When stylist Diane Scabilloni, who now holds more than 25 years of experience, founded her full-service salon in 2003, she did so with skill and talent, ensuring that visitors to Above All BeauDee were in safe, stylish hands. Goings-on at the beauty hub include cosmetic services, but also complimentary monthly workshops on topics such as essential oils, stress management, and weight loss. But during the day, guests opt for services such as hair styling, nail care, skin care, and waxing. AromaTOUCH technique and cellulite-targeting body wraps issue whole-body relaxation, while those seeking a golden tan choose between UV beds, organic spray tanning, and patty-cake with staffer King Midas.
Though their tanning bed's bulbs are designed to last for up to 800 hours, the staff at The Equator replaces them after only 500–700 hours of use to ensure optimal UVB output. This is just one example of their dedication to providing the best possible tanning experience—another is the way in which they meticulously clean each tanning bed before and after each session. Aside from traditional UV tanning and sunless Mystic Tan offerings, they shrink unwanted bodily bulges with curve-contouring infrared-heat wraps. Infrared light goes to work, heating the subcutaneous layer of skin to sweep away unnecessary cellular deposits. Treatments burn through up to 1,400 calories an hour, dwarfing the results of other activities such as marathon running's 1,186 calories or marathon staring contest's two calories.
The Tanning Factory preps guests for sunny jaunts on the beach with tanning beds, spray tans, and waxing services, performed by a licensed aesthetician. The staff applies spray tans by hand to ensure an even color, and an array of beds tailor tans to specific shades with varied bulb counts and wattage levels.