|Secrets That You Do Not Know About Airbrush Tanning
Secrets that you did not know about "airbrush tanning."
You've got parties or weddings to attend to and you're supposed to be dressed in strapless gown; don't you think you'll look pretty nice in a tan? Mostly, if you have a fair skin, you'll want to tan in just like those other tan freaks.
There are even many people who'll go at any lengths just to get the tan they've always wanted; walking and bathing at beaches, spending a great deal of time on those tanning beds and spending your money and time visiting those tanning spas and salons. Indeed, you'll definitely look good in a tan; most people do and that's why most people want them. But, there are risk that you might get skin diseases like skin cancer from excessive exposure from the sun or getting allergies from those chemical solutions used in salons and spas.
No need to worry now as there are alternatives to these tanning procedures; among such procedures is airbrush tanning.
Long ago, airbrushing is mainly used in paintings; many airbrush artist then are dedicating their works in stimulating painting medium or retracting paintings. It has been for years innovated and developed, and now, airbrush arts are used not just for paintings but for different valuable and enjoyable artworks like t-shirt printing and designing, temporary tattooing as well as tanning.
Most airbrush artist also extend their works from plain past time activities into something productive; meaning a sort of business. Basically, airbrushing works with the use of an airbrush and paints.
Different types and kinds of airbrush are now available in the market; these varies depending on what specific artworks you'll employ them for. Aside from airbrush, things such as masks, friskets, compressors, moisture trap, hose, nozzles and needles are available; these are basically support parts for airbrush.
Among the artworks that an airbrush artist could do with an airbrush, airbrush tanning is the most sophisticated. It even became fashion and sort of a passion for those who loves having an even tan for specific occasions.
If you're an airbrush artist and would like to try the art and techniques of airbrush tanning, there are lots of manuals and books available in the market; they offer informations and step by step assistance on airbrush tanning. Some of these books and manuals offers comprehensive matters about airbrush tanning while there are some who offers light information that you can easily digest in.
Aside from such books, there are also magazines that specifically deals on airbrush tanning and its arts. You can also browse the Internet about airbrush tanning informations and techniques; the Net even offer online training courses on airbrush tanning.
Basically, airbrush tanning is defined as
the new and safe way of achieving a golden look; this is a procedure that involves an airbrush used to apply a clear liquid containing dihydroxyacetone (DHA) to the body.
DHA is an ingredient used for cosmetic applications that reacys with the amino acids in the outer layer of the skin. This works by interacting with the dead surface cells found in the outermost layer of the skin; this then produces color change. Naturally, the dead cells on your skin will wear off and its colors gradually fades giving you a tan that is almost like a genuine sun tan. Tanning using an airbrush tan usually lasts 5 to 10 days depending on your skin type and the lifestyle you have.
Many people who want to have a perfect tan nowadays opted for airbrush tanning due to its unique sunless tanning system; besides, having an airbrush tan will only make you wait for a fraction of time than what it takes using the old method of applying tanning lotions.
It also offers many benefits; you will not have to worry about hands and feet tanning anymore, tanning application is quick and easy, airbrush tanning takes only approximately 10 minutes, tanning solution lasts 5 to 10 days minus the hassles of blotchy and uneven tans, and lastly, airbrush tanning is so simple that all you'll need is an airbrush and a compressor and a special tanning solution.
Airbrush tanning is indeed the thing for temporary tanning without having too much sacrifices; you can even do your own tanning at home.
But, just like any other cosmetic and aesthetic ways, you should take proper care of your airbrush tan. Make sure that before you airbrush those tanning solutions at your body, you have to take a shower and exfoliate.
It would also be advisable that you put a small amount of basic unscented lotion on your knees, elbows and other rough spots of your body. Put a thick amount of lotion on your palms and nails. In spraying the solution to your body, use the aerosol can while spray the tanning solution on a makeup sponge and apply it to you face like a foundation. Remember to keep the solution away from your hairlines and eyebrows. After that, dab your body with a dark towel lightly; don't get dress for at least 10 minutes, let the solution dry first. Don't take a shower or swim for 8-10 hours after you have airbrush tanning; don't rub your body if you're showering and you have an airbrush tan.
Proper care is the main key for keeping your airbrush tan even and to make it lasts longer.
About the Author
Jacquiline Maree is the resident Airbrush Tanning writer at Airbrush Information. For the latest news, reviews and product information on airbrush tanning, visit www.airbrushinformation.