Benefits of Self Tanning
When before getting a tan means having to bake under the hot sun and risk being exposed to various skin diseases and even skin cancer, having a tan now no longer requires too much effort. And the result is as natural looking as you can get.
Getting a tan especially during the summer season is the in thing to do because of the healthy and sexy look it can bring. However, most people are busy with their careers and many extra activities that getting a tan are next to impossible. As such self tanning is the most convenient alternative to sunbathing.
Self tanning products come in various form such as gels, lotions, sprays, creams and mousse. One just has to choose the best self-tanner that is compatible with their skin type. With these self tanning products, you no longer have to wait for the summer time to get that bronzed sexy look. What more, there is even a self tanner that is fast acting and can produce results in just a matter of hours.
Although tanning the natural way has its own benefits such as absorbing vitamin D while sun bathing, the downside is that sunbathers are more prone to ageing prematurely because of too much sun exposure. Therefore, getting your tan from a bottle is better than exposing your skin to early development of wrinkles and premature ageing.
By opting for sunless tanning you are also assured that the products you are using have SPF that will be able to shield your skin from the harsh rays of the sun. There are also self tanners that are safe to use on the face because they contain the gentlest ingredients. One doesn't have to worry of getting skin allergies. Other advantages of the sunless tanning include the following:
- Sunless tanning is safer compared to natural tanning under the sun because you are not exposed to the sun's harmful ultra-violet rays
- Sunless tanning gives a much better and even tan compared to sunbathing
- Sunless tanning is now cheaper because of its popularity and convenience; one can get a suitable sunless tanning product from the store and simply apply to get that dusky look. Works especially when you need to get an express tan.
Self tanning products are convenient to use and you don’t actually have to visit a salon or spa just to get the tan look. You just have to follow the directions as written on the sunless tanning product in order to get that perfect look. Also, it is better to use the light and non-greasy formulas and then reapply as necessary to get the right shade of tan that you are aiming for. With a great tan, you will certainly have a healthy glow that will be outstanding.
These sunless tanning products are very easy to use. The most important thing to do prior to application of the product is to exfoliate the skin to rid of the skin of the dead skin cells and dirt. Exfoliate about 5 hours prior to application so it’s best to exfoliate in the morning and then apply the sunless tanning product at night.
Once you get the hang of applying sunless tanning products, getting that glowing skin that is healthy looking and very sexy.
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