VIDEO: Reverse Collarbone Contouring for SPRAY TAN ARTISTS

VIDEO: Reverse Collarbone Contouring for SPRAY TAN ARTISTS | More at KonaTans.com

In this video, supermodel bronzer Katie Quinn demonstrates REVERSE collarbone contouring for spray tanners! Learn how to use your client's pale skin as a highlighting tool! One application, one week's worth of results. Katie’s expert tanning tips have been featured in such mega magazines as Australian VOGUE, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan UK, Lucky, Shape, and SELF Magazines. She has worked with supermodels Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Doutzen Kroes, Miranda Kerr, Behati Prinsloo, … [Read more...]

Why You Need To Apply Sunscreen To Your Ears

Can you believe it? YOU CAN GET SKIN CANCER ON YOUR EARS! "I find a lot of pre-cancer on the ears," says Howard Murad, M.D., a dermatologist in Los Angeles. "Generally a little more on the left side of the face than the right, because of sun exposure there when we're driving."

Can you believe it? YOU CAN GET SKIN CANCER ON YOUR EARS! "I find a lot of pre-cancer on the ears," says Howard Murad, M.D., a dermatologist in Los Angeles. "Generally a little more on the left side of the face than the right, because of sun exposure there when we're driving." When I heard this, it BLEW MY MIND. More specifically, as a redheaded, sunscreen-coated former high school runner living in Southern California, it just never occurred to me to apply sunscreen to my ears! I mean, has … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Collarbone Reverse Contouring Hacks Using Self-Tanner

VIDEO: Collarbone Reverse Contouring Hacks Using Self-Tanner | More at KonaTans.com

Ladies! If you've ever wanted to make your collarbone POP, then this video is for you! Watch and learn how to use a combination of REVERSE CONTOURING and self-tanner to get that long, elegant neckline that we all want - and, one application lasts a WEEK! With self-tanner you can also minimize double chins, contour the nose, and make cheekbones sky high!   Katie’s expert tanning tips have been featured in such mega magazines as Australian VOGUE, Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan UK, … [Read more...]

Not Every Artist Uses Paper and Paint.

Not every artist uses paper and paint. | More at KonaTans.com

We LOVE artists here at Kona Tanning Company!  But, we think the world could use many more!   ARTISTS:  Find out how to get the best spray tans of your life, and start making your clients feel like SUPERMODELS today with my spray tan tutorial books:  The Art of Airbrush Tanning, and Contouring for Airbrush Spray Tanning!   P.S. Like what you read here? Just hit the “share” buttons below!  That will help your friends find this message! … [Read more...]

The Best Compressor For Mobile Airbrush Tanning – A Perfect Fit For Your Kit!

Which Compressor Is Best For Mobile Airbrush Spray Tanning? By Kona Tanning Company's Katie Quinn

When I first started spray tanning I was surprised at how affordable a setup could be! For in-studio tanning, I use the Iwata Studio Power Jet Lite Compressor:     For mobile tanning, I carry the Paasche DA400R 1/4 HP Compressor, which fits PERFECTLY in my mobile tanning kit (see below):   Don't forget to make sure your compressor comes with an air hose for airbrushing, the longer the better.  The Paasche 10-foot Air Hose has been fantastic for me, and I … [Read more...]

Kona Tanning at IMATS Los Angeles!

Kona Tanning at IMATS Los Angeles! International Makeup Artist Trade Show | More at KonaTans.com

We had a blast at IMATS Los Angeles this year, checking out all of the latest and greatest in airbrushes, compressors, techniques, and body makeup! Who else was there?  Which booth was your favorite? Here are some of my favorite shots from the show: ARTISTS:  Find out how to get the best spray tans of your life, and start making your clients feel like SUPERMODELS today with my spray tan tutorial books:  The Art of Airbrush Tanning, and Contouring for Airbrush Spray … [Read more...]

First Time Spray Tanning? Here’s What Can Go WRONG.

How to avoid spotted legs when spray tanning | More at KonaTans.com

It's no secret that there's a lot you can do to prepare for a spray tan, to be certain you get the longest possible results from your session. And, it is true that a lot of people can get away with taking shortcuts in their preparation, and still rock an awesome spray tan that seems to last forever. Unfortunately, though, that isn't the case for everyone, since some body types and skin tones wear differently than others for a variety of reasons. If you're looking to minimize the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Minimize and Contour Arm Jiggle Using Self-Tanner!

VIDEO: Minimize and Contour Arm Jiggle Using Self-Tanner! #makeupartist #contouring #selftan #beautytips | KonaTans.com

Just in time for "little black dress" season, here's a quick step-by-step video on how to minimize and contour pesky arm jiggle, using only self-tanner! One application - a full week's worth of results! The video includes two methods: basic self-tanning lotion (used here, the Gradual Tanner), and a concentrated tanning spray (used here, the Kona Tanning Spritzer). With self-tanner you can also minimize double chins, contour the nose, and make cheekbones sky high!   Katie’s … [Read more...]

Contour and Minimize Arm Jiggle for a WEEK With These Step-by-Step Instructions

Step-by-step: Minimize and Contour Arm Jiggle Using Self-Tanner! #makeupartist #contouring #selftan #beautytips | KonaTans.com

Finally, wave hello and give high-fives to everyone you know without worry! We've put together easy step-by-step instructions on how to minimize and contour pesky arm jiggle, using only self-tanner.  One application - a full week's worth of results - perfect for the busy girl on the go! With self-tanner you can also minimize double chins, contour the nose, and make cheekbones sky high! Katie’s expert tanning tips have been featured in such mega magazines as Australian VOGUE, Women’s … [Read more...]

Miranda Kerr’s Smart Safe Sun Tips

Kona Tanning's Ken Quinn and Victoria's Secret Model Miranda Kerr at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show | KonaTans.com #victoriassecret #mirandakerr #vsfashionshow #supermodels #makeup #spraytan #pink

Miranda Kerr maintains a wonderful blog through her skincare line, Kora Organics, and just posted the most helpful article on the importance of sun safety! One of our favorite tips: "The truth is, there is no sunscreen that will protect you the way clothing will protect. The Skin Cancer Foundation website recommends a hat with a minimum of a 3-inch brim. Feel free to add a flowing scarf (you can always dampen to help you stay cool) to cover your neck, shoulders and décolletage as well, … [Read more...]