At Tan Republic, the staff doesn't just sit by while you tan?they advocate for responsible tanning. Within the upscale and modern salons, they carefully oversee the use the latest tanning equipment, including Mystic Tan and VersaSpa spray-tanning booths as well as the high-pressure tanning beds, controlling clients' exposure to UV rays and cosmetic tanning compounds. They also ensure that every tanner uses FDA-compliant protective eyewear, and prevent any one visitor from wearing multiple pairs and making everyone else feel uncool. They even enhance their clients' tans with six varieties of lotion, each designed to produce a different intensity of bronze.
Inside Salon de Soleil, Jaraka Williams taps into a deep well of hairstyling creativity and an ample stock of Pravana coloring products. The licensed stylist sculpts manes into face-framing hairdos that match each client?s personal style and brings hair to full volume deep-conditioning treatments, which render strands soft, shiny, and healthy. After applications of color or highlights, clients walk out with elegantly coifed, emblazoned hairdos that fully renew their appearance.
At Facials by Denise, Denise applies her expertise to finding the right facial treatments to rejuvenate each client’s skin. She cleanses skin and fights signs of aging with Epicuren and other top-quality products, and she also shapes brows and waxes faces. Her Gentleman's Escape facial addresses the unique issues of the male face, such as razor burn and extra Adam's apples.
Petra's Euro Spa is an extension of the accumulated beauty wisdom of Petra Nicoll, a medical aesthetician and former aesthetics director for Paul Mitchell. She began her more than 25-year career in outer-beauty bolstering by attending schools in London and Munich to study the aesthetician arts, including permanent-makeup application, biofeedback techniques, and plucking eyebrows into the shape of cuneiform etchings. Her spa’s menu of beautifying services for the face, hands, feet, and body is complemented by offerings that focus on the mind-body connection, such as reiki and intuitive readings.
Skin Waxing & Sunless Tanning Studio prettifies dermal layers in airbrush-tanning sessions and skin-smoothing waxing services. In 15 minutes, a tanning technician mists the body with a UV-free spray that patrons can customize in order to achieve their preferred sun-kissed hue. The service imbues clients with a bronzed radiance that can last up to 10 days and avoids the complications of such traditional tanning techniques as standing beneath a flashlight or bathing in butterscotch pudding. A spa professional strips away follicular contraband from arches during an eyebrow wax, which takes only five minutes to complete.
Color of Beauty bronzes pallid pigmentation using a bevy of beach-shirking tanning beds, which battle blanched personas with the help of a qualified staff and their allies, UV rays. The salon offers a number of epidermal-brassing recourses—both lie-down and stand-up options are available, as well as beds both silent and sound-system-equipped. Build your color base during an 18-minute session in the Lumina C 30 bed ($7), or step into the X7 42 High Intensive bed for a 12-minute nap, after which you wake up handsomely tanned and 12 minutes older ($20). UV-free tanning is also available (starting at $30 a session), and a host of tanning products promise to prolong your asolar blush (lotions start at $30 per bottle).