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Pre tan Preparation:
- Shower and lightly exfoliate up to 2 hours before tanning. This promotes and even coverage and lengths the duration of your tan by removing dead skin that would otherwise flake off. Do not injure the skin by overdoing it.
- Wax a minimum of 24 hours OR shave 8 hours before appointment. Always use a sharp, clean razor with a lubricating product (such as hair conditioner)
- Skin should be clean and dry before being sprayed. Don’t apply moisturizers, deodorants, anti-per spirants, oils or makeups before your tanning appointment. Theycan effect tan development.
- Refrain from using sunless products for at least 1 week prior to tanning session.
- On rainy days use an umbrella
- Remove jewelry before being sprayed.
- Wear dark and loose clothing to appointment. Wear loose shoes, Bring a dark snug swimsuit or under garment to create “tan lines” (Wool, lycra, nylon, spandex, silk might stain so be sure it is something you don’t mind running)
- Style hair off of the face and neck with clips and/ or hair tie.
- Protect your vehicle interior. Use a towel to cover leather or light colored seats.
Post Tan Care
- Wear dark loose fitting clothing for 8 to 12 hours, while tan is developing.
- Don’t exercise, sweat, swim or bathe for at least 8 to 12 hours.
- After 8 to 12 hours, shower normally, and do not use exfoliates or abrasives.
- Wash with a mild shower gel, preferably moisturizing, a mesh shower poof or just hands works fine.
- Some cosmetic color will was off in the shower, this is normal. Your tan is underneath.
- Pat dry with a towel, don’t rub dry.
- Apply a moisturizer immediately after showering on damp skin; Use approved moisturizers.
- Apply a moisturizer twice a day. You can apply extender 1 to 2 times per week. Be sure to scrub palms after applying tan extender.
- Avoid manually exfoliating skin. Also some products can cause faster fading. These include bar soaps, Alcohol based products such as toners, and astringents, acne cleansers or products that cause exfoliation such as AHAs, BHAs, Retin-A etc.