Prep + Post Tan Care


  • Shower, shave and exfoliate 24 hours before your spray tan session, not immediately before. Do not shower less than 6 hours prior to your appointment.
  • EXFOLIATE properly with oil-free exfoliant. Start exfoliating at the top of your body and work your way down. Exfoliating mitts are a great way to properly exfoliate. Bronzed by Lauren mitts are available for sale in-studio.
  • Do NOT apply any moisturizers or fragrances the day of your appointment. Please be careful when applying deodorant if needed.
  • NO DOVE! Dove soap and lotion can cause streaking and fading, but it'll most likely change the shade of your tan! Dove changes the pH level of your skin and throws off the whole spray tanning process. Do not use any Dove products 24 hours prior to your appointment and through the duration of your tan.
  • Do not wear tight clothing, light colored clothing(however, any stained bronzer will come out in the wash), a hat, bracelets or necklaces, strappy sandals or any type of clothing that will rub against your skin when you move. Do not wear makeup to your appointment.
  • Spray tanning should always be your last glam appointment. Complete all facials, waxes and massages at least 24 hours prior to your spray tan.


  • Wait the instructed time for your color to develop before rinsing. Do not sweat or get your skin wet between the time of your appointment and your first rinse.
  • Keep your hands off yourself! Remember, touching skin while having the spray tan solution on can result in stained hands!
  • If you are wearing your spray tan for an extended amount of time or sleeping in it, it is highly recommended to wear a long sleeved shirt and loose pants to prevent any skin to skin transfers.
  • Do not use soap, exfoliant, shower gels or shampoos on your body during the first rinse. Use water only. Pat dry when getting out of the shower. It is recommended to continue to pat dry after getting wet for the duration of your tan.
  • Do not shave for 24 hours and stay away from razors with gel strips as they can strip your tan.
  • Moisturize! Spray tans LOVE moisturized skin! Moisturizing will help the longevity of your spray tan and make your skin very happy!
  • Keep tight clothes off for the first 24 hours. Be careful with shoes that are tight on your feet as well. If you are wearing tennis shoes, make sure your socks are covering your skin completely.
  • After 24 hours you are free to workout, sweat and wear regular clothes!

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