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Negotiating Rent Relief During Shutdown

Friday, April 17th, 2020

We’ve heard reports from salon owners about requesting lease adjustments due to forced closure, with varying results. Some have reported landlords being completely understanding and agreeable to adjusting terms, while many property owners and managers seem to expect business to …

Help Delay the Excise Tax on Indoor Tanning

Thursday, April 16th, 2020

The American Suntanning Association has been working hard to get the upcoming tan tax payment schedule delayed and we need your help NOW! ASA has contacted more than 140 members of the House and Senate to tell

Appealing to the Senses

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

By Scott Nichols, salon GM and consultant

Sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste – five of the most common senses. Senses are used to feed our minds with information and that information helps us make everyday decisions. If these senses …

Do You Speak Fluent Sunless?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

By Ivy Potter

It has been 95 years since Coco Chanel stepped out with sun kissed skin, making sunbathing glam and laying the foundation for indoor UV tanning. Although consumers have been trying their hands at “sunless” options for just …

Most People Get Less Vitamin D In Diet Than They Think: Survey

Monday, April 13th, 2020

A large discrepancy exists between how much vitamin D people think they they are getting from their diet and how much they are really getting, according to the 2013 Functional Foods Consumer Survey. Sixty-eight percent of those surveyed by the …

Sunburn Prevention: Changing lives for Skin Type II tanners

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Shelly DeJaynes LaPlant had never tanned in her life. Saddled with fair Type II skin growing up in sunny Colorado, she couldn’t go outside in the summer without breaking out in a rash or getting sunburn.

Her transformation story is …

Help Get Tan Tax Payments Delayed!

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

ASA has been working hard to get the first quarter tan tax payments due April 15 deferred or eliminated and we could use your help. ASA has sent letters to Secretary Mnuchin and two Deputy Secretaries of the US Treasury …

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 …