Like ripened fruits, people with healthy-colored skin tend to spend less time hanging from trees and are more likely to get picked up at the grocery store. Catch the eye of passerby and orangutans with today’s Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of UV tanning or Mystic tanning at Hollywood Tans. Choose from the following locations:
East Main Street (in Newark), Naamans Road (in Wilmington), Milcreek Shopping Center (in Wilmington), or Delancy Plaza (in Elkton).
Hollywood Tans, one of the nation’s largest chains of tanning salons, turns dermises gold with a special alchemic process known as Tanetics. Skin specialists consider each customer’s tanning goal, skin tone, and skin sensitivity before helping to choose the perfect skin-shading procedure. Four clean and comfortable types of stand-up UV tanning-booth options filter out most pestiferous UVB rays while speedily darkening pigment. Five 11-minute bouts ($32) inside Hollywood Tans’ HT42 booth are enough to leave any pelt polished with a glossy base tan. For Daphnes fleeing Apollo, a Mystic spray-tan booth ($19–$32) depales pasty parchment with a misty coat of bronze that lasts 5–7 days. The Mystic’s cartridges can be changed to allow users great flexibility in choosing their preferred skin patinas.
Appointments are not required at Hollywood Tans, so prospective tan toners can walk in on a whim, annex a booth, and enjoy the satisfaction of doing their part to put the sun out of business. While clients are bronzing inside the cozy booths, their vehicles soak in paint-enhancing rainbow beams in the parking lot.
Please note that prices listed here are averages; exact rates vary slightly at each location.