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Spray Tanning Services

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With over 7 years' experience in Spray Tanning, you can be assured you're in the hands of true professionals here at Shwe Tan.

Every Spray Tan we carry out is guaranteed, so long as you follow our pre-care advice below.

We offer two types of Spray Tan:

  • St. Tropez Express Tan - takes 3 hours to develop
  • Urban Tan - takes 6-8 hours to develop, or leave on overnight for maximum results

You can find out more below, but don't worry if you're not sure which Spray Tan to choose, just let us know and we can help you decide.

St. Tropez Spray Tan Prices

3 Hour Express Tan
St. Tropez - Full Body £25.00
St. Tropez - Half Body £20.00
St. Tropez - Face & Neck £9.00
St. Tropez

St.Tropez express bronzing mist is St.Tropez's most revolutionary sunless tan yet. It lets you choose how dark you want to go by how long you leave it until you shower.

The formulation contains fast-acting ingredients that absorb quickly into the skin while intelligent shade technology allows you to select your depth of colour:

• For a light, sunless tan shower after 1 hour.
• For a medium sunless tan leave on for 2 hours.
• For a dark sunless tan leave on for 3 hours+

After showering your skin is left smooth and silky.
You will have a light colour and the self-tan actives will continue to work, developing and deepening into your chosen tan. Formulated with skin conditioning agents and vegetan premium, a naturally derived DHA with melanin technology.

Urban Tan Spray Tan Prices

6 - 8 Hour Tan
Urban Tan - Full Body £23.00
Urban Tan - Half Body £17.00
Urban Tan - Face & Neck £8.00
Urban Tan Booth

Your Spray Tan Specialist will help you choose the most natural, flawless and healthy looking tan by blending together different shades of Urban Tan, to give you the level of your desired tan.

You can then choose an Aroma to add to your tan, or choose to have it unscented. Urban Tan is paraben free and fragrance free - unlike some leading brands...

Urban Tan Bricklayer

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Urban Tan Sunspray

Sun Spray

Result: Light Tan

A light golden sun-kissed glow to keep the skin looking healthy and radiant. Great for all skin types.
Urban Tan Celebrity


Result: Medium Tan

A medium, golden and sun kissed look. Great for all skin tones and the most popular choice for our customers at Shwe Tan.
Urban Tan Chocolate


Result: Medium-Dark Tan

When you just have to be dark and delicious. Great for medium to dark skin tones or for skin that is already suntanned.
Urban Tan Sunset


Result: Dark Tan

All the tan without the holiday. Our darkest, deepest, luscious tan, great for medium to dark skin tones or skin that is already suntanned.

Add Fragrance to your Urban Tan

Urban tan solutions are paraben free and fragrance free, however each tone can be personalised with a unique Aroma Zone fragrance. Choose from one of six, each contains different essential oils - simply select to suit your mood...

Fake Tan Smell
Forbidden: Feminine, vanilla undertones
Fruit Vibe: Zesty, sweet and fruity
Holiday Romance: Calming, relaxing, aromatic
Homme: Especially for him!
Linen: Fresh, crisp and clean
Sensual: Warming, sensual, erotic

We pride ourselves on being Spray Tan professionals at Shwe Tan.

If in the unlikely event you are not happy with your Spray Tan please get in touch within 12 hours of us spraying you, and we'll arrange a respray free of charge so long as you've followed our pre-care & aftercare instructions!*

Email: or call 01279 939062

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What should I do for the best results?

Your Spray Tan will last much longer if you prepare your skin prior to your appointment.

If you don't prepare your skin then it's very likely you'll get a Spray Tan which is patchy, uneven and won't last long at all!

How to get your skin ready for the Ultimate Tan

You can find everything you need to prepare for your Spray Tan on our Reception desk.

Exfoliating mitt

Moisturising daily before your Spray Tan will prevent dryness and provide the perfect tanning base.

Use an exfoliating mitt to apply our oil free salt Body Scrub (£14.99) in the shower or bath to remove dead skin cells and smooth your skin in preparation for your Spray Tan.

Our Body Scrub contains anti-oxidant vitamin E which helps to hydrate and nourish your skin and improve its condition so your Spray Tan will last longer on the skins surface.


  1. Put some exfoliator onto your glove and exfoliate using firm circular and even strokes
  2. Make sure you cover the entire skin surface so you don’t get patchy uneven results from your Spray Tan
  3. Concentrate on the problem areas such as knees, elbows and any other areas where you have rough skin

The skins top layer (and therefore your Spray Tan) only lasts between 6 – 10 days due to the natural turnover of cells.

Using our salt body scrub with an exfoliating glove ensures your skin cells are all at the beginning of their cycle before your Spray Tan, so your tan will last longer.

Otherwise, your skin cells will start falling off within a few days, leaving you with a patchy spray tan

Hair Removal

Remember to shave or wax at least 24hrs prior to your appointment

On the day of your treatment

Do not wear any of the following as they can create a barrier:

  • Moisturiser
  • Make-up
  • Deodorant
  • Perfume

What to bring with you

Bring loose dark clothing and flip flops to wear immediately after your Spray Tan.

Tie up your hair if you can and remove any jewellery

If you put on tight items of footwear / clothing, socks, trainers, boots or belts after your Spray Tan we will not be able to guarantee your Spray Tan as these may cause your tan to rub off.

Please remember to bring an umbrella it it's raining!

After your Spray Tan application

You can wear bronzing / loose powder / Mineral Make up, mascara and lipstick.

DO NOT apply moisturiser or liquid make up.

DO NOT wash your hands for the first 2-3 hours to avoid water marks on the wrists.

Urban Tan: Leave on the skin for a minimum for 6-8 hours. For optimum results, leave on the skin overnight.

St Tropez 3-hour Express Tan: Your tan will begin to develop immediately after your treatment and can be washed off after 3 hours.

We recommend wearing loose pyjamas in bed so your hands do not rest on your skin whilst you are asleep.

Your Spray Tan contains a cosmetic bronzer and this will wash off during showering this is usual and does not affect the end results of your Spray Tan.

After your shower, pat the skin dry with your towel - do not rub!

Your Spray Tan will always look best when the skin is hydrated

Glamour Gloss

To maximise how long your tan lasts, we recommend the daily use of our Glamour Gloss Tan Maintainer whilst the skin is damp.

Our daily gradual tanning moisturiser reduces tan break ups and improves the way it fades, and will leave your skin feeling soft & smooth.

Vitamin E conditions the skin while, matrixyl Synthe 6 combats anti-ageing

A few Points to Note

DO NOT exfoliate again for at least 5 days post your spray tan or until the day prior to your next application.

You can have as many applications as you wish, if you desire a darker result. It is recommended you wait 24-48 hours between applications.

DO NOT take part in any exercise or activities whilst your spray tan is developing. You can resume your normal activities once the bronzer has been removed in the shower.

DO NOT swim whilst your spray tan is developing. Wait until you have showered off the bronzers. Chlorine and salt will fade your spray tan faster, as this has a bleaching effect on the skin.

Spray Tans contains NO sunscreens and you must protect yourself in the sun in the normal way.

We look forward to welcoming you in our salon.

Spray Tan FAQ

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Can I use Urban Tan in conjunction with a sunbed?

Yes you can. Urban Tan will not prevent your skin from developing a UV tan. It is important to remember that although your will have a lovely tanned skin from Urban Tan sunless spray, Urban Tan DOES NOT contain sunscreens. You must protect yourself outdoors with a sun protection factor cream. You can use sunbed creams and lotions in the normal way.

Can I use Urban Tan if I am pregnant?

  • Please let your Therapist know if you are pregnant.
  • It is recommended that your DO NOT have a spray tan during the first trimester (13 weeks) of pregnancy.
  • You MUST NOT use the aroma zone fragrances to personalise your tan at any time during pregnancy.
  • You can only use the unscented Urban Tan, St. Tropez is fine
  • Please consult your GP if you are unsure about anything.

I don't tan in natural sunlight, will I still achieve a result with Urban Tan?

Absolutely yes! This is the perfect solution for those people who want a tan but do not tan in UV light.

Will my Tan go Orange?

Absolutely not. Orange tones are created by the over application often associated with creams and lotions or with products containing too high a percentage of the active ingredients for your skin tone. Urban Tan offers your 4 colour options to prevent this. The colours can also be mixed to accommodate your needs. Your trained Shwe Tan therapist will advise you on this.

Will my skin smell after the application?

DHA and Erythrulose reacts with the proteins in the skin to develop a tanned result. Some people notice a slight biscuity smell as the products develop on the skin. This is normal and will fade away quickly. Personalising your tan with one of the six Aroma Zone fragrances, will help disguise this.

What if the Spray Tan gets on my clothes?

The bronzer in your tan is water soluble and will wash away.

Care should be taken with light undergarments as the colour can hold on the inner linings / Lycra of these.

How Long will my Spray Tan last?

So long as you follow all our pre-care and aftercare instructions, your Spray Tan will last for up to 7 days. If you want your tan to last even longer, speak to a member of our team about our Glamour Gloss Tan Maintainer when you come into the salon.

I'm getting married, will Spray Tan come off on my dress?

We recommend brides/bridesmaids have a trial Spray Tan a minimum 2 weeks before the wedding and 2 days before the wedding to allow product bronzer to be removed thoroughly, thus reducing the chance of staining on dress. If the bride is wearing silk/synthetic the DHA can stain these items permanently.

Can I use Urban Tan if I have sensitive skin?

Urban Tan is ideal for sensitive skin. It's 100% vegan, fragrance, paraben, sulphate, nut allergen, oil & cruelty free. We recommend booking in for a patch test 24 hours prior to your appointment as a precaution.

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