THE HEAD-TO-TOE GLOW
I'm from Jersey which makes me a tanning connoisseur by default, so you can imagine my excitement when I found out we were bringing spray tans to Glotique 😍 My tanning obsession started on the beaches of the Jersey shore where I would lay for hours hoping to achieve that "healthy glow", only to have it quickly disappear over the course of the week. My legs were pasty white about 75% of the year and I don't know about you, but tanned legs in a good set of shorts is LIFE and I will not apologize for prioritizing them each and every summer. I moved to the white sandy beaches of Miami where I learned the power of the Florida sun and the value of SPF the hard way (ouch) and thereby discovered my love and passion for the happy medium between the Miami and Jersey shores: the spray tan 🙌
Spray tans are fast, easy and sexy. Think: a Kardashian in a spray can. 15 minutes in the hands of the right spray tanning professional can leave you looking like you spent a week in the Maldives MINUS the itchy, dry, sunburned (and damaged) skin. Most will last anywhere from 3-10 days depending on the product, they're pretty much safe all around and they just make you feel better. Not all sunless tanners play nice though. My first indoor tanning experience involved a can of CVS brand sunless tanner and a deep exfoliator which ultimately ended up leaving me with red-orange hands and streaky lines everywhere that lasted for TWO WEEKS. NOT KIDDING. Needless to say I've left spray tanning to the professionals since then and my experience with Jina, I swear on my eyelashes, was by far the best.
First of all, Jina's ridiculously sweet and her tan is GOALS so you already know you're in the right hands within moments of meeting her. Second of all, her tanning product is seriously amazing. Jina spent years performing skincare services in South Florida only to realize that people will do just about anything for that golden glow including damaging their skin, so she decided to create a product that was healthy AND gorgeous. Her spray tans are sweat proof (so you can work out as you please once it's settled) contain caffeine and guaraja to help improve tightness and firmness in your skin, and melanatime which are peptides that ENHANCE YOUR MELANIN PRODUCTION. So wait, this tan is going to tone me up AND increase my melanin production?! It's like God was personally offended by how pale and flabby my legs have been lately and sent Jina straight down from HEAVEN!
The entire service lasted about 10-15 minutes and it wasn't uncomfortable at ALL. Her formula is so lightweight that I wasn't even sure if any product was coming out at certain points...it was seriously like she was just blowing beautiful bronzing air onto my skin that left me looking like the goddess I filter myself to be. Afterward she dusted powder on my knees, feet, elbows and hands so they weren't sticky, and dried my knuckles and feet so I wasn't streaky. YOU GUYS, when I tell you I woke up today with not one streak in sight, just know that I was actually seeking streaks out....and nothing.
To add the icing to the cake, my husband actually commented that this tan was "not orange like the others", and this is coming from a guy that didn't notice that I had my lips done until two weeks later. All in all, Jina's spray tans get a 10/10 from me. Schedule yours here to see for yourself, and peep the before and after pic for proof!