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Is Going To The Tanning Salon An Option For You?

Apr 4, 2008
You may have heard that going to a tanning salon is time consuming and expensive. However, you can get a wonderful tan just by spending up to 15 minutes in there 3-4 times per week. You will also find very affordable tanning packages offered that will could very well fit into your budget. Since spending the day out in the sun may not be something you have time for, you can still look like you have been doing just that.

Your skin may be more or less sensitive to the tanning process than someone else due to the amount of pigment found in your skin. Some people can stay a full 15 minutes in a tanning bed without any problems. Others will find their skin will be bright red if they stay in that long. You need to find out what your skin type can handle.

Have you ever been sunburned? If so, you know that it can be very painful. It is also very unhealthy for your skin. It is possible to get a sunburn from too much exposure in a tanning salon at one time. Don't take your chances of letting this happen to you. Start out with only a few minutes in the tanning salon. They can help you pick a good amount of time based on the sensitivity of your skin. As long as you aren't experiencing any problems you can continue to increase the amount of time you are exposed.

You can choose from an upright tanning booth or a tanning bed where you lay down. Most establishments offer both for your convenience. Many people find the tanning bed allows them to relax during the session. However, most tanning booths offer exposure that allows you to get a tan faster.

If possible, schedule your tanning appointment first thing in the morning. This way you will have showered recently and removed the dead skin from your body. The tan you get with be deeper and darker if you don't have dead skin to deal with. Since tanning can dry out your skin, it is a good idea to use a moisturizer when you get done.

In order to help you speed up the tanning process, you may want to invest in some great products. Most tanning salons offer a great selection and they can help you to pick the right ones for your skin. Accelerators are very common as they allow you to get the base tan faster. Bronzers help you to achieve and maintain a deep golden look once your base tan is in place.

Both men and women love to look their very best. Going to the tanning salon is a great way to be able to get a great looking color for your skin. Many people tan all year long so they can look great even in the winter months. This can give your skin a very nice glowing color.

You should give a tanning a salon a try as you may be surprised at how fast and convenient the entire process is. This is a great option to working on your tan outdoors and you can continue to keep that color into the winter months. Many people find tanning allows them to spend some quality time on themselves. It also reduces their stress levels and tension. Since tanning can make you feel good about yourself, it can also improve your mood.
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Betty P Davis helps new spa owners avoid the most common rookie mistakes. She writes about the smartest ways to open a tanning salon and profit from owning a tanning salon.
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