Spray tanning as a healthy alternative to sunbathing or sun bed tanning gained popularity in the past decade. Wider acceptance of spray tanning as the “healthy way to tan” has resulted in leading salons and spa’s calling for alternative products to satisfy the more educated needs of their clients. Various attempts to develop the ultimate spray tanning solution have failed – until Spraytan.
Spraytan is a leading and established South African supplier of a full range of sunless tanning products and equipment. The products and equipment that we supply have stood the test of time and have proven itself by the thousands of satisfied clients that have experience the “SPRAYTAN – healthy way to tan”.
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is a colourless chemical that interacts with the dead cells located in the stratum corneum of the epidermis. The DHA causes a chemical reaction with the amino acids on the outermost layer of the skin. This chemical reaction takes 4 to 8 hours to become noticeable and lasts 5 to 8 days from time of application.
Every day, millions of dead skin cells are sloughed off or worn away on the surface of the skin. In fact every 35 to 45 days, you have an entirely new epidermis. This is why tans from sunless – or self-tanning lotions will gradually fade – as the dead cells are worn away, so is your tan.