7. Allow Your Tan To Dry Before Dressing
If you’ve chosen a gradual or no-rinse tanner, skip over this tip. If you’ve opted for a wash-off tan, though, this advice applies to you!
We’d recommend allowing your tan to dry fully before dressing. When you do get dressed, opt for something loose and dark. You don’t want it rubbing against your skin or showing any marks.
8. Wash Off Your Tan In Cool Water
If you opt for a wash-off tan, allow it to develop for 4 to 8 hours. Then, wash it off with slightly cooler water than normal, and don’t use scrubs or soaps as these can fade your tan. Simply rinse until the water runs clear.
9. Maintain Your Tan
Now that you have a beautiful, bronzed glow, the trick is keeping it even and long-lasting. We’d recommend gently exfoliating every 2 or 3 days, and moisturizing often. This will help your tan last up to 10 days.
Top tip: You can also boost your glow with our Gradual Tan Body Lotion.
10. Remove all traces of tan before reapplying it
To prime skin for a fresh tan application, remove all trace of tan. The quickest and easiest way to do this is with a remover mousse and/or tan removing mitt.
Our Tan Remover Mousse effectively gets rid of all traces of even the darkest tan, in minutes. Infused with detoxifying cotton extract and probiotics, it purifies, rebalances and primes the skin, leaving a clean canvas for your fresh tan. Apply it generously to clean, dry, tanned skin and massage it in. Then, leave it on for 5 minutes and rinse off with warm water while scrubbing with a Tan Remover Mitt.