If you’re like me, the idea of getting a spray tan before your wedding day is not something that you want to do. I know it seems counterintuitive to put on fake tanner the night before your big day, but having an even glow will make for better photos and less chance of looking pale in pictures. So I’m including some tips about getting ready for your spray tan so that you can feel confident knowing all the steps are taken care of.
Wedding season is in full swing, and many of us are scrambling to make sure we’re looking our best for the big day. So naturally, one of the most important things on our list of preparations is getting a spray tan for that flawless look. Of course, a lot goes into getting a perfect spray tan; you need to have your skin exfoliated beforehand, take care not to use too much moisturizer afterward, and avoid any heavy exercise or sweating, so it doesn’t rub off prematurely.
To get the best result possible from your spray tan, there are some steps you should go through beforehand.
Pre-wedding spray tan tips
Planning for your wedding day is exciting but can be overwhelming. With so much to do, it’s easy to forget the little details, like getting a spray tan before you walk down the aisle on your big day. Spray tans are not only great for hiding imperfections on your skin, but they also help even out your complexion and give you that perfect glow! Here are some tips to get the best possible result from this beauty treatment.
- Research which sprays tan company best suits your needs ahead of time by checking online reviews or asking friends who have had good experiences with them in the past.
- Find out what type of formula they use and whether or not it has any added fragrances because not everyone likes smelling like coconut.
- applying body lotion or oil beforehand helps prevent chapping or drying out skin
- exfoliate with a scrub beforehand (and use one specifically made for sensitive skin)
- apply sunscreen 30 minutes before the tanning session starts
- Be sure to exfoliate beforehand.
- Wear dark clothing and avoid shaving 24 hours before the application.
- Use Vaseline on any sensitive areas like eyebrows or hairlines.
- Bring an old towel to lay down on in case of any spills during the process.
- Keep in mind that the tan will take at least 8 hours to develop, so don’t forget to leave enough time when scheduling your appointment!
- Finally, be sure to keep moisturizing after the shower because it’s important for keeping up with self-tanner maintenance afterward!
Will my spray tan get on my wedding dress?
As many brides are finding out, getting a spray tan on your wedding day is more common than you might think. That being said, it’s important to be educated about the process and know what steps you need to take to avoid damaging your dress before your big day. We will go over some tips that we hope will help ease any worries that may be present for those who have not had experience with this yet and provide some insight into how best to handle this dilemma if it arises.
A lot of brides are worried that their spray tan might stain their dress. Luckily, there is no need to worry! There are steps you can take before your wedding day to ensure that your beautiful white gown stays just as it should be.
What’s the secret? It all starts with a good scrub! First, you will want to remove any excess oils or sweat from your skin so that these elements do not get on the fabric of your dress. This means showering and exfoliating beforehand and using alcohol-based sanitizer so that these substances won’t transfer onto the material either. Next, be sure you’re wearing an undershirt made out of cotton or silk; this will help prevent stains from setting into the fabric.