Spray Tanning Advice

Consultation • Pre-Treatment Advice • Aftercare


The following local contraindications will not prevent treatment but your therapist will avoid the contraindicated area:

  • Cuts/Abrasions

  • Breastfeeding

  • Recent Body Piercing or Tattoos

  • Pigmentation Disorders/patches

Please seek medical advice prior to booking a Spray tan treatment if you have any of the following:

  • Respiratory problems

  • Botox, Fillers and recent cosmetic procedures

  • Chemotherapy

  • Radiotherapy

  • Active Acne

  • Vitiligo

  • Diabeteics

Please do not book for a Spray tan treatment if you currently have any of the following:

  • Skin disorders (Eczema, Dermatitis, Psoriasis)

  • Recent heat treatment (waxing, electrolysis, Sauna, steam room)

  • Pregnancy

  • HRT

Pre-treatment Advice

  • You MUST receive a patch test at least 24hrs prior to your treatment.

  • Do not use any other self-tanning products 1 week before treatment.

  • Wax or shave at least 24 hours prior to treatment.

  • On the day of your spray tan treatment do NOT wear any make-up, deodorant, perfume, body oils or lotions as these may react with the tanning agents.

  • wear loose, dark clothing, sandals or flip flops to your treatment.

Aftercare Advice

  • Immediately after your tan:
    wear loose, dark clothing

  • keep skin completely dry, avoid water contact

  • Do not apply any products over the developing tan

  • Allow tan to develop for at least 4-6 hours (excluding 60 minutes which can be washed off after 1 hour)

  • Avoid other beauty/hair treatments whilst your tan is developing

  • Avoid activities that make you perspire

  • Be careful when drinking hot beverages as hot cup can strip colour from around your mouth. Toothpaste can also strip colour while your tan develops

  • After your tan has developed:

  • Rinse off any remaining guide colour with warm/hot water. Once the water runs clear gently wash yourself with a mild soap

  • Avoid products that contain alpha hydroxy acids (AHA's) as they can strip colour

  • Avoid swimming pools as Chlorine will prematurely fade your tan

  • If you have any problems with your treatment please contact us.