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Where to Get the Spray Tan of Your Summer Dreams in Philly

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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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Baked Sunless Tanning

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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]

Bronzed Airbrush Tanning

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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]

The Bronzed Bee

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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]

Luminosity

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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]

Old City Tans

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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]

Skin Palette at the Sporting Club

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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]

Sun Myst Tanning

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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]

Baked Sunless Tanning

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]

Bronzed Airbrush Tanning

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]

The Bronzed Bee

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]

Luminosity

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]

Old City Tans

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]

Skin Palette at the Sporting Club

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]

Sun Myst Tanning

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]