Wondering what shower gel or soap to use with your spray tan or what lotion is safe to use with sunless tanning products?

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Here’s a list of my favorite Kathryn approved spray tan safe products, all of which have spent some time in my own bathroom.
(Yes, I have a beauty product addiction, please don’t tell my husband)

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Can I Use Bar Soap With My Spray Tan:

Yes, when choosing a bar soap I look for gentle sensitive skin bar soap options.  Think less is more here. We don’t want harsh drying soap full of fragrances and deodorants all over your pretty tan so choose options like those below:

Shea Moisture Bar Soap

Aveeno Moisturizing Bar

CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser

What Shower Gel/Body Wash To Use With My Spray Tan:

My favorite spray tan friendly body washes are sulfate free.  Sulfates are actually harsh detergents used in liquid soaps to make the bubbles.  When you use these products on your sunless tan you are stripping off your color. To extend the life of your sunless tan choose products that are sulfate free:

Love Beauty and Planet Majestic Moisture Body WashLove Beauty And Planet Sulfate Free Body Wash Safe For Spray Tan

Puracy Natural Body Wash, Sulfate-Free Bath and Shower Gel
Puracy Sulfate Free Body Wash Safe For Spray Tanning

CeraVe Body Wash for Dry Skin
CeraVe Sulfate Free Body Wash Safe For Spray Tans

What Lotion To Use With Your Spray Tan:

What lotion SHOULD you use with your airbrush tan? I like lotions that are unscented and formulated for sensitive skin.  Again less is more in the lotion department and the more natural the better.  Think mineral oil free, fragrance free, chemical free. My go-to is pure cocoanut oil.

Exfoliators For Before Your Sunless Tan:

My favorite exfoliating products are manual exfoliators. Exfoliating scrubs in tubes and jars have oils and waxes in them that coat your skin leaving a barrier to your tan soaking in evenly.  My favorite is the exfoliating towel along with the Shea Moisture shower gel.  

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