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Keep Your Glow: Best Spray Tan Salons In Atlanta

August 21, 2012 6:00 AM

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If you are craving that “just back from the beach” glow but don’t want to subject yourself to the intense heat or the harmful UV rays, you should consider spray tans a a great alternative. Spray tans provide a instant deeper color without the exposure to harmful UV rays from tanning beds or laying out in the sun. Made famous by celebrities and socialites, the popularity of the treatments have made them affordable and accessible. Since a professional is applying the solution, you don’t have to worry about tan lines or the spotty look that can happen with self-tanners. These five salons sprinkled throughout the Atlanta metro will have you bronze and glowing in no time.
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Solar Dimensions
939 Peachtree St.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 815-4899
solardimensions.com

Solar Dimensions has 17 locations across the Atlanta area, so you can easily find the one that is the convenient for you to frequent. There are two types of methods offered here for spray tans: VersaSpa or Mystic HD. fThe concept is the same for both, but the booths differ slightly. Both VersaSpa and Mystic HD have a 65 percent aloe base that actually leaves your skin well moisturized, which is necessary to keep your new color as long as possible. If you are first time client, visit the website for a $15 off voucher for your first appointment. You are also given the option for a instant bronzer or a clear application that will develop color over time. While you are welcome to pay per service, Solar Dimensions also offer package deals ranging from $29 to $119 a month.

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Super Bodies Tanning
5290 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 303-7322
www.supersexytan.com

Super Bodies Tanning has been serving Atlanta for 25 years and prides itself on its small business feel and personalized customer service. Whether you chose the airbrush method that is applied by a professional staff member or the high pressure technique, you are assured to leave with a natural, even color. The high pressured Mystic Tan booth application promises no fumes. Check out the website for $25 gift certificate toward tanning services. Memberships start as low as $10 a month to $39 to frequent visitors.

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 Keep Your Glow: Best Spray Tan Salons In Atlanta

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Golden Haute Spray
Ne Plus Ultra Salon Boutique
3115 Piedmont Road #E202
Atlanta, GA  30305
(888) 527-7312
www.goldenhautespraytans.com

Golden Haute Spray tans are some of the many services that the by-appointment Ne Plus Ultra Salon Boutique offers. Their airbrushed tan will typically last seven to 10 days, provided you care for skin properly after the tan is applied. The salon staff recommends that you shave and exfoliate before your session and refrain from showering for 8-12 hours so the color has time to fully develop. Golden Haute will work around the state of dress or undress that you feel comfortable with, so you can get that perfectly airbrushed tan without feeling awkward about it.

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Your True Glow
(Located inside) Richie Arpino Salon
3201 Paces Ferry Place NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(866) 262-2060
yourtrueglow.com

Julie McGee worked as a model and actress for 15 years and understands how the glare of the camera makes it necessary to have most even and glowing skin that you can. Her idea of bringing the tan to you has made Your True Glow one of the most popular tanning services in Atlanta. By letting her team coming to your home or office, you’re free from worrying about what to wear to and from the salon to avoid messing up your new glow. The private nature of the appointments is perfect for ladies night out, bachelorette or bridal parties. True Glow has the added distiniction of being endorsed by Entebello Apothecary & Spa in Buckhead and Authentic Beauty in Sandy Springs.

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Glow
888.779.GLOW (4569) Ext 0
contact@glowatl.com

Glow is a mobile tanning service that is available by appointment. Founded by Alexandra Goldstein, a former Division 1 college athlete and former manager of a tanning salon, she knows first hand about the desire for a tanned look without the harmful effects of the sun. Glow offers the most extensive services of all the salons on this list. Find basic spray tans starting at $69 and specialized  tanning services with contouring, for those in swimsuit or fitness competitions, priced at $85.  You can even add on a shimmer service on top of your tanning services for extra glow.

A Parsons School of Design trained Fashion Designer turned Fashion Journalist, Alicia Edwards is the founder of AliciaStyle, under which she reports fashionable happenings, conducts celebrity interviews, does wardrobe consulting and will help you find your personal style. Alicia’s work has appeared on Examiner.com, Type F, Kouture Magazine and other outlets. She was recently named an ACE contributor for a pilot program between Examiner.com and CBS Local. Alicia currently resides in Atlanta, GA. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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