Grand City Tanning
The SAFE way to tan!

Common Spray Tanning Questions

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Q: WHO APPLIES MY SPRAY TAN?

A: Your customized spray tan will be done by one of our female licensed cosmetologists or estheticians.

Q: CAN I GET A SPRAY TAN IF I HAVE A SUNBURN? WHAT IF I GOT ONE WEEKS AGO?

A: The simple answer is no. Spray tanning on any sunburned area is at risk for peeling. Your skin is still healing and turning over, the spray tan is attached to the top layer of your skin and applying to a sunburn can cause a patchy and uneven looking tan.

Q: CAN I BOOK A SPRAY TANNING SESSION IF I AM UNDER 16 YEARS OLD?

A: Yes! But we will need a parent present in order to get a spray tan.

Q: DO YOU SPRAY TAN MEN?

A: We do! We simply ask that you remain covered with boxers or underwear during your appointment.

Q: I AM CURRENTLY PREGNANT, CAN I STILL GET A SPRAY TAN?

A: Congratulations! We do offer spray tans for expecting clients. As every pregnancy is different, we recommend consulting your doctor before getting any beauty service while pregnant. 

Q: HOW LONG WILL MY SPRAY TAN LAST?

A: Your tan should last you about a week. Proper prep and maintance is key to an even glow that lasts as long as possible. Your stylist will help you pair any products you may need to extend your tan!


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Q: HOW LONG IS A TANNING APPOINTMENT?

A: You will be in an out the door in under 20minutes when you come in for your appointment.

Q: DO I HAVE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT OR CAN I JUST WALK IN?

A: You are welcome to walk in for an appointment but due to the high volume of appointments you could be in for a long wait till the next availability. We prefer if you give us a call or text ahead to see if we can fit you in.

Q: WHAT SHOULD I WEAR DURING, AND AFTER MY TANNING SESSION?

A: During your appointment you should wear whatever you are most comfortable in! Most people go totally nude because they don't want a tan line, we also provide complimentary disposable underwear or if you wear your own stuff, the solution will wash right out of it. 
Following your tanning session you will want to wear loose clothing until you take your first shower. Avoid all bras, leggings and jeans.

Q: HOW SHOULD I PREP FOR MY TANNING APPOINTMENT?

A: Spray tans are attached to the top layer of skin so the key to a good tan is to prep ahead! We recommend that you exfoliate your skin for 2 days in a row leading up to your appointment, and shave (whatever you'd normally shave) the day prior to coming in for a tan.

Q: WILL THE TANNING SOLUTION STAIN MY CLOTHING OR BED SHEETS?

A: Not at all! The only time you may see the tan rub off onto your clothing is during the first 8 hours before your first shower/rinse. Any bronzer that transfers during this time will wash out with ease!

Q: HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO WAIT BEFORE I SHOWER?

A: You will want to wait 8 hours to shower or sweat following your appointment. The first shower should be a warm water rinse, don't stand in the hot water for long periods or scrub your skin. After this shower you can return to your normal routine. In a pinch? We also offer a rapid rinse upgrade that allows you to shower in 4 hours or less! Please keep in mind that while you can shower sooner, you still will not have a tan until the following day.

 
 

still have questions? reach out! hello@grandcitytanning.com