Bronze515 Custom Airbrush Tanning Ames

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Now on Main Street in Ames! Bronze515 is your go to place for a UV-Free glow. We use only gluten free, vegan, paraben, and cruetly free products. Voted Des Moines Best Local Tanning Salon 2017, 2018, & 2019. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook! Don't see a time that works for you? Send us a Facebook Message or Email. We will try our best to fit you in!
** Don't forget to review instructions 24 hours prior to your session.
Sun
Closed
Mon
Closed
Tue
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wed
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thu
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Fri
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Closed

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Our Services

New Client
New to Bronze515? Book this option. We will go over everything at your appointment! Best color for your skin tone, instructions for after care, and more! You will receive airbrush tan at this session.
The 515
Do not book this option if you are a NEW client. Enjoy a custom blended tan specific to your skin tone. With triple action bronzers that help provide a tan for up to 5-10 days. Additionally, you will be prepped with barrier cream for those problem areas to ensure a glowing tan. This is a basic whole body airbrush tan!
The Rapid Tan
Need a sunless solution that doesn’t require a long wait time to shower? Rapid Tan it is! Rapid tan is specially formulated with fast acting Eco Certified DHA to help achieve a beautiful sunless tan while shortening the wait time to shower. Shower within 2-6 hours. (The Rapid Tan can continue to develop a tan 12 hours after showering.)
The Half Body
Whether you want your upper body or lower body tanned this will allow you to have just that! Please only book this option if you have been to Bronze515 before. If you are NEW, please book New Client
New Client-Appts booked after December 1 will be at our new location
New to Bronze515? Book this option. We will go over everything at your appointment! Best color for your skin tone, instructions for after care, and more! You will receive airbrush tan at this session.
The 515-Appts booked after December 1 will be at our new location
Do not book this option if you are a NEW client. Enjoy a custom blended tan specific to your skin tone. With triple action bronzers that help provide a tan for up to 5-10 days. Additionally, you will be prepped with barrier cream for those problem areas to ensure a glowing tan. This is a basic whole body airbrush tan!
The Half Body-Appts booked after December 1 will be at our new location
Whether you want your upper body or lower body tanned this will allow you to have just that! Please only book this option if you have been to Bronze515 before. If you are NEW, please book New Client
Bronze515 Membership-Appts booked after December 1 will be at our new location
If you have a Bronze515 Membership please book this option. Indicate at appointment what specific service you would like.
The Rapid Tan-Appts booked after December 1 will be at our new location
Need a sunless solution that doesn’t require a long wait time to shower? Rapid Tan it is! Rapid tan is specially formulated with fast acting Eco Certified DHA to help achieve a beautiful sunless tan while shortening the wait time to shower. Shower within 2-6 hours. (The Rapid Tan can continue to develop a tan 12 hours after showering.)

Our Staff

Emily
Emily will help serve our Ames studio! She is a Catering Manager at ISU but a girl with a passion to make people glow. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago she found herself loving the Iowa life after graduating from UNI. She enjoys the inclusive atmosphere at Bronze515 and the all natural products. Live music, animals, and trivia nights are some passions for Emily but there are lots more! We are so excited to have her join the team
Jessica
Jessica is originally from Bondurant, an ISU grad, and works full-time as a wedding coordinator! 🔆Why Bronze 515: " When I was first offered this opportunity, I was excited for the flexibility and fast paced environment that this job could offer. But after meeting the clients, I fell in love with being able to make them feel good about themselves. A tan can fix just about anything! Also, there is confidence in having the unique skill of being a spray tan artist." 🔆What do you like to do in your free time: "I love dinners with friends ( I am always down for sushi or mexican), lazy weekends with my boyfriend, all the coffee!! 🔆What are you looking forward to at Bronze515: "Being part of a community known for their positivity and creating trust relationships with clients."
Leah
Leah, Owner and Founder of Bronze515 is a native of Iowa. Leah found herself tanning in tanning beds at the young age of 14. After 12 plus years she decided her body had enough! She embarked on this journey to educate others on the importance of protecting their skin. She gets great joy from seeing others smile and feeling better about themselves. ​At Bronze515 you will get the best experience possible. Leah has been trained by leading experts in the airbrush tanning industry. Most recently Leah attended training in West Hollywood, California with Jenni Blafer, Owner of Sunkissed by Jenni. Jenni is a celebrity airbrush tanning artist, with an extensive A-list Clientele. Bronze515 is the only studio in the 515 to offer airbrush contouring services. Leah is a perfectionist, educator, and has a passion for the industry. Her staff has been well trained in the art of airbrush tanning.
Michaela
Meet Michaela! Michaela She enjoys a nice healthy glow year round and says her life was made when she happened to stumble upon Bronze515! Not only does she love meeting new clients, she also loves the body-positive message we stand for as a small business. An ISU biology grad, she decided to keep her roots planted in Ames. She enjoys that the products are vegan, and all-natural. In her free time you can find her with her two pups and listening to music!
Monica
Monica, an Iowa girl who loves volleyball, puppies, and country concerts decided to join the Bronze515 team after years in the tanning bed. She had one airbrush tan and well she was hooked! By day you can find her working as a dental assistant and at night at Bronze515 giving customers a nice glow! Ask her how many concerts she has been to, we bet you she has been to more!