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How It Works

The primary active ingredient is a sugar derivative called DHA which when is sprayed on the top layers of your skin reacts with the amino acid, this creating a colour similar to a UV sun tan. As your skin sheds the tan fades naturally between 5-7 days after application.


Before your tanning session  

Shower & exfoliate your body

Avoid heavy moisturising shower gels

Do not apply moisturisers, deodorants, oil based products or perfume

Remove all make-up 

Wax/Shave at least 24 Hours before your session (Dotting in pores may appear otherwise)

Paint nails and toenails, especially if they are acrylics or similar

Wear loose dark clothing and open shoes e.g. Flip Flops

Avoid silk, wool & leather garments as tan will not wash out of these materials 


The Session  

Wear suitable swimwear or underwear to create desired result

If using underwear ensure its black as tan does not wash out of elastic/lace

Barrier cream will be applied to your hands & feet and other dry areas

You will be dry to dress straight after

Do not touch skin whilst developing to avoid tanned fingers


After Care  

Shower between 6-8 hours after treatment

Pat dry with towel. Do Not Rub

Avoid water on skin whilst tan is developing. Especially rain

Avoid heavy exercise or any perspiration during development

Use a non-oil based moisturiser after tan

Ensure all tan is exfoliated off before next session!!

 *Depending on desired result it is possible to shower sooner when using Nouvatan as a Rapid Tan*


Possible Contra-Indications  

Diabetics can have a tan as long as they are following their recommended treatments and have no open cuts.

If you suffer from respiratory problems such as asthma you should consult your Dr first.

First trimester of pregnancy, HRT & IVF can interfere with the result of the tan.

This may also be applicable during menstrual cycle.

Acne can look darker after a tan.

Eczema, psoriasis, abrasions, cuts, skin diseases and disorders can interfere with the result of the tan.

If you are unsure if any of the above apply or if you have sensitive skin a patch test is recommended at least 24hrs before treatment

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