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Don’t Neglect the Follow-Through

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

By Scott Nichols, UV Utilities

It’s all in the follow-through! If you were to Google the definition of follow-through, it will come up saying “the continuing of an action or task to its conclusion.” In management, I have found the …

Beat Colds and Flus with Vitamin D

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

By Carole Baggerly, GrassrootsHealth

Did you know that by raising your vitamin D level to 40-60 ng/ml (100-150 nmol/L) you could lower your risk of not only bone diseases but also everyday colds and flus? GrassrootsHealth, together with 48 world-renowned …

A Big Deal on a Small Budget

Monday, November 26th, 2018

By Tara Sanders, Touchable Tans

Last year, I was lucky enough to celebrate my salon’s five-year anniversary. They say that it takes five years to “make it or break it,” so I’m on the better end of those odds! I …

ASA State Regulatory Program Faces New 2019 Challenges

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

By Joseph Levy, ASA Director of Scientific Affairs

State regulatory advocacy – a key cornerstone of the American Suntanning Association’s efforts to promote responsible sunbed usage in professional salons – will face new challenges in 2019.

Efforts to restrict UV …

Move Over, Entrepreneurs: Are you stifling your biggest asset?

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

By Ashley Laabs

When you’re running a business, it can become very easy to recognize something that can help your business grow – especially when you don’t have it. Instead of focusing on the want to seek resources you don’t …

Sunbed Users Tops in Vitamin D Levels

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Canada’s sun-deprived northerly latitudes mean 90 percent of Canadians will be vitamin D deficient in the winter. That’s why it’s not surprising that regular sunbed users have the highest vitamin D levels of any group in Canada.

According to Canadian …

The Environment and Your Spray Tan

Monday, November 19th, 2018

By Ashley Wottring, California Tan Sunless

Environmental elements play a huge role in the success of your spray tan. A client can perfectly prepare by exfoliating, shaving, cleansing the skin of lotions/oils, etc. but still have less than perfect results …

Higher Vitamin D Levels and Sun Exposure Prove Important for Disease Prevention

Friday, November 16th, 2018
TORONTO, Ont (November 7, 2018) – New research for a wide variety of serious diseases confirms that Canadians need much higher vitamin D levels and UV sun exposure than previously thought. As part of November Vitamin D Awareness Month, the …