After basking in the glorious sun of the past bank holiday, we need the glow of the sun all the time. Well looking out over a very grey day as we write this, we are sure that the sun isn’t going to give us a tan any time soon.

So as always we turn to the beauty industry to provide us with our sunless tan. There are so many option s and London is awash with options. We have done all the hot and hard leg work for you, this is no time to get sweaty, it will ruin your tan.

Keep reading to find out where to get a spray tan in London.

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James Harknett – The W London

Tucked neatly into the Away Spa in the W Hotel in Leicester Square. A firm favourite of too many celebrities to list. Head to James’ private tanning room for a one on one consultation about your tanning needs as well as your expectations and plans for your tan.

James will create a bespoke tan that will leave you bronzed and beautiful. Appointments last around 15-20 minutes and prices start from £50.


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RUUBY – Your house

This in house beauty app is one of the best in London and is a beauty world favourite. Offering a classic Tan that will leave you looking sun kissed. Express spray tans, that can be washed off in an hour and then develops over 8-10 hours. Or the innovative clear spay tan that leaves no colour transfer, and develops in 8 hours.

All from the comfort of your own home.

Privet – Notting Hill

Privet tan you to perfection, ironically in their Orangery. However you will not leave orange, but a golden goddess. Using the latest San Tropez tanning products Privet can control your tan to perfection, and allow your tan to develop incredibly quickly.

Prices start at £17 for a face spray up to £61 for a full body exfoliation and spray tan.

Amanda Harrington- Your House

Amanda Harrington is one of the biggest names in sunless tanning. This is spray less tanning. Harrington, founder of of InParlour has developed a definitive 3-step tanning method which is a completely customisable method of bronzing the body with a colour that is personalised to your skin tone and applied with luxurious brushes.

All this excellence can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. Prices start at £100, so perfect for a special occasion.


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Isle of Paradise – Your House, via Boots!

Brain child of beauty impresario, tanning queen and all round mega babe Jules Von Hep. This is the beauty industries answer to safe and effective spray tanning at home. Formulated with certified organic ingredients, actives at ideal pH levels, non-sensitising ingredients, hypoallergenic ingredients and pure oils Isle of Paradise is an organic and cruelty-free tanning line you need to know about.

The formulas are created to tackle known tanning problems. Streaking is combatted by IOP’s exclusive Triple Glow Technology “an exclusive composition that reacts with the amino acids on the skin’s surface to naturally enhance melanin without staining the skin” and that biscuit smell is nowhere to be smelt “formulated at a low pH, this exclusive composition is blended with Eucalyptus Oil to leave skin scented with a light, delicate natural fragrance”. Backed up with so much science, this is 100% safe.


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