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How Does a Spray Tan Work?

The most effective spray tanning products contain dihydroxyacetone, or DHA, a carbohydrate derived from glycerin or other plant sources such as sugar cane. Although it’s colorless, DHA has a way of interacting with the amino acids naturally found in your skin cells to make your skin become darker. The more DHA that you apply to your skin when you get a spray tan, the darker your skin becomes. FDA approved DHA is a common ingredient in spray tan solutions and is safe for external use on the skin.

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Are Spray Tans Bad for You?

The ingredients in most spray tan solutions are FDA-approved and do not have any known adverse side effects. When used appropriately, the DHA in a spray tan solution is considered safe. The FDA allows DHA to be externally applied to the skin for spray tans, improper use may have unknown risks. The FDA advises that you avoid inhaling DHA and cover areas around your eyes and lips when spray tanning.

Most sunless tanning solutions do not contain sunscreen and won’t protect you from exposure to the sun's UV rays. Follow these spray-tan tips and make sure you apply sunscreen before you go outside.

Can You Spray Tan While You Are Pregnant?

You should always consult with your doctor for guidance about what products are safer for use on your skin during your pregnancy. Although the ingredients in spray tan solutions are FDA-approved, you should cover your mouth and eye areas if you are pregnant since the risks of inhaling DHA are unknown.

Spray Tans vs. Real Tans

Spray tanning is a much safer option to achieve a natural looking glow. Laying out in the sun can be harmful because of excessive exposure to UV rays that can damage your skin cells which increases your risk for skin cancer. The Skin Cancer Foundation and the American Cancer Society both recommend spray tanning as the safer alternative to sun tanning.

With customized tanning solutions, you can get the tan you want without exposing your skin to UV rays that can damage your skin. At Faux Glow we customize our spray tan solutions to every individual person so you get the perfect tan for your skin tone. Our solutions also have skin enhancing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and vitamin E.

What Are the Benefits of Spray Tans?

Spray tans are a quick and safe way to add a natural-looking color to your skin. With custom spray tans formulated for your unique skin tone, you can get the exact glow you desire with these top benefits:

1. HEALTHIER FOR YOUR SKIN
Spray tanning is a safer alternative for your skin. Spray tans give you a beautiful glow without any exposure to the sun. Tanning beds and sun tanning expose you to harmful UV rays, causing premature aging, sunspots, and even skin cancer. Spray tan solutions are FDA-approved, with customized solutions that will make your skin look and feel great.
2. CUSTOMIZABLE SOLUTIONS
WE offer custom solutions for your unique skin tone to create that perfect glow. With skin-enhancing ingredients, you will leave with a custom tan that works beautifully with your skin.
3. QUICK AND SIMPLE
Spray tanning is quickest way to achieve a healthy glow. With a spray tan, you can get long-lasting color in one day versus the hours that you would spend in the sun or in a tanning bed. We offer solutions that can be rinsed off in 2-4 hours and your tan will achieve its final color in 24 hours.
4. FLAWLESS EVEN TAN
A customized spray tan gives you an even application over your entire body. You won’t have to worry about streaks or an uneven tan Knowing tips for preparing your skin before your spray tan appointment can ensure an even tan every time.
5. MAKES YOU FEEL GREAT
The bronzing powers of spray tanning can enhance your skin’s appearance, help you look more toned, and hide cellulite and other blemishes, so you feel more radiant from head to toe.
6. LONG-LASTING RESULTS
With proper spray tan care, your color can last for up to 7 days. Whether you have upcoming event or just what to maintain a year-round tan, you’ll be able to achieve a healthy glow that works with your lifestyle.

Schedule your consultation today with Lorrina Martinez at 432-352-7473 or online by clicking the button below!

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