It is mandatory for you to try to find out as much as you can about all the possible ailments that are usually associated with a tanning session in a tanning bed. Once you decide to invest your money in a home tanning bed, you will have to learn how to use it in order to take full benefit from its features. Using a home tanning bed is all about trying and managing to replicate the natural tanning process that takes place outdoors. A tanning bed is a controlled environment you can use in order to get a gorgeous tan. In such a controlled environment, you can actually determine the exact period of time you need in order to get a tan due to the UV rays emitted by the tanning bed lamps. This personalized control is one of the main benefits brought by a home tanning bed.
If you are looking to get a natural and healthy tan in your home tanning bed, you will have to start by getting the so-called base tan. This base tan is below your surface tan, deep down in your skin. A base tan will take about 8 or even 9 tanning sessions – the exact number of tanning sessions will depend on your own skin pigmentation. Obviously, if your skin is fair, you will have to limit your exposure to the tanning bed lamps and their rays.
- After managing to build the necessary base tan, you should tan just a little bit per session in order to work your own way towards achieving the wanted skin tone. The UV lights used by a home tanning bed are slightly different from the natural ones emitted by the sun. This is the main reason why you will have to keep your tanning sessions short. The UV rays emitted by the tanning bed are more concentrated and you will have to take this into account in order to supervise all your future tanning sessions.
Another thing you should do when using your home tanning bed is to wear quality protective eye goggles because human eyes are very sensitive to UV lights. Due to the high concentration of the lights emitted by a home tanning bed, you should know that your eyes are quite susceptible to severe harm unless your wear quality protective goggles. Keep in mind that using ordinary sunglasses during your tanning sessions is forbidden. Instead, you must use eye goggles that are especially designed for this purpose, namely to protect your eyes against the concentrated UV rays emitted during your tanning session.
Applying some liberal amounts of tanning lotions or creams is paramount as well and you will have to consider tyrosine and moisture. Remember that a moist skin is likely to tan better and even earlier when compared to a relatively dry skin. By moisturizing your skin, you will slow and even retard the natural exfoliation process of the skin. By moisturizing your skin on a regular basis, you will be more likely to get a really good tan. So, finding the proper moisturizer for your skin is essential. You will also have to get enough tyrosine, namely the amino acid that can assist the natural production of melanin. Melanin is the one that controls the natural skin pigmentation. So, you will have to go for moisturizing lotion that contain tyrosine in their formula because this amino acid will allow your body to get and maintain the melanin levels much longer and assist your body in its retardation of the natural exfoliation process.