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How Often Should You Use a Tanning Bed?

One of the most frequent questions we get asked at our $5 Tan locations is, “how often should you use a tanning bed?”. Indoor tanning offers a lengthy list of benefits that easily trumps getting a bronzed glow the old-fashioned way — depending on our weather when you have the time and spending hours laying […]


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How to Prepare for a Tanning Bed Session 

Tanning beds are a quick and easy way to get that golden, sun-kissed look without spending hours laying out by the pool. Plus, tanning beds can be even safer for your skin than natural tanning because your exposure to UV rays is more controlled. It builds your skin’s natural protection from the sun in a […]


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What to Do Before A Spray Tan

Spray tans are an excellent way to achieve that beautiful, golden-tan look you crave. Spray tans are an easy way to deepen your skin tone without any UV exposure.  There are some specific steps to do before spray tanning. Preparing for your session will help you see the most successful results. Wondering what to do […]


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What Is Cocktail Tanning?

Love the look of a golden tan and want to get that glow fast? Many of our customers love cocktail tanning. Cocktail tanning involves mixing UV tanning and spray tanning for a fast and beautiful glow! Let’s take a look at how this unique tanning method can create that deep, long-lasting tan you crave.  How […]


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Win A Beach Vacation

We are excited to announce the return of our yearly beach vacation giveaway! Due to the pandemic, we had to offer a different prize in 2021, but the big beach giveaway is back for 2022! The trip for two includes airfare and a 4-night, 5-day all-inclusive resort stay. Make sure to stop into any $5 […]


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Tanning Bed or Spray Tan for Your Wedding Day? 

You have a date set for your wedding, and you want to make sure everything is perfect, especially how you look in your dress. Tanning is a common beauty prep measure for brides, but it has to look natural. Many people wonder, what’s best for an authentic-looking tan? A tanning bed or spray tan for […]


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5 Tips to Help You Extend the Life of Your Spray Tan

Spray tans afford you the opportunity to sport sun-kissed skin, regardless of the time of year. Not only are they considerably safer than soaking in the UV rays from the sun, they allow you to choose the exact shade you want in mere minutes. That’s fast compared to other time-consuming tanning methods. Below are some […]


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How to Maintain Your Tan All Year Round

As the weather cools and the sun sets earlier and earlier, it’s evident that tanning in MN isn’t easy year-round. Fortunately, we can show you how to maintain your tan from summer!  How To Maintain Your Tan – Spray Tanning If you’re looking for a rayless tanning option, spray tanning is your solution. This tanning […]


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5 Essential Tanning Tips Before You Travel

Going on vacation means taking many photos to spread across social media while enjoying the memories you make. Having a lovely glow in photos can make you look and feel more confident. Being tan and taking the time to indoor tan can make you feel better and help prepare the skin for extra sun exposure to […]


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How Do Spray Tans Work?

Let’s talk spray tanning. UV tanning is a great way to keep your skin looking a healthy golden color all year round. However, UV tanning is not the only option you have to get that beautiful beach-frequent look all year-round. You may have seen your friends still sporting a beautiful, sun-kissed glow even as Halloween […]