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An upscale walk-in tanning salon, Palm Beach Mega Tan brightens skin tones washed out by winter with 10 rigorously maintained tanning beds and a brand new Mystic HD spray-tan booth. The Mystic HD (heating and drying) spray-tan system (a $19.95 value/session) customizes colour levels based on clients' hue desires. The booth heats skin to maximize product absorption and the sense of being hugged by a freshly baked cookie before an airbrush sweeps side to side during four applications. MagneTan technology ensures even bronzing, and a continual current of warm air keeps the body dry and reduces the risk of streaking and the need to towel off afterward. The paraben-free, aloe-based mists infuse epidermises with DHA that reacts with proteins on the skin to instantly create a golden-brown colour while nourishing skin with ingredients such as green-tea extract. Results from each session last about four to five days, or roughly enough time to crash eight wedding conventions.

619 Sackville Dr
Lower Sackville,
NS
CA

Relying on old-fashioned methods of food preparation, the crew at Classic Fish and Chips LTD prepares just about everything on the menu by hand and in-house. Cabbage is shredded right there in the kitchen before being mixed into coleslaw, and fresh potatoes are sliced into slivers for french fries. The fryers sizzle with fish and scallops covered in fresh-made batter. The throwback vibe extends to the decor. Classic movie posters from the 1950s and ‘60s hang on the walls, and a vintage-style jukebox pumps out tunes and subliminal messages urging patrons to vote for Adlai Stevenson.

5 Cumberland Dr
Dartmouth,
NS
CA

For the staff at The Sun Room, keeping clients comfortable is just as important as making them look fantastic. And after more than 28 years of business, they've gotten a pretty good handle on how to do just that. It starts with the interior aesthetics, where tropical colors blend with natural wood intended to make clients, in the staff's words, "feel like they've drifted away to some tropical paradise." These decorative touches set a tranquil scene where visitors can relax during tanning sessions, teeth-whitening treatments, and slimming body wraps.

There are also plenty of creature comforts. Like the area directly between a glacier and a volcano, the salon stays a perfect 20 degrees Celcius. Additionally, the team makes sure each client gets complimentary eyewear, deodorant, towels, and the option to listen to music during their sessions.

1474 Brenton St.
Halifax,
NS
CA

The Béo Spa team strives to provide guests with the best in aesthetic, hair, and fitness services, helping clients feel healthy in their skin no matter what the approach. The aesthetic team enhances faces with skin-clearing facials or makeup applications, or else soothes shoulders with back massages. Stylists offer haircuts, coloring treatments, and swift waxing sessions. Rounding out the spa team, fitness instructors lead yoga classes that help guests improve their flexibility and balance.

60B Queen St
Dartmouth,
NS
CA

As with Dunkaroos, guests can choose the triple-dip option for the Versa Spa spray tan for a quicker body bronze. Visit their Facebook page for a full list of services and pricing.

5110 St Margarets Bay Rd
Upper Tantallon,
NS
CA

Innovation sometimes comes from unexpected places. In 1985, researchers at the German company Wilde Dental realized that their durable, composite, light-cured dental resin could revolutionize the cosmetic nail industry. The idea came to fruition in the form of LCN polish, which lengthens, seals, and corrects natural nails without the damaging effects associated with acrylics.

Today, LCN’s innovative products inspire creative, colourful nail designs at Glamorous Nails: An LCN Boutique. In the comfortable boutique, technicians lengthen nails with glass-gel polish or use magnetic polish to pattern finger tips with bright, metallic stripes, stars, or 3-D disco balls.

2216 Hammonds Plains Road
Hammonds Plains,
NS
CA