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7 Useful Tips on How to Apply Self-tan on Your Back

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When it comes to tanning self-tanner can be a good option as the UV rays can damage your skin while tanning.

Self-tanner is available in the form of sprays, lotions, and creams. Using a self-tanner can be a safer method as sunbathing causes severe skin issues like skin cancer.

But before applying a self-tanner you need to get prepare for it properly. Applying a self-tanning lotion without proper preparation can make your skin look uneven.

In this article we will share with you some useful tips on how to apply a self-tanner to the back, to get that perfect tanned look.

How to Get a Perfect Tan on Your Back?

Using a self-tanner on your back can give you that perfect glowing tanned look by concealing minor imperfections.

A self-tanner contains dihydroxyacetone (DHA) that changes the skin color and makes your skin appear darker.

As your skin sheds dead cells very often so, using a self-tanner is a temporary process.

To maintain that perfect tanned look you need to use the self-tanner after every 3 to 4 days.

Also Read: The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Self-tanning

How to Apply Self-tanner to Back?

Tanning your back can be a difficult process. Here are some useful tips that can help you to apply self-tanner to your back easily.

Exfoliate Your Skin and Dry Off

To get an even-toned tan look you need to exfoliate your whole body before using a self-tanner. As dry skin can lead to a splotchy-looking tan.

After exfoliating wash your body and make it dry properly with a clean and gentle cloth.

Use a Moisturizer

Dry skin can cause a patchy look as self-tanners easily gets cling to dry skin.

Use a Moisturizer

So, applying a little amount of moisturizer before using a self-tanner can give you a perfect result.

Be Flexible

If your arms are flexible enough then, you can easily apply the tanner to your whole back area with the help of a tanning mitt.

To avoid streaks check out whether the tanning solution is absorbed into your mitt properly. Try to apply a little at a time.

Apply Using Kitchen Tools

If your arms are not flexible enough that you can easily apply the tanning solution to your back, and if you have nobody around who can help you to apply the tan to your back then, you can use kitchen tools that are easily available in your kitchen.

Wrap the mitt around the end of a long-handled spoon and tie a rubber band to secure it. Take the tanning solution to the mitt and sweep it all over your back.

Apply on Shoulder Blades

To apply the self-tanner on the spine just above the shoulder blades you need to raise your arms and bend forward.

Now, spray the tanning solution from the sides 5inches away from your back. This will help you to get an even-toned look.

Dry Your Tan and Apply Powder

After applying a self-tanner try to stay in a cool place to avoid sweating. Sweating can easily remove the tanning solution from your skin. Let the tanning solution dry out for 7 to 8 hours.

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To avoid the tanner from staining your clothes apply a talc-free powder on your body.

Make Your Tan Visible

After so, much hard work you will definitely want to show off your tan. So, to make your tan visible wear a backless or sleeveless outfit.

So, these are some simple and useful tips on how to apply self-tanner to back. Using a self-tanner can give you that perfect glowing tan while making cellulite less noticeable. So, follow these tips and get your back tan in no time.

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Chloe Taylor

Hey there, I am Chloe Taylor, and welcome you all to my website. Being a beautician my priority is to help people by providing the proper information regarding tanning.

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