What is the best airbrush system and solution?

by Kristina
(Pennsylvania)

Question: I am thinking of purchasing a spray tan system. Can anyone tell me which one is the best for your money? I like the Fantasy Tan but am not looking to spend $4k!! Is there another solution that gives great color and is not orange? I tried both Norvelle and California Tan and hated them!! Thanks

Answer: There is many different opinions of what the best system is, but it seems to me that you are more concerned with the solution and not the machine.
If you like Fantasy Tan (machine and solution), how about sourcing a second hand one? There are many people that start a mobile spray tan business, and then find out that it is not for them after all. They then sell the equipment cheaper.
Another option would be to buy cheaper spray tanning equipment and then just buy the solution that you like. Many companies will sell the solution to you even if you do not have their airbrush system.(Before you take that advice make sure that the company will do it, as some of them sell solution only to people that have their system).
Just try different solutions, find few that you like and then decide on the equipment.
Contact the company that sells the new equipment, they often know of some customers of theirs that would like to upgrade their machine to a new model and will sell you their used one cheap.

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Nov 03, 2011
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Custom Tan has the best tanning systems!
by: jennieV

I've tried sooo many different airbrush systems and solutions and I was beginning to think I'd never find one that was perfect for me and my clients, but earlier this year I started using those from Custom Tan (www.2hourtan.com.au) and they really are perfect!

The Custom Tan Salon Pro machine sprays a really fine, even spray, and the 2 Hour Tan (violet-based) is spectacular. A ton of people who said they looked orange with other brands were totally happy with how they looked with the Custom Tan solution. You should check it out!

Jun 14, 2010
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Aribrush tanning
by: Anonymous

check out www.envymobiletan.com. I love the product and it dries immediately.

May 14, 2010
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Best airbrush system and solution
by: Lori Chapman

Check out www.thesunlessstore.com.. Kevin and Debbie are awesome. They really are helpful and I love the system and solutions they offer. All my clients comment on the nice fragrance
and they love their color, its not sticky either!

May 09, 2010
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my spray tan is sticky
by: Anonymous

I have had spray tans before usually nothing works so I try anything new. This one I came out really sticky! Its gross, cannot wait to shower. Hopefully it all won't come off like others have done. As I sit here just waiting to shower.

Boshena's comment: I hate sticky! and you have to wait few hours to get a shower too. Some of it should come off when you get a shower, but if you have problems keeping a tan get yourself a Baiden Mitten that usually works wonders.

Feb 17, 2010
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Scentual Sun Systems
by: Anonymous

Bottom line is that you get what you pay for & cheaper is not better. A lot of systems don't "include" everything you need in the price. Ask a lot of ?'s & compare before you buy. Trust me, it's cost effective in the long run

Sep 16, 2009
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Best Airbrush Solution
by: Anonymous

It seems that the hvlp is the way to go as far as equipment. You can usually get a new one for under $500, and as far as solution goes, checkout www.airbrushsolution.com They have 3 custom blends that we use and they all work fantastic. You can get discounts for larger quantity orders. Carribean Cocktail is my personal favorite.

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