Summer is upon us, the beach is calling and a tan is needed ASAP. If that’s a thought process that went through your head recently, you’re in luck.
Being such a large and fashion conscience city, there are plenty of spray tanning options available in Melbourne, but we know you want the best and that’s what we are going to deliver for you.
We’ve scoured the city and the suburbs looking for the best of the best when comes to spray tans in Melbourne and we’ve compiled a list of the 14 best places to get that golden skin you want this summer without the need for the sunburn.
(If you are in the CBD and looking for a great day spa, check out our best of the best day spas here.)
Best Spray Tan’s In Melbourne – Our Top Tanning Salons In The CBD, Outer Suburbs & Geelong
Brown Bodies | Mobile Service | Bayside | Northern Suburbs | South Melbourne | Western Suburbs
Calling themselves Melbourne’s leading mobile tanning service, Brown Bodies stays true to that claim by tanning many hundreds of Melbourne women every year. Women looking for that glistening beach glow without soaking up dangerous rays, hire Brown Bodies to look their best in the privacy of their own homes.
Their primary focus is to match your skin tone with the best tanning solution for you, and the result is pretty flawless looking skin. Their tanning services start at $50 for an Eco Tan, perfect if you are looking for an organic spray tan, and $60 for a 90 minute rapid tan.
While Brown Bodies services most inner suburbs of Melbourne, they are a particular favourite with those in South Melbourne.
Brazilian Sunset | CBD | Camberwell
Brazilian Sunset without a doubt, has fast become one of the most popular spots to get a spray tan in Melbourne’s CBD.
Nothing invokes the thought of sun kissed bodies quite like the Brazilian Sunset, and this salon aims to give you that sun kissed look. Although they offer additional services like Brazilian Waxing and permanent hair reduction services, they specialise in tans.
They say, why go to the beach when all you have to do is come see them? We couldn’t agree more and with prices starting from $35 for a full body tan, the price is just right.
Brazilian Sunset also made our list of the best places for waxing in Melbourne.
Little Escapes | Geelong
If you are like me, someone who isn’t a massive fan of taking my clothes off in front of a stranger, then this might be the tanning service for you.
Little Escapes Day Spa in Geelong has something called VersaSpa. A fully automated spray tanning booth. You walk in and 10 minutes later you walk out with a great looking tan.
While it may be automated, you can still customise your tan to suit your skin type with 3 shades of colour to choose from. A full body spray tan at Little Escapes using their VersaSpa technology starts at $30.
Brazilian Butterfly | Over 30 Locations In & Around Melbourne
If you want an even, streak free, orange free spray tan in Port Melbourne, not to mention their 30 other locations in and around this great city, this is the place for you.
Brazilian Butterfly is an all inclusive beauty salon which specialises of course, in natural looking tans, but also in laser hair removal, waxing and other beauty services like eyebrow shaping and eyelash tinting.
Their spray tanning services start at about $35 for a full body tan. The more sessions you buy the better deal they can offer you. They use the very popular SunFX range of tanning solutions.
Stephiede | Mobile Service
One of the best mobile tanning businesses in all of Melbourne. Simple as that.
While other tanning business sell chemical laden tanning solutions, Stephie’s mobile tanning uses all organic non-chemical products which are safe and soft on the skin.
What really makes them stand out is their 3D contour tans. Their 3D contour tan makes you look thinner and sexier with the touch of a spray gun. Prices for Stephie’s mobile service start from $55 for a standard full body tan.
Victoria’s Secrets & Beauty | Fitzroy
With over 15 years experience in the beauty industry, Victoria’s Secrets & Beauty offer everything from, pedicures, facials, massages, waxing and of course, spray tanning.
Located centrally in Fitzroy, Victoria’s is another tanning service in Melbourne which uses the always popular Tuscan Tan range of solutions.
A full body, double coat spray tan, will cost you $45. If you are after something a bit special, they also offer a full body polish and spray tan for $125.
Hot Pinky’s Beauty | Toorak
Hot Pinky’s Beauty salon is decked out in you guessed it, Hot Pink! Although their salon is super feminine they do extend their services to both males and females. Hot Pinky’s offers up nail services, waxing, and of course golden tans.
The salon keeps their clients in the know and provides extensive advice and information about their services. An informed decision is a good decision when it comes to tanning. Their full body spray tans start at $45, making them a good cheap tanning service in Melbourne.
Common Sense Spray Tanning Top Tip:
Always remember to wear dark coloured briefs before getting a tan, otherwise you will ruin your garments, although most tanning solutions these days will wash out in a cold water wash cycle. Still, better to be safe than sorry!
Beautyologist | St Kilda East
Beautyologist is a favourite for those looking for a spray tan in St Kilda.
As the winners of Australia’s Salon of the Year, Salon Director of the Year, and Retail salon of the year you might say that Beautyologist knows what’s on the up and up in the beauty world.They claim to be absolute experts in the world of beauty, and it shows.
Beautyologist uses the Naked Tan, tanning solution, which will give you a glorious, streak free tan which is also odourless. A full body tan with Beautyologist will set you back a very reasonable $45, but you should check their website and Facebook page often as they quite often do promotions.
Maxi Tan | Prahran
Looking for a great spray tan in Prahran? Here’s the salon for you.
Keeping with their core values of ‘natural is always best’, Maxi Tan uses only the best organic products available. Their colours range in 9 different shades and their packages are quite affordable.
While you are there getting bronzed up, you can also get waxed and scrubbed by their technicians who also specialise in facials, peels, waxing (men’s and women’s) and massage.
Luella Beauty Bar | South Yarra
Luella Beauty is rated as one of the most popular beauty salons in all of Melbourne. Tegan, the owner of Luella Beauty offers a boutique beauty service to all her clients.
She specialises in eyebrow shaping and of course golden streak free tanning, having worked with celebrities, actors and models in Melbourne. When it comes to spray tanning, she offers both in salon tanning and mobile tanning services.
A single, full body St Tropez tan will set you back $45, but that goes down in price considerably if you buy more than one session at a time. She offers a few different tanning solutions to her clients, including St Tropez, Vani-T Rapid Tan & Aviva Labs.
We’d also recommend checking out Luella Beauty Bar’s ‘specials & packages’ section of their website as they offer some great deals on combined beauty treatments.
If a professional beauty salon and a great looking spray tan is what you are after and you are in South Yarra, we would highly recommend Luella.
Simply Brazilian | Frankston | Mornington | Cranbourne
Simply Brazilian as their name suggest, specialises in waxing for men and women, but they also do great in salon spray tans in Frankston, Mornington & Cranbourne. They offer a friendly service in all of their salons and pride themselves on their hygienic practices.
For their tans, they use the very popular Tuscan tan solution. A full body tan at Simply Brazilian will set you back a very reasonable $45.
Cinnamon Tan | Geelong
Mandy Humpage is passionate about tanning. She started Cinnamon Tan in 2010 after getting a sub par tan from another ‘professional’ tanning salon. Her goal was to perfect a great looking, golden tan and that’s why her clients love her.
Her business focuses heavily on selling products to people who want to do their own tans, but she also offers an exceptional mobile tanning service as well for her clients in Geelong.
A fully body mobile tan with Mandy will set you back $50, which is a good price for a tanning service that comes to you. If you are looking for a golden, streak free spray tan in Geelong, you’ve found your place.
Bare Tan | South Yarra
Bare Tan have made a name for themselves by creating their own spray tan solution, which is completely organic and made from apple sugar.
You can really tell they care about their product range and their service. One of the benefits of their formula is their moisturising agents, which as your tan slowly wears off, fakes like a natural tan would over time, not splotchy, patchy and horrible.
Bare Tan offer their tanning solution for sale for home use, but they also offer an exceptional tanning service in South Yarra as well. Their full body spray tans start from $55, which includes contouring, which will make your tan look even more natural.
Beautique | St Kilda
One of the things that sets Beautique in St Kilda apart from their competitors and something their clients absolutely love is their late opening hours. 10am to 9pm Monday to Friday just makes sense when everyone is so busy.
Gry, (the owner of Beautique), offers waxing, makeup, facials, nails, eyebrow shaping and of course spray tanning from her St Kilda studio. Her full body tans start from $40.
While you are getting a tan with Gry, you should also ask her about her eyebrow shaping service.
A more comprehensive list of the best salons to get a fake tan in Melbourne we’ve yet to see. No matter what time of year it is, if you want to look your golden best, one of the salons above will be able to deliver.
As always, if you have a recommendation for a great tanning service in Melbourne, let us all know in the comments below. We love to hear about great local businesses!
All information & pricing above was correct at time of publishing.
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