Why Spray Tan?
If you’re looking for a natural glow without the harmful effects of UV exposure, then spray tanning is the way to go. Spray tanning offers you quick & convenient tanning without risking sun-damage or skin cancer!
A spray tan is perfect for:
- to make you look & feel fabulous all year round
- a wedding
- a graduation
- a party
- stage competitions (body building & modeling)
- photo shoots
- pre-holiday tan
- to help cover / hide stretch marks, spider veins, cellulite and vitiligo.
How does Spray Tanning work?
Spray tanning works through the use of mist, which contains DHA (DiHydroxyAcetone). DHA is a a colourless sugar which reacts with the Amino acids in the outer layers of your skin and over a period of a few hours goes brown - just the same as an apple does when you take a bite out of it! Spray tanning works similarly as that of most tanning lotions. However, spray tanning are used to ensure that the body will be covered equally and evenly with DHA. Plus, spray tanning only takes a single application to obtain your desired tan!
Be Sun Smart! Key facts about skin cancer.
Skin cancer is on the rise and melanoma is the deadliest one of its kind. Research has shown that too much exposure to ultraviolet radiation or UV rays is the major contributing factor. However, even one real bad sun exposure in childhood could set the stage for a grim adulthood. It may sound too harsh, but one may choose to stay out of the sun altogether. Sun damage could be a slow process, but it builds up one day at a time until it's too late.
- The primary cause of skin cancer is exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight.
- Between 2 and 3 million non-melanoma skin cancers and more than 130 000 malignant melanomas are diagnosed globally each year.
- Frequent sun exposure and sunburn in childhood can cause irreversible damage that can lead to skin cancer later in life!
- More than 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers occur in fair-skinned people, who tend to sunburn. Dark-skinned people have a lower risk of skin cancer but they are still susceptible to the damaging effects of UV radiation, especially on the eye and immune system..
Ways in which you can be actively sun protective:
- Wear a sun hat as often as possible when outside during the day
- Wear sun glasses which have 100% UV protection
- Use a good broad spectrum sun block that blocks out both UVA & UVB rays!
- Use a UV or sun protection umbrella / tent as much as you can
- Avoid sunbeds by all means, they emit UV radiation as well !
If getting enough vitamin D is the concern, research shows that you get all the Vitamin D you need by occasionally (and for very short periods) exposing your face and hands to natural sunlight.