At more than 30 locations in the Houston area, clients check in at marble-fronted reception desks to meet with a member of Darque Tan's International Smart Tan Network—staff trained to determine the best path to their bronzing goals. 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.
Tanners browse through Sunny Beach's stock of skin-darkening equipment—including several speedy UV beds and a VersaSpa spray-tan system—and choose the tactic that best fits their bronzing fancies. Both stand-up booths and traditional beds are available in multiple wattages that toast skin to the golden perfection of perfectly toasted toast (tan times vary from 12 to 20 minutes). VersaSpa offers non-UV sprays to clients who prefer 60-second flesh revisions; seven different sprayable combinations of prep, bronze, and/or moisturizer are available to accommodate the seven ethereal manifestations of your body.
Bronzing beams and sun-free scintillation services hone hues of every sort at Tan Masters II. Shade shamans blend concoctions customized to individual skin types before applying an artful eye to airbrush skin with a UV-free glow. Sessions typically last a fleeting 15 minutes. Sprayed solutions are sugar-based and freshly scented, making an airbrush application ideal for immediate romps through fields of dandelions or fields of delicious pie.
For a long time, getting a much sought after sun-kissed glow meant lying outside for hours or taking tedious trips to the tanning salon. At Maquillage Pro Beauty’s three locations, they’ve discovered a better way. There, trained technicians skillfully wield airbrushes, custom-crafting natural-looking tans that don’t require exposure to the harmful effects of UV-rays. In addition to their traditional spray tans, they also offer sessions with the Evolv. system, which mitigate the chilly nature of most airbrushing systems with a heated, tea-tree-oil-enriched solution.
Perfect Tan Studios offers clients a UV-free alternative to tanning with custom airbrush tans for the full body, partial body, or face. After helping clients select a bronzed shade that suits their complexion, an technician applies the airbrush solution by hand, leaving behind an even, natural-looking tan.