Chapter 11 – Spray Tanning Technique

Before you begin, it is important to realize each technician will develop their own technique once they begin spraying. You will find what works for you, and as long as you are achieving good results, your technique is sufficient. Your technique will be based upon […]

Chapter 12 – Machine Maintenance

It is very important for you to take care of your equipment. You made a rather substantial investment in the equipment, and without it your business cannot operate. Turbine Maintenance All HVLP machines will have a removable air filter that needs to be cleaned or […]

Chapter 13 – Product Care

All solutions work different. Check with your solution manufacture for specifics. Generally, the shorter the shelf life, the fewer preservatives. It is very important to keep any products containing DHA out of any direct light or heat source. Heat, light and oxidation are the main […]

Chapter 14 – Business and Marketing

Whether you are starting a mobile tanning business or a brick and mortar sunless tanning salon, there are things to consider prior to starting (we are assuming you have already drawn up an extensive business plan including target marketing, investment and a good business name). […]

Chapter 3 – Forms of application

AIRBRUSH An airbrush unit works with a compressor and pen or wand like device. This unit can also be used to apply make-up, temporary tattoos and spray tan solution. This type of sunless application can be time consuming. HVLP High Volume, Low Pressure. These systems deliver air, generated by a turbine to […]

Chapter 4 – Government regulations

DHA is FDA approved for topical use.  Answering these questions will let you know if you and your client are properly protected:  Are consumers protected from exposure in the entire area of the eyes, in addition to the eyes themselves?  Are consumers protected from exposure […]

Chapter 5 – Knowledge of the Skin

Prior to moving forward with a business in sunless, take the steps necessary to educate yourself on the impact the sun can have on the skin. It is important to have a strong understanding in this area, so you as the technician can properly educate […]