While we’ve all felt the temptation to bask in the glorious rays for a few hours, we know that Australia’s harsh UV sunlight is nothing to be trifled with. Protect your skin by opting for a natural looking, flawlessly applied spray tan, and these are the best spots in the Eastern Suburbs to visit.
Opened in 2014 to bring the best of beauty services to the East, Natural Look ensures use of only the highest quality of products so that streaking and unnatural tones are never a concern. With organic solutions available including the Naked, Eco and Vani-T Tan you can rest assured that you aren’t harming yourself or the environment as you bronze up.
1 Bay Street, North Bondi
From full body sprays with heavy application to a quick face and décolletage spray for a last-minute touch up, the girls will make sure you leave glowing. The @thespraytansalon Instagram is chocka-block with feel-good inspo, and you can keep up to date with their special offers by liking their Facebook page.
Bronte, South Coogee and Woollahra
The team at Touch of Genius are savvy about spray tans and will go above and beyond to give you that perfect sun-kissed look. If you’re in a hurry, Touch of Genius offers ‘express’ tans which means you can shower as early as 2 hours following your session. Be sure to check out their massage and scrub treatments for the complete pampering.
3/108 Maroubra Road, Maroubra
Located in the heart of Double Bay, Best Spray Tan knows about catering to the discerning client. Using handheld, high pressure HLVP applicators and high-quality products you can have complete faith that you’ll walk out with a radiant glow. Open until late most nights you needn’t panic about racing to a lunchtime appointment, and you’d be wise to add a brow and lash tint to your session.
Level 1. 8/3 Knox Street, Double Bay
For a luxurious experience from start to finish a visit to Bondi’s Tan Temple is just the place. Let the ‘Tan Goddesses’ give you a completely tailored experience with full skin assessment, careful colour selection and preservation advice so your tan lasts the distance. Take your girlfriends along for a treatment in the Champagne Lounge where you’re treated to bubbles and a discounted rate.
140 Curlewis Street, Bondi Beach
Nestled within the affluent enclave of Rose Bay, Aspara is all about the personalised salon experience. Originating from Indian Mythology, Aspara refers to beautiful supernatural females who change their shape to rule over fortune, this is precisely the kind of celestial transformation you’ll undergo during a luxurious tanning appointment.
7-8/714 New South Head Road, Rose Bay
Catering to the glamorous echelons of Double Bay and surrounds, The Bronzing Boutique boasts a celebrity following thanks to a no-detail-spared approach to your experience. Anything from an Express to the ‘Anti-Age Me’ or ‘Vitamin D Me’ Airbrush tan will reinvigorate your look and leave you feeling perfectly balmy.
Shop 2/1 Transvaal Avenue, Double Bay
A flawlessly golden glow is a guarantee by Jess at Glow Bar, whose charming studio offers free wifi, refreshments and a completely personalised treatment. Check out her site for tips on prepping your skin for an even spray and for constant summer inspo give the @glowbarbondibeach Instagram a follow.
151 Glenayr Avenue, Bondi Beach
A locals favourite for everything beauty related, Bodi Beauticious are strong proponents for the St Tropez spray tan which is renowned as one of the most natural spray tans on the market. If you’re keen for an entire post-summer overhaul, the team at Beauticious offer facials, skin peels and IPL skin rejuvenation procedures.
1/653 Old South Head Road, Rose Bay
The products used at Escape Beauty contain DHA and naturally derived organic ingredients. Locking in hydration and providing skin firming properties, not only will your spray tan last longer but your skin will be nourished in the process. Regular 8-hour and Express 2-hour tans are available along with a plethora of beauty treatments at this Bondi clinic.
168 Bondi Road, Bondi