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News Archive for June, 2012

No Sweat! We Sanitize It Anyway!

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Everyone knows professional tanning facilities sanitize sunbeds before every session — cleanliness is, after all, the number one thing a client looks for in a salon. And since most salons also give clients a laundered personal towel for their own …

Get More Done With Smarter To-Do Lists

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

A recent article from Yahoo! Small Business Advisor, “Make the most of your to do list,” compiled the best advice on making and using to-do lists. As small business owners and operators, you may feel like there’s never enough hours …

Natural Society: FDA Hiding Sunscreen Risks

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

A leading natural health advocacy group has accused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of knowing about potential risks in many over-the-counter sunscreen products for more than a decade while doing nothing to warn consumers.

The Natural Society — a …

Blast Better With These Email Marketing Tips

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Improve the efficiency of your salon’s email blasts with tips from the article “Email Marketing: 6 Tricks for Better Results.” contributor Michael Mothner describes email marketing to your company’s customer list as “one of the most overlooked avenues …

Smart Tan Right On Melanoma: Derm

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

A highly decorated figure in the dermatology community endorsed the International Smart Tan Network’s position on sunlight and moderate UV exposure as “fair and balanced” in his latest book.

Dr. Bernard Ackerman, an award-winning professor of dermatology who is considered …

Mercola: Tanning Prevents Cancer

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The internet’s most-read health-education web site is promoting indoor tanning as a healthy activity — pointing to a recent published medical review claiming the benefits of regular UV exposure far outweigh the risks associated with overexposure. — the health-education …

Tips from Pinterest Pros

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Use the latest social media craze, Pinterest, as part of your marketing strategy with these tips from the article “6 Pinterest Tips From Power Users.”

  1. Social media strategist Mike Street emphasizes the benefit of using third-party services to help

Doctor: Does SPF Do More Harm?

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Yet another physician is asking whether or not daily exposure to sunscreen chemicals may be more harmful than what sunscreen is supposed to be preventing — sunburn.

“Sunlight, in reasonable doses, enables natural immunity, promotes skin growth and healing, stimulates …