$24 for Two Regular Spray Tans at Midnite Sun ($64 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Tanning technicians apply Pro Clear bronzing solution designed to imbue bodies with a natural-looking, UV-free glow for up to seven days

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Valid only for option purchased. 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.

The Deal

  • $24 for two regular spray tans ($64 value)
  • This deal is valid at all 12 Midnite Sun locations throughout West Michigan

The Science of Spray Tanning: Sugar-Based Bronzing

When you step into a spray-tan booth, you set off a chemical reaction in your skin. Groupon explores this feat of chemistry.

A spray tan isn’t paint or makeup; it goes on clear. And it doesn’t affect melanin, the stuff that darkens skin exposed to sun. How does a spray tan work, then? It all comes down to a chemical called dihydroxyacetone—or DHA, as its friends call it.

DHA is a kind of sugar; like food sugars, it can even be derived from sugar cane or beets. When applied, it begins to interact with amino acids in the skin’s outer layer and turn it darker. As these cells naturally fall off over time—which they do so frequently that after about a month, you have an entirely new epidermis—the color fades gradually until it’s back to its original state, usually after a week or so. That’s why salons recommend exfoliating before getting a spray tan: if you remove the skin cells that will be first to fall off anyway, your tan will last longer.

If spray-tan formulas all start out colorless, how can tanning salons offer different darkness levels? They simply up the concentration of DHA for clients who want to go darker. Those new to spray tanning should be careful, however. A higher concentration of DHA could mean starting at a light concentration and working your way up—or spacing out multiple applications at the same concentration—is wise. Our formulas add a second chemical known as erythrulose. Derived from the sugars found in raspberries, erythrulose produces a reddish tint that complements the tones in DHA to create a more natural-looking color.

Customer Reviews

298 Ratings

Had a great experience with my first ever spray tan. Loved the results! The facility is clean and the staff is friendly.
Kim H. · May 11, 2016
Lindsey at the harvy st Muskegon location is the reason I'll return! She I so wonderful!
Betsy M. · August 1, 2012
Very clean. Wonderful staff.
Ina G. · July 8, 2012
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  1. 1

    Midnite Sun & Cruise Tanning

    653 Michigan Ave

    Ste 120

    Holland, MI 49423


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  2. 2

    Midnite Sun & Cruise Tanning

    16715 Lincoln St

    Grand Haven, MI 49417


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    Midnite Sun & Cruise Tanning

    1930 E Apple Ave

    Ste E

    Muskegon, MI 49442


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