What age do I have to be to use a sunbed?
In Scotland, the law says you must be at least 18 years of age.
How long can my first session be?
When you first register at easitan, we may restict the length of time your first session.
Do I have to wear eye protection?
We always recommend the use of goggles when using any of our equipment. Closing your eyes does not provide adequate protection as the skin on the eyelid is not thick enough to prevent damage to the eye.
Do my minutes expire?
Your minutes are valid for 6 months. All spray tanning packaged are valid for 1 month.
How long does a tan take to show?
There is no typical time as everybody is different and we each have different levels of pigmentation if your skin. Generally, if you tan naturally in the sun, then you will take a tan quicker on the sunbeds.
Is there a limit to how many sessions I should have?
Yes, we do not recommend any more than 60 sessions or 500 minutes in any 12 month period.
Why should I use a lotion?
If you do not use a lotion, then the first 3 minuties of your session will have no effect. It takes a full 3 minuites for your skin to become receptive to the UV light.
When should I apply my sunbed lotion?
No more than 10 minutes before your sunbed session. Any longer and the effectiveness will diminish. Although some guests prefer to apply the lotion at home, the effectiveness will be reduced as it may be particlaly rubbed of on your clothes.
Lotions & Bacteria - 4 hour rule!
Most lotions are formulated with anti-bacteria properties. Using a lotion will mean that you will not have the unpleasant after-sunbed aroma a few hours after your session. The odour is actually caused by bacteria on the skin.
What about .... oils, brylcreem & moisturiser?
Simple answer is no!
Can I use the lotion I use on the beach?
Unfortunately no. Outdoor lotions contain SPF which gives you protection against the sun. Using this on a sunbed is counter produtive and will actually prevent you from getting a tan.
What are the types of lotions available?
Sunbed lotions come in 3 main types - accelerators, bronzers and tingle.
How do the beds work?
The small countdown clock on the wall will give you 4 minutes to undress and apply any lotion or cream.
Do I need to clean the bed after use?
We really appreciate if you give the bed a quick wipe with the spray and towel after use. This will remove any residue on the bed and helps us speed up the cleaning process. Please bring the used towel out of the room with you and place in the laundry baskets.
What lotion should I choose?
In general terms, the more expensive the lotion, the better the results will be.
If you always use the same tanning lotion, you may find that over time, you will reach a level and you tan will not deepen further. This is due the fact that the body gets used to the product, and the effectiveness decreases over time.
Can you put me on a hot bed?
Yes, absolutley. If you have a favorite, then let us know and we will do our best.
What age do I have to be to have a spray tan?
Generally we will allow you to have a spray tan at 13, however, parental consent may be required.
How does spray tanning work?
The process if very relaxing and painless. We will provide you with full guidelines and tips on how to maximise your tanning experience. The process is 100% private and you will be guided by our voice activated tanning machines.
What should I do before coming for a spray tan?
Best results can be obtained by fully exfoliating prior to your attendance. Avoid the use of makeup, deodorant or jewellery. Wear loose fitting clothing for your appointment. You should also avoid getting wet for around 4-6 following your treatment. The longer you leave your tan to develop, the longer it will last. It will continuie to develop for up to 24 hours.
How long does a spray tan last?
Your tan can last up to 7 days, however, results are dependent on how often you are in contact with water. Areas like your face and hands will tend to fade first. However, we do have small bottles of top up available for puchase at reception.
I have a wedding on Saturday, when should I have my tan done?
Usually 24-36 hours beforehand, so Thursday or Friday would be perfect.
Do I have to book my spray tan?
Not necessarily, but if you want to avoid waiting, then it's best to contact us and arrange an appointment. You can even book online.
How does your Unlimited Tanning packages work?
With each package, you can visit the salon up to 7 times over any 31 day period.