when can I shower after a spray tan?

by Carey Soura
(Coquitlam, BC, Canada)

Question: How long after a spray tan can I shower? Is longer better and or is too long bad?

Answer: Spray tan usually develops over 5-12 hours, so you should definitely abstain from showering for at least 5 hours.
If you had a spray tan with only little bronzer in it or none at all, you can easily leave showering until the next morning, however it is not always possible if there was a lot of bronzer used because you will stain your sheets.

There is no problem if you leave showering for a longer period after spray tanning.
Your spray tan will develop only to a certain point and then stop, so no matter how long you leave showering you will not get any darker.

There is no indication that if you leave showering for a longer period it will in any way affect your health.

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Dec 02, 2009
showering
by: :D

Question: see if i go for a shower afterthe next morning will i wipe off alot of my tan?


Answer: If there was a bronzer in the spray tannning solution it will wash off completely and you will only be left with the tan that your skin has developed. About 50% of your color will be gone, and that is a good thing, because as the tan developes your color will darken until it becomes downright scary. So if half of it gets washed away, you will go back to looking like a human being and not Oompa Loompa.


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