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Heavy heart

I wrote the following on Monday only for Boris to tell me on Tuesday I HAD to close. If only the decision had been made for me earlier it would have been so much easier! It is with a heavy heart that I have made the decision to temporarily close (or press pause for a...

What is Dermaplaning?

Dermaplaning is a facial that removes dead skin and vellus hair to give you amazing clean glowing skin. The soft 'peach fuzz' that is removed grows back exactly the same, not coarse, unlike terminal hair (beards, moustaches etc.) If you have any terminal lip hair this...

The sun’s out and it’s February!!

I've just returned from the most amazing trip to South Africa. What with the beautiful weather, amazing scenery and unbelievable wildlife, I really wasn't looking forward to coming home. Look at the weather here though, it's blinking glorious and it's only February!...

Why a sunless tan is so good for you

I always dread October when the clocks change and the nights draw in. The days are shorter, there's less sunlight, it's cold and my mood starts to drop. I hate looking in the mirror and seeing a pale, ill looking face staring back at me and catching a glimpse of my...

Do I need to prepare my skin before my spray tan?

It is highly recommended that you shower and exfoliate before your spray tan. For best results do this the day before. Slip on a pair of exfoliating gloves and get as much rough, dead skin off as you can and moisturise thoroughly afterwards. Best not to moisturise on...

Tips to make your Brazilian wax less painful

You don’t have to be particularly brave to have a Brazilian wax, as let’s face it, everyone does it now (well quite a few)! It’s not exactly fun but once finished, you’re hair and fuss free for weeks. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a long term waxer, knowing...

Hair removal – one size doesn’t fit all

So you need to make a decision on hair removal and are looking for the perfect solution. Confused? Anxious? Embarrassed? Worried? It’s important to find the perfect fit for YOU when researching the choices that are available. There is a vast choice of options when...

Loyalty scheme

At Tanfastic we've been running our loyalty scheme since April and it's proved to be a big hit. Many customers have already filled several cards. Get your card marked at each appointment and then receive 25% off your sixth treatment. (applicable on treatments of £20...

Recommend a friend

At Tanfastic we've always had a recommend a friend scheme but it's just got better! Instead of £5 off for you after your friend has had 3 treatments, it's now £5 off for both of you on your friend's first treatment and you can recommend as many people as you want. On...

What are the reasons not to get waxed?

Waxing is safe for the majority of people but anyone that can relate to any of the following should steer clear: Diabetes – slow to heal Epilepsy – risk of fitting Reaction to skin sensitivity test Haemophilia Contagious skin conditions Hypersensitive skin Scar tissue...

Recommend a friend

At Tanfastic we've always had a recommend a friend scheme but it's just got better! Instead of £5 off for you after your friend has had 3 treatments, it's now £5 off for both of you on your friend's first treatment and you can recommend as many people as you want. On...

What are the reasons not to get waxed?

Waxing is safe for the majority of people but anyone that can relate to any of the following should steer clear: Diabetes – slow to heal Epilepsy – risk of fitting Reaction to skin sensitivity test Haemophilia Contagious skin conditions Hypersensitive skin Scar tissue...

How do I prepare for my spray tan?

Exfoliate and moisturise the day before. When exfoliating, pay particular attention to dry areas like elbows, knees and ankles. Shave 24 hours before or get waxed 48 hours before. Don't moisturise on the day of your spray tan as this will act as a barrier. If you need...

How do I care for my spray tan?

After you’ve been spray tanned, don't shower, wash your hands, or take excessive exercise for 6 – 10 hours. After this time you can shower but always pat your skin dry, don't rub. Moisturise every day without fail, twice if you have very dry skin. Shaving has a...

Why have an LVL Enhance lash lift?

I’ve tried lash extensions once and although I loved the look I found they started to look a bit tatty quite quickly so I decided to try another type of lash enhancement treatment that was marketed as maintenance free. I was so impressed I decided to train and offer...

Is it safe to wax when pregnant?

Definitely! I have waxed many pregnant customers throughout their pregnancies. During pregnancy hair may grow thicker than usual and waxing is always a much better option than shaving or depilatory creams. Several months into your pregnancy you won't be able to see...

Why winter is the best time to start waxing

So you've been waxing regularly throughout the summer so you're always beach ready, whether it be legs, bikini or underarms. Come autumn the woolies come out and everything gets covered up so why bother waxing again until next year? You may be surprised to hear though...

Why spray tan in winter?

No matter what your natural skin tone is, we always feel better with a tan. With autumn and then the dreaded winter fast approaching, women all over are swapping their shorts and summer wear for cosy jumpers and slippers and have left their razors to rust until the...

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