Voted best tanning salon in 2011 by readers of the Courier and Press, Let’s Get Tan’s sunless booths and UV beds burnish skin with several tanning options. Eighteen tanning beds in seven levels coax melanin toward the surface with UV lamps and ultrasonic mating calls. Sunless options include two Mystic Tan booths, one VersaSpa chamber, and an Evolv heated airbrush-tanning system. The Smart Tan– and Sunless–certified staff uses their extensive training to ensure clients tan safely and comfortably, and iPod docks in most private rooms allow patrons to accompany their sessions with their choice in music.
The salon’s staff also recognizes that skincare goes hand in hand with tanning, and to that end they stock the shelves with a curated selection of products. Their red-light therapy booth’s 615- to 640-nanometer wavelengths of light work to stimulate collagen production, which can tighten skin and reduce the appearance of acne and wrinkles without the frustration that accompanies glaring at a red stoplight. Rounding out the slate of ancillary beauty services, one-hour Fit body-wrap sessions aim to help the body burn up to 1,000 calories with dual action infrared heat.
Larry Paul Tanning Spa offers multiple paths to a glowing complexion. Novice tanners can achieve an even base while reclining in Premium Base beds. Those who've already achieved a base tan can hone tone in Build or Bronze beds, which burnish the skin in less time. Comfortable, heated VeraSpa spray-tanning or Pura Sunless booths cover bodies with a mist, ensuring radiant, moisturized skin without UV exposure.
In the comforting confines of the Art and Science of Hair salon, a tanning technician deftly administers spray tans completely by hand. Performing the service manually ensures an even and consistent tan for fall, winter, and summer months spent hibernating in the freezer. While you're at Art and Science, you can stick around and try out some of the salon's other services (for extra fees), which include haircuts, body-wraps, styling, and mani-pedis.
The tan techs at Premiere Tan add golden accents to skin using an echelon of German-made Ergoline beds and UV-free Mystic Tan systems. Beds ranging from Levels 1–5 allow patrons to customize their glows, and on-board ventilation systems allow guests to bask in cool, moving air. Ergonomic contouring and MP3 players in some beds conjure up comfort beneath 32 full-body lamps or high-pressure systems in higher-level units, which may yield longer tans. Patrons prep for visits to friends stuck in sand castles with single sessions (prices vary) or monthly memberships ($23.88+/month).
Siesta Tan imbues bodies with a beach-ready bronze with both sunless and UV-bed tanning options. Clients can choose from seven UV beds, which offer three different intensity levels to suit tanners of different complexions and experience levels. For a UV-free option, guests can enter the Mystic spray-tan booth and emerge coated in a lasting, bronze hue.
Owner Janie Blunk and the beauty experts at Head to Toe Salon & Spa pamper their clients' hair, skin, and nails with a full menu of aesthetic services. In addition to haircuts, facials, and mani-pedis, they also beautify bods with specialty treatments such as permanent makeup, oxygen-infusion facials, and Victoria Morton's Suddenly Slender mineral body wraps. These wraps work to banish cellulite and wrinkles by detoxifying the body and tightening the skin, leaving you looking as smooth and soft as a newborn kitten.