Beachy murals, wicker furniture, and colorful plants evoke a tropical feel inside Paradise Tan & Spa. The fleet of tanning booths – in standard and super/platinum wattage strengths – blankets patrons in a tropical golden hue. The staff also whitens customers’ teeth and waxes bodies free of unwanted hair.
Amazing Tans, celebrating its 18-year anniversary, furnishes its interiors with a range of cutting-edge tanning beds and booths. The studio's Matrix, Sun Board, and Velocity beds filter out 98% of UVB rays?the rays responsible for reddening skin. Aside from tanning beds, Magic Tan and Mystic Tan standup tanning booths mist bodies in UV-free sunless tanning formulas, transforming pasty hues into even, natural-looking bronze tones. Tanning and skincare products are available for purchase, including Australian Gold, Designer Skin, and Amazing Face bronzers and moisturizers.
Staff Size: 1 person
Most popular service: Full-body spray tanning
Brands Used: Sjolie tanning products
Pro Tip: To achieve the best results, always remember to exfoliate and shave or wax 24?48 hours prior to your tanning appointment.
Determined to offer a bevy of beautifying options to their customers, Gold Tans doesn’t stop at providing a slew of high-quality tanning services inside their welcoming confines. They also offer up mobile spray tanning, during which they whisk their hand-picked spray tan formulas to private events to ready bridal parties, prom participants, and Oscar statuettes for their big shindigs. In addition to custom airbrush spray tanning and traditional tanning, the accommodating staff treats clients to soothing massages and slimming body wraps.
The airbrush artists of Spray Tan California consider spray tanning a safer, more healthful alternative to baking under UV rays; it makes sense, then, that their formulas steer clear of harsh chemicals and other ingredients that may damage skin. Rather than bronze with artificial dyes, they infuse skin with serums made from eco-friendly compounds and organic essential oils. Green tea, coffee-bean extracts, and jojoba-seed oils work together to achieve the same results as hours of outdoor tanning or meticulous finger painting.
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles. Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.