SUNLESS TANNING PREP TIPS IF YOU WANT A STREAK-FREE AND EVEN TAN, TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO GET THAT PERFECT LOOK: Ladies
If you’re going to shave or wax do so at least 12 hours before you tan.
get pedi and mani at least a day prior to spray tanning, not right after. YOU CAN ALSO USE PETROLEUM JELLY ON YOUR NAILS TO PREVENT DISCOLORATION.
shower, exfoliate, rub-off excess dead skin cells for an even tan. Loofah sponges can cause streaking; we recommend pre-tan exfoliating with a rough washcloth or exfoliating glove and body wash. you can PURCHASE a cheaP exfoliating mit at wal-mart for under $3 that works very well.
use shower gel without oil to prevent barrier from your skin before spray tanning.
Do not apply anything to your skin after showering and exfoliating.
do not put on any DEODORANT before you spray tan.
Avoid lotion right before you tan because lotions can act as barriers and cause an uneven result.
Remove makeup while in the shower and do not reapply before spray tanning.
Gents Make sure you shave your face before your appointment with Spray Technician. The Spray tanner will cling better to a clean shaven face, guaranteeing smoother coverage.
You may also like to trim down any hair over your chest or around intimate areas — trimming or shaving afterwards can remove some of the color and result in a patchy finish so always do it well beforehand.
Exfoliate your skin in the shower to slough away dead skin cells before spray tanning with a EXFOLIATING mit, it does the perfect job.
Apply barrier cream or lotion to your eyebrows, sideburns and hairline to protect your hair from grabbing the COLOR and becoming stained. You can also use petroleum jelly on your nails to prevent DISCOLORATION.
What to wear for male tanning. If you’re wearing boxer shorts to your treatment you might need to roll them up a little to achieve greater coverage. Wear something that you don’t mind getting stained or ask your technician beforehand if they provide disposable underwear for men.
What a client wear for their sunless session dURING THE SPRAY TAN SESSION AND This is an individual choice: fEMALE Clients can wear a bikini, swimsuit, g-string, bra and panties, disposable undergarments or tan in the buff. It is entirely up to the technician and the client. MALE CLIENTS CAN WEAR SHORTS OR SWIM TRUNKS, BUT NOT NUDE. The FDA does recommend wearing disposable undergarments for a sunless session. AFTER the spray tan SESSION: WE RECOMMEND THE CLIENT WEAR LOOSE FITTING, DARK CLOTHING AND FLIP FLOP SHOES. TIGHT OR ROUGH CLOTHES CAN RUB THE SKIN AND REDUCE THE AFFECT OF THE TAN. Spray Tanning Post Care Once you’re done, you need to give the tan time to develop for spray tanning to work well. Rule #1 – avoid getting wet for 4-6 hours, whether working out or showering. Don’t even think about jumping into a pool or going out in a monsoon. Timing is the key to ensure that the tan isn’t streaky or uneven as it develops. Once you’ve given your tan enough time to set in, rinse in warm water. The cosmetic BRONZER washes off in the first shower. Do not scrub or use super-hot water. After your shower, don’t forget to moisturize. It’s important to keep your skin hydrated to make your tan last longer and fade evenly. *Your spray tan should last about 7-10 days if it’s taken care of properly. As you will see, it’s simple and fast. when spray tanning with a handheld technician at your service. It takes no time and leaves you feeling your absolute best and looking more tone and flawless.