Once you've got some color: After you have started tanning, your session length can be adjusted
slowly till you reach the desired level of darkening ó but keep in
mind, everybodyís skin is different! Even after building a base tan,
some people with fair skin may never be able to stay in a tanning bed
for the maximum session time.
use caution when you begin tanning indoors, or if you are someone
switching to a new tanning center and are unfamiliar with their tanning
beds. Comparing session times in two different pieces of equipment from
two different tanning establishments can be like comparing apples to
oranges. Often, there can be a drastic difference in twenty minutes in
one tanning bed versus another--even if the two units look similar.
There can be a large variance in the quality of equipment and bulbs
from one establishment to another which can result in a bad burn. Your
Vision Quest tanning consultant will make a recommendation for your
first session, as they are more familiar with our equipment.
How often should I tan? Most people donít know how often they should tan. When building a base
tan, 48 hours is the recommended time between sessions. Depending upon
the bed type, it usually takes from 1-3 sessions to notice results.
Once you have an established tan, it is usually only necessary to tan
two or three times a week.
tanning beds tend to dry skin. Once you begin to develop a tan, the
best way to preserve it is to take good care of your skin. Using a
lotion, like one of the ones we carry at Vision Quest, is strongly
Eyecovers available:Vison Quest requires that all users of our
tanning beds use some form of eye protection. You should always wear
eye protection when using a tanning bed. Your eyelids do not provide
adequate protection from ultraviolet radiation -- even if you keep them