The most important factor to ensure you
LOVE your ISLAND GLOW
is how YOU prep your skin
Please make sure your skin is exfoliated and free of any lotions, deodorant, make-up or body oils. Try and exfoliate several times in the days before your appointment. IF POSSIBLE, exfoliate the last time before your appointment AT LEAST 8 hours before your tan! Make sure you are well hydrated the week of the appointment. Bodies that are well hydrated except the solution much better! Try not to use bar soap right before because it leaves a residue on your skin! If you are planning a mani/pedi do it BEFORE the tan! When tanning, wear whatever you are comfortable with. Some women go topless with underwear, some wear bathing suits and some prefer no tan lines. Men must wear some type of bottoms for the tanning session. (boxers, swimsuit, underwear)
We suggest our clients wear dark, loose fitting clothes such as a sundress and flip flops to obtain optimum color from the tanning application (avoid wearing pants)
Do not shower, wash your face, have any water contact, or sweat for 10-12 hours after getting the tan, HOWEVER, the tan will continue developing for 24 hrs! The instant color that you see is a bronzer. The bronzer may rub off on clothes or on sheets that night. Don't worry, it will wash out! And the tan is not rubbing off, only the bronzer. The first shower should only be a warm water rinse. You will see the bronzer wash away, BUT you will be left with a gorgeous glow! Use a mild liquid soap for the rest of the week to help extend your tan, and PAT dry when you shower don't rub!!
~THE BEST WAY TO MAKE YOUR ISLAND GLOW TAN LASTS IS TO MOISTURIZE~
Try to use a natural lotion without any harsh chemicals or exfoliants. (PARABEN FREE) Use lotion at least 2-3 times per day to keep your tan looking great!
St. Ives, Kiss my Face, Alba Botanica & Avalon
Organics are all GREAT lotions to use, and most can be found at Walgreens or Walmart. (avoid heavily perfumed lotions like Bath & Body or Victoria Secret)
We also carry Hempz Lotion, Norvell Pro-Long lotion with self tanner, & Norvell Faces self tanner for your face!
If interested, please let us know!
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