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News Archive for December, 2015

Muscle Strength Improved by Vitamin D in Study

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Healthy, young adults saw improvements in upper and lower body strength from vitamin D supplementation in a 2014 study.

Research has consistently shows that vitamin D benefits muscles by increasing the size of muscle fibers as well as the rate …

Cleanliness is Top Concern for Tanning Clients

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Your salon spends time, money, and effort attracting and keeping good customers, but you could lose them in a second with just one slip up on cleaning duties. And even worse than losing a valued client is the negative word …

Vitamin D from Sun is Better: Nutrition Professor

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

Get outside and get your vitamin D the natural way, New York University Nutrition Professor Marion Nestle advised NPR listeners, also explaining that obtaining vitamin D through supplementation can be confusing and risky.

“It’s much better to go out in …

Business Owners vs. Entrepreneurs

Monday, December 28th, 2015

By Grant Miller, salon consultant

Business owners and entrepreneurs — most people think these terms are interchangeable. Isn’t every business owner an entrepreneur? The answer is no. The definition of an entrepreneur is “a person who organizes and manages any …

Sun-Starved Town Installed Giant Mirrors for a Brighter Winter

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

While some might try to convince you otherwise, we all know that humans naturally need, crave, and relish sun exposure. Case in point: It took more than 100 years to accomplish, but one Norwegian town in 2013 completed its mission …

It’s a SAD Time of Year — Can We Cure it with Vitamin D?

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

By Dr. Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute

A recent press release from the Vitamin D Society of Canada discusses the need for vitamin D in the winter, in order to reduce the risk and intensity of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. …

Turning ‘Event’ Spray Customers into ‘Permanent’ Spray Customers

Monday, December 21st, 2015

As winter descends upon us, thoughts turn to holidays, social events and parties — moments when everyone wants to look and feel their best. This is also the time of year when summer tans are long gone, but the desire …

ASA Statement on FDA Proposal to Ban Under-18 Tanning

Friday, December 18th, 2015
This morning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a press release detailing two major proposed rule revisions for sunlamps in the United States — one calling for a federal ban for use of sunbeds by those under age 18 …