Archive for August 27th, 2009
pop up spray tanning tents are a must have for your mobile tanning service or to your spray tanning salon. These pop up spray tanning tents quickly and neatly pop up into shape and just as quickly fold up for travel.
Mobile tanning technicians love them for their flexibility and windows for light. Salons seeking to add on spray tanning services appreciate how quickly they can create a spray tanning space. They are equally at home in the salon or as mobile tanning salon at an airbrush tanning party.
As people become aware of the risks of overexposure to the sun or UV rays, many are looking for safer ways to tan. While there are plenty of tanning salons that offer the traditional tanning beds, over the past few years spray tanning, or airbrush tanning, has gained popularity. Starting a spray tanning business is extremely lucrative for an outgoing entrepreneur who is willing to learn how to operate an airbrush spray tanning machine (or hire someone who is). Start-up costs can be fairly low, particularly if you start a mobile spray tanning business look for a mobile spray tanning kit.
Determine if you will operate a mobile or fixed business. A mobile spray tanning business can save on overhead, but it means you will need to go to your customers. If you decide on a mobile business, consider setting up a booth at flea markets, fairs, beauty salons, gyms and hotels and contact local dermatology clinics.
Incorporate your business and protect yourself. If you will operate alone, you may remain a sole proprietorif you choose. Contact your tax commission and health department about any permits and licenses that you will need, such as a building permit or sales tax permit.
Find your location. If your spray tanning business will be fixed, look for high traffic locales such as shopping plazas near universities and apartments. Your tanning salon should be convenient for customers.
Purchase your equipment and supplies. For a mobile business, salon or spa, visit Artesian Tan.com for a complete mobile system that includes HVLP spray tanning system, spray tanning solution, pre and post tanning lotions and hair protection, and gloves at wholesale pricing. You will also need a merchant account such as those offered by MerchantAccountExpress.com, in order to accept credit cards. Other supplies that you will need for your business include display cases for any accessories you may sell (such as lotions and sunglasses), invoice receipts, a cash register, signage, business cards, tropical plants and other supplies to help create your storefront theme.
Become knowledgeable about spray tanning . Take an spray tan training course. Some of your customers may be sensitive to the products you use. A spray tan training course can help you understand skin preparation, important ingredients and application of the solution. Visit Artesian Tan.com for information on becoming certified.
Attitude is 95% of any sale so be nice! Your location and the customer service that you provide will determine whether or not your business is a success. Being friendly and knowledgeable about your products will assure customers that you are a professional and ensure repeat business. Networking is extremely important in this industry.
Advertise your tanning business on Google Maps, in local online directories, on bulletin boards at Laundromats, on college campuses and at grocery stores. Advertise on Craigslist, the radio and in newspapers. Offer coupons. Consider starting a website.
Over the past five years, we’ve watched sunless tanning position itself for explosive growth. While salons and spas offer sunless spray tanning as a new service to existing clients looking to enhance their traditional tanning sessions. Sunless Spray Tanning has the potential to expand the tanning and day spa populous with new customers who either cannot or choose not to get a traditional UV tan. Most salons and spas have been professionally trained by companies like Artesian Tan for Spray tan training to understand and learn the business!
The concept of sunless tanning has come a long way since its introduction to the general public in the 1960s. Today, sunless products can be found everywhere from indoor tanning salons and day spas to department stores and drug stores. Professional mobile spray tanning companies, salons and spas have the ability to offer superior tanning services at high profits.
The new Sun-MistTM takes UVSunless Tanning to a new level. A high performance, rugged spray tanning system it can be used equally well at home, in a client’s home mobile tanning, or in a high volume salon. The Sun-MistTM by Apollo Sprayer offers excellence in HVLP spray tanning equipment. The Vari-Speed variable speed control provides quieter performance as well as the ability to contour and shade wial Spray Tanning.
The Sun-MistTM features an all new, sleek, matte black case with black micro-foam filtersand offers the unique HandiHoldTM docking station to safely hold and store the Mist applicator on the case – so it is always ready to spray. Apollo Sprayer’s high performance T5020 Mist Applicator ensures that the tanning solution applies perfectly for uniform coverage. The 14′ (4.2m) slim and flexible air hose with quick connect couplers means the hose is never in the way. The Sun-MistTM is expressly designed to apply tanning solutions evenly and efficiently. So easy to use and the solution goes on the client, not in the air. The Sun-MistTM Applicator has all stainless steel fluid parts to atomize the solution into tiny perfect particles in a precision controlled spray fan. The Sun-MistTM Applicator is always cool to the technician’s touch, a key benefit during a long day of spray tanning!