Do I have to wear eye protection?
Yes, it is required by law to wear eye protection. Your eyelids are not thick enough to protect your eyes from UV damage. Here at Totally Tan we provide your eye protection.
How do I build a base tan?
Everyone’s skin type varies…..the average person takes 7-10 tans to build a base tan. Moderation is the key…….gradually increase your time in small increments (about 1-2 minutes). Tanning lotions also will help keep your skin hydrated. (Moist skin absorbs light, while dry skin reflects lights)
How old do you have to be to tan at a tanning salon?
The State Board of Health requires anyone under the age of 18 to have a parent or legal guardian present and must give consent to the tanning salon. Anyone under the age of 14 must have a parent or legal guardian present at sign up.
Should I use a tanning lotion?
We suggest using tanning lotions before and after tanning. Tanning lotions help you tan 40% faster and prolong your tan up to 40% longer. Using tanning lotions help keep your skin hydrated and looking healthy.
If I don’t tan in the sun, will I be able to tan in a tanning bed?
No, you will not be able to tan in a tanning bed if you don’t tan in the sun. However, we do suggest our UV free spray tan.
Do I need to make an appointment?
No, no appointment is needed.
Can I tan if I am pregnant?
We recommend consulting with your physician before proceeding with any of our tanning units.
What should I wear in a tanning bed?
You can wear (or not wear) whatever you feel comfortable in.
Is it ok to sunburn?
You want to avoid sun burning. It is important that you gradually increase your time to maximize your tanning capabilities.
How long does it take to get a tan?
Please see one of our tanning team members as all skins types are different and we want to provide you with the best ways to achieve your best tan.
How often should I tan?
With the many different types of tanning units and skin types we ask that you speak with one of our tanning team members on how often you should tan.
Why do some people itch after tanning?
The main reason why someone would itch is due to lack of moisture in the skin. Using a daily moisturizer will replenish the moisture in your skin.
Should I take my contacts out before tanning?
We suggest that you remove your contacts prior to tanning to avoid any dry discomfort.
Should I take my make-up off before tanning?
Yes, some make-ups contain SPF that could essentially block tanning rays.
Is it necessary to cover my tattoo prior to tanning?
We suggest covering all tattoos prior to tanning with an SPF to avoid fading.
Is it ok to shower after my tanning session?
Yes, showering after your tanning session will have no effect on your skin.