Self tanning has become the preferred method to get a tan. This is due to the rising knowledge of how harmful sunbathing and indoor tanning is. It’s been found that consistently exposing yourself to UV radiation can lead to higher chances of skin cancer. In fact, sunbathing and indoor tanning have bumped skin cancer to be one of the most common cancers found across the globe.
Our skin can fully replenish an entire layer within two weeks. In that two weeks, our tan would have looked dull already. Thus, two weeks in the right interval for self tanning. If you want to make the most out of a good looking summer glow, two weeks is the duration you’re looking for.
If you don’t want to wait for two weeks, a week of your self tanned skin is also a good time to exfoliate. How your self tan looks can also determine when you want to remove it. Most individuals who feel that they don’t like how their tan turned out tend to get a fresh self tan after a week.
You can manage your tan to make it last longer; this can be through consuming foods that help maintain a bronze tone and keep it glowing. Another way to keep your tan from turning out bad is to avoid any chemical that can easily burn off a self tan.
All in all, a month can be the maximum time for your self tan. This is due to how our skin works. Each layer of skin is being pushed out by the new skin. We also tend to scratch off any dry or dead skin. When you self tan is dependent on when you have free time to commit to it but the aforementioned information should guide you on how often the average self tan stays.