How to prolong the tan?
The skin becomes bronze because the sun activates a defense process that stimulates the production of melatonin.
Tanning usually lasts between 6 and 10 days due to constant cell renewal.
However you can activate and prolong the tan thanks to products that facilitate the coloring of the skin.
Tips and natural products to prolong the tan and look tanned and healthy skin for more time.
BEFORE THE EXPOSURE TO THE SUN
1. Perform a deep exfoliation
Before exposing yourself to the sun, a week before or three days before sun exposure it is advisable to prepare the skin through an exfoliation. In our aesthetic center in Barcelona we offer professional body exfoliation treatments.
This process involves the removal of the superficial layer of the epidermis. This removes dead cells and dirt and makeup residue.
Thanks to the body exfoliation, skin tissues are oxygenated and cell renewal is favored leaving the skin soft and silky. In addition, circulation is stimulated and the skin appears immediately brighter and healthier.
2. Assume specific integrators to prolong the tan
Sun bronze is a 100% natural product based on wheat germ, carrot, lemon extract, basil, juniper extract and dunaliella algae. Accelerates and prolongs the tan, hydrating the skin and protecting it from the oxidative stress of the sun.
It is advised to take this product days before sun exposure, during and after to prolong the tan.
DURING EXPOSURE TO THE SUN
1. Use sunscreen appropriate to the skin type
We always recommend applying a sunscreen product to protect the skin from harmful UV rays.
2. Try to hydrate at all times
Water helps to prolong the tan because it prolongs the life of the cells. So we recommend drinking lots of water and eating lots of fruit such as melons and watermelons because of its high water content.
AFTER EXPOSURE TO THE SUN
1. Use a good moisturizer
Apply a moisturizer based on aloe and rosehip in the morning, after exposure to the sun and at night.
There is also Calmaderm which is a product made from natural essences and vegetable oils, totally natural and ecological, which helps in case of skin irritation due to excess sun.
2. Beware of shower soap
Do not use aggressive soaps for showering. Choose natural products based on plant extracts to avoid irritations that could reduce tanning.