Meet the girls behind the gun!

We are thrilled to announce our studio was voted "Best of D.C." THREE years in a row by all of our amazing clients!


Stefani, owner of The Bronze Collective, is a master-certified technician and international spray tan trainer with extensive knowledge in the contour tanning technique. She has had tans featured on Bravo TV, the Emmys, Elle Magazine, Hawaii 5-0, D.C. Magazine, Maxim and more! She has been featured in D.C. Magazine as a leading beauty expert in the DMV, VIP Alexandria Magazine and Alexandria News Now.

She was a full-time high school teacher for 8 years and began to grow a passion for helping people feel confidently beautiful through sunless tanning.

Stefani developed her own sunless training program with a brand-neutral emphasis, which has been used by thousands of technicians across the WORLD, including celebrity spray tan artists.

Her mission is to help each and every person feel fabulous in their own skin!



Megan is an expert in everything bridal! She is a Northern Virginia native and licensed Esthetician.

She has over 6 years of experience doing hair and makeup for weddings, tv and editorial, but loves to focus her expertise in the bridal industry!

Megan was named "best of weddings" by The Knot in 2021 & 2022 for her hair and makeup services, "Hair and Makeup by MegMon". She has worked on the set of PBS, the White House Christmas TV Production, and the Gershwin Awards in D.C.

She is a huge animal lover, and in her free-time enjoys spending time with her French Bulldog named Betty.


Maria is a DC theatre actor originally hailing from Philadelphia, PA. Throughout her career she has received multiple Helen Hayes Awards and has been celebrated in the Washington Post as “artist to watch.”

Maria is a 5 star-rated spray tan artist who loves to focus on making her clients feel the most comfortable with an emphasis on body positivity and overall empowerment.

Spending time working with a brilliant group of women has been an ongoing joy. Second best to her son Tony— her 80lb German terrier.


Jamie is an Alexandria native! She has a Bachelors degree in Health Science from Philadelphia University and is an aspiring Physician Assistant. You can find her working in the emergency room as a Paramedic during the day and slaying spray tans at The Bronze Collective at night!

Jamie enjoys spending her free time crafting and traveling the world!


Chelsea is a licensed esthetician and permanent makeup artist! She has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and worked in the Federal Government for 6 years before focusing full-time on her passions in the beauty industry.

When she’s not doing tattoos or spray tans, you can find Chelsea spending time with her Golden Retriever named Hudson!


Cristina has been spray tanning since 2018! She came to the DMV from Arizona, where she owned her own spray tan business. Although her day time job is what brought her to the area, she still wanted to continue fueling her passion for spray tanning in the evening time and weekends! Her favorite part of the job is empowering women (and men) to look and feel their best.

When she’s not working, Cristina enjoys trying out new restaurants and traveling to new places with her husband. She also loves a lazy day on the couch catching up on her favorite Bravo TV shows.

Melissa is a licensed Aesthetician and fitness instructor! She is originally from Fayetteville, Arkansas and relocated to the DMV area due to her husband's military orders. She has experience working in dermatology and the cosmetic surgery industry. She has a passion for the health and beauty industry, and loves helping to make people feel like their best self! She also currently teaches weightlifting and spin classes at several locations in the area.

When she is not spray tanning or teaching classes, she is spending her time traveling or enjoying the outdoors with her husband and two yorkies, Daisy and Lilly.



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Alexandria, VA 22314

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