VIDEO: How To Minimize DOUBLE CHINS Using Self-Tanner

Minimize Double Chins for a WEEK Using Self-Tanner | With Katie Quinn of Kona Tanning Co.

[jwplayer mediaid="3869"] In this video, supermodel bronzer Katie Quinn demonstrates double chin minimizing using self-tanner - the beauty is this technique lasts a week! Watch the rest of Katie's self-tanning tricks and tips and let us know which ones you'd like to see! 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 … [Read more...]

My Favorite Airbrush Gun for Spray Tan Contouring


I get a lot of questions about which airbrush gun I use to contour during spray tanning. My favorite is the Iwata Revolution Dual Action 2000 Series, which I've been using since the very beginning.  This gun is nice and light, bottom-feeding, easy to control, and the output is a cone-shaped spray, not flat and fan-shaped like many HVLP systems produce. Since there are no straight lines in contouring, a fan-shaped spray produces an unrealistic, "stenciled" appearance that is hard to work … [Read more...]

Spray Tanners: Enhance The Appearance of Muscle Definition with Supermodel Bronzer Katie Quinn’s NEW Contouring Book!


Spray tanning is sky-rocketing, and “airbrush abs” is in high demand from clients.  This can present a problem for the artist who needs to become more familiar with stylized, cutting-edge anatomy. Supermodel bronzer and professional body makeup artist Katie Quinn has released her second tutorial eBook, educating makeup artists, salons, tanning agencies, spas, fitness enthusiasts, and other players in the cosmetic industry on how to utilize body contouring in their sunless spray tan … [Read more...]

What are DIMPLES OF VENUS (aka lower back dimples), anyway?!

Contouring Back Dimples in Spray Tanning

DIMPLES OF VENUS: Wikipedia says, “The dimples of Venus (also known as back dimples, butt dimples or Venusian dim-ples) are sagittally symmetrical indentations sometimes visible on the human lower back, just superior to the gluteal cleft.” Some women already have them, and some don’t—just like dimples in our smiles. It’s up to you and your client if you’d like to enhance, or even create these contours, because there’s just no rhyme or reason as to who has them. They’re really cute on … [Read more...]

Happy Labor Day to the US and Canada!

Happy Labor Day from Team Kona Tanning!

  On this Federal holiday in both Canada and the US, we'd like to take a moment to wish all of our loyal followers and friends the most peaceful and relaxing of days, wherever you are located. According to the US Department of Labor, "Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our … [Read more...]

Reviewed: Kona Tanning’s Exfoliating Body Mitt


We just received this lovely review on the Kona Tanning Exfoliating Body Mitt from sorority beauty blogger The Beauty Chapter by Ali ("the beauty blog of a sorority girl, who loves everything and anything to do with makeup").  Thanks for the feedback, Ali!  Read below to see what she has to say: My thoughts: This mitt is perfect for spray tans, it makes exfoliating so much easier instead of using a wash cloth that can irritate your skin, or a body scrub. I'm one all about spray tanning … [Read more...]

Kona Bronzing Powder Makes Emily Reynolds’ OVRHD Fitness Gear Closet

Kona Bronzing Powder Makes OVRHD Fitness Product Guide

  We love it!  Emily Reynolds has merged our favorite things:  fitness, beauty, makeup and sunless tanning!!! is a new website that opens up the closets of athletes and fitness stars for you to raid, and even purchase exactly what they’re using! In this “Outfit of the Day,” Emily featured her Kona Tanning products:  Our Mineral Bronzing Powder and Kona Tanning Spritzer. Thanks for including us, Emily!  Happy Tanning and Training!  … [Read more...]

Cosmopolitan UK Features Katie Quinn’s Reverse Contouring Tips


  We're really excited that Cosmopolitan UK has featured our tricks for 'reverse contouring', a method of strategically removing self-tanner and using your own pale skin as a highlighter.  Click through for the full step-by-step tutorial! Read more magazine articles and tips featuring Katie Quinn. Check out Katie's original product line of self-tanning tools. … [Read more...]

Make Your Pale Skin Work For You With Reverse Contouring


In this step-by-step visual tutorial, Kona Tanning co-founder and professional body makeup artist Katie Quinn demonstrates how to tint your daily moisturizer, and how to use your own pale skin as a tool in highlighting and contouring the face! Get the products used in this tutorial, and save 20% using code TRAVELBUG20 right now at  (in this tutorial:  the Kona Tanning Travel-sized Spritzer). Watch the full-length video demonstration to get additional tips and tricks … [Read more...]

Kim Kardashian Inspired Contouring And Eyeshadow Tip Using KTC Bronzing Powder


We want to thank sorority beauty blogger The Beauty Chapter By Ali for teaching us something new with our mineral bronzing powder!  We are well-acquainted with face contouring using this gorgeous compact, but Ali went one step further by showing us how to use it as a crease shade on the eyelids, too - pure genius!!  Thanks for posting Ali! Ali's Instructions: 1. I then started off the shadow by taking my Kona Tanning Mineral Bronzing Powder on a crease dome brush and buffing it into the … [Read more...]