Aside from patio hopping and lounging by the beach, there’s nothing that screams summer more than a glowy, bronzed complexion. Don’t get us wrong, we’d love to jet off on a chic seaside excursion to get our tan on, but most of us don’t have that luxury. Good thing Hali has got you covered—literally—with the best places to get a spray tan in Halifax at three top-of-the-line locales. Then, bookmark our fave faux tanning spots all across the country for the next time your skin needs a little je ne sais quoi.
Healthy Glow Spray Tan
Find it: 199 Cresthaven Dr., healthyglowhfx.com
The vibe: Run by Halifax local and beauty boss, Colleen Stockall, this personalized spray tanning service is all about giving you a bronzed glow that fits your specific skin tone (no more orange nightmares). She’ll exfoliate and moisturize your skin for a smooth and even application that looks like you just got back from a sunny vacay.
Prices: $50 per application
Book online: No, but call or text (902) 266-2665 or email email@example.com to book an appointment
Life Salon Spa
Find it: 99 Hector Gate, Dartmouth, lifesalonspa.com
The vibe: The 20-minute drive from downtown Hali will be *so* worth it when you catch a glimpse of your seriously glowy skin in the mirror. This modern salon with drool-worthy displays of must-have beauty prods uses Aviva for their spray tans, which is perf if you have sensitive skin. (It’s hypoallergenic!)
Prices: $45 per application, $180 for five sessions
Book online: Yes
Sun City Tanning Studio
Find it: 1569 Dresden Row, suncitytanningstudio.com
The vibe: If you’re looking for a gluten- and cruelty-free spray tan formula in a super cool high-tech booth, this chic salon is for you. They’re maj VeraSpa enthusiasts and their three-step system primes, bronzes and moisturizes in one session.
Prices: $30 to $140 per application
Book online: No, but call (902) 423-2222 or email suncityHFX@gmail.com to book an appointment