Photos of beach scenes and bright flower arrangements greet clients as they walk into The Tanning Studio’s waiting area, creating a tropical vibe that gets guests eager for their own sun-kissed adventures. Beyond the lobby, three tiers of UV beds await to help bodies acquire a new swimsuit-ready shade, keeping them comfortable with air conditioning, cooling ventilation systems, or a 22 mph fan that mimics the sweat-preventing effects of an ocean breeze or a ride on the back of Evel Knievel's tricycle. Automated Mystic Tan spray-tanning booths cater to sensitive skins, providing a custom hue that safely adheres in 60 seconds; the salon’s lineup of tanning accelerators helps clients boost their bronze factor in less time while keeping skin moisturized to prevent peeling and over-exfoliation.
The Smart Tan–certified team at Tan de Soleil assists clients in getting the best out of their experiences by keeping immaculate tanning studios stocked with modern tanning beds and spray-tan booths. Before customers slip into a KBL lay-down bed or a Sun Capsule VHR stand-up unit, the staff provides them with sanitized protective eyewear and towels. They also change the bulbs in those beds regularly to keep them at optimal tanning efficiency.
For UV-free tans, the crew educates its guests about the use of VersaSpa and Mystic Tan spray-tanning booths for custom tans with solutions that moisturize and nourish skin. These tanning booths can gild tanners in about 60 seconds, but for those who wish to take their time, the studios come equipped with a vanity area. In there, guests lounge and use supplied nail files, hairspray, gel, and beauty products to get ready for the rest of their days. The space also allows for phone conversations so customers don’t have to feel intrusive when making personal calls or leaving in-your-face messages on King Midas’s voicemail.
After over eight years of business, this tanning center has remained stocked with high-powered tanning beds and booths?even their entry-level beds are considered "megabeds"?in order to get the same tanning results as traditional beds, but with less ultraviolet exposure. The voice-activated open-air AutoBronzer mists clients with a choice of three shades that last for up to seven days without maintenance, finally proving to the sun that you've moved on. Before sessions, clients may peruse the salon's glass cases stocked with indoor-tanning lotions or watch the flat-screen television.
Glam Tanning Lounge welcomes denizens to a studio where patterned wall coverings and ornate fixtures frame new tanning beds. The Playboy Glitz Celebrity Sunless continuous action spray wafts an instant golden glow, which takes 2–4 hours to set, fully darken, and render corporeal landscapes completely bulletproof. Lasting up to seven days, the spray won't interfere with other tanning endeavors, resists sweat and fruity mixed drinks, dries quickly, and sprays continuously at any angle to facilitate even coverage. The fragrance-free facial serum bronzer layers colour-releasing bronze beads that darken mugs up to an entire day, combined with skin-firming and lifting agents that help tighten skin.
At Lava Beauty Studio, aestheticians focus exclusively on eyelash extensions and organic spray tans. Their tanning solution—which includes no alcohol, oils, or fragrance—is hypoallergenic and friendly to sensitive skin. The mixture can be customized to match the client's desired skin tone, whether it's a light amber or a deep, dark, and beautiful bacon. Eyelash extensions last 4–6 weeks, and each service includes an under eye treatment.
Voted best place for a beach-ready tan by readers of Georgia Straight three years in a row, Clients leave SunScape Tanning Studios sporting rich, golden hues imparted in an environment where the staff is committed to providing the most safe and effective tanning experience possible. Each of the studio’s technicians—called SunExperts—is trained in the appropriate administration of UV light to help bodies safely attain the bronzed look they desire using the latest in tanning techniques without needing approval from the curmudgeonly sun. The centre’s proprietors take pride in the their ultra-modern tanning equipment that often imparts an added feel of luxury to each session, with tanning beds that boast aromatherapy and relaxing aqua mists and private sunless options that include VeraSpa and Mystic Tan. SunExperts also treat skin to revitalizing treatments, such as Beauty Angel skin rejuvenation, that uses red-light therapy to help tone and tighten skin, as opposed to black-light therapy, whose only goal is to put Led Zeppelin songs in people’s minds.