Sunbed Tanning

Discover the golden you at Desert Sun Tanning Salons with the latest indoor tanning systems. We have a full range of equipment, from relaxing 20-minute beds to quick-bronzing 10-minute beds. Options and amenities include:

  • facial tanners
  • shoulder tanners
  • music
  • cooling fans
  • aromatherapy
  • air-conditioned beds

Mix it up: cocktail tanning helps produce a deeper, darker tan by immediately following a sunbed session with a sunless spray tan.

Sunbed Tanning

The guide to getting the perfect glow

The sun. It’s the fundamental ingredient for all life forms. Through its light, warmth and radiant energy, the sun provides the basis for all life on our planet. It stimulates the mind and the soul. It provides a sense of inner peace and well being that comforts and energizes. When the sun is shining, spirits are lifted and rejuvenated.

Regular exposure to sunlight allows your skin to naturally produce vitamin D. Vitamin D helps your body

  • strengthen bones
  • regulate blood pressure
  • reduce stress and tension
  • keep hair, skin and nails
    strong and healthy

The sun creates UV light, which is responsible for tanning and is divided into 2 categories: UVA or UVB.

UVA’s main role in the tanning process is oxidizing melanin, the browning pigment that tans the skin. UVB triggers melanin production in the skin. Both types of UV rays play a significant role and are needed for a balanced tanning process.

Tan Fact: Our state-of-the-art tanning equipment is designed to replicate the UVA and UVB produced by the sun, while allowing you to control your exposure.

Want the best possible glow? Follow these fundamental rules for tanning:

  1. Apply Skin Care Products
    • Use lotions before and after tanning to keep an attractive tan looking better longer.
    • Use an indoor tanning lotion to maximize the appearance of your tan. Find one here
    • Choose from an array of tanning skin care products that are designed to work with any skin type and tanning level.

  2. Slow Down
    • Never try to hurry a tan, and always use common sense.
    • Never tan more than once a day.
    • Retain your desired color by tanning once or 2-3 times a week, depending on the level of the bed.
    • Try a Cocktail Tan as an alternative to your weekly regimen.

  3. Wear Eye Protection
    • Always wear protective eye goggles when tanning.

Follow the recommended exposure schedule for your skin type. If you’re unsure or have questions regarding your skin type, consult with your certified Desert Sun Tanning consultant who will advise you on the proper procedures.


Silver: Base Tan

Silver builds your perfect base tan:

  • Pairs lower-intensity lamps with higher UVB concentration
  • Stimulates melanin production
  • Up to 20-minute exposure schedules

Beds vary by location

Gold: Deeper, Richer Color

Gold turns your base tan up a notch:

  • Combines higher-intensity lamps with greater UVA concentration
  • Darkens skin in less time
  • 10 - 15-minute exposure schedules

Beds vary by location

Platinum: Keep it Dark

Platinum fortifies and sustains your tan

  • Merges maximum intensity and UVA rays
  • Deepens and maintains color
  • 12 - 22 minute exposure schedules

Beds vary by location

The ultimate in bronzing. Shorter exposure times with superior UVA levels for a deeper, darker, longer-lasting color.

  • Highest UVA
  • Superior bronzing, longest-lasting tan
  • 8 - 12 minute exposure schedules
  • Additional options like aromatherapy, body misters,
    air conditioning and more, create a luxurious
    tanning experience

Beds vary by location

Cocktail Tanning

Ready to turn up your tan?

What? A combination of a sunbed tan followed immediately by a sunless session.

How? The UV rays in sunbed tanning trigger melanin production; sunbed tanning also opens your pores, so the sunless spray solution can penetrate your skin. This combo generates an even richer, longer-lasting tan.

Sunbed Memberships & Pricing

Desert Sun Tanning Rewards members enjoy unlimited tanning for a low, auto-billed monthly fee.

Earn exclusive tanning rewards every 3 months, plus 4 weeks of tanning rewards just for signing up! Learn more about rewards memberships.





  • An unbeatable tanning experience
  • Access to all levels sunbed levels
  • Unlimited access to sunless equipment

Visit our salon locator to get info about your local salon’s membership and pricing.

Lotion = Love for Your Skin

Nurturing your skin is an essential step in getting a rich, deep glow. We offer a range of products infused with moisturizers and skin conditioners to boost your tan and baby your skin.

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