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Spray Tan Dos and Don'ts 

Before Your Session

 Exfoliate 24 hours before getting a spray tan to ensure an even application. Exfoliation sloughs away the

 dead skin cells, which will help achieve the longest-lasting tan possible. Use a water-based exfoliating

 scrub rather than an oil-based one. Oils may interfere with the spray tanning solution from developing properly.

      Shave or wax the evening before your spray tanning session. If you shave after you get your spray tan, it will

 exfoliate the skin and affect the tanning results.

      Don't apply any moisturizer, deodorant, perfume or other beauty products before your tanning appointment.

 They may also inhibit the quality of your tan.

      Don't wear any jewelry or makeup to your tanning session. Pull your hair up and off your face and neck.

      Wear a swimsuit, thong, underwear or whatever makes you feel comfortable for your session, remember to consider

your tan lines. If you are doing this for a particular event be sure your tan lines will not be exposed from your clothing.

      If you have any questions ask the technician before your session begins. He/she will advise you on how to get the 

best results from your session and will guide you on how to position yourself to achieve optimal results.

 After Your Session

  Wear loose clothing and flip flops when you leave the tanning salon. Ditch your bra for at least six hours.

      Don't take a shower (or get wet for any other reason) for the first 8 hours after receiving a spray tan. Water contact
 will stop the tanning process.

      Don't book any hair or nail appointments for 48 hours after your tanning session. If this is for a specific event it is
always best to have both of these done prior to your tanning session.

      Don't exercise for the first 24 hours. Sweat will cause your tan to streak. Also a great excuse to take a day off. 

      Don't use soaps and other body products that contain parabens, glycolic alpha hydroxy acids or sodium lauryl
 sulfates -- they will fade your tan more quickly. Don't use a loofah, puff or wash cloth.

      Do moisturize every day -- morning and night. Also use a moisturizing soap-free body wash or natural / organic soap
to extend the life of your tan. Available at UTOPIA DAY SPA.

      Use a tan extender to reduce patchiness and extend the life of your tan. Norvell Prolong sunless color extender is the 
best product available for use with this spray tan. Available at UTOPIA DAY SPA.