In olden times, tanning referred to the process of convincing animals to convert themselves into leather, which was then used to bind books about tanning. Learn tanning's modern definition with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of services or products from Tan Pro USA good at any of its locations, including 18 in central Ohio. Please see the sidebar for location details.
Tan Pro USA bronzes bodies with high-end equipment and hue-extending lotions, catalyzing sun-kissed looks in all manner of skin types. Those with a bias for basking can step into an upright sunless tanning machine for 15 minutes or lie in a tanning bed for 20 minutes ($7), building up a gilded glow normally reserved for Renaissance frescoes. For an additional $4, upgrade to the higher-voltage Ultra Level, or for an additional $8, opt for the Mega Level tan.
Loungers looking for lotions will find a bevy of bottles to choose from, including products from tanning mainstays Australian Gold, Miami Ink, Fiesta Sun, Swedish Beauty, and Designer Skin. Like an inflatable float or a shark-repellent swimsuit, Tan Pro USA's bountiful beds and dedicated customer service make it easy for freshly minted pigmenters to brave new waters.
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Tan Pro USA has been compensating for the less-than-ideal latitudinal coordinates of Ohio since 1998. It was then that they opened their first tanning outpost furnished with 30 UV beds, and they have since expanded operations to 43 stores throughout the state. They stock each location with ample tanning units, rendering appointments an archaic formality equivalent to gifting a sheep to your defense lawyer. After customers stroll in, they can slide into an Ergoline 1100, which boasts four ultra-performance facial tanners and two high-pressure shoulder tanners. Staffers advise which lotions enhance traditional tanning results along with explaining the benefits of the UV-free VersaSpa spray-tan booths. Harnessing infrared heat, VersaSpa booths impart a glow to entire physiques or targeted trouble areas, such as the inside of the armpits.