#Tanning myths


We’re coming in hot to shed some light on some common misconceptions about self-tanning, and bust 8 myths that have hung around like stubborn tan lines for far too long. So, let's dive right in and debunk these tanning myths once and for all!

Myth #1: Self-Tanners Turn You Orange 

Oh, the infamous orange scare! It's time to put this myth to bed. High-quality self-tanners, like Peta Jane Beauty's tanning line, are specifically formulated with an olive-toned base to prevent any orange tones and develop into anatural-looking tan. Say goodbye to the Oompa-Loompa look; we’re all about a flawless, natural looking sun-tan.

Myth #2: Self-Tanners Are Only for Pale Skin

Absolutely not! Self-tanners are for everyone, regardless of your skin tone. They're the ultimate tool for enhancing your natural beauty, whether you're fair-skinned and want a little glow or deep-toned and want to even out your complexion. Our products are designed to cater to all skin types and shades, so everyone can enjoy a fabulous tan and airbrushed, flawless skin. 

Myth #3: Self-Tanners Smell Terrible

Not anymore! Say farewell to the funky odors of the past, no more smelling like old fritos or ramen. Our self-tanners are formulated with a signature fresh scent that won't make you feel like you've bathed in chemicals. You'll be left with a delicate floral fragrance that enhances your tanning experience.

Myth #4: Self-Tanners Are Hard to Apply

It's time to dispel the notion that self-tanning is a tricky art. With a bit of know-how and the right product, it's a breeze. Check out our application tips in our other blog posts for a flawless finish that's as easy as it is glamorous.

Myth #5: Self-Tanners Make Your Skin Dry

Not on our watch! Peta Jane Beauty's self-tanners are formulated with hydrating ingredients like glycerin to keep your skin feeling silky smooth. Your tan and skin will thank you for the extra love and moisture.


Myth #6: A Base Tan Prevents Sunburn

Let's put this myth to rest once and for all. Contrary to popular belief, there's no such thing as a "base tan" that magically shields your skin from sunburn. The idea that a slight tan can protect you from harmful UV rays is a dangerous misconception. A tan provides minimal protection at best. Sunburn occurs when your skin is overexposed to UV radiation, and it can happen whether you have a tan or not. The truth is, the best defense against sunburn is diligent sun protection. So, always apply sunscreen generously, seek shade during peak sun hours, and wear protective clothing to keep your skin safe from sunburn's harmful effects.  

Myth #7: Self-Tanners Fade Unevenly

Not if you take good care of your tan! Maintaining a flawless tan involves proper pre-tan exfoliation, moisturizing, and avoiding activities that can cause uneven fading. Our blog is full of expert tips to help you make your tan last.

Myth #8: Self-Tanning Takes Too Long

In our fast-paced world, who has time for lengthy tanning routines? With the right self-tanner, application can be quick and efficient. Our products are designed with your busy life in mind, so you can achieve that radiant glow in no time.

There you have it babes — eight self-tanning myths officially busted!

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