Spray Tanning
Pre-Treatment Advice


The following local contraindications will not prevent treatment but your therapist will avoid the contraindicated area:

  • Cuts/Abrasions
  • Breastfeeding
  • Recent Body Piercing or Tattoos
  • Pigmentation Disorders/patches
Please seek medical advice prior to booking a Spray tan treatment if you have any of the following:

  • Respiratory problems
  • Botox, Fillers and recent cosmetic procedures
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Active Acne
  • Vitiligo
  • Diabeteics
Please do not book for a Spray tan treatment if you currently have any of the following:

  • Skin disorders (Eczema, Dermatitis, Psoriasis)
  • Recent heat treatment (waxing, electrolysis, Sauna, steam room)
  • Pregnancy
  • HRT

  • You MUST receive a patch test at least 24hrs prior to your Fake Bake treatment.
  • Do not use any other self-tanning products 1 week before treatment.
  • Wax or shave at least 24 hours prior to treatment.
  • On the day of your spray tan treatment do NOT wear any make-up, deodorant, perfume, body oils or lotions as these may react with the tanning agents in Fake Bake.
  • wear loose, dark clothing, sandals or flip flops to your treatment.

Immediately after your tan:
  • wear loose, dark clothing
  • keep skin completely dry, avoid water contact
  • Do not apply any products over the developing tan
  • Allow tan to develop for at least 4-6 hours (excluding 60 minutes which can be washed off after 1 hour)
  • Avoid other beauty/hair treatments whilst your tan is developing
  • Avoid activities that make you perspire
  • Be careful when drinking hot beverages as hot cup can strip colour from around your mouth. Toothpaste can also strip colour while your tan develops
After your tan has developed:
  • Rinse off any remaining guide colour with warm/hot water. Once the water runs clear gently wash yourself with a mild soap
  • Avoid products that contain alpha hydroxy acids (AHA's) as they can strip colour
  • Avoid swimming pools as Chlorine will prematurely fade your tan
  • If you have any problems with your treatment please contact us.

01273 958181

544b Falmer Road




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