Tan Pro USA has been compensating for the less-than-ideal latitudinal coordinates of Ohio since 1998. It was then that they opened their first tanning outpost furnished with 30 UV beds, and they have since expanded operations to 43 stores throughout the state. They stock each location with ample tanning units, rendering appointments an archaic formality equivalent to gifting a sheep to your defense lawyer. After customers stroll in, they can slide into an Ergoline 1100, which boasts four ultra-performance facial tanners and two high-pressure shoulder tanners. Staffers advise which lotions enhance traditional tanning results along with explaining the benefits of the UV-free VersaSpa spray-tan booths. Harnessing infrared heat, VersaSpa booths impart a glow to entire physiques or targeted trouble areas, such as the inside of the armpits.
Founded by Heather Snyder and her husband, Joe, Island Tans of Reynoldsburg bronzes bodies with conventional booths, stand-up booths, and spray tanning. Their most basic bed, the Classic, imbues skin with a darker hue in 15 minutes, while the Ultimate Bed harnesses the power of 52 bulbs to tan bodies in seven minutes. They also carry a full line of tanning lotions, including accelerators, bronzers, and moisturizers from Designer Skin, Australian Gold, and Devoted Creations.