Fantasy Tanning's expert body bronzers cast a mist of Norvell tanning solution over bodies to infuse skin with a natural-looking tan in as little as 10 minutes. Wielding a handheld airbrush, the seasoned techs spritz epidermal expanses with a UV-free serum that coats beach-shy tummies, limbs, and faces in fetching hues for the sun-smacked look. Tans last for approximately 7 days with proper aftercare, which includes avoiding chlorine and refraining from paintballing in the buff.
Snap Fitness's around-the-clock gyms enable members to work on their physical well-being with a cornucopia of fitness equipment. With 24-hour access, members don't have to let The Man tell them when to help themselves to Snap's strength and cardio equipment, which features built-in TVs and other media diversions. For those who exercise during conventional hours, Snap's friendly, unintimidating atmosphere welcomes patrons of all ability levels, unlike schoolyard dodge-ball squads. Members also enjoy nationwide access to all Snap Fitness locations, ideal for working out while traveling. For a dose of custom advice, patrons can seek out a personal-training session with a certified coach, who helps them assess and address their fitness goals. Clients reap the benefit of individual attention as a personal trainer helps them tackle weight loss, prepare for an arm-wrestling competition, or unveil the mysteries of arcane cable-weight machines.
Naked Beach Tanning bronzes bodies with a combination of 10 tanning beds and UV-free spray tanning. Two locations in Meridian and Boise feature beds that suit every skin tone via standup or lay-down machinery. They also provide three customizable levels of California Tan sunless spray tans, which mimic the results of a tropical vacation or baths in melted copper-colored crayons during one-minute treatments.
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 the 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 that 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.
The team members at Island Sun & Bronz Beauty help guests achieve a year-round glow at multiple locations throughout Spokane and the surrounding area. They point patrons in the direction of spray-tanning booths or Circe, Sunstar, Ultrabronz or SolarForce UV beds. Staffers can also recommend a variety of moisturizing Designer Skin lotions bearing names such as Black Dahlia, Luminary, and JWOWW Private Reserve.
The Smart Tan–certified technicians at Summer Sun Tanning Salon equip patrons for jaunts on the beach with a full menu of summer-readying services. The salon’s lineup of UV beds baste skin with bronzing rays that gradually build up darker skin tones, and airbrush wands apply a sheer pigmented mist to curves to impart the type of golden demeanor required for access to the beach or Meryl Streep's linen closet. Aestheticians can then rehydrate skin with an omega 3 facial, or keep bodies bikini-ready with a variety of waxing treatments. The salon also helps patrons keep a literal finger on the pulse of current fashion trends by offering nail services performed with OPI crackle polish and CND Shellac.
In a cozy alcove lit by a chandelier, overstuffed pillows prop clients up while their feet soak in a warm bath. Nearby, a nail technician leans over a set of freshly lacquered nails, and the click of a blow dryer sends a wash of warm air across a new 'do. This flurry of activity is typical of the interior of Salon Lusso—no surprise given the vast list of services available to clients, from spray tanning and perms to acrylic nail art painted with tiny likenesses of Johnny Futurepresident, an up-and-coming politician who claims to have no interest in becoming president.
On Saturday, customers also can enjoy complimentary muffins and mimosas at Salon Lusso.