AIRBRUSH TANNING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Your spray tan will be professionally applied in privacy by a qualified technician, using a customized solution to attain the best results for your skin type. The process takes approx 15 minutes. You will immediately notice a complete natural looking tan that will continue to develop over the next 2 to 6 hours.
How long will my spray tan last?
Typically a spray tan would last 5 to 7 days depending upon your skin type and providing you followed the Before and After Tanning instructions.
Is the spray tan solution safe for my skin?
DHA is a 100% natural tanning agent that reacts with the amino acids in the skin to produce a rich, completely natural looking tan. Solutions are free of alcohol, preservatives, perfumes, and parabens.
How do I prepare my skin for a spray tan?
Exfoliate prior to Spray Tan application. Pay particular attention to rough areas such as the knees, elbows, ankles and tops of your toes. Do not apply moisturizer, deodorant, make-up or perfumes prior to getting your spray tan as this will reduce the effectiveness of your tan.
What should I wear?
We recommend dark, loose fitting clothes to avoid colour transfer. We don't suggest wearing tight pants or jeans to your appointment as it can cause your tan to process unevenly. It is best to wear open sandals or thongs. Socks can cause an uneven line on your feet and ankles. Disposable thong underwear are available for women and dark shorts or undergarment are required for men. Minor rub off can occur after your spray tan, and shoud easily wash out of most fabrics, some lighter colored materials, including leather and silk will stain.
How do I care for my spray tan?
Do not wet your skin for at least 5 to 6 hours after tanning session. Showering the following morning is the best option but your spray technician will assist with home care instructions. When showering do not be concerned if some of the initial bronzer washes off. This is part of the tanning process. Your skin will continue to tan. Excessive sweating or exercise is not recommended after your Spray Tan session. To prolong the benefits of your Spray Tan, apply moisturizer and Tan Extender twice daily and avoid exfoliants.
Does the spray tan contain sunscreen?
No. Please make sure you apply sunscreen to prevent sunburn when outdoors.
Is a spray tan safe for sensitive skin?
If you have highly sensitive skin, we recommend a small localized test prior to your appointment; however the SunFX tan solutions all contain aloe vera and coconut oil. With that being said most clients with problematic skin find their skin feels and looks better after their tan.
Can I get a spray tan if I am pregnant?
Since there is no evidence or research to support that spray tans containing DHA are or aren't safe while pregnant, SunFX has a firm no tanning policy for women who are pregnant.