Year Round Brown’s Smart Tan-certified staff are on hand to help tailor a tanning plan to fit your skin type and desired level of dermal doneness. In less than a minute, the Versa sunless spray system deploys a fine mist that delivers a moisturizing, UV-free bronzer to bodies recovering from a messy solar divorce. The ray-friendly can opt to catch some beams in the sleek, fast-acting signature bed. Signature level sessions last about 10–12 minutes, with an average of 5–8 sessions required to reach total tan development. Regardless of which option you choose, the luxurious rooms, softened lighting, and soothing sounds of the lobby waterfall will help melt your troubles and bring them to the surface where they can be cooled into an attractive golden enamel.
Wall Stickz beautifies interiors with more than 200 cut-to-order vinyl wall decals, crafted from high-quality Oracal vinyl in 16 vibrant hues, which adhere smoothly to any clean, dry surface for a faux painted finish. “Live Laugh Love” ($15.95) and other inspirational quotes scroll winsomely along staircases, and lifeless junk rooms animate with dramatic vignettes of the New York skyline ($17.95), an angry grizzly bear ($9.95), or a cloud of multisized bubbles ($19.95). Six-packs of reusable chalkboard African animals ($19.95) cavort between cornices and dutifully record wipe-away reminders such as “I love you” and “Buy more rhino chow.” While Wall Stickz’s decals are designed to hug surfaces indefinitely, they disengage easily, sparing dry-wall dermises from expensive and painful tattoo removal.
Back in 1999, brothers David and Rick Kueber noticed a lag in business at their chain of video-rental shops during the summer months, when no one wanted to be cooped up inside watching movies. The two put their heads together and found a rather unconventional solution to their problem: tanning beds. They installed a new fleet of skin-bronzing machines and sat back as so many clients flocked to their shop that the brothers were forced to open an entire store just to cater to their clients’ tanning demands. This was the birth of Sun Tan City. Today, what started as an experimental side business boasts more than 200 locations across 16 states.
The staff at each location maintains a meticulously clean space, where they show clients to UV beds dubbed fast, faster, fastest, and instant. The beds include features such as facial tanners and self-contained air conditioners. Alternatively, clients can opt for the UV-free, automated VersaSpa system, which swathes physiques in a DHA, plant-based bronzing solution. The liquid reacts naturally with skin’s amino acids, creating an even coat as radiant as the high beams on Helios’s chariot within 46 seconds.
The rolling grass greens at Clark Municipal Golf Course lead players through nine challenging holes stretched across nearly 3,000 yards. The course saves its biggest tests for the end of rounds with eighth and ninth holes that measure the longest distances, by far. The par 5 eighth is especially difficult, as it features a sharp dog leg and checks in at 490 yards. To keep spirits high before, during, and after rounds, the facility also has weekly specials, including ladies night on Tuesdays and guys night on Thursdays. The clubhouse, meanwhile, features a fully stocked bar and can be rented for private events to celebrate birthdays or when a new ball develops its first dimple.
Course at a Glance
Joyce Walker owns and operates Elegant Skin, where she specializes in maintaining the health and vitality of the body's largest organ. She possess certifications in sugaring and microdermabrasion, and can even use electrical currents to shape up skin. Despite her many cutting-edge toys, her main reason for showing up to work each day remains the clients. "The best reactions are the thank yous," she says. "I have several long time clients thrilled with the look of their skin after treatments. Acne has cleared, scars removed, [and] faces tightened and looking years younger."
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Sugar hair removal
Brands Used: Alexandria Professional