The Natural Beauty of a Spray Tan


Does the thought of winter coming and losing your summer glow give you a feeling of anxiety and threaten to put you in a mild state of depression? If so, then you should look into the ways a spray tan and benefit you.

The most obvious benefit of a spray tan vs. a suntan is the health benefits. With the thinning of the ozone layer and the threat of dangerous ultraviolet rays, more and more people are avoiding too much direct exposure to the sun. The scary thought of skin cancer and premature aging outweighs the benefits of a natural suntan. There is always the option of a tanning bed; however, tanning beds expose users to unnecessarily high doses of radiation. Then one has the option of using tanning lotions, but these must be applied just right and even if they are, they can still leave the user with an “orangish” streaked effect.

Spray tans are the best method of tanning because it provides an all-over glow that is smooth and natural looking. There is no need to either spend hours in a tanning bed or to be “baking” under the dangerous ultraviolet rays to create the same effect.

One can acquire a beautiful and naturally sun-kissed glow by just one salon visit to Gotham Glow. With so many benefits to the spray tan, this is certain to become your new method of tanning for many years ahead.

How does the spray tan work its magic? Spray tanning involves the application of a product to the mix with the chemistry of the body. This is often a trial and error process, because everyone’s body chemistry is different. What may result in a beautiful tan for one person may not be quite right for another person as everyone’s skin tone and texture is different. It is always a good rule to start out light and work your way darker. You don’t want to make the mistake of getting a spray tan that is too dark for you natural skin tone.

There are different methods in which you can have your spray tan applied. You can go to a salon and stand inside a booth, which has various nozzles that are positioned to spray the product on your body; or you can opt to have a professional “airbrush” the product on your body by hand. Depending upon where you live and how much money you are willing to spend, you can have a professional from the salon come to your home for a more personalized service. There is even the least expensive option of all, and that is to apply the spray tan yourself. There are many spray tan products available for self-application at any drug store, department store, or retail store. You must keep in mind that in order to maintain the color and tone you desire you will need to apply the product two to three times a week.

So now that you are aware of the benefits to getting a spray on tan, you can put aside your past anxieties of winter and enjoy the season for all its worth!

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