How Long Does It Take to Get a Tan

How many sunbeds a week is safe?

Moderate tan of 2-3 sessions a week is OK for everyone else but ensures you rest the skin for a minimum of 24 hours between each session and at least 48 hours for skin type 2.

Do sunburns turn into tans?

After you heal from a sunburn, the affected area may be more tan than usual, but tanning is just another form of skin damage caused by ultraviolet radiation.

Can I tan 2 days in a row?

Technically, yes you can tan 2 days in a row. However, by doing so, you do increase your risk of overexposure. In order to fully develop your skin’s melanin before further exposure, we recommend skipping one or two days between sessions.

Are 10 minutes on a sunbed is sufficient?

You are likely to see results very quickly, therefore you will not need to spend as much time on the sunbed to get results. Do not spend more than a total of 10 minutes in any one session.

How many tan sessions does it take to tan?

Many people will see a skin color change after the first few sessions. Generally, you will have a good base tan in 6-10 sessions. Then one or two sessions a week thereafter will maintain your tan year-round.

Should you shower after a tan?

Showering doesn’t fade off your tan after a session in a tanning bed. That darkening you see on your skin is caused by melanin which the body produces when it is exposed to UV rays. So, if you use a tanning bed, you can shower as soon as you like and it will not affect your tan. But use lukewarm water.

Do you see results after one tan session?

Generally, you will begin to notice results after a few tanning sessions, but it may take several weeks of regular tanning (about three times a week) to acquire a good tan. If you are developing a base tan before going on a winter vacation, please start tanning two to three weeks before you are scheduled to leave.

What are 10 minutes on a sunbed equivalent to?

On average, 10 minutes of sunbed use has the same effect on the skin as 10 minutes of Mediterranean summer sun.

How can I tan faster in a tanning bed?

Exfoliate Your Skin for better absorption.

Using Good Tanning bed lotions is the Key. 

Tanning bed with more light lamps.

Quality Tanning Bulbs.

Stand Up Tanning beds.

Schedule Frequent Tanning Sessions.

Use Different Levels of Tanning Beds.

How often should a beginner tan?

To begin with, you should only go tanning 2 or 3 times a week and you should only spend a few minutes tanning each time. As your skin builds a tolerance to the tanning bed by developing a base tan, you can start to spend a little longer in the bed.

How often can you tan in a bed?

Maintain your perfect shade by tanning 1-3 times a week.

Can you get a tan in a Level 1 bed?

A Level 1 tanning bed is an economical option, but they produce high levels of UVB rays, the rays that can cause sunburn if not used properly. If you love the experience of relaxing in a tanning bed, Level 1 tanning beds are the perfect choice for you. But you will need to visit these beds often to gain even a basic tan.

How many minutes does it take to get a tan on a sunbed?

The release of melanin, which results in a tan, takes place after 20 minutes. Compared to sunlight, sunbeds produce more UVA radiation, which penetrates deeper into the skin. Approximately four hours in the sun are equivalent to 20 minutes on a sunbed.

How long does it take to get a tan in a bed?

The usual max time is 10 to 20 minutes. By general standard, the shorter the time you’re allowed to stay in a tanning bed, the more powerful the bed.

What to use to tan faster?

  •  use sunscreen with an SPF of 30. 
  • Change positions frequently.
  •  Eat foods that contain beta carotene. 
  •  Try using oils with naturally occurring SPF. 
  •  Don’t stay outside for longer than your skin can create melanin. 
  •  Eat lycopene-rich foods. 
  • Choose your tanning time wisely.