UV-Free SMART Mystic Tanning

Choose Between Several Session Options and a Variety of Beauty Engineered Shades

What will you experience? Its simple as 1, 2, 3, we’ve got you covered…

  1. After watching a 2 minute demonstration video , each 5 to 10 minute session includes everything needed to apply and develop a beautiful tan in just a few hours.
  2. Our spray booths are automated and voice guided thereby eliminating any chance of human error.
  3. Our spray solution is vacuum-packed in personal 8 oz cartridges to eliminate the risk of any “orangy-ness or streaking”, and our Magnetic spray technology eliminates any risk of shading or missed spots.

FAQ’s

Why SMART TAN Mystic tan?Mystic Tan revolutionized the world of tanning in 1998 when it introduced the world’s first Sunless spray-on tanning system. The primary focus of Mystic Tan is to provide customers with the smoothest, most even, natural-looking tan possible. Quality and patented technology have always been fundamental to each and every product that Mystic Tan introduces. With an 80 percent market share in Sunless spray tanning, Mystic is in thousands of salons and spas worldwide. “We didn’t just perfect the spray-on tan, we invented it. After more than 10 years of innovation, we are still the world leader in Sunless tanning.”

What is SMART TAN Mystic tan?It’s a private, self-contained system that employs a patented revolutionary spray-on process that uses sweeping side to side airbrush motion, and MagneTan® Technology, to apply uniform amounts of Mystic Tan Tanning Myst™ to the entire body in just seconds. The Mystic Tan System utilizes personal single use cartridges and additives that can be blended to create the perfect combination for all skin types and desired results. These personal cartridges are sealed air tight so the Mystic Tanning solution doesn’t spoil. Its this spoiling that causes the orangy-streaky problems of the past.

What is Magnetan® Technology?Magnetan application technology is Mystic’s patented process that uses the human body’s own magnetic properties to attract Mystic Tan Tanning Myst™ to every exposed surface of the skin. When genuine Mystic Tan Tanning Myst passes through the patented spray nozzle, the micro-particles of mist are polarized, taking on the characteristics of “tiny magnets.” These particles adhere evenly, and in a precise uniform amount to the exposed skin to create a smooth, even, natural-looking tan.

Exposure
Mystic Tan® is the sunless name your customers know best; mentioned by celebrities , on top TV shows and in the pages of the most popular magazines .

Guarantee
We Guarantee that you’ll get a beautiful base tan in just one visit or your next visit is FREE!

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ADDITIONAL READING FOR INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

Artificial  sunscreen  absorbs ultraviolet light and prevents it from reaching the skin. It has been reported that sunscreen with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 8 based on the UVB spectrum can decrease vitamin D synthetic capacity by 95 percent, whereas sunscreen with an SPF of 15 can reduce synthetic capacity by 98 percent (Matsuoka et al., 1987). [1]

Lycopene  is a key intermediate in the biosynthesis of beta-carotene, and xanthophylls. While chronic, high doses of β-carotene supplements have been associated with increased rate of lung cancer among those who smoke, evidence for lycopene’s benefit was strongest for cancers of the lung, stomach, and prostate gland. Lycopene is found in lung tissue and is valuable in protecting lymphocytes from NO2 damage found in lung cancer. [ citation needed ]

Lycopene may be the most powerful carotenoid quencher of  singlet oxygen , [3]

Due to its strong color and non-toxicity, lycopene is a useful  food coloring  (registered as  E160d ) and is approved for usage in the USA, [4]  Australia and New Zealand (registered as  160d ) [5]  and the EU. [6]

A sunless-tanning product is tanning pills which contain  beta-carotene .

However, chronic, high doses of synthetic β-carotene supplements have been associated with increased rate of lung cancer among those who smoke. This may be prevented by combining β-carotene with lycopene that is found in lung tissue and is valuable in protecting lymphocytes from NO2 damage found in lung cancer. [ citation needed ]

Canthaxanthin

Canthaxanthin  is most commonly used as a color additive in certain foods. Although the FDA has approved the use of canthaxanthin in food, it does not approve its use as a tanning agent. When used as a color additive, only very small amounts of canthaxanthin are necessary. As a tanning agent, however, much larger quantities are used. After canthaxanthin is consumed, it is deposited throughout the body, including in the layer of fat below the skin, which turns an orange-brown color. These types of tanning pills have been linked to various side effects, including  hepatitis  and canthaxanthin  retinopathy , a condition in which yellow deposits form in the retina of the eye. Other side effects including damage to the digestive system and skin surface have also been noted. [ citation needed ]  The FDA withdrew approval for use of canthaxanthin as a tanning agent, and has issued warnings concerning its use. [7]

DHA-based products

Professional spraytan applications are available from spas, salons and gymnasiums by both hand-held sprayers and in the form of sunless or UV-Free spray booths. [9]  The enclosed booth, which resembles an enclosed shower stall, sprays the tanning solution over the entire body. The U.S.  Food and Drug Administration  (FDA) states when using DHA-containing products as an all-over spray or mist in a commercial spray “tanning” booth, it may be difficult to avoid exposure in a manner for which DHA is not approved, including the area of the eyes, lips, or mucous membrane, or even internally. DHA is not approved by the FDA for inhalation. [9]

September 2012 also saw a surge in debate within the United Kingdom regarding the inhalation of DHA through spray tanning. While the quantities inhaled would have to be considerably higher than an average consumer or even spray tan technician would be exposed to, press coverage on the issue has resulted in increased consumer diligence with regard to the level of DHA and other ingredients in their spray tanning products, and a move toward more naturally-derived spray tan solutions. An EU Directive published by the Scientific Committee of Consumer Safety to eventually limit DHA content of spray tan products to 14% has also been cited within this discussion. [10]

Tyrosine-based products

Although gels, lotions or sprays that contain DHA are said to be the most reliable and useful, there are other types of products on the market. Tanning accelerators—lotions or pills [7]  that usually contain the amino acid  tyrosine —claim that they stimulate and increase  melanin  formation, thereby accelerating the tanning process. These are used in conjunction with UV exposure. At this time, there is no scientific data available to support these claims.

Melanotan hormone

Afamelanotide , a synthetic  melanocyte-stimulating hormone  analog, which induces  melanogenesis  through activation of the  melanocortin 1 receptor , is another alternative on the horizon. A 1991 clinical  Investigational new drug  trial conducted at the  Department of Internal Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center  with afamelanotide (then known by its  amino acid formula [Nle 4 , D-Phe 7 ] (NDP)-alpha-melanocyte-stimulating hormone) with 28, “healthy white men” who used a, “high-potency sunscreen during the trial” and concluded, “Human skin darkens as a response to a synthetic  melanotropin  given by  subcutaneous injection . Skin tanning appears possible without potentially harmful exposure to ultraviolet radiation.”  [13]

Most sunless tanning products do not contain  sunscreen , therefore, they do not provide any protection against ultraviolet rays when the person is outdoors. To offer protection against UV rays the tanner should contain an  SPF . The ingredients known to offer appropriate protection are  titanium dioxide zinc oxide , or  avobenzone . [14]  There has also been some research to suggest that DHA can make the skin temporarily more susceptible to sun damage. [15]

Tanners can stain  clothes . It is therefore important to look for fast drying formulas and wait around 10 to 15 minutes for the product to dry before dressing.

After self-tanner is applied, the skin may be especially susceptible to free-radical damage from sunlight, according to a 2007 study led by Katinka Jung of the Gematria Test Lab in Berlin. [20] Forty minutes after the researchers treated skin samples with 20% DHA they found that more than 180 percent additional free radicals formed during sun exposure compared with untreated skin.See also

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