Knowing your skin type is a crucial first step to tanning. If you're not sure what your skin type is, here is a great link to skintype.ca help you determine for yourself.
We encourage you to take the few minutes it takes to learn your skin type so that you get the best benefit from your tanning session and protect yourself from overexposure.
Our knowledgeable staff are there to guide you through the process if you have any questions.
Skin type 1: You have light features and are very sensitive to light. You always burn and cannot tan. Professional tanning salons will not allow you to tan.
Skin type 2: You have light features, are sensitive to light and usually burn. However, you can tan lightly. Developing a tan at a professional tanning salon will be a very gradual process.
Skin type 3: You have a normal sensitivity to light. You do burn on occasion, but you can tan moderately. Developing a tan at a professional salon will be a gradual process.
Skin type 4: Your skin is tolerant of sunlight, so you seldom burn and can tan moderately. You will be able to develop a tan relatively quickly at a professional tanning salon.
Skin type 5: You have naturally dark skin and features. You can develop a dark tan, and you rarely burn. You will be able to develop a tan quickly at a professional tanning salon.
Skin type 6: Your skin is black. You rarely sunburn and have an extreme tolerance to sunlight. Tanning will have little to no effect on the color of your skin.