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Self-Tanner - A Secret Weapon To Flawless Looking Skin

Self Tanners are makeup and Fashion items used for fashion purposes and make a person feel good about themselves. They are used to make one's skin look tanned and are used for women as a part of their lifestyles.

Tanners consist of an ingredient called dihydroxyacetone(DHA), which is a carbohydrate that is derived from chemically or from natural sources such as sugar and beets. The process includes applying the DHA on the skin, which reacts with the amino acids and, in turn, produces pigments called melanoidins that make one's skin look brown. Spray tanning kits such as Maximist Ultra Pro and Allure Spray Tanning Machine are used as makeup. They are often applied by the fashion and lifestyle industry to make women/men look more attractive. The tan can last for about 10-12 days and will start to fade out, eventually making you repeat the process after that. The real question arises whether the self-tanner is safe or not. Certain chemicals and processes these self-tanners use are damaging to the skin, but specific steps can be taken to reduce the impact.

It is recommended to apply the self-tanner at night because UV rays amplify DHA production on the skin, and avoiding any sun exposure is highly advisable. It is best to use it at night and see the results in the morning. Also, one should protect themselves from the sun by applying sunscreens on the face and the body to ensure that they are well cared for. Also, one can use antioxidants to reduce the radical damage to the skin and protect it for a longer duration.

One can even use a wash-off bronzing product that is made to deliver instant, long-lasting color that is similar to a natural tan. You do not have to make any formula with it and are to be applied on the bare skin, like other skin products and creams. These can be washed off easily and can be used often to look good and feel good. The most important thing to reduce the damage of self-tanning is not to use it that often. Leave it for special occasions or events only and always think of going natural.