Superior Tan and Massage's tanning beds can bronze physiques—or, thanks to their three intensity levels, enhance them with just a touch of gold. Since 1994, the salon's cutting-edge technology and expert team have collaborated on custom tans. Sunless tans are also available in the Mystic booth; the infrared body wraps, meanwhile, perfect beach bodies further by neutralizing cellulite.
To make sure they utilize the proper ?minence Organic Skin Care and Image Skincare products on clients' skin, the aestheticians at Spa Vita Bella have each client fill out a short intake form upon arrival, including any health concerns and the desired outcome of the service. To make the experience as relaxing as possible, guests are welcome to hot tea or cold beverages before heading to one of the private treatment rooms. Aestheticians then get to work smoothing away signs of aging or correcting skin issues such as acne, fine lines, and dryness. They also cocoon clients in slimming body wraps or administer massages. Outside of the spa, aestheticians pursue continuing education courses to ensure they're well-versed in the latest treatments and techniques.
Other services include massages, body wraps, waxing, sugar waxing, facials, pedicures, and eyelash extensions, to name a few. Clients can also head over to the spa's hypoallergenic infrared sauna for a relaxing treatment that heats the body from within to promote detoxification and slimming.
Each of Seattle Sun Tan's 39 locations spans between 2,000 and 4,000 square feet of space dedicated solely to the art of un-sunbathing. Washington-state tanners strut down immaculate hallways dotted with framed original paintings and contemporary artwork before settling into private rooms where they may acquire their desired shade while enjoying the sounds of their own music or prerecorded subliminal messages piped in through the iPod dock perched near each bed. The Smart Tan?certified staff guides clients in selecting which of the five levels of UV bed best fits their tanning needs and whether they desire a short tan time, prefer to stand up or lie down, or wish to bask beneath high-pressure face lamps. Shop shelves offer home tanners quality products from Australian Gold and Swedish Beauty, whereas spray-tanning options from VersaSpa and SunFX both impart a natural-looking faux glow that takes mere minutes to apply and lasts for days.
Lady Broussard Skincare nurtures patrons with treatments that blend traditional beauty rituals, such as European facials and microdermabrasion, with holistic therapies, such as stress-busting reflexology. Complimentary refreshments relax clients as beauty professionals revitalize skin with custom masks and exfoliating glycolic peels or christen the body with a pink-champagne scrub before painting on its new nautical name. Products from PCA, Bioelements, and the spa's own proprietary line power many of the skin-focused services, which are complemented by additional aesthetic enhancements, such as mink eyelash extensions and waxing for both face and body.
Handicap Accessible: No
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Free street parking
Most popular service: Lash Extension
Brands Used: Premier lashes
When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?
While struggling with adult acne, I tried microdermabrasion treatments. The results inspired me to go to cosmetology school. I later discovered lash extensions and eventually fell in love with the craft. It's fun to see the dramatic change that lash extensions can create.
What is the best reaction you?ve ever gotten from a client?
"I feel so stunning."
What steps do you take to make your clients feel at ease?
I ask if they are comfortable throughout the process.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Eyelash dipping
Brands Used: Lavish Lashes, Blink, Volume
Pro Tip: Arrive 15 minutes early to allow for a necessary assessment, consultation, and completion of paperwork.