Getting the perfect tan from a tanning bed requires a combination of preparation, building a base tan and maintaining the tan, according to Tanning Tips. With the right skin care products and the right tanning bed, almos... More »

Properly using a tanning bed requires limiting the time of exposure, wearing protective eye gear and using a proper tanning lotion. Most salons suggest stripping down completely to get an even, natural-looking tan. More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care Tanning

Every person's skin is different, but beginners can avoid burns by rotating every few minutes. People who are experienced with tanning can remain in a tanning bed anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes in a single session and re... More »

To get a dark tan using a tanning bed, tan on a regular schedule and use skin products specifically made for tanning. You should not use baby oil, which damages tanning beds and puts you at risk for burning. More »

To get the best results from a tanning bed, remember that moderation is key. Start with shorter sessions in lower-intensity tanning beds. Take caution that skin does not become red, overly dry or itchy between sessions. ... More »

To tan in a tanning bed, remove your clothes, put on tanning lotion, get in the bed, and stay inside for six to 20 minutes, depending on your skin. When finished tanning, apply after-sun lotion to your skin. More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care Tanning

Effective strategies for tanning faster in a tanning bed include exfoliating the night before tanning, using a tanning oil with an included bronzer and using a bed with bronzing bulbs. According to Tan'r You, tanning oil... More »