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  • Bronzed Besties

    Must share the same appointment time. For 4 or more people, please book two sessions. Please include the First & Last Name, Email & Phone Number of the person you're sharing this deal with - they will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours, along with a link to a spray tan waiver. Your tan is performed in a heated space and includes a misting of prep spray to neutralize any residue on your skin, while providing some pre-tan hydration. We have you inspect your tan before moving on. Then we end your tan with a thorough drying of warm air and a finishing powder that helps neutralize odor and any sticky sensation.

  • RETURNING CLIENTS - Custom Airbrush Tan

    Customized based on your unique complexion and tanning goals!

  • NEW CLIENTS - Custom Airbrush Tan

    Consultation followed by custom airbrush tan. If you're unsure I can help you determine if the standard or rapid tan is going to be best for you during our consultation.

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  • Your Comprehensive Spray Tan Preparation Guide

    Are you looking to achieve that gorgeous, sun-kissed glow without exposing your skin to harmful UV rays? A spray tan can be your best friend in these situations. However, to ensure your spray tan comes out flawless and lasts as long as possible, proper preparation is key. In this guide, we'll walk you through the essential steps to prepare for a spray tan and share some valuable tips and tricks along the way. Step 1: Avoid Bar Soaps and Creamy Body Washes Before you even step foot in the spray tanning booth, it's crucial to start your preparation in the shower. Bar soaps and creamy body washes can leave a residue on your skin that interferes with the tanning solution's ability to adhere evenly. Instead, opt for a gentle, oil-free, and sulfate-free body wash to ensure a clean canvas for your spray tan. Step 2: Thoroughly Remove All Product Residue It's not just your body wash you need to be mindful of. Hair conditioners, moisturizing strips on razors, and other products can leave behind a film on your skin. Take extra care to rinse thoroughly and ensure there's no residue left on your skin. Failure to do so may result in uneven tanning or blotchy spots. Step 3: Exfoliate for Smooth Skin Exfoliation is a crucial step in preparing for a spray tan. It helps remove dead skin cells and creates a smooth surface for the tanning solution to adhere to. There are two popular methods for exfoliation: exfoliating mitts and dry brushing. Exfoliating Mitts: These are often made of gentle, textured fabric designed to slough away dead skin. Use them in the shower, applying gentle pressure in circular motions, paying extra attention to rough areas like elbows, knees, and ankles. Dry Brushing: Dry brushing involves using a soft-bristle brush on dry skin before your shower. Brush in upward motions toward your heart to stimulate blood flow and exfoliate simultaneously. Step 4: Hydrate and Nourish Your Skin Your spray tan's longevity is closely tied to the health, condition, and hydration of your skin. In the days leading up to your appointment, be sure to moisturize regularly. Opt for a hydrating lotion or cream, and pay attention to areas prone to dryness. Well-hydrated skin not only holds a tan better but also promotes a more even application. Bonus Tips: Shave or Wax Beforehand: If you plan to remove body hair, do so at least 24 hours before your appointment. This allows the pores to close, preventing the tanning solution from settling in them. Avoid Makeup and Perfume: On the day of your spray tan, skip makeup, perfume, and deodorant. These products can create barriers that interfere with the tanning solution. Wear Loose, Dark Clothing: After your spray tan, wear loose-fitting, dark-colored clothing to prevent the tanning solution from transferring onto your clothes. Follow Aftercare Instructions: Your spray tan technician will provide you with specific aftercare instructions. Follow these carefully to ensure your tan develops and lasts as expected. Achieving the perfect spray tan is all about proper preparation. By following these steps and taking care of your skin, you can enjoy a flawless, long-lasting tan that leaves you looking and feeling your best. So, get ready to glow with confidence and embrace your sunless tanning adventure!

  • Embracing the Korean Beauty Revolution: A New Era in Skincare for the West

    Welcome back, beauty enthusiasts! Today, we are diving into the fascinating world of Korean skincare and the growing popularity it has gained in the West. The beauty industry is constantly evolving, and one of the latest trends captivating skincare aficionados worldwide is the Korean skincare regimen. In this blog post, we will explore the philosophy and approach behind Korean skincare, contrasting it with the traditional methods practiced in the United States. Korean skincare has taken the beauty world by storm, and it's not without reason. At the core of Korean skincare lies a philosophy that emphasizes prevention, protection, and pampering. The goal is not just to address specific skincare concerns but also to cultivate a healthy and radiant complexion over time. One of the key principles of Korean skincare is the multi-step routine. Rather than relying on a single product, Koreans focus on layering various skincare steps to achieve optimal results. This approach involves cleansing, toning, treating with essences, serums and ampoules, moisturizing, and protecting the skin, in some cases though not necessary, incorporating 10 or more steps. Korean skincare places great emphasis on natural and innovative ingredients. Many popular Korean skincare brands harness the power of natural extracts, such as green tea, rice, snail mucin, and ginseng, which are known for their nourishing and rejuvenating properties. Additionally, ingredients like hyaluronic acid, niacinamide, and ceramides are commonly used for their hydrating and brightening effects. Sheet masks and essences have become iconic symbols of Korean skincare. Sheet masks are infused with potent serums and are designed to deliver intense hydration and address specific skin concerns. Essences, on the other hand, are lightweight, highly concentrated fluids that hydrate and prepare the skin for subsequent skincare steps. You will often hear the term toner, essence, serum, and ampoules which are often used interchangeably, so don't let the nomenclature confuse or intimidate you. What makes Korean skin care products so effective is the low molecular weight of the actives to ensure it penetrates the skin to the appropriate depths. In Korean skincare, protecting the skin from harmful UV rays is paramount. Sunscreen is considered an essential step in the daily routine, even on cloudy days. Korean sunscreens are often lightweight, non-greasy, and designed to provide broad-spectrum protection without leaving a white cast, even on the deepest skin tones. While both Korean and American skincare share a common goal of healthy and radiant skin, their approaches and methods differ. American skincare tends to focus more on targeted treatments and quick fixes, while Korean skincare emphasizes long-term maintenance and overall skin health. The Korean philosophy revolves around prevention and establishing a solid foundation through a consistent routine. The rise of Korean skincare in the West has revolutionized the beauty industry, introducing us to a new approach that focuses on a comprehensive routine, natural ingredients, and a preventive mindset. Embracing the philosophy behind Korean skincare can lead to a radiant complexion and a self-care experience like no other. Remember, beauty comes from within, and skincare is just one aspect of self-care. Take time to pamper yourself, embrace your natural beauty, and shine like the star you are! Stay Golden! Cherie

  • How to maintain & extend your spray tan

    Spray tanning is a popular way to achieve a sun-kissed look without the harmful effects of UV rays. However, maintaining and extending the life of your spray tan can be a challenge, especially if you're new to the process. In this blog, we'll go over some tips and tricks for maintaining and extending your spray tan so you can enjoy your golden glow for as long as possible. 1. Avoid Exfoliating Exfoliating your skin can remove the top layer of your spray tan, reducing its longevity. Avoid using scrubs or exfoliating brushes while you're trying to maintain your tan, and consider using a gentle, sulfate-free body wash instead. 2. Moisturize Daily Keeping your skin hydrated is crucial to maintaining and extending your spray tan. Use a hydrating lotion or oil daily, especially on areas that tend to dry out faster like your elbows, knees, and ankles. By keeping your skin moisturized, you can help prevent fading and flaking, and keep your tan looking smooth and even. Look for a rich moisturizer that's free of sulfates & mineral oil. 3. Avoid Chlorine and Salt Water Chlorine and salt water can both strip your skin of its natural oils and quickly fade your spray tan. If you're going to be spending time in the pool or ocean, be sure to protect your skin with waterproof sunscreen and a protective alcohol-free spray or cream. 4. Wear Loose Clothing Tight clothing can rub and fade your spray tan, so it's best to wear loose, breathable clothing made of natural fibers like cotton. This will also help your skin to breathe and avoid sweating, which can also contribute to fading. 5. Touch-Up Your Tan If your spray tan starts to fade, touch it up with a gradual tanning lotion or a spray tan refresher. This will help keep your skin looking even and avoid any unsightly patchiness. Maintaining and extending your spray tan requires a little bit of care and attention. By following these tips, you can enjoy a beautiful, sun-kissed glow for as long as possible. Remember to always wear sunscreen and protect your skin from UV rays, even when you have a spray tan. Happy tanning! Follow me on Instagram @mint_tans & FaceBook @Mint Tan

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  • Training & Mentoring | Mint Tans, Poway, CA

    Training & Mentoring Spray Tan Class The Only Internationally Accredited Spray Tan Business Training Finally, you CAN have both. Make great money and do what you love. And, I Can Help You Get Certified to Start Your Very Own Luxury Spray Tan Business Now! ​ Get Certified now! Meet Cherie, the ultimate Spray Tan trainer. With a Biology degree from UC San Diego and over 5 years of experience as a trainer and educator with Spray Tan Class, the only internationally accredited sunless education program in the world, she is a true expert in her field. She has been a speaker at Slay the Spray, the largest Sunless Convention in the world, and is widely recognized as one of the best trainers in the industry. Her background, specifically a bachelor's degree in the sciences, gives her a unique advantage in understanding sunless science at a deep level, which allows her to push boundaries perform research and debunk a lot of old wives tales in the industry. Cherie is highly sought after, as she has a 5-star rating amongst all the students she's worked with. Her students' success is her pride and joy, and she takes great care to ensure they are fully prepared for the industry. She is also part of the Liquid Sun Rayz Competition Tanning Team, the most elite competition tanning services & brand in the world. Cherie had the honor of running the backstage services for shows in Hawaii, with her local team, on behalf of LSR's CEO. Her natural ability to network, establish and maintain strong relationships with other leaders in the industry has proven to be extremely beneficial to the students she works with. If you're looking for the best in the business, look no further than Cherie for your Spray Tan education needs. ​ GLOW Big, or GO Home! The truth is, our team is obsessed with helping women THRIVE in this industry. But – the sad reality is that this industry is swimming with inexperienced trainers who aren’t teaching women anything about skin, how to market, or how to execute a high-end luxury spray tan experience. But we’re changing all of that. If you want to: ditch your day job ​r eclaim your independence and grow your income from $0 to six figures… Then you’re in the right place… Because we are here to show you the little-known secrets to dominating the spray tan industry…becoming the SPRAY TAN AUTHORITY in your area…and starting a profitable business that helps you make 5-6 figures without sacrificing your freedom or happiness! Schedule a Call Virtual, 1-on-1, or Group Training When you complete our Beginner’s Spray Tan course, you’ll have everything you’ll need to establish your business, book your first client, and start living your Glow Boss dream! Whether in-person or online, our step-by-step tutorials teach you everything you need to know about skin, sunless solution, and our trademarked "Slay Tan Method" so that you can deliver a perfect spray tan from head to toe. But Technique is just the start. You’ll also learn how to get your business license, how to market your business to attract new clients, and the keys to mastering your mindset to overcome any fear and doubt that might hold you back. And you won’t have to do it alone. As soon as you join, you get access to our group of 9000+ Beauty Business Babes for ongoing support. Plus, you’ll also gain access to our STC Student group – an exclusive membership for students only! Even after you get certified, you’ll get 45 days of mentorship from one of our certified trainers to answer any questions you have and help you take action on what you’ve learned. Our high-end technique and knowledge base, combined with real business, marketing and mindset mentorship will help lay the foundation for your very own 5-6 figure luxury spray tan business in a matter of weeks instead of years. ​ ​ Schedule a Call Already have a business, but looking to grow? This course is for established spray tan artist who want to create more revenue without adding more work and spending more time. Together, my team and I will help you 2x, 5x, even 10x your Sunless Business Income with minimal extra work. When you sign up now, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of sunless art, from application to science and everything in between: How to master spray tanning the face, hands, and feet The secret techniques to covering scars, stretchmarks, and skin discolorations How to achieve a Kim K worthy Body Contour on women, men, and plus-size body types The science of sunless products and the ingredients that make you glow And so much more! Plus, you’ll learn the proven sales, marketing and business tactics I used to expand my sunless business into a $500k/year beauty empire. Invest in your business and see immediate ROI. Take our Master’s Spray Tan Course, and elevate your business to the next level. ​ ​ Schedule a Call This 42 page virtual course was created out of popular demand after Cherie presented the topic at Slay the Spray 2022, in Ft. Lauderdale FL. During the presentation attendees learned the key ingredients to breaking in and succeeding in this niche. Just to name a few topics, they learned the importance of: ​ An extremely efficient operation for anyone doing high volume/large group tanning. Sustainable & competitive pricing which ensures their athletes are able to tan year round, and not just during competition season. How to accommodate teams of 15 or even 100 in a one or two-day period, without compromising their general clientele's tanning schedule. The importance of niching down on products to find your "99% solution." How & why understanding color theory will contribute to your success in this niche. ​ I covered the "WHAT & WHY" during my presentation at Slay the Spray, now this covers the "HOW". It elaborates on the previously discussed topics, and expands to cover so much more incredibly valuable infomation. This course also includes one 30 min one-on-one call/zoom session with Cherie. This additional mentorship is provided to ensure everything is crystal clear, and all questions are answered, so you can hit the ground running. Buy Now Competition Tan Training Competition Tanning is exciting and lucrative, ranging from $135-$155 per client. This scope of spray tanning requires knowledge and experience to ensure that your client is stage dark, well touched up, glued, and appropriately glazed/oiled when they take stag e. This course has been repriced & formatted, starting at $297, with flexible add-ons. The online course provides you with a thorough handbook and video demonstrations so you have everything you need to know in order to hit the ground running. After practicing and assessing your skill set you can determine if you require more training with our flexible add on options. I have been traveling the U.S. tanning elite bodybuilding competitors from Kentucky to Hawaii, including running shows on behalf of Liquid Sun Rayz. My real-world experience combined with my understanding of sunless science and our skins physiology makes me the ideal coach for you. I’m also endorsed by two international spray tan manufacturers, SunFx and Liquid Sun Rayz. I'm also a Master Trainer with Spray Tan Class – and although I’m affiliated with certain manufacturers, my course covers a wide variety of products including Jan Tana, Pro Tan and more. I've worked as a sponsoring tanner and there's no experience like actual SHOW EXPERIENCE! NPC and IFBB Pro show experience has allowed me to tan hundreds of athletes, both amateurs and pros. I've seen every scenario you can think of from rained-on athletes, fainting, significant amounts of excess skin that need to be tanned, tucked and glued properly, camouflaging peeling skin due to sun burn, GREEN athletes due to a variety of things. You name it, I've seen it, and I know how correct these issues! Seeking a trainer with extensive experience ensures they have the knowledge that will contribute to your success. ​ Buy Now Get Started! Get your glow today! Schedule your appointment here. Got Questions? Find answers here . ​ Book Now

  • Spray Tan | Mint Tans | Poway, CA

    Spray Tanning Poway's #1 Spray tanning studio! ​ Book Now Our Services We offer 3 specialized services. Check out what works for you and book online today! Mint Tans Explore Mint Smiles Explore Mint Brows Explore See all Services Tan Guide (Coming Soon) Discover your celebrity skin twin to determine your own skin type. Take this interactive quiz below to determine your skin type. Book Now Learn More Tan Guide Mint Members Get more with a Mint membership. Save money with our bundles and receive exclusive member benefits! ​ Join for FREE Why Us? Cherie is an industry leader and is highly sought out as a speaker and trainer because of her expertise and experience. ​ She trains women from all over the world on the art & science of sunless science. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from UCSD, where she minored in General Biology. She is trainer with the only internationally accredited spray tan education program in the world. She has been an expert speaker at Sunless Conventions. She connects with every client & makes them feel welcome, comfortable and beautiful. ​ Read More What Mint Customers Say Check out what our clients have to say about us! ​ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ The best most na tural spray tan I’ve ever had! People don’t believe me when I say it’s a spray tan. I highly recommend Mint Tans if you want the best tan ever! - Nicole B More Reviews Mint Insights Check out our blog. We've got some good reads for the sunless client, as well as the sunless professional. - 2 min Embracing the Korean Beauty Revolution: A New Era in Skincare for the West - 2 min How to maintain & extend your spray tan - 3 min Natural Soap vs Gentle Cleaners...Things to Consider. Read More Follow us on Instagram Get Started! Get your glow today! Schedule your appointment here. Got Questions? Find answers here . ​ Book Now

  • MINT Teeth | Mint Tans, Poway, CA

    Mint Smiles Message Us See all Services Be Proud of Your Smile Using the latest in LED technology, you can expect 3 - 8 shades of improvement in just 20 minutes. One session is the equivalent in whitening power to 50 tubes of whitening toothpaste, 25 dental whitening syringes and 5 packages of strips! ​ LED Teeth Whitening $135 We have two formulations; sensitive and regular. It's safe for you enamel, protects gums, causes little to no-sensitivity, is a registered natural health product and on top of all that, it’s cost-effective. ​ Keep your kit and come back within 90 days for a 1/2 price touch up session! Book Now Spray Tan + Teeth Whitening $160 2 services in a single appointment session. $20 off these regular prices services. ​ Keep your kit and come back within 90 days for a 1/2 price off the regular teeth whitening session! Book Now Get Started! Get your glow today! Schedule your appointment here. Got Questions? Find answers here . ​ Book Now

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