Table of contents:
- How spray tanning is done
- Disadvantages of spray tanning
- How to tan your skin naturally and for longer
Spray tanning, also known as spray tanning, is a great option to get your skin tanned naturally, and can be done as many times as you feel is necessary, as it has no contraindications and no he alth risk..
Previously, artificial tanning was done in tanning chambers, however its use was banned by ANVISA in 2009 due to he alth risks, such as burns, skin aging, vision problems and even even increase the risk of skin cancer. See more about the risks of artificial tanning.
How spray tanning is done
Spray tanning or spray tanning is a way to have a tanned skin without being exposed to the sun, and should be done in beauty clinics, because it is possible to have better control of the desired bronze level get. It is important that before performing the procedure, the person removes all accessories and makeup, in addition to exfoliating the skin at least 6 hours before tanning to remove dead cells present in the skin and thus ensure longer-lasting results..
Furthermore, in case the person wants to depilate or lighten the hair, the recommendation is that this is done at least 48 hours before the jet tanning. It is also recommended that, before the procedure, the person takes a bath using a neutral soap.
At the beauty clinic, the tanning product is placed in a container that is attached to a compressor, and the product is sprayed evenly onto the skin.The product has in its composition a substance called dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, which reacts with the cells present in the skin and leads to the production of a pigment responsible for tanning the skin, melanoidin, which does not provide protection to the skin, it only makes it more tanned..
After applying the product, it is important that the person does not put the clothes on for the next 20 minutes, to avoid stains, and that they do not shower for the next 7 hours. This is because the product continues to act on the skin for about 7 hours and, if removed beforehand, the effect may not be as expected. It is also important that the person always keeps the skin hydrated after the jet tanning and avoids taking hot baths and using body oils, because this way it is possible to keep the tan longer.
It is also important that the person uses sunscreen, as the pigment produced does not provide protection against the sun's rays, which can lead to the appearance of spots on the skin, for example.
Disadvantages of spray tanning
Although it is a practical and quick way to get tanned skin, the results of spray tanning are not very long-lasting and it can also stain towels and clothes, even if the product has already dried and the person has followed the instructions. recommendations given by the beauty clinic, such as skin hydration, for example.
This makes more jet tanning sessions necessary, which makes the procedure more expensive.
How to tan your skin naturally and for longer
To ensure the skin tan for longer, one option is to use a self-tanner at home, so that it is possible to control the bronze level throughout the day and, if the color is fading, you can apply more cream without making the procedure more expensive. Learn how to use self-tanner correctly.
Furthermore, to keep the skin tan it is recommended to sunbathe using sunscreen, hydrate the skin well, exfoliate regularly and eat foods rich in beta-carotene, such as carrots and beets, for example. Here's what to do to tan faster.