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FAQs About Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, intends to provide timely additional guidance to address borrower and lender questions concerning the implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established by section 1102 of the …

The Importance of Being an Active Salon Owner

Monday, April 6th, 2020

By Jenny Backman, Carolina Tan Factory

One of the most important things that I strive to accomplish within my salons is being active. Let me explain what I mean by that. I believe in the old saying, “What isn’t growing …

Keep Some Money Coming in While Your Salon is Closed

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Note: This may not be applicable in some state. Please check your local regulations. 

While tanning businesses in the majority of states are currently closed by government mandate because of COVID-19, some are still doing more than planning and waiting …

Sunlight for Public Health: Common sense prevails!

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

By Dr. Marc Sorenson

 An excellent paper by Dr. Hoel and Dr. de Gruijl is titled “Sun Exposure Public Health Directives.” It decries the vilification of sunlight and suggests people return to its healthful rays.

So is dermatology awakening to

Treasury Announces Updated Information – Paycheck Protection Program Assistance For Small Businesses

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program prioritizes millions of Americans employed by small businesses by authorizing up to $349 billion toward job retention and certain other expenses.

Small businesses and eligible nonprofit organizations, Veterans organizations, and Tribal businesses described in the Small …

How to File for a U.S. Small Business Administration Emergency Loan

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small …

Our Environment and Spray Tanning

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

By Crystal Rooney, Sun Spot Atlantis

How can a spray technician in Florida using the same spray tan solution as a Colorado spray technician get a different outcome? The answer is simple – environmental conditions.

Perhaps you live in an …

On Your Side: A Talk With The U.S. Small Business Administration Hosted By The ASA

Friday, March 27th, 2020

The ASA organized a webinar presented by the Small Business Administration (SBA) on Thursday. The presentation, attended by more than 300 salon owners, discussed how the current SBA disaster assistance programs can help salon owners. The presentation also discussed the …