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2013 BEST Natural Airbrush Tan

Baked Sunless Tanning

Consider a perfectly bronze, all-natural spray tan your reward for all those sunny days down the Shore spent slathering on SPF 100. Feeling lazy? They’ll come to you. In-store spray tans start at $35, at-home treatments at $55.

815 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 610-570-7132 | Website

2013 BEST Spray Tan

Baked Sunless Tanning

815 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA

They confirm your appointments by email, mix your perfect (read: non-orange and organic) shade, and give detailed maintenance instructions. Prefer to get naked at home? Their mobile service comes to you. In-store spray tans start at $35; at-home treatments start at $55. Read more »

2012 BEST Airbrush Tan

Skin Palette

126 South 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA

For the first time ever in our whole spray-tanned lives, no one knew we had gotten a spray tan. Read more »

2011 BEST Airbrush Tan

Cindy Martino at Pileggi on the Square

717 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The pre-tan prep (face-washing, application of cuticle oil on fingers and toes, taping of palms) and explanation of the product this tanning veteran is about to hose you with (works with your skin’s own pigment, organic henna stains that mean you’ll walk out with a glow) take much longer than said hosing but said glow… Read more »

2010 BEST Airbrush Tan


1044 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA

The room is decidedly lacking in the layers of scum and stick that adorn most venues of its kind, and the staff cares enough to stop and consider your natural color (did you walk in there already looking like a half-caf mocha, or like you sleep in a coffin?) before hosing you down with an… Read more »