As the health hazards of sun bathing -as well as tanning salons- become more widely known, more people are seeking alternatives in the form of sunless tanning products. If you want to know what some of yourself tanning choices are, this article will introduce you to some of the products that are available. The kind of product you prefer will depend on the look you want, the type of skin you have and how long you want your tan to last for.
Most sunless tanning products rely on the chemical known as DHA, which works on the epidermis, the outer layer of the skin. DHA is a colorless substance that's a type of sugar, and it interacts with the dead skin cells to change their color. Depending on the product, this process usually takes up to an hour, giving you the same effect as spending several hours in the sun. The product will give you the tan for up to a week; more will be needed as the color fades. Dermatologists agree that DHA is a safe substitute to tanning beds. It's often possible to test out sunless tanning products for free by looking for such offers. You may find free samples at a mall or cosmetics store, and it's even easier to find such offers online. It's safe to assume that when somebody sends you a sample, their goal is to gain a new paying customer down the road. However, you're not under any obligation to do so if it doesn't work to your satisfaction. In general, companies only offer such samples if they believe that the product is good enough that people will want to keep ordering it. You'll find that such free trials are frequently given for sunless tanning products.
Like any other kind of product, those made to give you a sunless tan differ quite a bit in quality. While it's natural to want to save money, buying the cheapest tanning lotions you can find may not be the best idea if you want to look your best. Getting the lowest priced item you can find may mean getting an uneven or odd-colored tan, or a lotion with an unwanted smell. If a brand has a good number of positive reviews by customers, you're usually safe trying it out. Buying a sunless tanning product at the dollar store may save you money, but if it doesn't give you the tan you want, it's just wasting a dollar. After reading this paper, you will see that there are varying ways to achieve a tan without succumbing to hours of sunbathing or frequenting a tanning salon. Regardless of the method you use, remember to think about the safety, the amount of time your tan will last, the ease of use and your budget. Several sunless tanning preparations are capable of safely giving you a tan with only one application per week. Experimentation is the key to finding a product that give you the look you are after.
Tanning is fulfilling and improves your appearance but numerous views exist about it's effect on your skin. A given is that tanning lotions are needed to safeguard your skin for indoor, outdoor or sunless tanning. Therefore take care an be protected.