Indoor Tanning Lotions And Their Many Uses

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Indoor tanning lotions only work for use in tanning beds. They are the indoor tanner's best friend. Before the development of tanning beds, people used to lie out in the sun for hours in order to get a good tan. But with indoor tanning beds now you can spend about thiry minutes in them and start to see the beginning of a great tan. Lotions that you use will also play a big role in getting that tan.

Buying an indoor tanning lotion might be an overwhelming project for someone who has never tanned before. There are many different tanning lotions for all different types of skin. There are different options for different skin types. There are many different types of tanning lotions. And that doesn't even address issues like additional moisturizers, bronzers and vitamins that you might not know much about.

The lotions is designed to react with the tanning beds to produce that bronze effect that every tanner craves. They contain many active ingredients that interact with the light from the bed, and give the same results we used to get from lying out in the sun. The chemicals that are active in the lotions may sometimes cause some tingling or reddening. It's always best to start out with a shorter time in the bed and work up to a longer time if needed. Beginner tanners should always consult the staff at the salon as to how long a first tan should be.


Any time you plan to use an indoor tanning lotion, you should carefully read the label. The ingredients that cause the tingles are known as 'co-efficients', and the lower the co-efficient is, then the less likely you'll have any skin irritation. You should try it on the elbow where you keep it on for a full 24 hours and test for reaction.

One thing that you might want to consider is to do your research online as well as through your tanning salon. There are many online sites which have experts who can answer any questions you might have relating to lotion and anything to do with tanning. There are discussion groups and forums that you can join and in this way you will be able to find out everything you need to know before you tan.

The chemicals manufactured within the lotion are designed to interact with the skin's natural chemicals and produce the tanning effect. This is similar to a kind of a kick start for the tanning process. Melanin is one of the key factors in a good quality indoor tanning lotion. Other ingredients may be tea tree oil, or green tea extract, or even copper. You can find many different lotions on the market, and you should ask questions and compare them in order to get the one that works best for you and your skin.

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