Self Tanners: Questions and Answers

With the arrival of summer comes the desire to tan, but what if you do not have the opportunity to enjoy a few days on the beach?

The solution exists and is called self-tanning, although many women are still skeptical about it.

Then we proceed with some questions and answers to frequently asked questions to clarify all the doubts that are usually associated with this type of products. And then we give you some helpful advice about the best way to apply them and to dell’autoabbronzante choice that best suits your needs.

The SELF-TANNING STAIN?
E ‘must make a distinction: there are two different types of self tanners. The first includes the self-tanning for instant effect, giving a “carrot effect” and have a higher risk of leaving a color in patches. The second category is that of self-tanners to tan gradually, giving a more natural color and a lower risk of leaving marks on the skin. The new generations of self-tanners have however the formulations that tend to limit this problem, in contrast to the products sold until a few years ago.

HOW TO AVOID SPOTS
AND ‘worth pointing out that whatever the type of self-tanner you use, must be spread evenly on the skin, otherwise the staining effect is assured. Face and neck require a smaller amount of product because they interact more quickly.On the face it is good to avoid the eyebrows and the hair root. Attention to elbows, knees, heels and toes where it is easier to create darker areas unsightly. As it is best to proceed? Applied before on these parts of the body a moisturizer and then roll out a limited amount of product, with little touches. You should also wash your hands thoroughly after application and wait until the product is completely absorbed before dressing.

CAN I USE THE SELF-TANNING EVEN IF I HAVE THE pimples on your face?
It depends. If it comes to a few pimples can be used safely, in the case instead it is true acne, then it is not recommended. It ‘important that the product is oil-free and non-comedogenic (ie that does not cause comedones, commonly called blacks points).

AND ‘HARMFUL TO YOUR HEALTH?
No, it is not harmful to health, the maximum can dry out your skin lightly. That’s why it is important to match a moisturizer. The self-tanning are not recommended during pregnancy and lactation.

WHAT TO CHOOSE SELF-TANNING?
There are basically three sizes of self-tanners: classical cream or gel, as in spray and disposable wipes. There is a substantial difference in terms of efficacy, generally those in cream have a greater moisturizing effect, those sprays are more convenient to apply, but remember that the wipes are suitable only to the face.

There are so many brands of tanning of good quality, as Collistar that has a very wide line to meet all needs (in this our article you will find more information), the line of Guerlain Terracotta including self-tanning cream, gel and spray, or the Clinique Self Sun collection, which we have already presented to you in this article. If you look for solutions at lower prices you can orient yourself on L’Oreal and Garnier with products which are around 10 Euros, but the stain risk is slightly higher, so you have to carefully follow the correct method of use.