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    This Is How Different Your Body Can Look With A Spray Tan

    Keeping up with the KardashiTANS.

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    Kim recently posted about the tanning techniques of Jimmy Coco on her app and we were curious.


    Can getting a spray tan really make you look more toned? We had to see.

    But before we got started, we wanted the expert himself to give us some Tannin' Tips. β„’

    Jimmy let us know that prepping your skin prior to your spray tan application is crucial to the outcome, as well as how long your tan will last. And cardinal rule: Do not apply lotion to your skin right after a tan. Spray tans develop better on dry skin. In the shower, do not use a loofah or scrub! Use soap and water and be ~gentle~. Of course, after your tan has developed and you have showered off, be sure to apply lotion to your skin at least once daily, as hydrated skin is key to a long-lasting tan.

    Then, it was time to T.A.N.

    Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

    I think I had half a spray tan in the back of someone's house when I was 16, so going into this I pretty much had no idea what to expect. But I was EXCITED. Because on the inside I'm dying to be a tan celeb with fake abs.

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    After the tan, I was honestly scared at first. Because, let's be honest, I was SO TAN. My co-worker called me "tan mom." It was rude. But after one shower, my tan was golden and perfect. I looked like a sun goddess, I think. Take my word for it. I also looked like I had abs. And I didn't even do a sit-up. It was beautiful.

    Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

    This was my first spray tan ever, so I was weirdly nervous about the entire experience. But you know what they say β€” if you're going to get a spray tan, it may as well be from Kim Kardashian's spray tan artist (JK, no one actually says that). And I have to say, it went *WAY* better than expected. Yes, I kind of felt like a cinnamon bun after, but I felt like a sexy cinnamon bun who should be taking thirst trap Instagrams.

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    I loved how my body looked before getting sprayed, and I also loved it after. I can't say that I'll be springing for a spray tan regularly now, but I totally get why Kim loves to get one β€” it makes you feel like it's the middle of the summer and you should have a cocktail in hand. Now call me Kam Kardashian!

    Macey J. Foronda for BuzzFeed

    I won't lie. I was absolutely petrified to do this. Not only was I scared to see my body in a bikini on camera, but I have also seen some pretty terrible fake tans... I didn't want to be the next victim. I'm from Hawaii, so if I showed up with a bad fake tan I would never hear the end of it from my friends. But you know what? This was amazing! Jimmy was so nice and really made me feel comfortable, despite all my fears.

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    The results? So good!!! My tan looks super natural, like I just spent the day at the beach. And he some how managed to turned my not so solid tummy into a toned-looking core! Definitely a fan and such a good experience. I am ready for the weekend now!

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    All in all, we loved our spray tans from Jimmy. And we would definitely get one again. But we also don't think a spray tan makes you more beautiful... it just makes you more tan. 🌞 🌞

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