If you’re looking to add some warmth into your skin for the winter months, or if you generally adhere to safe skin practices and avoid the sun, a spray tan can do wonders for feeling your best.
It’s important to know where the most reputed spray tans are applied for the best results — no one likes streaky skin — and with that in mind we did the research so you don’t have to. Here’s where to get the best spray tan in Auckland.
Spring Spa Ponsonby & St Heliers
Spring is renowned for beauty services across the board from facials to massage, mani-pedis and more, and its tanning services are just as high quality. Using an organic tan that can be adjusted for all skin types and shades, there is the option for a six-hour to development time or a fast-developing, two-hour tan.
Society Grey Lynn
Grey Lynn hair and beauty salon Society does a busy trade in tans, and for good reason — the tanner its therapists use is not orange at all, and is made with ethically-sourced, cruelty-free and organic ingredients. Plus, the addition of argan oil leaves the skin feeling hydrated and repaired.
Offering a completely individualised experience, Remuera salon Esperanza is your one-stop shop if you are looking for a flawless tan. With a variety of bases on offer, owner Hope Macdonald, who has been specialising in spray tanning for over nine years, will tailor the tan to your skin tone and type delivering a natural, sun-kissed glow every time.
White Spa Herne Bay
With a variety of options including half or full-body, White Spa is well-known for its therapists’ expertise when it comes to tanning and promises a streak-free, natural-looking tan with no orange tinge and no residual odour.
Tan in the City Remuera, Ponsonby & mobile
With a focus on just one thing — the perfect tan — Tan in the City is the go-to for anything from a sun-kissed glow to a deep holiday tan. And, if you can’t make it into the salon, one of its therapists can come to you with its mobile service.
Haven Skin Spa Takapuna & Mt Eden
Haven’s therapists are renowned for their know-how when it comes to beauty treatments, and their tanning service is no different with solutions created with botanical and certified organic ingredients. Free of animal testing, alcohol, perfumes and parabens, Haven’s spray tan has a quick two-or-four-hour developing time and leaves a beautifully natural finish.
Loft Skin and Beauty Mt Eden
Mt Eden salon Loft Skin and Beauty offers a selection of natural colours suitable for fair, medium and olive complexions. Hydrating, non-sticky and quick to dry, Loft promises to take the admin out of having a spray tan, and the FAQ around tanning on its website is also very helpful.
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