Portofino Sun Center, located at 104 West 73rd Street at Columbus Avenue, is a bus and highly regarded tanning salon. Its specials include an Introduction Offer, Teeth Whitening, Early Bird Special, Student Special, and Airbrush Tanning. Due to the safety concerns that have surfaced recently regarding tanning beds, airbrush tanning has become increasingly popular. At Portofino, a professional technician applies the desired level of airbrush tanning solution that lasts for specified periods of time, depending on shade utilized.
The Beach Bum Tanning and Airbrush Salon is located at West 72nd Street and Central Park West.This salon offers a variety of packages which incorporate aromatherapy, different types of tanning beds, misting jets, air conditioning and mp3 compatibility. Teeth whitening and airbrush tanning are also offered at this highly regarded salon, which is a stone’s throw from Central Park.
Spa Ja, located at 300 West 56th Street, offers packages for those interested in more than tanning. Body sculpting, facials, massages, and “energy work” may be combined to cater best to one’s preferences and tastes. State of the art tanning equipment allows a prospective customer to utilize one of the following: the Sundome, Lotus, or Infinity. Each of these beds provides a different level and shading of tan. Each requires the customer to either stand or sit for between 10 and 12 minutes in its comfort maximizing enclosure.