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Sunburn Prevention: The Golden Rule of Smart Tanning

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Everything we do as indoor tanning professionals is based upon the underlying premise of sunburn prevention.

It’s a big part of the reason why all operators are trained in UV science, why we skin-type our clients, gradually acclimate them to …

Holick Speaks! A New UV Vision – Only in Nashville

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

The scientific researcher, almost universally recognized as the world’s leading UV-Vitamin D expert, is a featured speaker at Smart Tan Nashville Nov. 13-15.

Dr. Michael Holick’s career began while he was working with a team in the labs of the …

Throw a Vitamin D Party with GrassrootsHealth

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
By Carole Baggerly, GrassrootsHealth

You can help solve the vitamin D deficiency epidemic by throwing a D*party. We will give you the tools you need to educate and help your guests test their own D levels. Not only will

Last Chance to Register for Smart Tan Nashville for $129

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Today is the last day to register for Smart Tan Nashville for the early registration rate of just $129.

This year, we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of Smart Tan’s educational conference in downtown Nashville. For two decades, we’ve been producing the most complete …

Sunless Education: The Key to Better Sales

Monday, October 5th, 2015

By Ashley Wottring, California Tan Sunless

The key to sunless sales is education. Sunless tanning is different than UV tanning and requires additional training, whether an employee has worked in the salon for the past five years of five weeks. …

Salons Educate Clients on Outdoor Sun Safety

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Eighty-three percent of indoor tanning businesses said they teach their clients sunburn prevention and other principles of outdoor sun safety, in a poll earlier this year.

When we do our jobs correctly, tanning facility owners and operators are at …

Throwback Thursday: ‘Tan You’ Parody Rocks Nashville

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

In tune with the vibe of the Music City, we kicked off the opening session of Smart Tan Nashville 2014 with a parody of “Forget You” by Cee Lo Green that highlights the everyday struggles of being a salon employee or …

Cannell: If I Take Vitamin D Will I Live Longer?

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Another recent review of studies found the association of vitamin D levels to decreased mortality rates to be consistent regardless of countries, sexes, age groups, and seasons of blood draw. In his analysis of the research, Dr. John Cannell of the Vitamin …