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#1 KatieMcBride

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:10 AM

I'm a Northern Canada girl, so I don't get much sun. Needles to say, I'm pasty white, haha. Has anyone ever gotten a spray tan in Cancun? I don't think the spa at my resort offers them, so I'm wondering if there's any recommended salons I could get a spray tan done 2-3 days before my wedding.  I don't want to look orange or streaky....I just want a bit of color so I don't blend in with the sand!

Any recommendations would be appreciated - thank you.



#2 acw271011

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:24 AM

Oh my goodness! lol In all the time I've been here I think you're the first person to ask this!! And I have to say I have absolutely NO IDEA!!! lol  Although I'm sure someone does. That just might be something worth looking into! Let's see what the other ladies have to say. Maybe they're heard of something!


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#3 veryvalentine

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:27 AM

I don't know if I would do that?  I would be worried about the heat and sweating it off...the weird smell of the spray tan and staining your dress with the spray tan if you do sweat a lot.  I don't know.  You will get a natural glow from just being in Cancun but I don't know if I would go the spray tan route. 



 
 
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#4 KatieMcBride

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:29 AM

I hope so! Haha, it's still a year away so I have time to do research. I will always ask the girl who is doing my makeup/hair if she knows someone reputable.

 

I got a spray tan this year before going to Cuba and it was fine.  Once it sets, it doesn't "melt" off. It just fades gradually.  I'm just not sure if Cancun has any reliable salons?   Reason I'm asking is, I don't tan. I've got a bit of ginger in me, so I either A) stay white or B) burn. 



#5 veryvalentine

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:36 AM

I hope you find someone! :)

 

I got a spray tan for my engagement party and I had a bad experience with it.  I had it done a few days before and it was so hot that I when I was sweating i could smell the spray tan.  I had stains on the dress I wore and I was sooo annoyed.  

 

Maybe it would be worth doing just before you leave for your wedding?  



 
 
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#6 rachelia160

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 10:51 AM

I've read that you're not supposed to swim in chlorine with a spray tan since it can make it streaky, so if you wanna hang out in the pool it might not be the best idea.  I would be realllllllly cautious because of what @veryvalentine said - you might have a totally different experience than the last salon you went to where it stayed on well, and it could be a sweaty orange disaster all over your wedding dress  :o



#7 pjay

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 11:02 AM

careful with a spray tan. I've had one before and the colour does wear off on your clothing at any given moment.

Especially in areas that have friction etc (arms). If you're wearing a white/ivory or light dress that could end up bad.

I'd advise against one for the wedding..


 

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#8 acw271011

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 02:21 PM

I hope so! Haha, it's still a year away so I have time to do research. I will always ask the girl who is doing my makeup/hair if she knows someone reputable.

I got a spray tan this year before going to Cuba and it was fine. Once it sets, it doesn't "melt" off. It just fades gradually. I'm just not sure if Cancun has any reliable salons? Reason I'm asking is, I don't tan. I've got a bit of ginger in me, so I either A) stay white or B) burn.

See I told you the ladies here know everything!!

I said "yes" again to the love of my life at Grand Coral Beach Club, Playa del Carmen, Mexico on our 4th anniversary - October 20, 2015

 

 

http://www.bestdestinationwedding.com/topic/78874-acw271011-so-this-is-not-a-planning-thread-but/

 

 

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#9 KatieMcBride

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Posted 28 April 2015 - 02:25 PM

Yeah you ladies are right.  I would NOT be impressed if I had orange stains on my white dress HAHA!  Guess it 'sokay for a normal vacation, but wouldn't want to chance it with my wedding.

 

Everyone tells me to just use a tanning bed, but it's sooooo bad for your skin, I'd rather not.



#10 snownow

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    Posted 28 April 2015 - 08:06 PM

    I'm a wedding photographer and I just happened to be going through the forum researching a wedding in Mexico when I saw your post. Don't get a spray tan! I spend a LOT of time trying to fix it in post production because it ends up not photographing well. Try not to get a sunburn before the wedding either ;)






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