What, you too have used a self tanner and ended up looking like a Dorito, right? Calm down! That happens even in the best families.
The problem is not the product used, but the way to apply it. And it is that to use a self-tanner correctly, you have to follow, rigorously and with patience, certain essential steps.
1. EXFOLATE YOUR SKIN
By doing so, you can create a smooth and even skin base where the self-tanner will be applied equally, avoiding stains and patches. It is important that the scrub contains NO oils so that it does not interfere with the ingredients of the self tanner.
2. DRY THE SKIN AND APPLY HYDRATION
Especially in the most dehydrated areas of the body. It is very important to influence this step. The skin must be completely dry and above all well hydrated. The parts where we must most influence with hydration are those where the pigmentation of the skin is greater, such as the elbows.
It is highly recommended to use a self tanning applicator glove. It will allow you to apply the product evenly and save your hands from stains. In any case, do not forget to wash them well after application. Distribute the product thoroughly on each part of the skin. Do not forget the forearms or the armpit area. If you see that there is excess product in any part of the body, remove it with a little paper.
4.LET THE PRODUCT DRY PERFECTLY
Oh, my friend, how many times have we been able to spoil a perfect finish due to the rush … Make sure that the day you are going to apply the self-tanner you have enough free time because it is essential that you dry your skin perfectly before doing anything. It is also advisable not to shower for the next 6 hours. So now you know, slowly and calmly let your body dry.
This is needed by all skins. But if you have done a self-tanning treatment with more reason. Keep the skin soft and hydrated, elastic and perfect, and your tan will stay perfect for longer.