Indoor tanning and outdoor tanning are distinct. Both activities involve UV rays hitting the skin, but there are several differences between the two activities. Both outdoor and indoor tanning enthusiasts love to use tanning oils, accelerators, bronzers, and the like to make their tans progress as quickly as possible.
But there are so many different products available on the market! It can get confusing to discover which products work best in which environments, and which items to use when. Can you use indoor tanning lotion outside? What about outdoor tanning lotion inside? And what about bronzers, sunless tanners, and tingle tanners? How do they interact with the sun?
In this article, I’ll look at the various categories of tanning products, and provide some guidelines as to what products to use in each circumstance.