So Cakeworthy: Gotham Glow


I look amazing. Well, more amazing than usual?

Why? Because it’s dark and depressing outside yet I am boasting a beautiful tan. And I haven’t even left New York!

I’m leaving for Belize tomorrow (cannot WAIT) and I really didn’t want to feel like a spotlight on the beach (meaning bright and white). After not seeing sunshine for months, my skin was starting to take on a transparent-like quality. Not so sexy in a bikini.

So I searched around on yelp.com and came across Gotham Glow, a company which specializes in spray tans (no UV-light tanning beds for me, thank you very much). Everyone who reviewed Gotham Glow raved about Tamar, the owner, and her spray tanning skills, so I decided to give it a try.

And so we go back to the beginning: I look awesome.  Tamar is fabulous, super sweet, and a pro. The entire process from beyond-pale to sunkissed took less than 10 minutes, and I didn’t feel at all embarrassed that I was standing in a tent naked (and even when she asked me to bend over with my butt in her face, it was all cool). Tamar uses a tan formula that she created herself, and the effect is too fabulous for words.

Maintenance is easy: no showering for 8 hours, first shower no soap. After that, you’re good to go and told to moisterize a lot. The tan lasts about a week. And again, I reiterate, it is COMPLETELY natural looking.

I cannot recommend Tamar at Gotham Glow enough. She even does house calls…so grab some girlfriends and have a spray tan party!

PS. As I mentioned, I’m headed to Belize for the next week–no blog posting. I’ll have pictures galore when I return!

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One Response to So Cakeworthy: Gotham Glow

  1. Lauren Slayton March 11, 2011 at 10:08 am #

    A spray tan is such a good little confidence booster. I worry about what I breathe in while doing it but not as bad as a tanning bed. My skin is now lighter than white.

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