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Our new weekly series Get Right for Summer has one aim: to make sure you're completely beautified before the thermostat hits 90. Whether you're in the market for a new manicurist or you want to try your luck at getting faux bronzed, we''ll tell you where to go.

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At-home faux tanners are awesome in theory, but in practice, they often result in stained palms, weird streaks, and an orange hue made famous by Paris Hilton circa 2003.

If you're a DIY faux tan master, we say more power to ya. For the rest of us, experts at these seven Philly spots deliver spray tans that bring the heat, sun-free


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1. Baked Sunless Tanning

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815 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(610) 570-7132
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Spray tans at this popular Queen Village spot range from golden and sun-kissed to deep bronze. Those looking to achieve the latter can opt for Baked's Double Whammy option, which delivers two tanning sessions within 48 hours. Cap it off with a "Shimmer Shot" of body highlighter. [Image credit: Baked Sunless Tanning]

2. Bronzed Airbrush Tanning

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1120 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(484) 278-1389
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Helping to take some of the head scratching out of choosing between tanning packages, Bronzed Airbrush Tanning limits its menu to two options: Standard and Express. Both services rely on organic ingredients to deliver streak-free results, but one "cures" faster than the other. [Image credit: Bronzed Airbrush Tanning/Yelp]

3. The Bronzed Bee

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406 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19146
(267) 928-4393
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This Rittenhouse Square newbie gives clients a sunkissed tan with formulas infused with argan oil. The result? Silky smooth skin and a golden glow that lasts up to 10 days. [Image credit: Marko Marcello/Shutterstock]

4. Luminosity

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4167 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127
(484) 681-1447
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Tanning and teeth whitening go hand in hand at this Manayunk hotspot. Strip down to your birthday suit for a hop into the private VersaSpa booth, which uses a sugar cane-derived solution to deliver a flawless tan in mere minutes. [Image credit: Luminosity/Facebook]

5. Old City Tans

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11 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 627-9900
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This old city stalwart has been in the tanning biz since 1996. Cap off your visit with teeth whitening services and a peek at the salon's selection of sunglasses. [Image credit: Old City Tans/Facebook]

6. Skin Palette at the Sporting Club

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224 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 985-4136
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Book a spray tan at Skin Palette, and you'll gain instant access to the Bellevue Sporting Club's gym and locker room during your visit. Custom spray tans here boast equipment from Evolv., while the heat activated solution is infused with tea tree, argan, and grapeseed oils. [Image credit: Facebook/Skin Palette]

7. Sun Myst Tanning

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124 S 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-5010
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Whether you opt for a customized tan or a jump in the spray tan booth, SunMyst Tanning Spa promises a perfect bronze every time. [Image credit: Shutterstock]

1. Baked Sunless Tanning

815 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Spray tans at this popular Queen Village spot range from golden and sun-kissed to deep bronze. Those looking to achieve the latter can opt for Baked's Double Whammy option, which delivers two tanning sessions within 48 hours. Cap it off with a "Shimmer Shot" of body highlighter. [Image credit: Baked Sunless Tanning]
815 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

2. Bronzed Airbrush Tanning

1120 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Helping to take some of the head scratching out of choosing between tanning packages, Bronzed Airbrush Tanning limits its menu to two options: Standard and Express. Both services rely on organic ingredients to deliver streak-free results, but one "cures" faster than the other. [Image credit: Bronzed Airbrush Tanning/Yelp]
1120 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. The Bronzed Bee

406 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
This Rittenhouse Square newbie gives clients a sunkissed tan with formulas infused with argan oil. The result? Silky smooth skin and a golden glow that lasts up to 10 days. [Image credit: Marko Marcello/Shutterstock]
406 S 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19146

4. Luminosity

4167 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Tanning and teeth whitening go hand in hand at this Manayunk hotspot. Strip down to your birthday suit for a hop into the private VersaSpa booth, which uses a sugar cane-derived solution to deliver a flawless tan in mere minutes. [Image credit: Luminosity/Facebook]
4167 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA 19127

5. Old City Tans

11 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
This old city stalwart has been in the tanning biz since 1996. Cap off your visit with teeth whitening services and a peek at the salon's selection of sunglasses. [Image credit: Old City Tans/Facebook]
11 North 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

6. Skin Palette at the Sporting Club

224 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Book a spray tan at Skin Palette, and you'll gain instant access to the Bellevue Sporting Club's gym and locker room during your visit. Custom spray tans here boast equipment from Evolv., while the heat activated solution is infused with tea tree, argan, and grapeseed oils. [Image credit: Facebook/Skin Palette]
224 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

7. Sun Myst Tanning

124 S 16th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Whether you opt for a customized tan or a jump in the spray tan booth, SunMyst Tanning Spa promises a perfect bronze every time. [Image credit: Shutterstock]
124 S 16th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103