All about the Rapid Spray Tan

My Rapid Tan propriety blend enables you to shower off anywhere from 1-4 hours, depending on the darkness of the tan that you need to achieve and what I recommend for your skin tone. With this product it is imperative that you follow my instructions or risk turning too dark or unnatural.

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 *Just like a regular spray tan, the rapid tan still takes the 8 to 10 hours for the product to fully develop*  However since you rinse off quickly you are getting the luxury of not having to spend all day or night wearing tanning solution. How is this pretty neat? Well let me list a few reasons and I am sure you all have experienced one or more of these:

1) For starters your sheets will not have any bronzer rub off, or better yet if you are sleeping at someone elses home you do not have to be embarrassed anymore with leaving your mark. If you are a weekly tanner this is a very good thing. No more mattress pad looking like a police sketch of a self tanner lady.

2) Your significant other wont have to smell spray tan solution when you go to bed. Plus, remember that no skin to skin contact rule? Well that does not apply with the rapid tan. Yep, once you rinse off you can get touched ( So no more freaking out if their toe or body part touched you in the middle of the night! ) 

3) No more worrying that you will touch  & ruin your tan in your sleep. That eliminates any chance of getting spray tan solution on your fingers or the palms of your hands. No joke, I once woke up with a hand print on my leg.( I tend to sleep in all crazy positions ) Well no more of that!

4) Do you have a night out on the town, dinner plans or a hot date planned a few hours after your tanning session? With a regular tan you can not wear tight clothes as it can hinder the development of the tan & you should wear dark colors to prevent staining of the fabric. You no longer have to worry about that with rapid tan. Break out those skinny jeans, leggings or white dress.Plus, no more having to find creative positions to wash your hair.

5) Short on time and really want to tan but impossible since you have to shower for work or school, or maybe want to work out soon after? Then this product is perfect for you!  I have had many people tell me that they are so happy that they can start spray tanning again. They couldn’t seem to find the time before and never wanted to skip a workout. So now they can get the best of both worlds.

6) It can be difficult for new moms or if you have toddlers to spray tan. Between baths and play activities you want to do, I know it is hard sometimes to not get wet for an extended period of time ( especially if you get sprayed close to bath time.) Plus you do not have to fear the juice box straw or baby “stuff” . This product is also perfect for you! No more worries and do not have to cover up like Fort Knox for 8+ hours.

7) Perfect for younger girls that need a tan for a dance, pageant or cheer event. With this product moms no longer have to monitor their kids all day long hoping they don’t ruin their tan ! (I know many cheer moms that have seen accidents happen even from a juice box or because their child was not paying attention and got wet) Well this product will eliminate all of those issues once it is rinsed off!

Ok, I convinced you to try it so now you are wondering what to expect. Like all spray tans the product does contain a cosmetic bronzer. However keep in mind that it will wash off in the shower and once you are done It still takes the 8 to 12 hours for the product to fully develop. You will start to look darker as the day goes on or by the next morning (if you get sprayed in the evening ) Nothing like going to bed pasty and waking up tan.

 Both of my regular and rapid tanning solutions will provide beautiful color and it is just a personal preference to which one you want to choose. it will last the same amount as a regular airbrush tan however the longevity of any product will depend on the individual, how well they followed pre tan prep, their lifestyle and that they follow proper post tan instructions. As always a good tan extender, body lotion and bodywash made specifically for airbrush tanning are always recommended with either tanning product. This will guarantee that you are using the most hydrating products for your skin to prevent exfoliation, and help the tan fade as natural as possible.

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Perfect Glow Airbrush Tanning services the South Florida area. Tans are always flawless, organic based and no orange tint. Best spray tan in the Palm Beaches.

Contact me at 561-634-1180 or visit my website at http://www.yourperfectglow.com

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Caring for your spray tan

So..You finally got a spray tan and you love it! Or maybe you have been getting them but they don’t last very long or fade poorly (You know, when your skin looks like a lizard…not very attractive!) But either way you want to take care of it so it lasts!
Problems most likely arise from not knowing the best tips to take care of your tan. Many salons don’t tell you this information (Hey, quicker fade= quicker rebooking) But don’t fear tanners!  I am here to tell you the best ways to prolong your beautiful tan and help it fade as natural as possible so you can get your moneys worth.
Now I know we all lead busy lifestyles and the last thing you want to think about when you are tired is to take care of your tan. But trust me, it is worth it. I have had plenty of nights with a little bubbly and just wanted to get under the covers..but I sucked it up and did my aftercare. And my beautiful tan lasted for a long time.
1) First thing is to moisturize. I am amazed at how many of my clients tell me that they skipped this step as they were afraid to use it! Moisturizer is your BFF when you have an airbrush tan. The tan is on the outer layer of your skin & proper hydration will prolong the exfoliation process. You MUST moisturize at least 2x a day. I recommend in the morning and the evening & use a lotion that does not have drying alcohols. I recommend using products specially formulated for spray tanning. They do not contain drying alcohols and have ingredients that will nourish your tan. Use a tan extender as well. This will add the DHA back into your skin causing it to last longer, But don’t overload as too much on some skin tones can give you an unnatural tone.
2) Avoid hot baths and hot showers & bar soaps. Those are the worst for the tan. Use a gentle shower gel

3) After your tan wait at least 24 hours to shave as shaving can cause fading. Try to shave only as needed & use a sharp new razor. I also recommend conditioner instead of shaving cream.

4) Exfoliating  or using any harsh salt scrub within 8-10 days of getting spray tan is a big no no!. So no loofahs or washcloths!

 5) Bug spray can cause your tan to fade

6) When getting out of the shower BLOT your skin with a towel. Pat dry and DO NOT RUB!

7)  Anti aging products that exfoliate or dry the skin, Accutane and Salicylic acids can cause issues. Antibiotics and other medications that affect your skin can also affect your tan.

8) Avoid toners containing alcohols or Witch Hazel in higher amounts.Look where they are listed in the ingredient list, if in the top 3 do not use.

9)  Avoid dove soap, wax or Depilatory hair removal products ( Nair, Veet, etc)

10)  Avoid any waxing, massages or any spa services ( no pedicures, just polish changes)

11) Avoid any baby oil, mineral oil or massage oil
For more tips visit my website at http://www.yourperfectglow.com
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Spray Tan Myths

There are many myths regarding spray tanning. Here are some facts so you can realize that it is not as bad as people make it out to be. There is no reason to be scared to get a tan! In fact I am sure you will love it!

Myth 1- Am I going to look orange?

This is one that I hear all the time. I get many first time clients that are surprised that I did not turn them orange. Here is a fact…it is not the spray tan that will turn you orange, it is the technician. That is why it is important that you go to someone experienced. They need to be properly trained to know what level to use for your skin tone.  It is when they get “Trigger happy” or spray you with a solution that is too dark that will make you orange.  Before you book your tan you really need to look at the information on who is going to spray you. Don’t be afraid to ask questions either! Ask them if they can custom blend a color, ask them if they have been certified and most of all check out their website. Read testimonials , look at their Facebook page and most of all look at pictures. Everyone can look good right after the tan due to the cosmetic bronzer, so do they have pictures of clients AFTER they have showered? This is how you can get a true idea of the developed tan.

Myth 2- Is it going to get everywhere and make a mess?

No. I come with a pop up tanning tent that has a floor. This is set up anywhere in your home and you step inside to get spray tanned. My compressor is very small and there is hardly any over spray and is contained in the tent. No nothing will get on the floor, walls or furniture. I have had my tent next to white couches and high end sports cars and not 1 drop got on anything.

Myth 3- It is full of chemicals?

Some cheaper and drugstore brands can be, but I use a professional grade solution. I was very selective in choosing my product line. The main reason is because I personally get sprayed every week. I did not want to choose a solution that contained harmful nasty ingredients!  Organic aloe vera, white tea complex, coffee bean extract and plant derived glycerin are just some of the hydrating ingredients. It is also Paraben free as well as oil and alcohol free. So it is important to choose a spray tan company that uses a good product

Myth 4- Do I have to be naked? 

No! You can wear whatever as nothing. It is whatever makes you feel comfortable. Client discretion is a priority and want you to be as comfortable during your spray tan session. Most people wear bottoms so no tan lines are on top, but I also get clients wearing 1 piece swimsuits and tank tops.

Myth 5- Is the spray tan it going to be blotchy and uneven like a spray booth?

No, the difference is that I am giving you a custom sunless spray tan whereas a booth just shoots out solution. I also spray hands and feet lighter than the rest of your body to give it a natural look.  I can go darker or lighter in certain areas where a booth can not.

For more answers to common questions please look at my website http://www.yourperfectglow.com

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Perfect Glow Mobile Airbrush Tanning offers in studio spray tanning  and is also a mobile service. Service area includes South Florida, Palm Beach County and areas of Broward County. Please contact me directly with any other questions you may have or to book a new appointment, Please check out my website for current specials and discounts.

(561) 634-1180

Melissa@yourperfectglow.com