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How To Remove Your Spray Tan

Top 5 Tips to Remove Your Spray Tan

We focus a lot on how to prep for and maintain your spray tan to help you achieve your dream glow. But sometimes when you’re done, you’re done. When you want to get rid of your spray tan ASAP, these five tips will make the process a lot quicker, easier, and more enjoyable. Plus, we’re giving you one of the secret tips of the trade. 


Scrub, scrub, scrub. Exfoliating using small, circular motions can remove the top layer of your epidermis (dead skin cells), and it will help take your spray tan with it. Loofahs, washcloths, shower sponges or sugar scrubs will always do the trick!

Get in Some Water

Water is the enemy of spray tan longevity, but if you want to remove your spray tan, try jumping into a warm shower. Or draw yourself a gorgeous bath, spend a day at AIRE Ancient Baths (So relaxing! And one of our favorite places!), or take a dip in a swimming pool!

Take an Epsom Salt Bath

If you’re going to take a warm bath, Epsom salts can make it work more effectively to help take away your spray tan. 


If you have areas of your body that you shave, it’s time to grab the razor! Shaving will help to remove the spray tan, as it scrapes off the top layer of your skin. 

Our Pro Secret: Use Dove Soap

We don’t know how the magicians at Dove did it, but their bar soaps and body washes are a dream at removing a spray tan you’re ready to be done with. Grab a bar of Dove soap or a Dove body wash and lather up. You’ll be rinsing your tan away in no time. 

Have a spray tanning removal method that works like a charm? Let us know the next time you’re in for your spray tanning appointment. We’re always down to swap tricks of the trade.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I remove my spray tan effectively?

You can use various methods like exfoliation, taking a warm bath or shower, using Epsom salts in your bath, shaving, and using Dove soaps or body washes.

Does shaving remove a spray tan?

Yes, shaving can aid in removing your spray tan as it scrapes off the top layer of your skin, along with the spray tan.

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