Beauty

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Unprotected exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or other sources, such as tanning machines in solariums, remains the most important risk factor for skin cancer. Spray tanning is the only safe anti-aging solution for becoming a bronzed beauty without damaging your skin.

“Spray tans are one of the fastest growing segments of the beauty industry because people are realising how damaging the sun and solariums can be not just with regards to cancer but also because of how aging UV rays can be” says Brown.

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The Bronzing Boutique’s brand new spray tanning menu offers the latest and greatest anti-aging options as well as a more personalised service. Since no skin tone is ever the same different shades of tan are meticulously mixed ensuring a perfect tan every time. Spray tanning options include:

The Body Contouring Tan offers The Bronzing Boutiques incredible shading and contouring techniques to create the illusion that you have dropped 5 kilos. Your, waist, buttocks, legs and arms will look tighter and toned.

The New York Tan is the ultimate express tan making you bronzed to perfection in under 10 minutes.

The Certified Organic Tan is for those that prefer to go organic. This tan is full of hydrating and natural ingredients to give you that touch of a very natural bronze.

And just when you thought they had thought of everything, The Bronzing Boutique now offers a Fragrance Shot of your choice to be infused into your bronze glow. Fake tan has never smelt this good.

To ensure a perfect tan this season, Katrina Brown has the following tips:

Pre-Tan Preparation

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Wax or shave at least 8 hours prior to your tan.

Remove any traces of old self-tan.

Exfoliate to remove any dead skin cells. A body polish with AHA is a great product for exfoliation.

PH balance your skin on the day of your tan. Make sure your underarms are deodorant free and that you have avoided using any oil based products as they can leave traces on your skin that can cause streaking.

Apply moisturiser sparingly to your feet, back of your heel, elbows, cuticles and hands ONLY. If you are fair use a cotton bud to apply a small amount of moisturiser to your eyebrows.

Application of Tan

Wearing mitt or latex gloves will reduce the chance of staining your hands.
Use baby wipes on your finger and toe nails to prevent your cuticles and nails from turning brown.

Post-Tan

Wear dark loose clothing after application.

Try to keep baths and showers cool or luke warm as hot water can stimulate the tan and break it up faster.

Moisturise twice a day to keep your skin hydrated and help your tan fade evenly.

Pat your skin down with a towel rather than rigorously drying and rubbing off your tan.

Try to avoid swimming in chlorine as the chemical can cause patchiness.

The Bronzing Boutique is located at Double Bar in Sydney. To make an appointment Ph: (02) 9327 2444.