MANUAL SKIN TANNING

MANUAL SKIN TANNING

Manual cosmetic tanning is ideal for clients who:
• want to have an immediate colour
• have fair skin with a tendency to burn
• are concerned with the health risks of UV exposure
• have breathing issues or other problems and therefore find spray tanning difficult

Prior to the manual tan, the client has a full body exfolation which is included in this course

Cost: £165, including booking fee of £65

Pre-Requisites: None

Course Length: ½ day

Course Content & Learning Outcomes: 

  • What cosmetic skin tanning is and benefits
  • Setting up
    • Treatment area
    • Client preparation
    • PPE
    • Fitzpatrick Skin Colour Chart
    • Product selection & ingredients
  • Consultations
    • Contraindications
    • Contra-actions
    • Patch testing
    • Client pre-and post-care
  • Code of practice and insurance for therapists
  • Health & safety
  • Marketing
  • Relevant A&P
  • Treatment Protocol
    • Exfoliating
    • Moisturising
    • Tanning agents
    • Vitiligo

Course Structure: 

  • 4 hours of home study and questionnaire to complete
  • ½ day practical 
  • 2 case studies to be completed before certification

Awarding Body: ABT & Towergate

Venues: This course is available at:

  • Bedfordshire (Biggleswade)
  • Hampshire (nr Winchester)
  • Hull
  • Northamptonshire (Kettering)
  • Wales (Bangor)
  • In-house training if required