Tanning FAQ's

How old do I have to be to tan?

Anyone can tan with us at the Cutting Edge at the age of 16, Wisconsin State Law prohibits tanning under the age of 16.

I can only come before or after I go to work. Will you be open then?

Yes! Every of our store locations are open from 8 am until 9 pm Mon-Fri, Sat 8-6, Sun 10-6. We do close for major holidays, and will post a notice of any closings on the front door of each store ahead of time.

Do I need to make an appointment to tan?

No, Each of our store locations has roughly 40 beds available to help prevent you from having to wait when you come in. So, there is no need to call ahead to schedule an appointment…just come & go as you like!

Do I have to tan at the store where I signed up?

No, Once you sign up at one of our Cutting Edge locations, you are free to tan at whichever location is most convenient to you at that time.

I’ve heard tanning is bad for you, is this true?

Tanning’s provides a wealth of benefits! For more details and scientific research, please visit Keep in mind that we also offer UV-Free tanning alternatives, which are a wonderful option in place of or in addition to tanning in our regular tanning beds, Please see our stores for details.

I was told that I could not take my child into the tanning room with me. Why is that?

Under State and Federal Law, you are not allowed to have any other person in the room with you when you are tanning. This includes children. We do enforce these laws as requested and apologize for any inconvenience it may cause.

I left a personal item behind last time I was there.

Anytime we find anything in the rooms, we keep the item in our store’s Lost & Found. Either call or visit the store you might have left the item at, and they will be more than happy to search the Lost & Found for you.

Can I tan if I have a tattoo?

Yes! Be sure to cover your tattoo with an SPF product to help prevent any fading. We offer a Tattoo Balm stick that will help you accurately “draw” the SPF over your tattoo to also prevent any tattoo tan lines.

I was told I had to wait 24 hours to tan again, is this true?

Yes, you can only tan once a day.