100, 200, or 300 Minutes of UV Tanning, or One Spray Tan at Lava Suntan Studios (Up to 50% Off)

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Janice C. ·
Reviewed March 23, 2016
The customer service was very friendly and although there were a few forms to complete as it was my first time there, it was a warm atmosphere and they had chocolate eggs out for Easter, which kept me happy while completing the paperwork. I would go back there again for more services, very clean place.

MM

Melody M. ·
Reviewed January 20, 2016
Awesome staff and great beds.

DB

Dawn B. ·
Reviewed January 15, 2016
Nowhere in the fine print did it state that it was limited to level one beds.

What You'll Get


Choose from Four Options

  • C$35 for 100 minutes of UV tanning (C$69 value)
  • C$65 for 200 minutes of UV tanning (C$129 value)
  • C$95 for 300 minutes of UV tanning (C$189 value)
  • C$18 for one spray tan (C$35 value)

Melanin: Coloring in the Human Body

Though it might seem relaxing, lying in the sun ignites a flurry of activity in your skin. Read on to find out about the biological process that results in a tan.

When sunlight hits your skin, it sets off a chain reaction that might end in a bronze tan or blistering sunburn, depending on a number of factors. At the top of the chain is the UV radiation itself, which hits the surface of the skin and stimulates melanin-producing skin cells called melanocytes. There are actually three types of melanin: eumelanin, pheomelanin, and neuromelanin. The first two contribute to hair, skin, and eye color, whereas the third resides in certain parts of the brain (where its function remains something of a mystery to medicine). Eumelanin shows up as a brown color, while phaelomelanin results in a red hue. (Blondes and redheads produce more phaelomelanin and thus tend to tan poorly.)

Melanin isn’t just there for looks. It acts as the skin’s shield, absorbing UV radiation and quarantining its destructive effects from reaching other cells. Lighter-complexioned people produce melanin when subjected to UV rays over a period of time, which is why it often takes multiple sessions in a tanning bed to get a tan. Those with darker complexions—though curiously having the same number of melanocytes—produce melanin on a regular basis regardless of sun exposure, lending their skin a much more effective defense against skin cancer.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. May be repurchased every 90 days. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Lava Suntan Studios


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