You have probably come across products referred to as suntan lotions, sunscreen or sunblock and you could tell the difference between them. The first question to ask is what suntan lotion is? Then probably, how does suntan lotion work?
Even though the names sunscreen and suntan lotion are often used interchangeably, the two are somewhat different. Suntan lotion is a lotion used to increase tanning and generally, for indoor tanning. On the other hand, sunscreen, screen your skin from the UV radiation.As I stated earlier, tropical lotions that help your skin to tan are what are referred to as suntan lotions. You are less likely to find any product referring to itself as a suntan lotion. They usually have little to no sun protective elements.
The SPF levels in these lotions are generally below 15. Some may even contain tanning accelerator elements. It is possible to get tanned by any of both, but tanning is faster using suntan lotions. What is sometimes categorized as suntan lotion?
They both encourage the skin to tan but offer little to no protection from UV rays. A plus would be to use those with high SPF levels.Continue reading
So you have been thinking of changing your tanning station and doing it naturally and have been wondering can you use indoor tanning lotion outside? I have been in a similar situation and questions after questions can't seem to stop coming until I did some necessary research.
Can the indoor lotion work to protect my skin or even deepen my tan? These questions are quite a bother especially when you don't have the answers. For starters, you should know that indoor tanning lotions are very different from the typical suntan lotions meant for the outside.Believe it or not, the difference is quite significant.Continue reading
The month of April is finally here, and many of you are rushing to get that brown glow on your skin. You may be tanning naturally or using a tanning bed or spray, well, whatever works for you. You may have come across many terms in tanning, bronzers, accelerators, etc.
If you are new to tanning, you may be wondering, what is a tanning accelerator? Accelerators are sometimes referred to as maximizers or intensifiers. Tanning accelerators are ideal for beginner tanners.
They help you tan faster and also to retain your color for longer. That is, it helps you achieve a base tan more quickly and do not typically contain added bronzers. A bronzer is a self-tanning product that gives you an instant tan.Continue reading
To those who want to improve their skin tan, this article is most definitely for you. You may have tried every kind of tanning there is, but you don't get the perfect tan to show the world. Don't worry this article explains the do's and do not's to get that perfect tan you have always desired.
First, you should know that there are various ways to acquire the tan, naturally and by artificial means which involve the use of tanning oil. I guess most of you tend to ask, can you use tanning oil in a tanning bed? Yes and no but mostly not recommended.
You may have even realized that most saloons aren't so fond of the tanning oils in bed, but before I fully explain why it doesn't become recommended, you should know what tanning oil is.Continue reading