BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Lash & Brow Tint
Hello! My name is Lauren Raquel Steele, but my family & friends call me LoLo. I have over 5 years of experience in the Medical Spa industry and I'm a licensed advanced esthetician. I am extremely passionate about continuing to educate myself on the aesthetics industry, watching and helping other beauty entrepreneurs grow in their craft, skincare, and last but not least my FAMILY! Currently, at Steele Skin I offer Hydrafacial MD, Dermaplaning, PCA Chemical Peels, Lash Lifts, Lash & Brow Tint, Brow Lamination, Custom Organic Spray Tans & Teeth Whitening. You can find Steele Skin located inside Steele Salon Bars in Powell, Ohio.
PREP & CARE INFO.
Shower, exfoliate, and remove body hair before your tanning session. Do NOT use a moisturizing soap or body wash (especially Dove) before you tan. Use a gel body wash that is paraben, sulfate, & alcohol free (Perfect Glow Body Wash) with either nylon exfoliating gloves or a washcloth. Make sure you scrub your entire body well. Please use caution when using loofas, as they make you streaky.
Shave at least 6 hours before your appointment. If you tan right after shaving, your pores are wide open and you may get little dots on your legs!
Be sure to wash off any hair conditioner residue from your body with soap.
If your appointment is later in the day, you may need to shower before coming to remove any sweat and oils from the day.
Skin should be clean and dry before being sprayed. Don’t apply moisturizers, oils, or makeup before your tanning appointment. They can effect tan development. (A little anti-perspirant is fine, though)
Wear dark, loose, easily cleaned clothing to appointment. Wear loose shoes. Bring an old swimsuit or undergarment to tan in. (wool, lycra, nylon, spandex, silk, rayon, and leather can all stain) We have disposable panties, or you may tan topless or nude if you prefer.
Mani/pedi, facials, and massages should all be done 24 hours before getting your spray tan
Style hair in a hairclip or ponytail so it will be off of face and neck.
You will not be able to get wet or sweaty for at least 6 to 8 hours – so please plan accordingly.
Bring a towel to cover leather or light colored seats.
If it is raining or snowing, bring an umbrella and/or hoodie. If you get rained or snowed on, you will streak or spot!
Wear loose fitting clothing for 6 to 8 hours, while tan develops.
Do not get wet or sweat while your tan is developing. It's important NOT to wash your hands!
Don’t exercise, sweat, swim, or bathe for 6 to 8 hours.
Shower 8 -12 hours after with a warm water rinse (no soaps or shampoos) until the water runs clear. This is the guide bronzer showering off. Do not worry!, Your tan will continue to develop. Wash with a mild shower gel or soap, preferably moisturizing (Perfect Glow Body Wash). Use a mesh shower poof or washcloth (gently). Do NOT use Dove soap or moisturizers! They have enzymes in them that will remove your tan.
If using a rapid solution, you can shower in 2-4 hours depending on the level of darkness that is desired. Again, it still takes 12 hours for the tan to fully develop. Please wait 24 hours to apply makeup and lotions. Wash with a mild shower gel or soap, preferably moisturizing. (Perfect Glow Body Wash) Use a mesh shower poof or washcloth (gently). Do NOT use Dove soap or moisturizers! They have enzymes in them that will remove your tan.
Color wash off in the shower is normal: this is only the color guide tint. (bronzer) Your tan will continue to develop over the next 12 to 24 hours.
Pat (don’t rub) skin dry.
Apply a moisturizer or body butter to shower damp skin. If you like, you can use a tan extender lotion (Perfect Glow Tan Extender Lotion is available at the studio); scrub palms after use with bar soap and a nailbrush so that they don't discolor. Moisturize again before bed with a moisturizer of your choice. (NOT Curel or Dove – these can ruin tans!)
Apply moisturizer twice a day (after showering and before bed) and if you choose, apply an extender once a day or every other day.
The average tan lasts 5-9 days. This is very dependent on proper aftercare
Avoid exfoliating skin. Some products can cause faster fading – bar soaps, alcohol based products such as toners and astringents, products that cause exfoliation such as AHAs, BHAs, Retin-A, etc. (anti-aging, anti-acne, regenerating, renewing) Make sure that you shave with a sharp razor to avoid exfoliating skin.
Hot tubs, swimming pools, and even extended time in the ocean will take off your
Body wash, body lotion & tan extender can be purchased to extend the life of your tan at the studio!
If you have any questions, please ask!