5 Hacks for a Flawless Spray Tan

  1. Hair removal Its always best to remove body hair before applying any self-tan application, done by shaving or waxing at least 24hrs prior to application and ensure that your skin is well exfoliated (More about that below!).

The benefit of removing hair before applying a self-tan? By doing so allows the result of your tan to be even and allows the self-tanning application to fade in naturally.

Not confident in removing hair by yourself? Why not book in with us for one of our famous Lycon waxes? Receive the proper care and experienced training from one of our waxing technicians.

Allow us to provide a professional finish on your pre tan wax!

  1. Exfoliate By choosing to exfoliate your skin you are essentially removing the top layer of dead skin cells to rejuvenate the skin and reveal a new smooth skin cell surface polished by the exfoliator. We have a saying at Beautique ‘Your tan will only be as good as the skin it is applied to’ Prep is KEY!

Reducing Your chances of ingrown hairs, doing so up to once a week helps to prevent the rise of painful ingrown hairs that tend to occur after shaving or waxing. Exfoliating the area by lightly scrubbing it with an exfoliator can help to draw ingrown hairs back out (rather than growing back into the hair follicle and to grow naturally.

Did we mention that by exfoliating you are improving blood circulation? By brushing or gently scrubbing towards the heart can help the circulation of blood, promoting a rich blood supply. The benefit of exfoliating with Sienna X Products? Your tan will not appear patchy, will last longer and the smell!

  1. The Big Day. We advise that on the day of you tan you come product free (dont worry if this isn’t possible as we have wipes available) Bring some dark loose clothing to get changed into, and most importantly, relax and enjoy your time with us! We have a range of shades to suit your skin tone and will do a consultation to find out the desired look. In a hurry? Not to worry we also offer an express tan that develops in just an hour! We will provide everything you need, from hairnets to paper pants, and what do you keep on during your tan, that’s up to you!

  2. Make your tan last longer Looking for a way for your luscious tan to last longer after your spray tan? Summer lasts a while and so should your tan! Be sure to moisturise your entire body from top to toe after a sunless tanning treatment. Whether you have gone for a subtle look or have gone ultra-dark you need to keep this up by moisturising every day, so your skin will maintain it golden for up to 7 days.

Not only this! But you will need to top up your look with fast-acting products that help to boost and preserve the glow for longer. What are they you ask? Such products could be the Sienna X Gradual Self Tan and the Q10 Self Tan Tinted Mist. They contain the perfect blend of top quality DHA and hydrating ingredients and great for top-ups or on the go tanning!

Want a tip? These products are also perfect for adding an extra dash of colour to areas of the body that are prone to fading faster (that is the hands and face i.e., the key areas!). We love the facial tanning drops - Beautique Favourite!

What do we suggest? To help with exfoliating your legs for a flawless self-tan why not use the Prepare Exfoliating and Priming Scrub Sachet (available in salon) this creamy lightweight scrub removes impurities with the finest pumice, for a gentle yet effective exfoliation and helps to create the perfect base for your professional sunless tanning result.

  1. Take it from a professional!

Follow your therapists aftercare and you cant go wrong! We generally advise sleeping in your tan for the desired colour. While it is developing, avoid any exercise or contact with water. Sienna X has been Vegan friendly in the products we use since day one and we strive to always use natural based products and always looking at where we can improve to help you achieve a flawless look!

Throughout this month you can get a spray tan with Jada for just £19 instead of £29!

Book now to avoid disappointment!

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