How long after a spray tan can you take a shower?

We recommend waiting at least 4-8 hours after your spray tan before you shower for the first time, but don’t wait more than 24 hours. When you shower for the first time after getting a spray tan, you’ll probably see some golden glow wash down the drain, but don’t worry!

What happens if you shower 4 hours after spray tan?

We recommend that you wait at least 4-8 hours before your first shower, but do not wait longer than 24 hours after your spray tan. If, after a spray tan, you shower for the first time, you’ll probably see golden glow wash off the drain, don’t worry! When you go out, you will always look bronzed.

Do Sun Tan City spray tans look good?

My experience at Sun Tan City was great! With my birthday coupon, I didn’t have to pay a dime and I am very happy with the results. The spray tan also smelled really good, kind of tropical-like coconut. It started to smell like a self-tanner after it developed but not as bad or as strong as most self-tanners.

Can I take a bath 2 days after a spray tan?

With most spray tanning solutions you need to wait 7–8 hours before showering or bathing. If you shower/bathe prior to that, you may not let the solution set long enough to have the 7–10 day lasting effect.

Should you shower right after tanning in the sun?

So taking a shower shortly after applying a bronzer or any spray tanning treatment will fade the artificial tan away. In fact, immediate showering after tanning may result in poor results and uneven streaking.

Do and don’ts of spray tan?

  • DO shower, exfoliate and shave.
  • DO use moisturizers and lotions specially formulated exclusively for spray tanning.
  • DO wear loose-fitting, dark clothing and flip-flops or sandals to avoid rub-off.
  • DON’T wear makeup, deodorants or perfumes. They can create a barrier for absorption.

Is it better to shower or bath after spray tan?

Though most spray technicians recommend a shower, a bath will be fine as long as the water is tepid, the soaking time is quick, you avoid bar soaps and you only rub your skin gently with a cotton cloth. … Also, you can increase the longevity of the tan by bathing with moisturizing, paraben-free sulfate-free soaps.

Will my spray tan get darker after I shower?

Shower from 1 – 3 hours after your spray tan, 1 for a lighter tan, 2 for a natural tan and 3 for a darker tan. The bronzer washes off and there is NO colour after the shower. This is normal and the tan will continue to develop after the shower and will be fully developed in around 8 hours.

Can I use body wash after a spray tan?

No. It is always recommended to avoid soaps, body washes or any other products you would use in the shower for the first shower after your tan. We want to give the active ingredient, dihydroxyacetone (DHA), as long as possible to adhere to and be absorbed into the skin.