Where to Get the Best Spray Tan in NYC


Since summer doesn’t seem to be coming anytime soon and wedding season is well under way, getting a tan is of major importance. But trusting someone with your appearance can be frightening! After all, nobody wants to come out of a tanning salon looking like an orange oompa loompa. Fear no more–we’ve rounded up the best places to get a spray tan in NYC (without having an anxiety attack).

Gotham Glow
1123 Broadway, Suite 1111
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Owner Tamar Vezirian developed her own spray tanning technique throughout the years, as well as a FDA approved odorless and vitamin-infused tanning solution. In 2011, she opened Gotham Glow, which was the first air-brush tanning salon in Flatiron. If you’re looking to get a tan prior to your big day, wedding parties are welcome for a private tanning experience with food and drink included. They also offer at-home services.

Pricing: full body $75; face $25

O’live Organic Spa
112 East 23rd Street #302
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O’live prides themselves on using a 100 percent organic water-based formula made from aloe vera, vegetable-based glycerin, white green tea extract, and pro-vitamins. The formula is free of alcohol and preservatives, so you won’t be exposed to nasty chemicals. The salon even gives guests the option of adding fragrances like sweet almond, chocolate, and coconut to their tanning solution. A streak-free tan that also smells good? Sign us up.

Pricing: full body $68; half body $48; face and neck $28

Future Tan’s Tanning Spa
53 Greenwich Avenue

Choose between the newest spray tanning machine on the market or opt for a more personalized touch with an airbrush done by a certified spray tanning technicians. To begin, clients select the perfect shade for their skin tone, then enter the candlelit Wet Spa Room for a peaceful spray tan session. Once complete, the spray tan artist will advise guests on how to best maintain your tan.

Pricing: Call for information

Sweetheart Tan 
106 Waverly Avenue


Mostly known for their at-home spray tans–the reviews for this spray tan service are phenomenal. The ladies at Sweetheart Tan really work with you on choosing the perfect tone perfect that never comes out looking anything less than natural. You’ll feel super comfortable with one of the specialists and what’s more convenient than getting a tan in the comfort of your own home?!

Pricing: full body $60; half body $40; face $10

Portofino Sun Center 
Multiple NYC locations

Each Portofino employee is certified through the Smart Tan Network to insure that they are able to provide the best services possible. Try their advanced spray tan machine–the Norvell Auto Revolution—or get a personal spray down by one of the airbrush technicians. Making an appointment is wise, but walk-ins are welcome as well.

Pricing: Call for information