We provide a professional spray tanning service in London. We can visit you at your home or workplace at a time to suit you. No more waiting in traffic, travel expenses or parking fees! No need to make your way to a salon, with us the salon comes to you!
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HOW CAN I BE SPRAYED AT HOME?
Easy!! We are fully trained, qualified and insured mobile spray tanning business covering London. Gone are the days that you have to worry about parking spaces, travelling on a bus or even walking down the street with no make-up on after a spray tan. We take all that worry away by applying your spray tan in the comfort of your own home of office, where ever is suitable for you. I have my own portable spray tanning cubicle that will pop up in your desired location.
We use the very latest equipment - HVLP (High Volume Low Pressure) spray tanning system which improves the quality of the spray tan and dramatically decreases the tanning time.
Upon our arrival you will have an initial consultation to establish your tanning requirements and spray choice. Your therapist will then spray a fine and even mist of sunspray as you stand in the cubicle. This can take up to 10 minutes and drying time can be another 10 minutes, depending on the room temperature.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The active ingredient in our sunspray, Dihydroxyacetone or (DHA) for short, causes a chemical reaction with the amino acids on the outer most layer of the skin. This reaction causes the colour of the skin to change, producing a beautifully natural tan. DHA starts to react with the skin within 2 hours of the tan application and continues to do so for a total of 12 hours,after which time you can wash.
HOW LONG DOES A SPRAY TAN LAST?
Depending on a person's activities and skin type, the tan realistically lasts between 7 - 10 days and will fade gradually, like a natural tan. With follow up applications, a person can maintain the tan indefinately.
HOW DO I PREPARE FOR A SPRAY TAN SESSION?
For the maximum result, it is advised to exfoliate the night before your appointment (not on the day of application). This will remove dead skin cells, helping to promote even coverage and lengthens the duration of your tan. It is best to shave/wax at least 8 hours before your appointment. Make sure your skin is free of make-up, moisturisers, perfumes, oils, deodorants and gels as these act as barriers to the spray and stops the process from being fully completed, reducing the quality of the application.
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
Whatever you are comportable with, I supply disposable g-strings to minimise tan lines. Otherwise an old dark bikini. What is important is your comfort level. Attire for men is boxers, swim trunks or shorts. Dark loose fitting clothing should be worn after a spray tan in order to avoid you tan becoming patchy. Naturasun washes out of most clothing very easily but tends to stain nylon and lycra materials, therefore dark coloured underwear is recommended. Also, remove all jewellery (and don't put it back on until a few hours after your tan)!
WHEN SHOULD I WASH OFF MY SPRAY TAN?
Wait at least 10 - 12 hours before washing the tan off; you need to allow enough time for the reaction to take place. Showering sooner may diminish the intensity of the tan.
CAN A SPRAY TAN BE REMOVED?
The colour produced by a tan does not wash off; it simply fades as the upper layers of the epidermis wear away. You can try to speed the exfoliation process by gently scrubbing the skin with a washcloth or loofah sponge. DO NOT OVER SCRUB! It may take a week or more for the “tanned” skin to disappear. Otherwise go for a swim at your local pool as chlorine is a great exfoliant!
IS A SPRAY TAN SAFE?
YES! According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the most effective products available are sunless or self-tanning products that contain dihydroxyacetone (DHA) as the active ingredient. It is declared safe and suitable for use in cosmetics and drugs used to colour the skin. DHA is a commonly used cosmetic. DHA is not absorbed into the blood stream and poses no possibility of toxicity.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I INHALE ANY OF THE TAN MIST?
While no one should purposely inhale or ingest the tan mist, it is known that DHA is a non-hazardous compound and causes no adverse reaction in moderate quantities when applied topically or even ingested. Testing has further shown that DHA is less toxic than aspirin, caffeine and even common table salt.
WHAT IS THE ADVANTAGE OF A SPRAY TAN OVER UV TANNING?
Airbrush tanning is an alternative form of tanning. People with sensitive skin or people who have a hard time tanning, be it natural or in tanning beds will find this form of tanning very comforting. One application with airbrush tanning will be equivalent to approximately 6 tanning bed sessions, there for making it cost effective. Airbrush tanning also spares the skin of excessive wear and tear and free from potential burns caused by the sun or tanning beds. Sun beds and excess sun exposure causes early aging of the skin your skin will have a leather feel which no amount of moisturising cream can correct.
DOES A SPRAY TAN PROVIDE SPF PROTECTION?
No! Spray Tans do not provide any sunscreen protection, so you should apply sunscreen accordingly.