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News Archive for February, 2012

March’s Smart Tan Magazine Online

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Using employee incentives to improve sales performance and decrease turnover is the cover story for Smart Tan Magazine’s March issue – which is available both in print and as an e-magazine on

Commissions and bonuses are only a few …

‘D’ Reduces Menstrual Pain: Study

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Higher vitamin D levels are now connected to a significant reduction in pain for women with a history of severe menstrual cramps, MedPageToday reported this week.

Italian researchers published a study in the Feb. 27 Archives of Internal Medicine in …

Icon To Hollywood: ‘Get a Tan!’

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

One of Hollywood’s all-time iconic sex symbols has gone on the record urging today’s women to embrace a natural tan and to shun overzealous sun scare.

“I think we should all spend some time in the sunshine. There’s a lot …

Motivate the Unmotivated

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Unmotivated employees can cause a lot of problems for your business; they can hurt your reputation and ultimately your bottom line. One of the biggest challenges a business owner will face is to encourage these unmotivated persons to be passionate …

‘Addiction’ Study Design Questioned

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Dermatology’s latest study attempting to mischaracterize humanity’s natural chemical attraction to sunlight as “addiction” only involved seven subjects and didn’t actually use real indoor tanning sessions, a closer analysis of the study’s protocol revealed.

“The new study involved seven frequent …

Access Hollywood: Get Some Sun

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Telling its readers to “kick the winter blues” of seasonal depression, popular entertainment news source Access Hollywood this week pointed to the fact that sun exposure and sunbed exposure have benefits.

“The seasonal blues are a feeling of mild depression …

U.S. Derms Refer 900,000 To Sunbeds: Survey

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

An International Smart Tan Network survey of 6,881 indoor tanning clients revealed that 11 percent of tanning clients say a doctor referred them to a tanning salon for therapeutic reasons and that 28 percent of those referring physicians were dermatologists. …

Hollywood Tans Season Premiere Day

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Hollywood Tans today announced that its fourth annual Season Premiere Day will be Saturday, March 10. To mark the start of the indoor tanning season, participating Hollywood Tans salons throughout the United States will provide free indoor tanning all day …