You can learn to spray tan with Custom Tan face to face with our spray tanning courses or online. Here's everything you need to know to customise your learning experience.
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Posted on January 29 2015
Posted on January 27 2015
If you're one of the 3 million people watching Celebrity Big Brother, it's likely that you're on of the 2,000 plus people asking where you can buy the tan that Katie Price took in as one of her house essentials.
All the answers you need to know on where you can get it, how you can apply it etc etc
Posted on January 20 2015
Posted on January 19 2015
Have you had a client tell you their spray tan is too light, or that their spray tan didn't work properly? Here's 6 little known pointers on how to have total spray tan success.
Posted on December 18 2014
Question: Does ocean water and pool water affect the life of a spray tan?
Posted on November 15 2014
There are so many different spray tan solutions on the market. Organic, eco-certified, chocolate, violet or green based? Here's the low down to give you the know how on making the right decision for your salon or mobile spray tanning business.
Posted on October 24 2014
Client Question: I have a client that I think is DHA resistant because they gets dark after I spray them but after 5 hrs they has a quick rinse & most of the tan like 80% is off. Is there anything you recommend that I can do to advise that the tan DHA will develop deeper for them. I was thinking maybe they needs to be sprayed with the pH first? Can you help me out & how do you work with the pH spray?
Posted on August 10 2014
Want to know how to make your spray tan last?
Treat it like a pharmaceutical product. So to know how to keep a spray tan longer you need to be aware of the composite of your spray tan solution. Inside the bottle of spray tan solution you have two key ingredients - 1) the tanning ingredient, DHA (dihydroxyacetane) and 2) the instant bronzers which are seen when tan is applied to the skin. The bronzers are made up on dyes and colourings. What many people don't know is that DHA and bronzers aren't friends. In fact they are spray tan frenemies. Together one of them provides the instant bronzed glow, while the other is the active ingredient that works with the wearer's skin to create the tan that will last on your skin for about a week......
Posted on July 30 2014
So you love to stand behind a gun but need the tips to go from being a bronzer beginner to a spray tan super hero.
1) Tan. That's right. Repetition is the key. You are only as good as your last spray tan, and Rome wasn't built in a day. The more skin you tan, the more confidence you gain. You'll develop your own style and will learn how to fix the mistakes that come from being too green (your ability, not your tan that is).
Posted on July 30 2014
If this statistic doens't make you sick, I'm not sure what will. A recent Teen Vogue article says that over 2 million American teens are taking to the sizzle station (aka solarium) every week to achieve the deathly faux glow.
While the Eastern culture don't understand it, the Western culture converserly are literally dying for a tan. Dark, golden limbs have been popular since Coco Chanel pioneered the tan as a status symbol back in the 1920s. During that decade, Vogue had also clearly told their readers that "The 1929 women must be tan". The continual rise and rise of the tan is well documented here and despite the risks, the tabu tan is still (excuse the pun) in vogue.
Posted on June 23 2014
One of the best tanning tips is how to apply self tanner. There's a fine line between faking it and making it. Not only do you need to arm yourself with the best fake tan, but you also need to know how to execute these tanning tips.
Posted on June 20 2014
One of the best spray tan tips is learning how to control the colour you will go. How dark your tan will be has a number of factors. We've called our brand Custom Tan because - everyone gets a custom colour because everyone has a different skin tone, and because you can customise the colour of your skin by determining how long you choose to leave the bronzer on before you wash it off. Let's explain.
How does fake tan actually work?
The way you achieve a gorgeous tan is via a chemical reaction between the outer layer of your skin (the stratum corneum) and the tanning ingredient (Dihydroxyacetane - DHA).
Posted on June 12 2014
It's been over 85 years and the popularity of the fake tan keeps climbing and climbing - so just how did tanning get it's legs and why?
The History of Tan
Early on tans were associated with being lower class. It was a symbol of poverty of those who worked outdoor in the hot sun. But Coco Chanel was iconic enough to change an era of fashion led followers. Coco Chanel spent time out sailing the Riviera on the Duke of Westminister's yacht "Flying Cloud" and came back with a tan and it had instant appeal as modern, luxurious and independent. At the same time, the medical field went from saying that sun was a dangerous thing to being a cure within a span of 30 years and by the end of the 20’s beauty bible Vogue wrote “the 1929 girl must be tan” and she was. That was 85 years ago and since their arrival, tans have never gone out of fashion
The Tanning Timeline
Posted on June 11 2014
Celebrities are often so amazing in their own right, but unfortunately too many fall victim to the perils of an 'oh no orange' glow. Celebrity Spray Tanner Heidi unleashes all the do's and go to's of tan. http://tinyurl.com/qfnc8yd
Posted on May 12 2014
How to spray tan? Learn how with Custom Tan.
Custom Tan offers spray tan classes on how to spray tan in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Is spray tanning safe? DHA (dihydroxyacetane) is the active ingredient that tans your skin. While it has been approved by the FDA for over 30 years and is regarded as the safest method of achieving a fake tan, it is imperative that spray tanners know what is the best spray tan and how to apply fake tan. Whether you are starting a mobile spray tanning business, or doing at spray tan at home, you need to really be across all the spray tan tips.
We offer a variety of sunless tanning training from our e-book, to online training, spray tan courses and in salon training. We want you to success and we want you to be safe, so we want to arm you with the best fake tan spray tan solution and also teach you how to spray tan so you are a winner!
Posted on May 06 2014
Need tips for glowing skin? A body scrub can be the best exfoliator and popular for totally natural skin care - and they work.
Body scrubs have been around for thousands of years. During ancient Egyptian times both men and women would scrub their bodies to soften their skin exposed to the arid desert conditions and to avoid fine lines and wrinkles. Exfoliation is still a critical beauty treatment with a great number of health and beauty benefits coming from the humble body scrub.
Body scrub benefits
What's not to love. The body scrub works by: removing dead skin cells and dirt from the outermost layers of the skin, create glowing skin, revitalising texture and tone of skin, moisturizing and replacing natural oils, stimulating blood flow,encourage cell renewal and works to eliminate excess fluids and toxins, tighten and firm the skin and to reduce cellulite.
What are they made of?
Posted on April 23 2014
Confessions of a Millionaires Mistress - is the newest mistress craze and we think it's even better than 50 Shades of Grey! If you love a good thriller, start getting to read the number of Ava's confession as she exposes her relationship as a mistress to a extremely high profile millionaire. Reader reviews include: "
Ava maintains her deep tan with Custom Tan, and she kindly granted us 5 burning questions.
Posted on April 21 2014
Debi Gibson has been told that she won't survive the eye cancer contracted from not wearing goggles whilst in the sunbed which has now lethally spread to her liver.
Debi spoke of the pressure when you are modelling or acting to be the perfect colour.