Pre Tan Preparation
Shower, exfoliate, and remove body hair 24 to 8 hours before your tanning session. Avoid Dove brand products. Clear gel soaps, or non moisturizing bar soaps are recommended.
Skin should be clean and dry before being sprayed. Don’t apply moisturizers, deodorants, antiperspirants, oils or makeup before your tanning appointment. They can effect tan development.
Wear dark loose, easily cleaned clothing to appointment. Wear loose shoes. Bring a dark snug inexpensive swimsuit or under garment to create your tan.
Style hair in a hairclip or high tail so that it will be off your face and neck.
Remove all contact lenses and jewelry before being sprayed.
You will not be able to swim, sweat, bath or exercise for at least 6-8 hours after the tan.
Bring a towel to cover leather or light colored seats. They can stain.
If it is raining, bring an umbrella and loose shoes.
After tan care
Wear dark loose fitting clothing for 6 to 8 hours, while tan develops.
Don’t exercise, sweat, swim or bath for 6 to 8 hours.
After 6 to 8 hours, shower normally, do not use exfoliates or abrasives.
Wash with a mild shower gel, preferably moisturizing, use a mesh shower poof.
Some color wash off in the shower is normal; this is excess solution, and color guide tint. You will still have a bronze tan developed in to skin.
Pay, don’t rub skin dry.
Apply a moisturizer to shower damp skin; you can use an extender lotion, scrub palms after use with bar soap and a nail brush. Moisturize again before bed, if needed, with a moisturizer of your choice.
Apply a moisturizer once or twice every day, you are not tanning. Youc an apply extender once a day, or every other day. Extenders used to often can cause skin dryness and poor fading.
Avoid exfoliating skin. Some products can cause faster fading, bar soaps, alcohol based products such as toners and astringents, products that cause exfoliation such as AHAs, BHAs, Retin-A etc.