The Coveteur Interviews Katie Quinn on How to Un-Botch a Fake Tan

The Coveteur Interviews Katie Quinn on How to Un-Botch a Fake Tan in 60 Seconds | KonaTans.com

No matter how hard we try, sometimes we just can't seem to get away with the latest beauty trends without have a minor screw-up or two.  Which is why we were so grateful to The Coveteur for allowing us to spill our secrets on how to un-botch a fake tan...in just 60 seconds! One tip we loved seeing in the article: “For a few small areas, a spot touch-up would be most efficient, and the tool to use depends on the size of the areas,” says Katie Quinn, who has tanned and toned the Victoria’s … [Read more...]

Inside Weddings Magazine Shares Tips from Katie Quinn’s Contouring Book

Inside Weddings Magazine Shares Tips from Katie Quinn's Contouring Book

Very honored to see tips from Katie Quinn's book Contouring for Airbrush Spray Tanning on the Inside Weddings website!  Tips on getting the perfect collarbone, the perfect highlighting, and even how to make the backs of your arms look defined and toned with triceps contouring.  It's all in this wonderful article at Inside Weddings, and we want to thank them so much for sharing our easy tricks with brides everywhere! As brides embrace warmer temperatures, strapless gowns, high-low or short … [Read more...]

Limited Time: Sample the House Blend Tanning Solution AND Get a FREE Sample of Our Gradual Tanner!

Limited Time: House Blend spray tan solution sample + FREE Gradual Tanner sample!

  We are pleased to now offer samples of our super-popular Gradual Tanner...and for a limited time, they're FREE to salon professionals!  Get them with your House Blend spray tanning solution sample, and not only get that perfect bronzed spray tan glow, but keep it lasting for weeks with the Gradual Tanner.  Happy Tanning!   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 … [Read more...]

Harper’s Bazaar Features Katie Quinn’s Insider Self-Tanning Contouring Tips

Harper's Bazaar Features Katie Quinn's Insider Self-Tanning Contouring Tips | KonaTans.com

A big THANK YOU to Harper's Bazaar for featuring Katie Quinn's self-tanner contouring tips on their Beauty page!  We love Harper's Bazaar, so this was a huge honor. From the article: Question: Can you contour your cheekbones and body using self-tanner at home? Answer: Simply applying an even, splotch-free layer of self-tanner is tricky enough; we always assumed it was best to leave the pros in charge of creating six-pack abs, defined legs and Karlie Kloss-level cheekbones with it. Not … [Read more...]

Spray Tan Contouring: Best Applied Before Or After A Spray Tan?

Spray Tan Contouring: Best Applied Before Or After A Spray Tan? - by Katie Quinn of Kona Tanning Company | More at KonaTans.com

One question I get asked a lot by other artists is WHEN to apply contouring - before or after a spray tan? Both options will get the job done, but it's really the artist's preference which method they prefer. Here's why I prefer to contour my clients AFTER I apply their base tan: IT'S EASIER:  Tanned skin makes the client's natural definition more prominent, and easier for me to see. FREEDOM:  After a few minutes, I like to see how the base tan's tanning solution is developing, and … [Read more...]

Katie Quinn’s Trickiest Self-Tanning Tips Appear in Harper’s Bazaar

Katie Quinn's Self-Tanning Tips Appear in Harper's Bazaar | KonaTans.com

We're so excited to see our trickiest tanning tips featured in Harper's Bazaar!  Read all about how to get the perfect results on feet, knees, wrists and neck...every time. From the article: Each spring, we head into our bathrooms with high hopes that we've absorbed all the self-tanning tips and tricks there could possibly be and that this will finally be the season we get perfect, even, streak-free color at home. Then we wake up to stained sheets and splotchy skin. So we asked Katie Quinn, … [Read more...]

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...]