Spray tanning can be done yourself, or at a tanning salon, and it involves spraying a fine mist onto your body. It is a temporary and easy process and tends to dry faster than other self-tanning methods, meaning there’s a smaller chance of your tan rubbing off onto your clothes, bedsheets, and furniture. However, some people prefer tanning lotions and creams because they are less messy, as you can imagine the mess a spray tan could potentially make.
Spray tanning is considered a relatively safe and risk-free process. The tanning mist contains a chemical called Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) which reacts with our natural skin chemicals and turns the skin tan. DHA is approved and is safe for external application on the skin, but it should not be inhaled or applied to areas that include an opening such as lips, nose, and the area around the eyes. Spray tanning is also a good alternative for tanning beds as there is no exposure to UVA or UVB rays, so there is a reduced risk of developing skin cancer.
If your tanning or beauty salon offers spray tanning services, it is important to have professional liability insurance as it will protect your business from negligence claims. For instance, a client wanted to receive a specific shade and you told them that you can do it, as you finish spraying them, they see that it was not the shade that they want. As a result, they decide to take legal action against you for negligence. Luckily for you, you have professional liability insurance which will cover the legal fees necessary and any other fees that come as a result of the trial. These fees will protect you and your business in case you make a mistake on a patient during a tanning session. In order to prevent yourself from suffering from major financial loss due to these lawsuits, you should invest in insurance.
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