The Different Types of Sunless Tanning
If there is one thing that can easily be considered a craze, it is sunless tanning. Though naturally bronzed beauties from sun-kissed lands may turn up their nose at the mere prospect, many others from around the world have found some respite with the option. And since its launch, the concept has grown to become so popular there are now different variations available through a multitude of products on the market. Amongst the reliable brands however, there are also lesser known fakes circulating, which are quite dangerous. Many women have experienced skin complications as a result of using these cheap products, which means it is important to know what you are in for. Here is a list of the types of sunless tanning products you can expect out there.
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Even though sunless tanning devotees will most probably be well acquainted with this, beginners will be more in the dark, and understandably confused. A foam? Is there such a thing? As it turns out, yes. Never underestimate the powers of the 21-century! Aside from the rest you will find on this list, foam is now a popular option too. It is also known to offer good coverage all over the body, which is very important when it comes to sunless tanning. Users have also gushed about its streak-less properties, a common and frustrating issue when self-tanning.
This is form is more well-known, and perhaps even more widely used, mainly because not many know about the foam version. The biggest benefit of using self-tanning lotion over other tanning products is that it includes sunscreen, which makes sure your skin is protected. Many self-tanners mistakenly assume that self-tanning means automatic protection from the harmful rays of the sun. Not so. If you do not really like the feel of lotion tanning, the liquid gold dry-oil is something you could consider.
Some find this to be the most convenient, primarily because of the ease of application. All you have to do is spray it on after all. So if you want to take your tanning products with you when you travel, then a spray certainly makes a lot of sense. You will find spray tanning to be the most popular feature of tanning salons (Ross from FRIENDS comes to mind), although getting it professionally done is definitely more expensive than doing it yourself at home. Spray tanning is also not advisable for those with dry skin, and less tanning experience.
If you are completely new to sunless tanning, then you need to first research thoroughly. This is your skin after all, and tanning has a direct impact on your health and well-being. The last thing you want is some unsightly and even worse, dangerous skin condition causing irreparable damage. Go for brands that are known reputed and widely used for your peace of mind. Aside from this, learn about the correct ways of application so you extract the most out of your self-tanning products. Step out looking like the tanned goddess you were mean to be!