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Our staff is Smart Tan trained and certified and will use their knowledge to help you safely achieve the tan you desire. We want to get to know each and every one of our clients and we hope we've created an atmosphere that will make you want to stick around a few extra minutes and chat with some friends or with us once in a while. So please, come visit us and relax and tan your worries away!

Our Staff

About Us

Staff | Owners | Awards

Hakuna Matata Tanning Salon is owned by Joe and Kris Contini.  Both have recently earned their Master's Certificates in Smart Tanning. In order to earn this certificate, Joe and Kris had to complete certifications in Sales, First Impressions, Skin Care and Spray-On, as well as Basic Technical certification.

Our Owners

Hakuna Matata has been honored with many awards, which is notable for a young business. For several years they have received honors from Looking Fit Magazine for being in the top 250 salons in the country. Tanning Trend Magazine also did a feature on Hakuna Matata for being innovative, bright and having an upbeat atmosphere with top of the line Ergoline tanning beds and booths.


Summer Hours: Late June - Early Sept. Monday - Friday: 9am - 9pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 4pm Our Hours Monday - Friday: 9am - 10pm Saturday & Sunday: 9am - 6pm Our Location Geddes Plaza 527 Charles Ave. Syracuse NY 13209 Contact Us
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