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I love Versaspa! I'm a red head, fair skinned so I was verrrry nervous. The first time I did it, she convinced me to get "medium". While I didn't look like a freak or anything, I was a little darker than I was hoping. But I wasn't orange at all. They use a beet base rather than a carrot base like in Mystic Tan. I have since gone back twice and used "light" and really loved the coverage. The first two times, I used no "pre cream" enhancer and the third time I got conned into buying the pre-cream enhancer (she basically forced me) and I feel like it actually made the tan show up less and not last as long (although it could also be because I did zero bed tanning beforehand, and on the previous sessions I had bed tanned a couple of times first). My best experience with it would be my second trip when I used LIGHT setting and no pre cream enhancer because it lasted longer.I will have to look up this kind of spray tan...different base...hummm...thanks for the post and pics, they helped me too!
Here are some pics that may help.
Me "normal' with just a light bronzer on my face:
My first session with Versaspa on Medium, within the first 24 hrs 05/08:
(horribly dorky picture, but the only one with me with normal lighting from first day with tan)
although my medium looked more "normal" a couple of days later and actually looked better than my light tans... I wish there was a "medium light".. here's a pic from a couple days after my medium tan--
My 2nd session with Versaspa on Light 09/08--
My 3rd session 10/09 LIGHT and with some crappy enhancement cream (tan looked alright, but didn't last very long)--
I would consider doing the medium spray again if I stay at home for the first 36 hours. I didn't look horrible, but I was self conscious because I'm a normally fair person.
So what is the cost of this kind of tan?And do they last through going in the water on board and the ocean???
I know, bringing back an older thread here...
I just looked into using the Versaspa system. The person said it would cost $30 for 1 session or there was a special where you buy 3 sessions for $40 and get 1 free. If you want to use a level other than light, it's $5 extra. Also, I think that the chlorine would fade the tan quicker and possibly make it uneven. I'm not positive, though, but that's what happens w/other sunless tanning lotions/sprays I've used.
If you're looking for a cream that turns you really dark and don't mind waiting, try SUNlabs.