Pro Sunless Advice

Can you spray tan while pregnant?

[mpc_textblock content_width=”100″]Can you spray tan while pregnant? This is a question often asked and it is very important to have a thorough understanding of precautionary measures and possible contraindications for the safety of the expecting mother. With proper approval, expecting mothers should have no problem spray tanning.



A doctor knows best: expecting clients should ALWAYS consult their doctor prior to scheduling their spray tan. Technicians can supply the client with an ingredient list of the product which will be utilized in the service, this way the doctor can fully understand the product being applied. Request the client supply a doctor’s note and be sure they’ve completed a release form before proceeding with the service. This will ensure the client’s safety and your safety as a business owner!

Take into consideration, pregnancy can cause many hormonal imbalances which may affect the spray tan. Be sure you and your client are aware this could cause spray tan unevenness, light development, or no development. It is best to avoid rapid solutions while pregnant because of this reason, as the client may not see optimal results. To avoid, a trial spray may be beneficial especially for events.

Follow safety regulations once your client has been cleared to receive sunless services. FDA currently approves and regulates DHA for external use only and does not approve for internal consumption. To comply with FDA regulations, Sjolie offers mucus membrane protection in the form of nose filters, eye keepers, disposable panties and bras, and extraction system. Sjolie Sunless recommends technicians supply all protective gear to their clientele to comply with FDA.


[mpc_textblock content_width=”100″]Is your client breastfeeding? Remind the client DHA and cosmetic bronzer is transferable during development. The client should avoid breastfeeding during the development period. Ideally, it is best the client wear a bra or bikini top during the sunless service, this way the nipple is not exposed allowing for the infant to ingest.