To make a tanning bed cleaner, combine vinegar with essential oils, and pour the mixture into a spray bottle. It takes 10 minutes to make one batch. The required supplies are water, a spray bottle, liquid soap, white vinegar, tea tree oil, lemon essential oil, orange essential oil and peppermint essential oil.Know More
Open the spray bottle, fill it halfway with hot water, and add a small squirt of liquid soap. Plug the bottle with your thumb, and shake it vigorously. Empty the bottle, and rinse it several times.
Pour 1/2 quart of room-temperature white vinegar into the spray bottle. Add two drops each of orange, lemon, tea tree and peppermint essential oils. If you do not have one of these essential oils, omit it, and add an extra drop of the others.
Cap the bottle tightly, and shake it for 45 seconds. Open the spray nozzle, and squirt the cleanser into the air in front of your face. If you wish to reduce the vinegar smell, add four additional drops of essential oil. Do not dilute the cleanser with water, as doing so weakens its antibacterial power. Use the solution immediately, and refrigerate any unused cleanser.
Individuals who are especially sensitive to ultraviolet radiation can develop allergic reactions to tanning beds, the Food and Drug Administration reports. The allergic reaction may be in the form of an itchy, red rash or other adverse effects.Full Answer >
Effective strategies for tanning faster in a tanning bed include exfoliating the night before tanning, using a tanning oil with an included bronzer and using a bed with bronzing bulbs. According to Tan'r You, tanning oils promote even tanning on all exposed skin. The effects of a tanning bed take up to 48 hours to develop, and bronzing lotions provide instant results in the intervening period.Full Answer >
Using sunscreen does not offer complete protection against the amount of UVA radiation of a tanning bed. The amount of UVA radiation produced by sunbeds can be 10 to 15 times the amount that people are exposed to when they are out in the midday sun.Full Answer >
It is okay to shower immediately after using a tanning bed. Tanning beds give off UVA radiation, which penetrates skin; showering cannot wash away the effects of tanning. It is recommended to wait four to six hours after using a sunless tanning technique before showering, swimming or sweating.Full Answer >