As a family-owned-and-operated business, Magic Island Tanning provides a variety of services for patrons seeking a toastier epidermis. Three varieties of UV beds provide even results for melanin seekers of every stripe, with both standing and reclining options. Those who shun the sun can opt for VersaSpa's moisturizing sunless-tanning spray, which studied the star religiously for years to learn its moves and recreate them for ex-sun worshippers. The system's EZ-2Breathe technology makes each dark-hued hose-down comfortable and relaxing. Spray tans come in three levels ($31–$41 for full-body treatments); face ($5–7) and leg ($14–18) sprays are also available.
At Tantalizing Studios, three levels of tanning beds, hand-blended spray-tans, and top-tier tanning lotions help clients achieve customized tans not possible at every tanning salon. After recommending a tanning lotion from a selection that includes Australian Gold, Designer Skin, and Devoted Creations products, technicians lead individuals to private treatment rooms, where seven different tanning beds await. In addition to tanning, Tantalizing Studios' serene, turquoise-colored studio welcomes those in need of body-waxing and massage treatments.
The deft muscle-manipulators at Special Touch Hair Designs knead bone-movers into ache-free bliss with stress-busting massages and pampering spa treatments. The 45-minute hand-and-foot paraffin treatment encases extremities in warm, sticky wax, locking in moisture to leave hands and feet as soft as the Pillsbury Doughboy’s favorite neck pillow. After removing the wax, therapists complete the pampering with hand and foot massages. A one-hour relaxation massage focuses on liquefying tension with broad, smooth strokes while moisturizing skin with cocoa butter or hypoallergenic lotion. Therapeutic massage focuses on knotty muscles, applying deep pressure to clenched backs and shoulders to increase range of motion and circulation. A clean, softly lit room ensconces guests in a serene atmosphere during sessions. Quiet music and warm sheets encourage guests to drift into relaxing reveries, daydreaming about floating through clouds or visiting museums filled only with busts of Teddy Roosevelt.
Tan Pro USA has been compensating for the less-than-ideal latitudinal coordinates of Ohio since 1998. It was then that they opened their first tanning outpost furnished with 30 UV beds, and they have since expanded operations to 43 stores throughout the state. They stock each location with ample tanning units, rendering appointments an archaic formality equivalent to gifting a sheep to your defense lawyer. After customers stroll in, they can slide into an Ergoline 1100, which boasts four ultra-performance facial tanners and two high-pressure shoulder tanners. Staffers advise which lotions enhance traditional tanning results along with explaining the benefits of the UV-free VersaSpa spray-tan booths. Harnessing infrared heat, VersaSpa booths impart a glow to entire physiques or targeted trouble areas, such as the inside of the armpits.
As a Redken salon, Vivere with Beauty infuses clients' hair with formulas from the long-trusted brand. These elixirs serve a variety of purposes, from smoothening locks to highlighting them with subtle or dramatic bands of color. But the stylists don't just perform their beauty services—which also include waxing and mani-pedis—inside the salon. They also travel offsite to make over brides for their big day, shaping updos, creating voluminous blowouts, or cutting up wedding veils until they look like dreadlocks.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Chemical peels
Brands Used: Image Skincare
Pro Tip: All facials include a hand and arm massage.