Spray Tanning Frequently Asked Questions

Got spray tanning questions?

Chances are, you'll find the answers below.

If not, feel free to contact us and we'll be glad to help you out.

We might even add your question to our list below :)


Can anyone have a spray tan?

Yes. Spray tanning is suitable for nearly everyone. However, if you're unsure, please contact us to discuss.


Do I need to prepare for my spray tan?

Yes, to get the best results, you should prepare for your spray tan. Please see Spray Tanning Tips


Spray tanning - how does it work?

The active ingredient DHA reacts with your skin to produce the tanned look.

Want a more detailed answer?

The proteins in the top layer of your skin cells react with the DHA and this causes the cosmetic tan effect – the skin changes to a golden brown colouring (as dark as you choose and depending on your skin type) which looks just like a a natural tan.


Is spray tanning safe?

Yes! DHA has been approved for cosmetic use by the TGA, the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration.

DHA is non-toxic and non-carcinogenic. It is actually made from sugar or sugarbeets and is also used in the food industry.

Spray tanning with DHA as the active tanning agent is approved and recommended by all the major medical associates and skin cancer associations around the world.


Will spray tanning make me look orange?

Not at all! The orange-ness is either the result of the old-school days of cosmetic tanning - tanning pills, and older style tanning agents or perhaps the kind of fake tan products you can buy and use at home.

At a professional tanning salon like Tan Ezy, you will get nothing less than a professional spray tan, with a completely natural golden brown tanned tone!


How long will my spray tan last?

Your body is always shedding dead skin cells. This is why even a natural sun tans fade over a few days. Spray tanning affects only the outer skin layer, so just like a natural sun tan the spray tan fades as your skin cells are shed.

Your Tan Ezy spray tan will usually last between 5-10 days, but longer if you follow our Spray Tanning Tips.


What should I wear?

It's really up to you. As a general rule of thumb: for an consultant airbrush spray tan we suggest dark colour bathers, briefs for guys and dark coloured bikini/bathers for girls.

As far as what to wear after your spray tan, please check out our Spray Tanning Tips.


What can I do afterwards to make my spray tan last?

Please see Spray Tanning Tips