How To Work A Tanning Bed?

How do you use a tanning bed for beginners?

General Tanning Tips

  • Take a shower and exfoliate using an abrasive soap or scrubbing sponge.
  • Use a high quality tanning lotion.
  • Do not burn.
  • Wear goggles while in the tanning bed.
  • Wait at least 48 hours in between tanning sessions.
  • Use a tan extender after tanning.
  • Tan in moderation and be responsible about tanning.

How fast does a tanning bed work?

20 minutes in a tanning bed is equivalent to 20 minutes in the sun… no big deal! 20 minutes of exposure in a tanning bed may equal up to two hours spent on the beach under the hot mid-day sun without protection. Artificial tanning bombards the skin with UVA which are three to six times more intense than sunlight.

Will 3 minutes on a sunbed do anything?

Skin Type 4: Session1 – 3 Minutes, Session 2 – 4 Minutes, Session 3 – 5 Minutes, Session 4 –5 Minutes, Session 5- 6 Minutes, Session 6 – 6 Minutes. You are likely to see results quite quickly, therefore you will not need to spend as much time on the sunbed to get results.

Is 5 minutes in a tanning bed bad?

Tanning is not healthy. It causes premature aging of the skin, as well as wrinkles, brown spots and cancer of the skin. MYTH #5: 20 minutes in a tanning bed is equivalent to 20 minutes in the sun…

Do tanning beds work the first time?

If you have fair or sensitive skin, your first tanning time will most likely not exceed 6 or 7 minutes. If you have a base tan or darker skin, your tanning time can be as long as 20 minutes.

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Will tanning once a week do anything?

You should never, ever burn.

You might start off by doing 6 minute sessions three times per week. Again, let the salon help you determine what your particular skin tone needs. Once you reach the level of tan that you are happy with, you can maintain it by using your tanning bed once per week.

Will one tanning session make a difference?

Can I get a tan after one session? Not necessarily. The skin needs a few tanning sessions to allow the skin to oxidize its melanin, darken and produce a tan. Your tan will begin to deepen within 3-5 sessions, depending upon the amount of melanin within your skin.

Why is tanning bad?

Tanning isn’t bad for you just because it comes with the risk of burning, which can cause skin cancer. Tanning is bad for you because your body doesn’t even begin to tan until dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays have pierced your skin and started to mess with your DNA. The more melanin produced, the darker the tan.