Tanning Prep Instructions

To make both of our lives easier, here are a few things you’ll want to do to get ready for your tan to ensure the best results:

  • Shave and/or wax 12-24 hours prior to your tan. If you are coming in within 12 hours of scheduling, I recommend you either shave sometime after your solution is rinsed off, or shave as soon as possible and make sure to thoroughly rinse off any shaving cream or products used. Waxing CANNOT be done after your tan is applied or the wax will lift off your tan.
  • Thoroughly exfoliate your entire body (using an oil-free scrub, exfoliating mitt, dry brush, etc.) the evening before or morning of.
  • If possible, shower at least 4-5 hrs before the tan and apply NO moisturizer, makeup, or deodorant. If you need to rinse off closer to the appointment (coming from the gym, etc.) use just water so that no residue is left from any soaps that could interfere with the tan.
  • Bring dark, loose-fitting clothing & sandals to wear after the tan. Nothing fitted or with tight waistbands or straps.
  • For the tan, you can wear whatever you’re comfortable with. Some people choose to wear a bikini, just panties, or nothing.

After your tan has been applied, you’ll need to avoid getting wet or working up a sweat until it’s time to rinse off your solution. This means no workouts, showering, swimming, doing the dishes, or getting a pedicure while the solution is developing. You’re also going to need to avoid wearing any tight-fitting clothing until your solution has been rinsed off.

If you haven’t already, please take a minute to fill out the online Consultation & Consent form so that we can save time on the day of your appointment by following this link.

Don’t be shy. Let me know if you have any other questions via email or text!

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