In the early days of running her tanning-bed business in Champaign, Illinois, Kristin Klinker became intrigued with advancements in sunless tanning. She soon began focusing her endeavors on high-end spray tanning, eventually expanding her enterprise into Naperville and going into business with her best friend and mother, Terri. At BodiBronze Sunless Spa, Kristin and her cohort of certified technicians coat clients in a sugar-based DHA solution that adheres to amino acids on the skin, creating a natural bronze that lacks the telltale orange color of old-school spray tans. Within the warm, goldenrod-hued walls of the Naperville studio, these certified tanning technicians help each client match their skin tone to a product, culminating in a bronzed, UV-free complexion that lasts up to 10 days
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the team at Innovative Imagery are responsible for encyclopedia volumes' worth of memories. Photographer Meagan Conrad and shoot stylist Maura Maguire work together to capture fleeting moments without diminishing their natural feel. After Maura accentuates photo subjects' features, Meagan snaps them in various environments, from the dainty place settings of a baby shower to the great outdoors for engagement and maternity shoots to the tousled bed of a boudoir session.
Mr. Sudz co-owner Howard Young attends 95% of the services calls himself––a testament to his dedication to doing the job right every time. Each of the company’s technicians is fully licensed and insured for home-refurbishment tasks that range from simple window cleaning to gutter-guard installation. Clients can also solicit a signature Sudz power wash to remove mud from aluminum siding or a fiddler from the roof.