pat DON’T rub yourself dry
*Moisturise daily -
*Use a salon recommended moisturiser for best results!