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Sunless Tanning TipsThanks to Norvell, you can get a natural looking Tan in minutes! Providing this instant gratification for yourelf will have you leaving thrilled, but it’s just as important to make sure you educate yourself on the proper preparation and post—spray care to guarantee a long lasting flawless experience.

Sunless Tanning

Sunless Tanning Tip #1

Waxing, manicures, pedicures, and facials should be done 24-48 hours before your airbrush tanning appointment. Waxing and facials can remove your airbrush tan from your body if you get these services after your airbrush tanning appointment, so be sure to schedule accordingly.


Sunless Tanning Tip #2

Moisturize! Dry skin is the enemy of an even, natural sunless tan so you must moisturize your skin every day for the 3 to 5 days leading up to your airbrush tan. DO NOT moisturize the day of your airbrush tan or after your airbrush tan until you’ve taken your first shower after the tan has fully developed.


Sunless Tanning Tip #3

Exfoliate and shave the night before your appointment.

We recommend exfoliating the night before your appointment so you can remove dead skin cells from your skin. A fresh layer of skin helps the solution properly adhere to your body, so you get an even, flawless looking tan. Avoid using shower products that contain a high pH level, bar soaps, and in-shower moisturizers.


Sunless Tanning Tip #4

The day of your appointment, you want to have clean skin with nothing on it when you go in for your sunless tan so refrain from using moisturizers, perfumes, lotions, oils or deodorants that may cause a barrier between your skin and the airbrush tanning solution.

Likewise, it’s best to remove your makeup before your appointment—eyeliner and mascara are ok!

Resume use only after your first shower.


Sunless Tanning Tip #5

Bring or wear dark, loose clothing and flip-flops to put on after your airbrush tanning appointment.

We recommend avoiding wearing jewelry, undergarments, socks, tight clothing–or white clothing, until after your first shower ( 8 – 10 hours after your appointment ) just to be on the safe side… You don’t want to rub off your spray tan before it’s had adequate time to develop!


Sunless Tanning Tip #6

Wait at least 8 – 10 hours after your appointment before showering… the longer the better for optimum results!

We recommend rinsing with warm water only for your first shower. After your first shower, it’s ok to use non-abrasive soaps (no bar soap!) and gels, but do not exfoliate for at least 5 – 7 days. Keep in mind, added bronzers will wash away during the first shower, this is normal!

NOTE: Chlorine can cause your airbrush tan to fade faster.

Norvell Venetian Sunless Tan Maintenace System

Sunless Tanning Tip #7

To achieve self-tanning results that are a perfect 10, it is essential to take part in these 4 simple steps.

Renewing Sunless Exfoliator prepares your skin. Gentle microexfoliants polish, renew and prime the skin for long-lasting self-tanning results.
Professional Sunless Mist Norvell's award-winning spray tanning solution formulated for simple, flawless home application. Gives you natural, Just off the Beach color from head to toe.
pH Balancing Cleanser Formulated exclusively for self tanning, this sulfate-free formula keeps skin perfectly balanced to achieve a natural golden-brown tan.
Color Extending ProLong Make it last! Norvell's best-selling daily sunless moisturizer extends and builds color between sessions.