Before You Tan:

  1. Thoroughly exfoliate and shave prior to your session. Preferably not the day of.

  2. Avoid wearing make-up, moisturizers, perfumes and deodorant to your appointment, as this acts as a barrier to the spray and stops the color from developing properly.

  3. Wear dark colored, loose fitting clothing and sandals following your session.  If you wear shorts and have light colored leather in your car, it’s a good idea to bring a towel to sit on for your drive home.

  4. Waxing and manicure/pedicure should be done BEFORE your treatment in order to prolong the life of your tan.

 

After You Tan:

  1. Do not shower or sweat (exercise) for 5-8 hours following your session. For Express tans the longer the solution is kept on the darker your tan becomes but you are able to rinse as soon as an hour after application.

  2. Moisturize using a paraben-free lotion at least twice daily for a minimum of one week. Keeping moisturized will ensure an even, flawless fade.  We recommend the Norvell PROLONG Sunless Color Extender.

  3. Avoid chlorinated jacuzzies, saunas, and steam rooms.

How long will my tan last?

A tan will last anywhere from 7-10 days, on average. The amount of physical activity, after care, and proper preparation for the tan are all factors as to how many days one can expect their tan to last.  We recommend using Norvells color extending moisturizer to optimize the life of your tan.

What is DHA & FDA?

The active ingredient in self-tanning products is dihydroxyacetone (DHA). DHA has been used in cosmetic preparations for almost 30 years and was listed with the FDA in 1973. It is declared safe and suitable for use in cosmetics and used to color the skin. DHA is derived from glycerin (vegetable origin) which is a commonly used cosmetic and food ingredient. DHA is not absorbed into the body and poses no possibility of toxicity.

How long will my spray tan appointment last?

Our appointments last about 15 minutes start to finish.  It is very important to arrive early to appointment, so your appointment starts on time.  If you know you are going to run late please let us know as soon as possible and we will do our best to move you to a time that better time slot.

What do I wear for my tan?

During your session you may wear a bathing suit or undergarments.  Some choose to go topless with just a thong or nothing at all, this is to your comfort level.  Men must spray tan in either swim trunks, underwear, or shorts. 

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