Winter Glow-Up: Preparing for Your First Tanning Session


As the chilly winter days keep us cozy indoors, it's the perfect time to add a touch of warmth and radiance to your look. Whether it's your first venture into the tanning salon or you're a seasoned pro, gearing up for your winter tan session is a fabulous way to brighten those cold days.

Why Choose Winter for Your Tan?

Think of winter as your secret weapon for that stunning glow. Since we spend more time indoors during this season, our skin gets less exposure to natural sunlight. A tanning bed becomes your go-to solution for maintaining that gorgeous, sun-kissed appearance without relying on unpredictable weather. Besides, who doesn't love a little extra radiance during the darker, colder months?

Prepping for Your Session

Before you head to your first tanning session, a little prep work can make all the difference in ensuring you get the most out of your experience:

1. Moisturize for Better Results: Hydration is key! Start moisturizing your skin regularly in the days leading up to your session. Concentrate on areas like elbows, knees, and ankles to keep them extra soft and ready for that golden glow.

2. Exfoliate: Smooth skin equals an even tan! Gently exfoliate your skin to bid adieu to any pesky dead cells, especially on areas prone to dryness. This preps your skin for an even and long-lasting tan that's sure to dazzle.

3. Dress for Tan Success: When picking your outfit for the session, opt for loose-fitting clothing. Tight clothes may cause unwanted tan lines or rub off the tanning solution, and we definitely want to avoid that!

4. Let Your Natural Beauty Shine: Before stepping into the tanning bed, remove any makeup or jewelry. This ensures an even tan on all areas of your skin, giving you that flawless glow from head to toe.

5. Protect Your Special Spots: Apply a thin layer of barrier cream to areas like nails, palms, and soles to prevent excess tanning solution absorption. Don't forget to protect your lips with a bit of lip balm, too!

During Your Session

1. Once you're at the salon, it's all about relaxation and enjoying the process:

2. Our staff are here to guide you every step of the way. Pay close attention to their instructions for the best results and maximum comfort during your session.

3. Don't forget to grab those stylish eye goggles! They protect your eyes from the UV rays, ensuring a safe and comfortable tanning experience.

4. Pay attention to your body positioning in the tanning bed. Follow the instructions provided to achieve an even tan across your body. Stretch out, relax, and let the bed work its magic!

Post-Tanning TLC

After your session, it's time to maintain that gorgeous glow:

1. Moisture is Your BFF: Hydrated skin locks in that tan! Keep up with regular moisturizing to maintain your golden glow and keep your skin feeling silky smooth.

2. Go Easy With Water and Sweat: Avoid intense workouts or showers immediately after your session to allow the tan to settle into your skin. Give it some time to work its magic before you dive into activities that might make you perspire heavily.

3. Stay Hydrated Inside Out: Keep that glow going strong by drinking plenty of water. Hydration from within is just as important as moisture on the outside!

Remember, building a beautiful tan takes a little time and patience. It's better to start slow and build gradually to achieve that perfect sun-kissed look. Embrace the process, and before you know it, you'll be flaunting your radiant winter glow!

Time to Shine!

Now that you know the tricks, you're all set to start your winter tanning adventure! At Lash & Bronze, we're here to make sure you have an amazing time.

You can book your tanning session with us at Lash & Bronze. Our experts are ready to help you get that beautiful winter glow you've been wanting.

Don't wait! Contact us today to set up your session and let's make your winter days a bit brighter!

Enjoy that sunny look!