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Choosing the right competition spray tanning company

How to choose the right tanning service

Spray tanning has entered the body building world, and not all competition spray tans are created equal. Spray tans for you hopes to educate you and give you some tips and questions to ask before you choose your next “Competition Spray Tanner“.

A flawless tan on stage is one of the most important elements of a competition. Choosing the best colour for you and the company to apply that colour has become a challenge. The technique required for a competition tan is differentto that required for your everyday spray tan, so don’t assume your regular spray tanner has been “competition spray tanning” at bodybuilding/figure shows.

When trying to choose which tanning product you are going to choose for your next show, here are some questions you may want to ask them:

  • 1. Do they offer skin prep instructions?
  • 2. How many coats would you need?
  • 3. Do they have before and after pictures of their colour?
  • 4. Will the colour come off if you sweat?
  • 5. Do they offer touch ups and/or glazing?
  • 6. Do they have testimonies/references?
  • 7. How does the product hold up on stage?
  • 8. How private is the spray tan area?

>Don’t assume a less expensive company will be comparable to an experienced one. Body Buildingis a costly sport, one that takes countless hours of training, diet, and discipline. Tanning is one of the most important things required when you step out on stage, don’t let an inexperienced spray tanner or company ruin the chances of you looking your best!

Understanding the chemistry of how tanning products work, and how competition diets effect competitors’ body chemistry is the responsibility of the spray tanning company.

Those that are serious about what they do, will have the knowledge and training to work with this very specialised sport. Most competitors’ will agree that the tanning process is one of the most stressful and dreaded parts of their contest prep. It is the job of a reputable tanning company to alleviate that stress, and to make the experience as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Choose wisely, ask for pictures and don’t be afraid to ask questions!