Like any redhead, Jennifer Davis had intimate knowledge of the painful burns that would result when she tried to imbue her fair complexion with a sultry summer glow. Determined to help her fellow Texans achieve a sun-kissed hue without the damaging effects of tanning, Jennifer opened a mobile airbrush-tanning business that has since expanded to multiple salon hubs situated throughout the Dallas metro area.
Using a paraben-free, DHA solution, the salon?s certified airbrush technicians completely envelop frames in a shade tailored to skin tones, leaving a streak-free color that lets patrons avoid the attentions of lovelorn zebras. The tanning solution is applied and dry within 30 minutes, both illuminating bodily hues and covering skin imperfections such as blemishes, cellulite, and stretch marks during its two-week tenure on the skin. The salon also stocks a supply of Norvell products and airbrushing machines, allowing guests to maintain golden skin at home without replacing showerheads with arcade token machines.
Tan It All bronzes bodies sans sunlight with traditional light-bed tanning and UV-free Mystic Tans. One month of super-bed tanning ($45 value) puts sallow skin through rigorous 10–20 minute melanin workouts to prime it for days spent outdoors or the eventual migration of humans to the sun. Otherwise, pelts of all shades can benefit from a month of red-light therapy ($80 value), which bombards skin surfaces with friendly visible-spectrum light within the comfort of a high-tech bed, seeking to shrink pores, smooth wrinkles, and give skin a healthy, toned appearance. By stimulating collagen and elastin production, the treatment can deliver a noticeably firmer and springier epidermis in as little as 30 days. For UV-free pigment popping, hop, skip, or teleport into a private individual chamber for a patented Mystic Tan ($20–$25 value), which applies 60-second spritzings of paraben-free tanning solution.
Most popular service: Customized organic airbrush tan
Brands Used: Lavish tan solution
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Lifelong friends Teresa Fisher and Kaylyn Sisk took the most important risk of their lives together: they traded an eight-hour workday for an entrepreneurial path that would also allow them to spend more time with their loved ones. After doing extensive research, they combined their experience in the cosmetology and tanning industries and opened Tan 2 Glow, providing UV-free tanning. In addition to earning several certifications in the field, Teresa and Kaylyn also traveled to West Hollywood to train with Infinity Sun?a company whose tanning formulas are beloved by celebrities seeking everything from subtle tans for the red carpet to obvious tans for stealing all a room?s attention.
With their newfound knowledge, Teresa and Kaylyn started their business by offering mobile tans and tanning parties while working out of a sophisticated salon. Eventually, they opened their own studios in Fort Worth and Denton, where they now mist bodies with FDA-approved, all-natural, and paraben-free tanning solutions. In addition to one-time spray-downs, they also offer memberships and bridal packages. When they aren't bronzing bodies in-studio, Teresa and Kaylyn host spray-tan socials with gift bags that make the day special for bachelorette parties, birthdays, and solar eclipses.
?Sol? may be the Spanish word for ?sun," but Earth's UV-dispensing star has no place at Sol Sunless Tanning. Instead, the salon's airbrush artists translate spritzes of color into sun-kissed glows. Bodies bask in an organic solution infused with DHA, which reacts with the skin?s amino acids to produce color. By custom mixing this formula to complement each client's skin tone, the specialists ensure that everyone leaves sporting a natural-looking shade without the harsh tones required to infiltrate Bert and Ernie's family reunion.
For the team at Lone Star Tan & Spa, swimsuit season lasts the entire year. With a friendly disposition, the staff pursues beach-preparedness for clients by rendering a full menu of bronzing and skincare services. UV tanning beds and airbrush spray tans chase away pallors, while waxing treatments whisk unwanted hair from underarms, chests, and bikini borders. Their body wraps dovetail with the mission of aesthetic splendor by helping to promote slimming and detoxification with mineral solutions. To boot, facials both cleanse skin and diminish signs of aging. The stylists on staff add hair to their mix by cutting and coloring hair, creating beach-y looks with highlights or pool-noodle extensions.