The Benefits of Sunless Spray Tanning
Some folk need enough of a tan for only one occasion such as an evening out. Some folk look at all options available in sunless tanning products and decide to tan the old-fashioned way, after all. For people that go for a normal, sun-induced tan, caution and protecting measures are recommended.
Currently, sunless spray tanning can be discovered at top-end salons or spas and can anywhere from $25 per session to up to $100 for some one-hour sessions. Sunless spray tan contains dihydroxyacetone (DHA). DHA is applied in a fine mist to the complete body of the client. DHA reacts with dead skin cells on the surface of the body, leading them to turn brown. Most tanners who use the spray technique report good, practical results and fantastic coverage. The spray on tans last 5 to 7 days, typically.
Sunless tanning spray is either water or oil based. The former is counseled for people with sensitive skin. The FDA has licensed DHA as safe since the 1970s. It is drab — the color change in tanners’ skin is chemical — but may at first emit a slight odor, which should vanish after showering. It won’t stain clothing.
Sunless spray tanning isn’t counseled for people with dry and flaky skin or for people with awfully fair skin. In the case of those with dry skin, a spray tan may finish up looking patchy, because of the sped up losing of dead skin cells. For those with fair skin, the tan may finish up looking too dark or otherwise awkward.
Moisturizing can optimize the life of a spray tan. Other preparations to take are to exfoliate before having sunless spray tans applied, avoiding showering for at least four hours before the tanning session, and avoiding physical activity for a short while after the spray tan is applied. The better precautions are taken and the more diligently aftercare is pursued, the better the results of a spray tan will be.