Taken from the guys at St Tropez Tan - they have some Awesome tips!
The DOs and DONTs Immediately After You Tan
While there are many beauty strategies you can implement to look and feel your best, tanning is oftentimes one of the most effective. However, to ensure that you maintain the beautiful look produced by the tanning procedure, it’s important that you know what to do and what not to do immediately after you tan. To obtain the information you need to keep your tan looking great, refer to the following quick reference guide:
Ok, so we've all heard of Spray Tans / Fake Tans, and you are obviously reading my website and/or Blog to find out more info... What makes the BEST Spray Tan?
Here are the BEST Tips just for you!
1] Plan Ahead - Which day do you want to look the most Gorgeous? Book your Tan for a day or two before this date. Generally day 2 is the best colour.
2] Have you Exfoliated? - Exfoliating your skin before a Spray Tan is by far one of the most important things you need to do beforehand. If you haven't exfoliated for a while, I suggest that you start exfoliating your skin for a few days beforehand and then do a very light exfoliation just before you come in for your tan (so that your skin is not too irritated).
I tend to get a lot of clients coming for a spray tan before a holiday - especially for destinations such as Bali (as its a nice quick trip from Perth!).
Here are a few Spray Tanning Tips for Travel to a Humid Climate:
Generally a Spray Tan will not last as long when you go on holiday as you are doing different things daily in comparison to when you are at home - massages, swimming, diving, running around, singing in the rain, etc :P
Here are few tips and tricks to try to prolong your spray tan in this situation: