While the sun spends most of its day in the sky, it still finds time to hang out in The Riviera Tanning Spa, teaching five different levels of Ergoline tanning beds how to bronze bodies with color that looks like it came from the star itself. From the Ambition bed’s beginner-friendly 120-watt bulbs to the Excellence 800’s simmering 520-watt heaters, tanners of all levels can boost golden hues in as little as 10 minutes. Thanks to their large facility, Riveria can accommodate a high influx of individuals without requiring appointments. Their Autobronzer system also reduced peaked appearances without UV exposure, spraying skin with three levels of sunless solutions that add color that won’t run, streak, or turn blue when placed under a black light.
Many tanning professionals perform spray tans by hand, but the technicians at Glow Organic Airbrush Tanning Natural Health Spa & Boutique take customization one step further, hand-mixing their own certified-organic spray-tan formula. The vegan, paraben-free solution bronzes bodies for about a week, infusing skin with aloe, vitamins, and sea kelp that might allow you to breathe underwater. Clients can also choose from three levels of color, from the muted "healthy glow" to the deeper "espresso glow."
Beyond tanning, the spa offers diverse services ranging from red-light collagen therapy, designed to help rejuvenate skin and stimulate collagen production, to private, therapeutic yoga classes. Guests can also purchase take-home bottles of essential and aromatherapy oils.
Besides covering your body in beige post-its, there are two primary ways to get a rich, deep tan without exposure to UV rays: bronzers and self-tanners. Based on a combination of moisturizer and tinted powder, bronzers stain the skin to darken