The SL Directory: Spray Tan Experts
The SL Directory: Spray Tan Experts

The SL Directory: Spray Tan Experts

We're fans of a spray tan year-round but a little bit of glow can help you feel your best at this time of year. If you want flawless streak-free results, seeing a professional is the way to go. From bridal beauty prep to clever contouring, these are the tan artists who won't disappoint.
By Orin Carlin
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Image: @TINT.TAN

Nadine Sereaton-St Croix

Sheer Beautique

A favourite among the SL team, tanner-to-the-stars Nadine Sereaton-St Croix is an expert on all things radiance. Working around the world, she offers luxury tanning from the comfort of your chosen setting. Beyond her regular client roster, she also works backstage at various red carpet events, including the BAFTAs, to help guests achieve that coveted photo-ready finish.

Book by emailing info@sheerbeautique.co.uk or contact Nadine through this form.

Follow @NadineStCroix 

James Harknett

Away Spa, W London

Celebrity tanning expert James Harknett is every beauty editor’s go-to for special occasions. James’s attention to detail is second to none – he uses a unique layering system to create that sculpted effect, which is then tailored to suit each individual. His results are always natural looking – making him the dream choice for brides-to-be. 

Book via his website or ring 07920514 073 to schedule an at-home appointment. 

Follow @JamesHarknett_Tan 

Bridget Hannon

Blush + Blow

Headed up by makeup artist-turned-entrepreneur Bridget Hannon, Blush + Blow is Parsons Green’s best-kept secret. Warm and instantly reassuring, she knows her craft inside out, prescribing the best shade and formula combination according to your natural colouring and preferences. The salon exclusively uses red carpet-approved brand Sienna X for a healthy, bronzy glow. In our opinion, Bridget is perfect for hesitant first-timers.

Ring 0207736 0430 or contact Bridget’s team via the website.

Follow @BlushAndBlowBeautyBoss 

Philippa Louise

Award-winning Philippa Louise is primarily a make-up artist, which explains why she specialises in airbrush application. But the North London-based beauty pro is also widely known for her spray tanning expertise – especially among bridal parties who are keen to avoid potential mishaps. Offering a design consultation beforehand to ensure the best results, she is meticulous, so expect your wedding beauty prep to run without a hitch.

Book via the website. 

Follow @PhilippaLouiseMakeUp 

Charlie McCorry

Tint

A respected authority in the tanning space, Charlie McCorry has over two decades of luxury beauty experience. Approved by the SL team, the educator and entrepreneur uses Tint. on her clients – a new, disruptor brand created by the same brains behind Bio Sculpture. Sick of the tell-tale biscuity smell? Tint. uses odour-masking technology in its formula, and so you can rest assured that a tan by Charlie is closer in look and feel to true, sun-kissed skin.

Book via this form.

Follow @CharlieMccorry 

Teresa Boyd

With countless editorial shoots under her belt, Teresa Boyd knows exactly how to create lit-from-within skin. Offering each client a bespoke service, she balances the body’s natural framework with an illusory contouring technique to create a more sculpted-looking effect. Praised for her speedy application, she is located centrally with easy access across London.

Email teresa_boyd@outlook.com or contact her through this form.

Follow @TeresaBoydTanning 

Sam Milne

If you’re based in Scotland or travelling there for a special occasion, book in to see tan artist Sam Milne. Her illustrious client list speaks for itself – A-list regulars include Nicola Peltz and Sabrina Carpenter. She’s also known for her gleaming testimonials and is also an ambassador for beauty editor-approved brand Dolce Glow. For a finish that looks good on camera, this is it.

Email brownsugarbysm@hotmail.com or contact the team through the Timely website. 

Follow @BrownSugarBySamMilne  

Sophie Tague

Offering at-home appointments across London, Kent and the South East, industry expert and Melanoma UK ambassador Sophie Tague is passionate about sunless tanning. She’s worked with celebrities, influencers and even models at London Fashion Week and as a talent educator for beauty concierge app Ruuby, she now helps budding tan artists hone their technique.

Ring 07710544762 or email info@sophietaguetan.com

Follow @SophieTagueTan 

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