The FAQs of Sunless Tanning
This page is a compilation of the most common questions we are asked over the phone and email, with simple, straightforward answers. This page is especially intended for those who are new to airbrush tanning .
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & BASIC QUESTIONS
*What is a sunless tan or spray tan?
*What is airbrush tanning
*How does airbrush tanning differ from spray tanning?
*How long will an airbrush tan last?
*How long does it take to apply?
*What is the difference between DHA and cosmetics bronzers?
*What is the difference between DHA and Erythrulose?
*What is the drying time of a spray tan?
*Why do hands and feet sometimes over-absorb sunless tanner and how do I avoid it?
*Does a sunless tan offer sun protection?
*Will a DHA tan make freckles or skin imperfection more noticeable?
*Will tanning solution stain hair?
*What results should my client expect from their spray tan?
*What additional equipment should I have?
Is a special room required?
THE TANNING PROCESS
*What should I or my client do to prepare for an airbrush tanning session?
*What should I or my client wear to an airbrush tanning session?
*How soon can I or my client shower after an airbrush tan?
*How do I or my client maintain the airbrush tan?
*How and why should clients exfoliate before a spray tan?
*How do I avoid an off-color sunless tan?
HEALTH & SAFETY CONCERNS
*How do I handle allergy concerns and DHA?
*Is it safe to spray tan when pregnant?
We have spray tanned many pregnant and breast feeding women, but we always recommend speaking with your doctor.