Body Glow's certified spray-tanning technicians imbue skin with a deep, healthy shade of bronze that doesn't require exposure to UV rays. Instead, they use a compressed airbrush system to spritz on an oil-free DHA solution that dries in seconds, and interacts with the body's amino acids to darken skin-tone over the course of 12 hours. The resulting sun-kissed glow typically lasts 5–7 days, but can last up to 10 days with proper after care.
Allison, certified airbrush technician and owner of Glow on the Go, believes that getting a luxurious tan shouldn't comprise your health. Her mobile spray-tan setup eschews the potentially harmful UV rays of traditional sunbathing, and instead relies on the body-bronzing ability of Aviva Labs organic spray-tan solution. The odorless solution's 13 ingredients imbue complexions with a fresh-off-the-beach hue without turning skin orange. The solution dries instantly after application but the tan typically takes around six to eight hours to develop, making clients look as if they just came back from a vacation in the Caribbean. Customers may shower post-tan application.
Darque Tan's arsenal of beds, booths, and nourishing lotions infuses visiting bodies with sun-kissed color. Along with at least 20 tanning beds, each location brims with tan-savvy staff members—each certified through the International Smart Tan Network—who can work with you to customize a program based on your tanning goals, skin type, and relation to black-and-white movie starlets. Sessions take place in private rooms that line a column-flanked hallway, where five different levels of UV beds give skin the perfect level of tanning. Mystic Tan and VersaSpa sunless-tanning systems imbue clients with a hydrating, natural-looking glow, which can be customized according to skin tone, desired shade, and spirit animal. A full-time cleaning staff keeps each center in pristine conditions by referencing a 50-point inspection system. Most locations have books, televisions, and kids’ play areas to keep children entertained while adults are bronzing.
At Hot Spot Tanning Salon, bronzers slip into one of four tanning beds that illuminate bods at three different levels. Meanwhile, those seeking quick and sunless options stroll into the VersaSpa spray-tan booth that gilts physiques from head to toe with a natural-looking tan that lasts up to seven days.
A golden glow is the foundation for beauty. That's why Tanamania gives guests two options for attaining one: airbrush tanning or bed tanning. No matter which method you choose, the resulting sunkissed sheen will look as natural as a stork snuggled up next to a newborn. And the same could be said of Tanamania's eyelash extensions, which add some understated length and fullness to existing lashes.