How should I use tanning oil?

Make sure you apply it all over your body to ensure you have an evenly distributed tan. Allow the tanning oil to absorb into your skin, this allows the oils to keep your skin hydrated and replenished with nutrients. Reapply every 2-4 hours — or more frequently if you have been in contact with water.

Do I put tanning oil on before or after sunscreen?

Before applying tanning oil, it’s recommended to apply a layer of sunscreen. Yes, it may take a little longer to tan; however, you will be protecting your skin from sun damage including wrinkles and dark spots. A bronze glow isn’t worth pre-mature aging of your skin.

Does tanning oil make you tan faster?

Tanning oils work by attracting and focusing the ultraviolet rays of the sun onto the skin. Although the skin receives more than enough UV exposure in most sunny climates to create a tan, the properties of tanning oils speed up the process by intensifying the rays. In other words, tanning oil makes you tan faster.

How long should you keep tanning oil on?

For best results, it’s recommended that you reapply the tanning spray oil every two hours, or after swimming or sweating. However, if you’re just spending time in the sun, you may only need to reapply every 3-5 hours.