sunless tanning
faqs
 
Q: How long does a single spray tanning session last?

No more than 10 to 15 minutes including spraying and drying time.

Q: Should I shave before or after my sunless tan?

Shaving is a form of exfoliation so it's better to shave before. Shaving after will remove some of your tan. Use a new razor to minimize this.

Q: How can I protect my sunless tan from fading while in the swimming pool?

After your tan has developed you can minimize fading by applying waterproof sunscreen.

Q: How do I keep my spray tan as long as possible?

Make sure you moisturize every day. For optimum results, utilize Norvell Hydrating Body Wash and Norvell Pro-long color extending moisturizer.

Q: Should I remove my deodorant before my sunless tan?

Yes. Wait a couple hours to reapply deodorant after a sunless tan.

Q: How long does a Radiant Mist sunless tan last?

Depending on a person's activities and skin type, the tan lasts approximately 5 to 7 days. Some go as long as 10 days especially when properly maintained.

Q: Does a sunless tan cover up tattoos?

No.

Q: I'm pregnant and/nursing - can I still recieve a sunless tan?

We recommend all clients get permission from their physician. DHA is FDA approved, all natural and has been used as a cosmetic ingredient in the United States since 1960. No problems have ever been reported concerning DHA penetrating the skin.

Q: Will my Radiant Mist Spray Tan stain my clothes?

The bronzer in our Solution will wash off your skin after your first shower. But until then, the solution is water soluble and should not stain most fabrics. Most fabrics and materials are completely safe.

Q: Can I choose how tan I want to be?

Yes, we will evaluate your skin type to help you achieve your best color possible. We offer three shades of our solution. (varies with skin types)

Q: What is the advantage of gettiing a sunlesstan instead of a UV tan?

Spray tanning with Radiant Mist does not have the potential to give you melanoma, wrinkles, age spots, moles, freckles, or sunspots. People with sensitive skin or people who have a hard time tanning, be it natural or in tanning beds, will find this form of tanning very comforting. One application with spray tanning will be equivalent to approximately 6 tanning bed sessions, therefore making it cost effective and healthy.

Q: Can I UV tan on top of my sunless tan?

Yes.

Q: How do I prepare for a sunless tan?

For maximum results, before your session, shower and exfoliate the skin. Make sure your skin is free of moisturizers, perfumes, lotions, oils, deodorants, gels or any product on the skin.

Q: What should I wear during my sunless tan?

Attire for women is whatever you are comfortable with. Many things can be done to minimize tan lines. The key is your comfort level. Attire for men is swim trunks or shorts.

Q: What should I wear after my sunless tanning appointment?

Loose fitting clothing should be worn. We have found that DHA reacts with wool, nylon, and silk. These fabrics should not be worn immediately following your tanning session.

Q: How soon after the application can I take a shower?

Try to wait 6 to 8 hours and void long or excessively hot showers. Avoid soaps with exfoliants.

Q: How dark will I get?

Your tan depends on your skin tone. Everyone's skin is different and therefore will appear lighter or darker. You will be several shades darker.

Q: Will I turn orange?

No, unlike the “booth” sprays that can leave you with an orange tint, our sunless solution gives you a completely natural looking tan, just like you stepped off the beach.

Q: What is the minimum age? Does a parent have to be present?

There isn’t a minimum age requirement, but an adult must be present in the home during the session.

Q: What is the difference between airbrush and booth sprayers?

Airbrush tanning is so much better than a booth because it is customized and hand applied. You don't have to worry about streaking or choking from all the overspray. There is very little overspray with your airbrush session and you are given very detailed instructions for before and after care so that you have a perfect, glowing tan.

Q: When can I shave?

You can shave after your 1st shower, taking care to shave gently.

Q: Where do you airbrush me; is it done in private setting?

Yes, if you choose a mobile session you will be in the comfort of your home. Tanning at the salon location is done in a private room.

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