FAQ's Tan HQ


Q: Can pregnant women use Tan HQ?
Though our tans use organic, natural and hypo allergenic ingredients, Tan HQ still adopts the point of referring to your GP before the use of any spray tan during their pregnancy. 

Q: Do I still need to apply a sunscreen?
Yes you do. Tan HQ tanning solutions do not provide any useful protection against harmful UV rays. Tan HQ recommends the use of an approved SPF 30+ sunscreen 15 minutes prior to sun exposure.

Q: How do I extend the life of my tan?
Your spray tan can be extended through the use of a our Tan HQ Tan Extender.

Please note: You should avoid excessive exposure to water and any form of exfoliation during the life of your spray tan.

Q: What should I do after my tan is applied?
Your Tan HQ Tan will start to develop straight away. For the best possible results, you should avoid the following within the first 3-8 hours or 2-5 hours for our Express Tans after application:

·         Water
·         Saunas / spas
·         Physical exercise / sweating
·         Swimming
·         Tight fitting clothing

Q: What should I wear to my appointment?
It is recommended that you wear loose and comfortable dark clothing after your spray tanning appointment. Tan HQ tanning solution, in most cases, will not stain clothing and any slight rub-off should come out in the wash. However, some staining may occur on some light coloured leather, acrylic or other sensitive fabrics.  

Q: How do I prepare for my Tan HQ tan?
Tan HQ recommends you cleanse and exfoliate your body. This will ensure the best possible result from your spray tan by eliminating the top layers of dry and dead skin. It is also best to avoid the use of deodorants and moisturisers and any other products that may inhibit the effectiveness of the Tan HQ tanning solution.

Q: How long will my Tan HQ tan last?
Most people can expect their Tan HQ tan to last for up to 5 to 7 days depending upon your skin type and preparation. Some may even keep their tan for up to 10 days. Regular moisturising will extend the tan’s life greatly.

Q: Is Tan HQ Safe to use?
Tan HQ's unique combination of organic, natural and hypo allergenic ingredients along with highly purified water (aqua) and the natural sugar derived cosmetic tanning agent DHA produce a truly remarkable tanning result.
Most salons can offer protection for the mucous membranes via nose plugs and eye protection should any clients feel a preference for the use of these.

Q: Why aren’t Tan HQ tanning solutions listed as Organic like many others claim? 
Tan HQ use a unique blend of organic, natural and hypo allergenic ingredients. Though some tanning brands wish to list their solutions as organic, it is widely known and documented that the main active tanning ingredient DHA though a natural product can never be a organic product. 

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