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Magic Potion, Special Lotions

There is an art to getting the perfect tan. Here at Tropical Tan, we pride ourselves on being Smart Tan certified. This means that every staffer has been trained to program your tanning bed with settings that are calibrated with your current skin tone and desired color in mind. We know that you love coming […]

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Medications Matter

Transparency and communication are incredibly important when changing anything about your body. Tanning is not a medical procedure, but you still need to inform us if you are on any new medications or have experienced any notable physical changes. We realize this is a sensitive issue, but we only encourage disclosure because we care so […]

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Seeing Spots

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your skin gradually take on the natural beachy glow you’ve been waiting for. Uneven patches and white spots put a major damper on this excitement. Often, these spots are not a result of human error, but rather the natural inclinations of your own body. Tropical Tan’s Smart Tan […]

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The Golden Rule of Tanning

With all of the new skincare studies and products in the news these days, it can be hard to figure out which claims you should be taking seriously. One thing is abundantly clear: taking good care of your skin is of the utmost importance. The interesting thing about skincare is that you get to decide […]

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Thanks for voting us your #1 Tanning Salon!

Hi Tropical Tanners! We are so happy and excited to announce that we’ve won FAVORITE of the Four States for Best Tanning Salon! We’ve won every year, and we’re so honored to know that you enjoy our service as much as we enjoy working with you! Thank you for making us #1. We work hard to […]

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Only 3 Days Left Before Our Giveaway!

On June 15, 2015 one of our Text Club subscribers will win 5 FREE TANS! Join our Text Club before June 15, 2015 for your chance to win. If you are already a member of our text club, you are automatically entered into this contest. A photo posted by Tropical Tan (@tropicaltanjoplin) on Jun 2, […]

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Build Your Base Tan Before Summer

A base tan is almost like a form of natural sunscreen. The idea behind a base tan is that it is more difficult to get a sunburn if there is already some tan coloring present. Tanning in stages allows the skin to heal fully in between sessions. Instead of getting too much sun at once […]

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A Tale of Two Tanning Beds (and a Scary Experience Narrowly Avoided!)

Jessica is getting married soon, and she couldn’t be more excited. She’s reserved the perfect location, confirmed details with the caterer, and picked out the perfect dress. There’s only one thing left to do–get the perfect tan. Because Jessica is so busy planning her wedding, she decides to just go tanning at the local gym, […]

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Joplin’s Tropical Tan is Smart Tan Certified (FACEBOOK CONTEST)

Join our Facebook Contest at the bottom of this post. At Tropical Tan in Joplin, we hold a high standard for our employees. We expect the most from them so that we can give the most to you! To ensure that you receive the highest level of satisfaction, we require our employees to become “Smart […]

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Warmer weather in Joplin means it’s time to start tanning! [FACEBOOK CONTEST]

Join our contest at the bottom of this post! Summer is quickly approaching and we’re getting excited about spending some time out in the sun. It’s one of our favorite things. However, sunburns associated with summer are not! Joplin’s Tropical Tan is here to help you find the best tanning options out there – from […]

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