African Black Soap Best Body Wash Before and After Spray Tan

African Black Soap Best Body Wash Before and After Spray Tan

Introduction: Aiming for That Perfect Sunless Tan

We've got some fire on the sunless tan game to spill. We all know a flawless spray tan can take your glow game from basic to bomb, right? But that killer bronze doesn't just happen. It's all about that essential pre-tan prep. Your skin needs to be in prime condition to slay that sunless tan. And that's where Merin Kind steps in.

model getting spray tan

Who's Merin Kind, you ask? Only your new skincare BFF! We're a wellness and skincare brand about creating natural, sustainable, and fair beauty products designed to help you look and feel amazeballs. Inside and out. We're all about nourishing and revitalizing your skin, hair, and body. We care for you and Mother Earth. 

First Shower and Pre-Tan Skin Preparation: African Black Soap Magic

Let's get into the nitty-gritty of pre-tan prep - the all-important first shower. Trust us; it's more basic than it sounds. This shower is your ticket to a long-lasting, even tan. And the best body wash for this VIP (Very Important Prep)? Merin Kind's African Black Soap.

African Black Soap

Why African Black Soap, you wonder? Well, this is no ordinary soap. This magical bar or paste we carry is packed with natural ingredients for all skin types - dry, oily, sensitive - you name it. It gently cleanses your skin and removes nasties.

One of its superpowers? It removes dead skin cells like a champ, giving your skin a fresh, clean slate ready to soak up all the tanning solution goodness. The result? A spray tan that lasts is even all over and has your skin looking like a golden goddess. Sounds like a win-win, doesn't it?

So, before your next tan session, don't forget to lather up with some African Black Soap. Your future bronzed self will thank you.


African Black Soap: A pH-Balanced Game-Changer for Flawless Tanning

African Black Soap is mineral oil-free, a game-changer for your skin. Mineral oil can create a barrier on your skin that can keep the tanning solution from doing its thing. 

What makes it better than other soaps? It's all about balance; unlike other bar soaps that mess with your skin’s pH level (we’re looking at you, conventional soaps), our African Black Soap is perfectly pH-balanced. Why is that important, you wonder? Well, an off-kilter pH can lead to a blotchy and uneven tan.


Spray tan dust

Our African Black Soap gets your skin on point and primed for that tanning solution, ensuring your tan goes on as smoothly as that summer track you can’t stop playing.

Smooth Move: Exfoliating with an Exfoliating Mitt

Next up, let's talk exfoliation. The key to a great spray tan is getting rid of dead skin cells and old spray tans, revealing the fresh, bare skin underneath. That's where using an exfoliating mitt comes into play. But remember, over-exfoliation can lead to skin irritation and an uneven tan, so play it cool and gentle.

Spray tan mitt

Spray Tan Application: Tips for Best Results

Okay, now that your skin is squeaky clean and ready to go, it's time for the main event - the spray tan application. Whether you're a newbie or a seasoned pro, we have some hot tips (or "original sound-spray tan tips") to help you achieve the best results.

  1. Tip 1: Get your pose on. Make sure you're standing correctly under the spray. Think natural, relaxed position with your arms and legs slightly apart. You're not just getting a tan; you're striking a pose!
  2. Tip 2: Breathe at the right time. Hold your breath while the spray continues, and only breathe when the nozzle is pointed away from you.
  3. Tip 3: Pat, don't rub! After your tan, gently pat your skin dry to avoid smudging that golden goodness.

model with heart shaped tan mark on back

The key is to let the tanning solution do its thing while you chill and think about all the compliments you'll get on your radiant, sun-kissed skin. Remember, practice makes perfect, so don’t stress if your first few tries aren't exactly Kardashian-level. You'll get there, and we're here to help every step of the way.

After the Tan: Maintaining the Glow

Alright, you've got your glow on, but how do you keep that post-tan radiance looking fresh? Enter African Black Soap once again! It's not just for prepping your skin; it's a straight-up glow guardian for your 'entire body' even after your tan session.

Here's the tea: keeping your tan looking fresh isn't just about the tan itself; it's also about the skincare routine that follows. And our African Black Soap plays a massive role in that. Its gentle cleansing ensures your skin stays nourished without scrubbing off that stunning tan—no streaks, no patches, just a golden tan that lasts.

African Black Soap Bar

And remember, it’s not just about making your tan last; it's about making it look better day by day. With the nourishing natural ingredients in African Black Soap, your skin will keep glowing, and your tan will keep showing. Can we get a 'heck yeah'?!

Vitamin E and Shea Butter: Powerhouse of Hydration

Let's talk about the superheroes of skin hydration - Vitamin E and Shea Butter. These beauties are packed into our African Black Soap, giving your skin a surge of moisture. This dynamic duo works tirelessly to rejuvenate and keep your skin soft and smooth, prepping it for that perfect sunless tan.


Busting Body Wash Myths: Dove Products and Clear Body Washes

We've all heard the buzz about clear body washes and the hype around Dove products. But let's cut to the chase: not all body soaps are born equal. While Dove soap might work wonders for regular skin care, when it comes to sunless tan development and avoiding skin irritation, you need a hero that's a cut above. That's where our African Black Soap, one of the best body washes for dry and sensitive skin, steps in. It's a ph-balanced concoction, free from harsh chemicals, and perfect for all skin types.

Avoid Tan Troubles: Say No to Tight Clothing and Hot Tubs

Moving on to tan troubles - we're looking at you, tight clothing, and hot tubs. Post-tan, avoid tight outfits that can cause your tan to streak. And hot tubs? They're a no-go if you want your tan to last. Stick to lukewarm showers instead of hot showers for the first few days after your tan session. This helps your tan settle in and lasts longer.

model in sun dress

Aftercare All-Stars: Aloe Vera and Coconut Oil

Let's spotlight two aftercare all-stars – Aloe Vera and Coconut Oil. Aloe Vera is an active ingredient in African Black Soap, soothes and hydrates, while Coconut Oil provides deep nourishment. 

Our Ose Abuwa contains coconut and honey for moisturizing and cleansing wash. Remember, moisturizing your skin post tan helps extend the life of your tan. For best results, apply the soap on damp skin. This helps the active ingredients penetrate deeper into your skin, giving you a long-lasting radiant glow.

Conclusion: Embrace the Glow with Merin Kind

Choosing the right body wash before and after your spray tan makes a difference. And Merin Kind's African Black Soap is your trusted companion on this journey. Packed with natural goodness like Vitamin E, Shea Butter, Aloe Vera, and Coconut Oil, our soap is gentle, devoid of harsh chemicals like Salicylic Acid, and works wonders on dry and sensitive skin. 

Our African Black Soap isn't just good for your skin; it's also kind to the earth, packed with natural and sustainable ingredients. So you can enjoy a flawless tan while knowing you're doing your bit for Mother Earth. Talk about a glow-up!

Whether you're a tanning newbie or a bronzed goddess, give African Black Soap a whirl for your next tan session. Trust us, your skin will thank you, and you'll be rocking that sunless tan like nobody's business. So next time you're prepping for a tan, remember that with proper care and the right products, you'll not just get a good tan - you'll get an outstanding one.
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