Why should we use a tanning lotion while tanning in a tanning bed?

Have you wondered what the purpose of a tanning lotion is? A tanning lotion helps with giving you a even bronzed color all over your body and can also help you develop a tan faster than without a lotion. There are many different kinds of tanning lotions for different kinds of skin types. For instance if you have sensitive skin, there are lotions that are hyper-allergenic so it will be light and will not make you break out. Also there are lotions for people who like that hot tingle feeling there are lotions with tingler in them. This tingle lotion varies from person to person and some cases some users may experience a very strong tingle feeling and some may not feel as much. Most popular lotions have a bronzer ingredient in them. This lotions contains DHA (dihydroxyacetone) and other ingredients that will help your develop your tan and give you an immediate color. These are used to usually jump start your tan and may even contain some types of tingling or cooling ingredients as well. 

How does a tanning lotion work? The ingredients in lotions will increase the production of melanin in your skin and also increase the blood flow to the skin which in turn will help you produce a tan.

When you are a tanning at a salon ask the employee about a good lotion for you skin type!


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