― If you plan on getting a sunless tanning you need to know a thing or two about it so that you properly protect your body from sunburns and also get a nicely colored skin. Below you can find the most important things I can think of, especially for people who never got a sunless tanning before. ∙ 1. Don’t start off with long tanning session like 10 minutes or so. Actually, if you have no color whatsoever you probably want to start off at 5 or 6 minutes. You should do that for about a [...].