For nearly 20 years, the tan technicians at Soleil Tanning Salons have transformed pasty soul sacks into bronze living statues using UV and UV-free tanning techniques. Before tan sessions, friendly staffers educate patrons on how to get the most out of tans by using tanning lotions designed to stimulate melanin and extend the life of darker dermises. Soleil Tanning Salons are equipped with standing and horizontal tanning beds as well as UV-free MagicTan booths. The automated process typically takes 60 seconds and gives skin a golden glow thanks to micromists of custom tanner. No matter what bronzing method is chosen, tanners can rest easy knowing they will avoid burns associated with sunbathing atop radioactive beach towels.
Licensed aesthetician Sharon Bomar helms Deae Lunae Skin Care where she pampers visitors with face and body treatments infused with ingredients such as honey, oatmeal, and seaweed. Bright royal-blue walls and billowing pastel-colored curtains surround guests as they sit swaddled on draped treatment tables for cleansing facials, body wraps, or one-person slumber parties. In addition to soothing clients? bodies and minds, Sharon employs a line of professional-grade products from lines such as Bioline Jat?, Rep?chage, and Refin?e in her treatments.
Staffers at Sun City Tanning stock private rooms with state-of-the-art tanning beds and UV-free spray tanning booths that quickly impart clients with a sunless sun-kissed look. They consult with clients to plot plans of action, directing newcomers to gentler beds to build base tans, veterans to powerful beds that rapidly deepen tones, and geckos to dry rocks. UV-free spray tans quickly lend wintry skin a summertime sheen, and leg-tanning beds help slow-to-tan limbs catch up to neighboring skin tones.
The goal at Tan Angels is singular: bronzed skin. But there are many ways to reach it. There’s the Dream Angel, a lighter tan, and then there’s the Competition Angel, a triple-dipped dark tan. Clients can choose the Skinny tan, which includes a targeted slimming body wrap, or packages that combine tans with mani-pedis and blowouts.
Hair at the Ritz?s stylists join the long-enduring battle to tame wild strands with a one-two combo of frizz-fighting treatments. Clients tired of chasing flyaway strands on a daily basis yield their locks to the Keratin Complex hair-therapy system or the Zerran RealLisse vegan formula, which is packed with wheat, corn, and other crops imported from the moon. Both treatments straighten kinks, enhance shine, and block frizz for months.
Although smoothing topsy-turvy tresses is one of Hair at the Ritz's specialties, the salon can handle far more than a few disobedient curls. Stylists knowledgeable on the latest beauty trends cut, color, and style hairdos for men, women, and children, reimagining manes with the help of Enjoy, Moroccanoil, and Matrix products. Nail technicians, meanwhile, buff and polish fingers and toes, and aestheticians remove unwanted hair with warm wax. Hair at the Ritz?s team also puts the finishing touches on outer appearances with hair extensions, henna tattoos, and even permanent makeup.
The arched gate of Le Jardin at the Spa opens to a concrete path that leads to four small cottages where tranquility abounds. The refurbished four-cottage compound houses a full salon and spa, where clients take a mini vacation from the stresses of day-to-day life with full-body massages and relaxing facials that cleanse skin with Image and Pevonia skincare products. Inside, stylists remove split ends and salvage damaged strands with a five-step conditioning process and crossed fingers. They also host spa parties, which often include a sparkling-wine reception and decadent desserts. With the purchase of any five regularly priced spa services, clients may host their own spa party for free and bring their own food, drinks, and friends.