iTAN Sun Spray Spa® Hosts Fourth Annual iMAN 2013 Event on July 27 at Stingaree in The Gaslamp

Posted on July 22nd, 2013

More than 20 male San Diego and Riverside County residents will compete for the title of iMAN 2013 and the opportunity to promote a balanced and confident lifestyle throughout Southern California.


Bita Ehsanipour
Public Relations Consultant


Monday, July 22, 2013

SAN DIEGO – July 22, 2013 – After crowning San Diego resident, Brooke Mollring, as Miss iTAN 2013, with the help of Jenni “JWOWW” Farley and Miss California USA 2013, Mabelynn Capeluj, back in April, iTAN Sun Spray Spa®’s hosts the fourth annual iMAN 2013 event on July 27 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Stingaree in the Gaslamp.

Voted San Diego’s number one tanning salon by the community, five years in a row, iTAN Sun Spray Spa is one of Southern California’s fastest growing, franchised tanning and spa salons. iMAN is an annual lifestyle competition sponsored by iTAN to find a fresh, new face to represent the brand while promoting a balanced and confident lifestyle throughout Southern California.

More than 20 of San Diego and Riverside Counties’ finest gentlemen will compete for the title of iMAN 2013. The event will boast a hosted bar from 8 to 9 p.m. and special dance performances by Lipstik Girls.

“We are looking for a strong, male role model who embodies the values of iTAN,” said Faraje Kharsa, CEO of iTAN Sun Spray Spa. “An iMAN is someone who leads a healthy and active lifestyle, is compassionate, and contributes positively to the community.”

After successfully hosting the fifth and sixth annual Miss iTAN events at Stingaree, this is first year that the iMAN event will be hosted at the nightclub, a favorite amongst celebrities, locals and tourists. Stingaree is located at 454 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101.

The iMAN 2013 judging panel will include:

  • Irina Kharsa – iTAN Founder
  • Kamron Fariba – iMAN 2012
  • Brooke Mollring – Miss iTAN 2013
  • Lisa Simmons – Director of the San Diego Charger Girls

iMAN 2013 will receive a $1,000 cash prize, a year of unlimited iTAN Sun Spray and Spa services, and will become the new, featured face of the brand.

The iMAN 2013 contestants entered the competition through an online Facebook contest on iTAN’s Facebook Page. Submissions and nominations were accepted from Monday, June 10, 2013 to Monday, June 24, 2013. Online voting for the title of iMAN 2013 Online Winner began on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 and continued through Wednesday, July 10, 2013. Fans had the opportunity to vote once per day.

Scott Kemp was selected as iMAN 2013 Online Winner by a public vote. Kemp will receive one year of unlimited iTAN Sun Spray and Spa services, in addition to becoming an iTAN Brand Ambassador. Kemp will compete amongst other contestants for the title of iMAN 2013 at the annual event.

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About iTAN Sun Spray Spa

iTAN Sun Spray Spa is committed to making the best possible experience for every customer. With 28 locations throughout Southern California, iTAN offers clients the latest in sun, spray and spa technology, making its services convenient, luxurious and affordable. The SMART TAN certified Salon Consultants are friendly, approachable and well-educated on the proper ways to achieve your beauty goals. iTAN Sun Spray Spa has been voted San Diego’s number one tanning salon by the community, five years in a row, on 10 News A-list Awards. Offering a multitude of sun, spray and spa services, iTAN customers are promised absolute beauty satisfaction from head to toe.