What an honor it was to represent the spray tanning community AND teach makeup artists how to contour at IMATS LA! Katie Quinn's class on spray tan contouring was held at the Los Angeles IMATS, and in attendance were makeup artists, estheticians, cosmetologists and other beauty professionals eager to bring contouring to their beauty menus. Katie shared her contouring tricks for airbrushed abs, leg and arm contouring, back and shoulder contours, and her favorite - face … [Read more...]
How To Choose The Right Foundation Shade for a Spray Tan
It's such a treat to keep a year-round, natural looking tan! EVERYTHING looks better against bronzed skin. But what do we do about matching our skin tone to our makeup in between spray tan appointments? 1. When you hit the makeup counter, try to visit about 4-5 days after receiving a fresh spray tan. 2. Select foundation one shade darker than your natural skin tone (most faces don't require any foundation at all with a good spray tan.) 3. Then, use a bronzing powder to contour, and … [Read more...]
How to Contour Your Body – Katie’s Contouring Tips in InStyle Magazine
Great article on InStyle Magazine's website! Check out how to use makeup to contour the entire body, including which makeup brushes to use, what type of makeup (liquid or powder), and step by step instructions on how to apply! Katie Quinn shares her secrets: While we've pretty much mastered contouring our faces, there's still a lot to learn about chiseling our bodies. Believe it or not, the same techniques that are applied to highlight cheeks and slim the nose can also be used on your neck, … [Read more...]
The Coveteur Interviews Katie Quinn on How to Un-Botch a Fake Tan
No matter how hard we try, sometimes we just can't seem to get away with the latest beauty trends without having 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
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!
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...]
VIDEO: Reverse Collarbone Contouring for SPRAY TAN ARTISTS
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...]
Not Every Artist Uses Paper and Paint.
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...]
Kona Tanning at IMATS Los Angeles!
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...]
The Kona Tanning Gradual Tanner Goes PARABEN-FREE!
We are so pleased to announce that our best-selling Gradual Tanners are now PARABEN-FREE! Get that classic Kona color you know and love, and for a limited time, get it shipped FREE using code 'HAPPYSKIN' at KonaTans.com. Find out how to win FREE Gradual Tanners by visiting our Instagram page! Did you know? The Gradual Tanner can be used to contour double chins! Click on the image below to get full-sized, step by step instructions on how to elongate your neck, and minimize pesky double … [Read more...]
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