How can I properly prepare for my spray tan.
Exfoliate 24 hours prior to your spray tan with a basic loofah or wash rag. Also, stay away from any heavy exfoliating oils. After showering DO NOT apply lotions, oils, or perfumes. Shaving should be done 12 hours before your spray tan. Streaks may be an issue in your final tan if you shave right before due to the wax from the shaving bar.
Manicures, pedicures, and waxing should all be done prior to your spray tan.
Make sure to bring loose fitting clothes with you for after your spray tan.
The day of your tan
. Barrier-free skin tans most evenly.
. All DOVE products should be avoided, as it leaves a film on the skin that the spray tan solution will not penetrate. Yes, even the sensitive skin kind.
. Avoid wearing lotions, oils, and perfumes.
. Remove deodorant
. Remove make-up
. come with your har styled up
. Bring loose, dark clothing to wear after your spray.
. Absolutely NO leggings or yoga pants!
. Bring flip flops to wear after your tan.
. If wearing shorts vs pants, bring a towel to sit on for the ride home.
TIME FOR THE FIRST RINSE WHAT DO I DO?
Absolutely NO soap. A really slow rinse with luke-warm water is best. Only use your hands to remove the bronzer, and focus your attention to your legs, behind your arms, etc. The #1 cause for streaks is that the bronzer was not rinsed off properly and can stain the skin for a few days.
CAN I STILL TAN OUTSIDE?
Yes! The most important thing to remember is that the solution does not contain any UV protection/sunscreen. You will still be able to develop a tan naturally in the sun.
WILL JACUZZIES, POOLS, OR SAUNAS REMOVE MY TAN?
Yes, it will remove majority of the tan and/or lighten it. Seawater, chlorine, and hot tubs can accelerate the fading of the tan. I recommend wearing waterproof sunscreen to help repel the water.
WHAT DO I WEAR DURING MY TANNING SESSION?
Bra/underwear, swimwear, or nude. Whatever you are most comfortable with.Please know what ever bottoms you wear you will have that exact tannin.
CAN I TAN IF I’M PREGNANT?
DHA is FDA approved and only penetrates the outermost layer of the skin. There is no evidence that DHA is harmful. However, we do recommend that you consult with your physician first.
CAN I TAN IF I JUST HAD SURGERY?
Not unless you are completely healed.
CAN I TAN IF I JUST GOT A TATTOO?
Only if the area is completely healed.
CAN MY TEENAGER TAN?
Only with parent’s consent
I HAVE A SUNBURN, CAN I SPRAY TAN?
No. Absolutely not! We say this with kindness but if you have been burnt within the last 30 days you will peel and it will be an awful experience. We will not spray tan any burns, and will request a rebooking fee if you do come in with a burn.
I HAVE ECZEMA AND/OR PSORIASIS, CAN I STILL TAN?
Yes but you are supper worried you can come in for a patch test before doing the whole body.
HOW DO I BOOK A SPRAY TAN?
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I HAVE AN EVENT, WHEN SHOULD I SCHEDULE MY APPOINTMENT?
The best time to get sprayed before any event is 2-3 days prior.
I HAVE A SPECIAL EVENT DO I NEED A TRIAL TAN?
Yes! A spray tan is the base of your entire overall look. Book your trial a minimum of 4 weeks prior to your event to ensure we have the correct colour combination for your event/shoot/wedding etc.
HOW SOON AFTER MY SESSION CAN I WORK OUT?
Please wait 16 -24 hours and you should rinse off prior to working out. This will wash away any remaining bronzer – the cosmetic portion of your spray tan.
WILL I LOOK ORANGE AFTER I GET TANNED?
No, you will not appear orange with a custom tan We use the highest quality solution and guarantee that you will not turn orange.
HOW LONG DOES A TAN LAST?
Your tan can last between 7-12 days, depending on how often you maintain your skin care such as moisturizing. Ask us about our face and body lotion extenders for purchase at your appointment. These extenders will help you extend your tan past 10 days.
HOW DO I KNOW WHAT SHADE I WILL BE
You will have a client consultation with our technicians they will help you decide on the day of your appointment and custom mix the best solution for you.
HOW CAN I CARE FOR MY TAN?
PAT SKIN DRY
Pat your skin dry after showering and avoid any excessive rubbing with your towel.
HYDRATE + PROTECT
Stay hydrated. Moisturize 2-3xday with a lotion that is free of mineral oil, parabens, and sulfates. Do not over shower. Use a tan extender to help prolong your tan. Spray Tan approved SPF that can lock in you tan and keep you safe from the suns harsh rays.
WHAT IS THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT?
DHA is approved by the food and drug administration for use in sunless tanning products. DHA (dihydroxy acetone) is derived from sugar; synthesizes with the skins proteins, including amino acids in the outermost layer of the skin. The organic spray tan works with your natural pigments; in the epidermis (top layer) of the skin to produce a safe, natural tan.
WHAT PRODUCTS SHOULD I AVOID?
We have spray tan approved products in studio to make this easy for you, however if you want to find your own you will want to avoid:
Bar soaps, products with Sodium Laureyl Sulfate (SLS) and mineral oil as well as petroleum based product. Will all contribute to your tan fading more rapidly. Avoid long hot baths, and exposure to cholrinated water. Any skin care products with Alpha Hydroxy, Glycolic or Salicylic Acid, Retin-A and Retinol will fade your tan more quickly as well.
Can I shave after I get sprayed?
Use a new razor with 1-2 blades with no moisture strip. We recommend the cheap disposable ones. Do not use shaving cream. Instead use your body wash and gently shave with light pressure. You can shave your underarms as usual.
DO SPRAY TANS STAIN?
Spray tans are water-based and should not stain. They may come off onto fabrics before your first rinse off, however, any transfer is washable.
DO SPRAY TANS CAUSE ACNE?
The short answer is no. Spray tans are water-based and therefore, widely non-pore-clogging.
CAN I SPRAY TAN PRIOR TO VACATION?
YES! Spray tanning before vacay is super popular. You can even form a natural tan underneath a spray tan because a spray tan only affects the top layer of the skin.