How to Extend the LIFE of your TAN!Desperate to make that bronzed glow last? Or are you beginning to build your base for warm weather seasons? You’re not alone.
So if you want to keep the life of your tan, here are some clever tricks that will make you keep that summer feeling for as long as possible…
You get a tan when the sun stimulates the production of a pigment called melanin in your skin, which colors the top layer.
This layer sheds approximately every two weeks, so to ensure that all your skin cells are at the very start of their cycle, have a vigorous body scrub before you begin your tanning process.
Use an all natural approach like rock salt mixed with honey and a pair of exfoliating gloves will do the job just perfectly.
DRINK WATER or Coconut Water
Keep up your water intake. especially in the sun when you lose more water through sweating since when skin dries out it flakes, so it will shed sooner rather than later. To ensure cells stay hydrated, you need to feed them from the inside as well as, from the outside.
Hydrating skin externally means you need to moisturize it and preferably at least twice daily. A high quality tan extended like the Hemp lotions we offer at Rayz holds additional moisturizing natural ingredients. Moisturize while skin is still damp from shower or bath for best absorption and allow body to air dry.
Steer clear of skin-stripping treatments as exfoliators and lotions that contain things like fruit acids, glycolic acid and salicylic acid can, found in waxing and hair-removal creams, these take off the top layer of your skin and with it your tan.
To avoid this, shave with a quality razor and skip the scrubs for a few weeks, concentrating on moisturizing from the inside out!
Still feel overwhelmed? No worries our staff at Rayz Tanning in Dunedin can guide you to the best choices for your ultimate tanning experience.
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