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Brazil Bronze Glow Bar

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580 Broadway, Ste. 501, New York, NY 10012 40.724609 -73.997404
nr. Prince St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-431-0077 Send to Phone
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  • Type: Tanning Salon
  • Services: Makeup Application
Photo by Carla Ray Thompson

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Official Website

brazilbronze.com

Hours

Mon-Wed, 3pm-8pm; Thu-Fri, 10am-noon and 3pm-9pm; Sat-Sun, noon-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at Prince St.; B, D, F, M at Broadway-Lafayette St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

As a ballroom-dancing enthusiast and the wife of professional dancer Alex Tchassov, Sally Blenkey-Tchassova first experimented with spray tanning while on the ballroom dancing circuit. In 2002, she developed her own scentless airbrush-tanning formula and opened her first salon in Soho. Today, the England native has five stand-alone salon locations in New York (her formula is also used at Nordstrom spas nationwide), and regularly jets to the West Coast for celeb regulars and awards-season appointments. The five spots feel feminine and cozy, with brocade curtains sectioning off areas for spraying, and warm red and gold hues throughout. After undressing in a small changing room stocked with shower caps, disposable stick-on flip flops, and paper underwear, a technician carefully sprays skin to the desired effect (healthy glow, light, medium, dark, or extra dark). The spray is cold, but the experience is undeniably more thorough than a Mystic tan machine. The ten-minute process results in sun-kissed, streak-free skin that lasts up to a week. Body contouring, airbrush makeup, eyelash extensions, and house calls are also offered.

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