does airbrush tanning work?
The key ingredient in airbrush tanning is DHA (dihydroxyacetone).
This colorless sugar is behind the magic in the tanning process.
DHA reacts with proteins in the outer layer of the skin. During
this reaction, a browning process occurs that leaves the skin
looking very similar to a natural tan.
You can choose the shade of your tan, as well as a bronzer option.
Bronzer will provide immediate tanning results, while the clear
solution application requires eight to twelve hours to become
fully developed. Please note that you may see color washing off
during your first shower after the application process. You are
not losing the tanning effect! This is merely a remnant of the
How does the application
process work? How long does it take?
We use handheld airbrushing equipment instead of automated booths.
This allows us to provide a more natural looking, customized result.
The initial application takes about twenty minutes followed by
a five-minute drying application. After the initial application,
we recommend waiting eight to twelve hours before showering to
give the solution time to fully process.
Who applies the tanning
Any one of our certified thoroughly trained technicians.
What should I wear during my tanning session?
If you are a woman, you may wear your own lingerie, bathing suit,
or one of our disposable thongs. Also, you may opt for no tan
lines at all! Men are required to wear underwear or a swimsuit,
and there are no exceptions.
I UV tan as well as Samba Glow airbrush tan?
Yes, just remember that you still have to apply sunscreen with
SPF protection. Our solution does not contain any sunscreen protection,
and your skin is still vulnerable to the sun’s harmful UV
Is spray tanning for all ages?
Yes, however, we do require the signature of a parent or guardian
for those under the age of 18.
Are there any unpleasant side effects
to spray tanning?
Our spray solution is not sticky, has no scent, and it will not
make you orange!
Can anyone spray tan?
Spray tanning is suitable to most people. However, we suggest
that pregnant women consult a physician before a tanning session.
Also, note that our bronzer solution contains a walnut extract
that may cause a reaction in those who have any known nut allergy.
Some of the ingredients in our solution contain a sugar base.
Use of sunless tanning cause your blood sugar levels to rise.
Please consult with a physician before using if you have a diabetic
How long can I expect my tan to last?
Normally, the process will last five to seven days. It depends
on yours activities and skin type. The body is constantly shedding
skin cells, and this process varies from individual to individual.
Moisturizing with hydrating lotion often will help your tan last