Spray Tanning Courses: Learn How to do Spray Tans

Considering a Spray Tanning Course? 

If you want to learn about spray tanning and how to do spray tans, a spray tanning course may be the perfect choice for you. A spray tanning course will teach you all you need to know about spray tans and how to do them successfully. This could also be your first steps to a career in the beauty industry. The good news is there are plenty of spray tanning courses currently available. They offer good flexibility too for people leading busy lives. Spray tanning courses are available in part-time and evening class options, in person and online.  

History of Spray Tanning 

As far back as ancient Greek and Roman times, having a tan illustrated that you were working class and had to toil out in the open rather than being refined gentleman or lady of leisure. People, women in particular during these times would go to great lengths to avoid getting any sort of tan. All of this changed, however, in 1923, when fashion designer Coco Chanel returned from a holiday in France sporting a tan. Some say this was deliberate while others say she fell asleep in the sun. In either event, it caused a storm with women all over Europe hurrying to emulate the fashion icon. This was much more than a brief fad, the tanned look made people appear healthier and slimmer with whiter teeth and generally more attractive.  

During the second world war, women were attempting to dye their skin brown using tea bags and shoe polish. Shortening skirts and the invention of the bikini in 1946 made the requirement for an all over tan even greater. Also, in 1946, General Electric began producing their Sun Kraft tanning lamps. The browning properties of DHA, the main active ingredient in spray tanning products, had been known about since the 1920s when German scientists first noticed that it turned their skin brown several hours after they got it on their hands. However, no one tool looked into the phenomenon until the 1950s when a researcher worked out how this ‘delayed browning’ took place and was deliberately used as a self-tanning agent. Spray tan booms today as a popular beauty treatment in salons.  

What Will I Learn? 

Each spray tanning course varies depending on the course provider, however, there are topics you can expect to learn about in every spray tanning course. Therefore, you can expect to learn about client consultation, the contraindications of the treatment and about insurance. In addition, you will explore the benefits and effects of spray tanning, the practical instructions of spray tanning and treatment aftercare and maintenance. Also, you will explore how to price your treatment and learn about hygiene, sterilisation and health and safety. Some courses may cover more than you read here. If you would like an exact list of topics, do not hesitate to get in touch with your course provider. They will be delighted to help you.  

If you’re serious about doing a spray tanning course, check out courses near you in the Nightcourses.co.uk national course finder.  

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