What lotion should I use in tanning bed?
Accelerator and Maximizer Tanning Lotions — Accelerator and maximizer tanning lotions are often the best choice for those who are new to indoor tanning. These lotions contain more moisturizers than other lotions, so they help to keep the skin hydrated as it adjusts to the tanning process.
Does tanning bed lotion do anything?
You might even don’t want to bother lathering up, but it all comes down to keeping your skin protected and to the kind of results you want to achieve! Indoor tanning lotions protect and nourish your skin for a better and longer lasting tan.
Can I use a tanning bed without lotion?
Without the use of tanning lotions, skin is dry and deflects UV rays while using a sunbed, which can make you waste up to 50% of your sunbed tanning session effectiveness. This then results in you having to tan more times to achieve your desired tanning results, which in turn costs you more money.
Is tanning bed lotion the same as tanning lotion?
Tanning bed lotion is used to keep your skin moisturized as you expose it to UV light in a tanning bed, whereas self-tanning lotion darkens your outer layer of skin made to look like you spent hours at the beach.
How many minutes in a tanning bed is equal to the sun?
This releases a chemical called melanin, which causes the skin to tan. However, while sunlight contains a mix of UVA and UVB radiation, sunbeds produce mainly UVA radiation, which penetrates deeper into your skin. It is estimated that 20 minutes on a sunbed can be equivalent to approximately four hours in the sun.
Can you use a tanning bed every day?
Never tan more than once a day. Retain your desired color by tanning 1–3 times a week, depending on the level of the bed.
Why do I smell after tanning bed?
Why do I sometimes smell bad after tanning? That smell is known as “after tan odor” and it is caused by friendly bacteria on the surface of the skin. The smell is the result from the bacteria when your body/skin gets hot from a tanning bed.