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Access Denied: Salvaging declined EFT transactions

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

People of all walks of life rely on EFT to take care of their expenses, and most salons have acknowledged that by offering discounts for memberships that utilize automatic payments. For salons, this has the added benefits of regulating revenue …

5 Ways to Grow Your Spray Tan Business Through Social Media

Monday, January 28th, 2019

By Amara Khajenouri, California Tan Sunless

Are you looking to find more clients and grow your brand awareness within your community? If you answered yes, then you are in the right place! It can be tough to balance a spray …

New Study Urges Change for Public Health Sun Exposure Guidelines: Vitamin D Society

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

TORONTO, Ont (January 23, 2019) – A new research paper has shed light on the benefits of moderate non-burning sun exposure and calls for an immediate revision of current public health sun directives. It found the public has been misled …

What’s in a Brand?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

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. …

New Research Suggests Current Guidelines for Sun Exposure are Unhealthy and Unscientific: Outside Magazine

Monday, January 21st, 2019

Mainstream medicine indeed has it all wrong, the writer concludes after analyzing the types of research on sun and health the tanning industry has been talking about for years, in a recent article from national publication Outside Magazine.

“As for …

Many Salons Lack Loyalty Programs: Poll

Friday, January 18th, 2019

In a poll, nearly two-thirds of indoor tanning business said they do not have a customer loyalty or rewards program.

They may be something that takes a back seat to more pressing matters for many salon owners, but it’s …

Paper Reiterates UV’s Link to ‘Overall Good Health’

Friday, January 18th, 2019

The cardiovascular impact of sunlight — reducing blood pressure by triggering the release of nitric oxide from the skin — outweighs any potential risk factors of exposure, researcher Dr. Richard Weller wrote in a 2016 paper published in the journal …

Where the Heart Is

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Kat Miller was practically raised at Sun Company Tanning. She considers many of their long-term clients family, and now her own daughter has a number of what she calls “surrogate grandparents” at the salon

As by far the oldest tanning …