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Self-tanning mousse application tips

Self-tanning mousse application tips

Tanning mousse is great for normal combinations especially oily skin types. They develop a natural looking deep tan. Tanning mousse is very easy to apply and dries really fast. While applying self-tanning mousse you should use a tanning mitt to avoid it getting messy. If you apply the tanning mousse using the right procedures the tan developed will be long lasting and streak free. Here are some tips on how to apply the self-tanning mousse.


For the best results, your skin should be clean free from any oils and deodorants. You should also exfoliate your skin gently before applying any tanning mousse. The active DHA ingredient used in tanning mousse may react with alcohol causing skin damage so you should ensure your that your skin is clean. After taking a shower it’s recommendable to wait for 30 minutes for the blood temperature to return before commencing the application. If your knees and elbows are excessively dry it’s advisable to apply a small amount of moisturizer to limit the absorption of the mousse. You should use the tanning mousse sparingly on your hand’s neck and feet since these areas tend to tan faster. However, moisturizer can be used to blend the product on the top of your hands.

Apply to the body

When applying the tanning mousse we recommend using a tanning mitt. Start by applying the tanning mousse on one part of your body and blend it in until there are no streaks. Usually, one pump of the product is sufficient for one area but if not you can always repeat the process with another pump. For a natural looking even tan repeat the process for each different area of the body.

Apply on the face

To avoid wastage and more expenses we recommend using the residual left on the mitt to go over your face. When applying your face you should be extra careful not to apply on your eyebrows and the hairline. For a naturally graded color, you should apply a small amount of moisturizer to the areas you didn’t apply the tanning mousse. The face tends to fade faster than the rest of your body due to the frequent cleansing.


After the application wash your hands and wait for 5-10 minutes before getting dressed. Tanning mousse may stain your clothes that why you should avoid wearing a white or lighter colored clothing. Avoid contact with water or chores that may result in sweating for at least 4hours for the tan to develop evenly.


When washing off the tanning mousse you should have a quick rinse and not a long hot shower. This is for tan to continue activating for the next few hours. It’s recommendable to use soap or a sulfate free bodies wash when cleaning up.


To ensure your tan longevity you should moisturize daily using sun escapes hydrating body butter. You should continue using a sulfate free body wash for further maintenance of your tan. In case you have a broken or sensitive skin you should not apply the hydrating butter or discontinue using in case of irritation. This product does not contain sunscreen so you should protect your skin when outdoors. When using this bronzing product you should avoid contact with house things since they can easily get stained.


The above tanning tips will help obtain the sun-kissed glow everyone yearns for. Self-tanning mousse tends to dry rapidly making it the best option for those having a busy schedule. Bronzing mousse provides a beautiful color on your skin since they often go on the skin in a consistent manner thus preventing any development of unsightly streaks.