Let's not mince words. It's spring, and if you're a normal human who hasn't been on holidays on an island somewhere you're probably pale as, and want to do something about it. To help you reach the level of bronze you so deserve after jeans season, we've put together our list of Brisbane's best spray tans.
Whether it's a mobile, spray-gun wielding glow-on-the-go set up, or one of Brisbane's most luxurious spas, we've got a tan for any wanna-be beach bunny.
These are our picks of the best spray tans in Brisbane!
Lush Tan Beauty
This is not your churn-and-burn tan salon, oh no, it's so much more. Before choosing from one of their 10 tan formulas (including St. Tropez and Naked Tan), the gang at Lush Tan Beauty will quiz you on your tanning history and inspect your natural colouring to ensure the best result, then use a special drying system to keep your tan perf'. Lush has well earned their spot on this list of Brisbane's best spray tans.
You might know them as one of Brisbane's best hairdressers, but Blow also does beauty very well indeed. Their spray tans are often touted as the best in Brisbane, but the proof is in the perfectly-bronzed pudding. A must-try for any Brisbane spray tan seeker.
Brooklyn Beauty Bar
Want to get your gams glowing? Head to Brooklyn Beauty Bar, where, alongside full-length tans, they also have a 'legs eleven' special, so you can get yourself into shorts asap.
Lucy Lane Beauty
On the hunt for Brisbane's best spray tan? Mobile Brisbane spray tanner, Lucy Lane has a cult following—this girl knows how to brandish a spray gun, and Brisbane's tan fans are all over it. With before and after-hours tanning services on offer, and an organic, odourless tan formula, it's no big surprise Lucy is a firm favourite of the busy-and-brown set. She also does tanning parties.
Outshine Beauty MediSpa Wellness
If you're looking for a natural spray tan Outshine, tucked off James Street, should be your first stop. With a newly renovated tan room, and using formulas from Liquid Sun, Sunfx, Naked Tan and Moroccan Tan, the glow-experts at Outshine have a passion for real-looking colour and know how to get the most out of your tan time. Want your tan to stick around for the long haul? Indulge in a body polish before doing the deed.
Endota Day Spa
Endota's organic spray tan has a throng of loyal, very brown fans. When cocktails by the pool aren't an option, this is the next best thing for a bangin' summer glow in a hurry.
Naked Body Beauty Bar
If you’ve got 99 problems, a tan won’t be one of them if you visit Naked Body Beauty Bar in Paddington. You will want to layer down to show off your perfectly even, streak-free tan that gives the illusion you’re outside all day, everyday. And they are seriously reasonably priced at $25 a tan! There’s no catch.
Brisbane CBD Something pop up super last minute that’s left you in a schmozzle? Don’t stress, Shine Beauty in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD has you sorted, even if you haven’t had time to exfoliate! They’ll scrub your whole body before tanning you, you’ll get some serious longevity out of your tan at Shine Beauty.
Venus Hair and Beauty
Venus Hair and Beauty have been doing one of Brisbane's best spray tans for over eight years now, so they know a thing or two about tans. Don’t worry if you’re a first timer to spray tanning, you’re in good hands, because each application is customised to your skin tone. All of their ingredients are organic, so you’ll walk out with not only confidence, but also piece of mind that you’re looking after the skin you’re in.
If you seek a tan with a natural looking tan with a prolonged life, King’s Beauty is the spot for you. If you’re time poor, you can wash your tan off in just two hours and let’s get real here, who has a spare four hours to wait before washing off their tan!?
Spray Tan HQ
For all you northsiders, this one’s for you. You’ve probably heard of tans going orange or even green, but you won’t hear any of that from Spray Tan HQ in Kallangur – they’ve perfected the formula for all skin types. They’ve got your back covered, literally. Their intensely loyal customer base is testimony to how good their tans are.
Designer Tan in Clayfield stock a range of only the highest quality tanning products to deliver the mother of all natural tans. You will have that perfectly bronzed body, without having to lay in the sun and risk damage to your beautiful dermal layer. All Designer Tan’s products are natural, which means your skin will thank you in the long run.
They coat you twice at Skin Candy in Nunda, they say it’s like painting your nails—you need two coats for the colour to really shine through. They go above and beyond to ensure your tan is consistent, flawless, glowing and natural looking. Forgot to pack something loose fitting? Not to worry, they’ve got kaftans—long and short. Thoughtful, no?
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