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Before You Buy
  What You Need To Know!
Airbrush Tanning Systems
  Personal Home Systems
  Professional Portable / Stationary Systems
Over Spray (Overspray) Eliminators
  The Eliminator II (Stainless Steel)
  The Eliminator III (Portable)
Airbrush Tanning Solutions
  Understanding Color Customization
  Clear Base Formula 10%
  Dark Tropical Formula 12%
Before and After Care
  Derma New Exfoliating Pre-Tan Scrub
  Derma Glow Deep Moisturizing Extender
  Derma Silk pH Balanced Deep Moisturizer
  Miracle Mist Touchup Misters
  Private Labeling For Your Salon
Airbrush Tanning Fragrances
  2 oz. Fragrance Selection
Airbrushes and Spray Guns
  Sun Spray 50 HVLP/LVLP Gun
  Sun Spray 30 Detail Gun
  Bottle Feed Airbrush
  Gravity Feed Airbrush
  Anti-Skid Tanning Mat
  Airbrush Holder
  Air Hoses
  Regulator and Hose Assembly
Training and Certification
  Description and Syllabus
Contact Us
  General Q & A
  24/7 Technical Support
  Distributorship Opportunities
  Commissioned Sales Representative
Special Offers

Frequently Asked Questions


1.  How do the sunless tanning products work?

The only FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved active ingredient in all modern sunless tanning products is Dihydroxyacetone (DHA). A colorless sugar, DHA interacts with the proteins and amino acids in the outer layer of your skin to produce a golden brown color. This is called the “Maillard Reaction”. The color this reaction produces on people will differ depending on a number of different factors such as the pH of the skin and the prevalence of certain amino acids that produce different color melanoidins.(The colors produced on the skin by the interaction of different amino acids with DHA)

Yes, there is a chemistry lesson here. To be an effective spray on tanning technician you have to understand how and why these things work so you can properly direct your client and speak intelligently about the subject to others, especially knowledgeable professionals such as dermatologists and plastic surgeons. These professionals are an excellent source of referrals to your business. Ignorance will not encourage referrals. This is why the two-day training and certification course included with every professional system purchase is so important.  To learn more about our training click here. or feel free to give us a call.

Sunless tanning products also contain bronzers that come in all different forms and colors. They may be blends of F, D, &C, (food, drug and cosmetic) water soluble dyes, iron oxides, (the different colors of rust formed by the oxidation of ferrous metals), or natural sources such as carmine, a pigment made from carminic acid, found in cochineal insects such as beetles. Bronzers determine the initial color of the tan right after application. This is where most products miss the mark. If you don't like the color of your skin after you have applied the product it is because the bronzer has poor coloration. The initial color will only last until you take your first shower however, it is your client’s first impression. If they don’t like it and it looks unnatural it will affect your business. The color that remains after the bronzer is washed off is produced by the DHA reaction.

Scentual Sun bronzers were designed by consulting with professional makeup artists and can be custom blended to the initial color you desire. In addition, you also have the choice of twelve delightful fragrances to choose from that may be added to our entire product line. If you would like to know more about fragrance and color customization click here. or again, feel free to give us a call


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Scentual Sun Airbrush Tanning
1033 Claymont Dr, Suite B, Lynchburg, VA 24502
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