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You’re Just My Type


Master the essentials of Skin Typing using a skin outline to determine an exposure schedule as recommended by the tanning system manufacturer to promote responsible tanning.

Tanning works differently for different skin types. To promote responsible tanning and avoid overexposure, it is critical to assess the skin’s capability to tan in order to determine the proper initial session and subsequent exposure schedule.

Learn about Skin Typing – a process to help tanning professionals select appropriate exposure schedules for each tanning system based on individual skin type.

After completing this Sun is Life module, you will be able to:

  • • Explain how to determine Skin Types.
  • • Discuss suggested exposure schedules.
  • • Explain sequential exposures and maximum exposure times.
  • • Cite common terminology used to determine exposure schedules.
  • • Apply the Guest Experience Principle: ING the Thing.