15 May 2018

Tanning Tips

Looking for the perfect summer glow?

Follow our top tips for a long lasting and streak free tan

  • Exfoliate - Exfoliating is important to achieve a streak free tan, removing dead skin will ensure you are tanning on an even surface which reduces the likelihood of patches. It is important to pay attention to joints such as knees, elbows and ankles.

  • Hair Removal – all hair removal should be done 24 hours before applying tan and you should moisturise after, this is so pores are fully closed when applying tan.

  • Choose the right tan for you - It’s sometimes hard to decide which type of tan you should go for, brands offer liquids, sprays and mousses. Spray tans will give a long-lasting tan, while mousse tans glides on easily with a mitt and gives an even tan. Tinted liquid tans are easy to use as you will be able to identify any missed areas while applying.

  • Mitt - To get a streak free tan it is always recommended to use a mitt no matter what type of tan you are using, not only will you avoid hand marks it will also keep your hands from staining.

  • Moisturise – while it is important to moisturise before tanning to close pores, continuing to moisturise after tanning is also important as it will help tan to last longer and fade evenly.

We are delighted to be stocking a number of new ranges of tan to help you get that perfect summer glow. New to Hickey’s are:

So Su by SJ Dripping Gold Tan available now in our Grafton St, Henry St, Phibsboro, The Square, Northside SC, Ongar, Tyrrelstown, Maynooth, Newbridge, Gorey, Johnstown, Navan SC, West St Drogheda, Dundalk and Ballincollig stores.

CatwalkHQ tan now available in Hickey’s Pharmacy Northside SC, Phibsboro, The Square, Gorey, Navan SC, Johnstown, Maynooth, Ballincollig and West St, Drogheda.

bPerfect 10 second tan available in Hickey’s Pharmacy Grafton St, Henry St, Phibsboro, Gorey, Navan SC, Johnstown, Maynooth, Ballincollig and West St, Drogheda.

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