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News Archive for April, 2015

Vitamin D May Relate to Sleep, New Study Says

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

New research published in Sleep found that low vitamin D levels were strongly associated with worse outcomes of sleep duration and efficiency in adult men.

In the late 20th century, vitamin d researchers studying the brain discovered potential mechanisms for …

New York Salon Chain Responds to Attorney General Accusations

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
New York’s Attorney General targeted two indoor tanning businesses this past week — issuing a public statement that to many seemed more like an attack of the tanning industry in general than legal action against a specific violation.

Perhaps most …

Devoted Creations Joins in Spring Break Model Search

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Devoted Creations recently sponsored the Classmate USA Spring Break Model Search in Panama City Beach and Miami. Over 75 models participated, being “discovered” during Spring Break. Devoted Creations is a long-time sponsor of this event.

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Models are given the opportunity …

Beware the Wizard: Consultants aren’t always what they seem

Monday, April 27th, 2015

By Grant Miller, Salon Consultant

I never met anyone yet who at one time or another didn’t enjoy the movie “The Wizard of Oz.” Just a great movie. Unforgettable characters, a wonderful story and, of course, the bis message that …

Aniston: Sun, Not Dieting, Part of Her Healthy Lifestyle

Friday, April 24th, 2015

“I think it’s really about — honestly, this is going to sound so silly — going in the sun for 20 minutes a day is really important, vitamin D, because we are now having a vitamin D deficiency because of

What’s in a Brand?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Your indoor tanning business isn’t one size fits all; it’s not a factory. However, unless your customers know why you’re different, they probably think they can put their money down on the counter and get the same tanning experience anywhere. …

Is There a Better Way to Teach Salon Procedures?

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

In a recent poll, nearly 90 percent of indoor tanning businesses said they use one-on-one training to teach employees salon procedures.

Just 13 percent combined said they primarily use salon manuals, videos, or other forms of training.

One-on-one instruction …

Humans Evolved to Regulate Vitamin D: Researcher

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Underscoring the biological importance of adequate UV exposure, an article Monday in the Pittsburg Post-Gazette discusses a researcher’s conclusion that the skin color of humans evolved over thousands of years primarily as a mechanism to regulate the absorption of sunlight …