TANNING DETAILS 

The Naked Truth

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For maximum results, spend the week prior to your show exfoliating and moisturizing your body daily. The DAY OF your spray tan, DO NOT MOISTURIZE – EXFOLIATE ONLY!

Exfoliate GENTLY!

The day of your tanning appointment, use non-moisturizing liquid gel soap and gently wash entire body. Then, use a Sugar Scrub and GENTLY exfoliate from head to toe with nylon exfoliating gloves or a nylon mesh cloth.

 

Do not use any bar soaps or other commercially made scrubs that have moisturizer.  

 

Pay special attention to your knees, elbows, hands, feet and heels. The better condition your skin is in, the better the product will absorb, the more flawless your tan will look, and you will have a more even fade after your competition.

 

PLEASE MAKE SURE you wash again with the non-moisturizing liquid gel soap after exfoliating. This will ensure that there is not an excess of oily residue on your skin. Most commercially made scrubs contain a high amount of oil.

It is suggested that you have shaved at least 8 hours before your spray tan. We do not recommend body waxing, as we have experienced more issues with sensitive skin, poorly given body waxes, wax residue, and severe skin irritations post body waxing which effects your competition spray tan. These skin issues that develop are very noticeable on stage after the tan.

Come to us with clean, dry skin. Do not wear deodorant, perfume/cologne before or after your spray tan application.These products will react with the tanning solution and turn your armpits and any other areas of the body they contact green! 

For men, painting the finger and toenails with a clear polish will avoid staining of the nails. We will provide barrier cream for this purpose as well, which is easily wiped off after your tan application. 

Wear dark, loose fitting clothing and flip-flops. 

An over sized shirt and over sized pants made of stretchy fabrics are best because they glide over your skin and won't disrupt the development of the bronzer. jammies , lounging pants, and tops that easily pull over your head are best. Avoid zippers, snaps and buttons, jeans, and stiff fabrics.

Women can be sprayed nude. If you have long hair, please remember to bring a tie back to keep hair off your shoulders and neck. We will provide a cap for you to wear. 

Men can be sprayed nude, a sock can be worn to provide coverage, or wear something smaller than your posing suit. You will feel slightly sticky for about an hour until completely dry. 

After your color has been applied, please plan to sleep in your loose, over sized clothing until the morning. This will eliminate any inadvertent hand marks on your body during sleep.

 

DO NOT sleep in the Nude!