Education & Training

Part of any indoor tanning salon’s success is providing ongoing educational opportunities for staff members. Employees only need to learn about skin typing and the tanning process, but also the unique offerings of the salon: its equipment, lotions, sales packages, operations procedures and more. The best employees will take their knowledge and become advocates who effectively teach and train customers.


  • Proposed Changes To The Performance Standards For Sunlamp Products: Part I
    Posted : 3/01/2005 Proposed Changes To The Performance Standards For Sunlamp Products: Part I by Donald L. Smith This article summarizes the regulatory changes to the performance standards for sunlamp products (21 CFR 1040.20) regarding a) warning labels, b) the definition ...More
    March 1, 2005 Donald L. Smith Posted in Articles, Operations
  • Sportarredo USA, Inc.
    Posted : 3/01/2005Sportarredo USA, Inc.High Quality In High Pressureby Matt MorganFor more than 25 years, Sportarredo has served Europe’s tanning-equipment needs from its world headquarters in Gruaro, Italy, a small town near Venice. In 2004, the company set up U.S. ...More
    March 1, 2005 Matt Morgan Posted in Articles, Operations
  • Looking Fit 02/15/2005: NTTI Tips
    Posted : 2/15/2005 Training Day NTTI’s Certification Courses Have Something For Everyone Since its inception in 1992, the National Tanning Training Institute has trained more than 17,000 indoor tanning professionals. Today’s salon professionals realize the importance of ...More
    February 15, 2005 Posted in Articles, Operations
  • New Hampshire Sets Up Committee For Tanning Rules
    New Hampshire has named two tanning salon owners to an advisory committee that will help implement new tanning regulations. ...More
    February 11, 2005 Posted in News, Operations
  • Looking Fit 02/2005: NTTI Tips
    Posted : 2/01/2005 Get The Word Out Free Online Consumer Education Brochures Available From NTTI An educated tanning customer is a boon for your salon. In addition to understanding the tanning process, they are walking billboards for your salon. People love getting ...More
    February 1, 2005 Posted in Articles, Operations
  • Posted : 2/01/2005
    Posted : 2/01/2005 Is There Dissension Among The Ranks? by Joe Schuster In December 2004, dermatologists called for a nationwide crackdown on fake doctors who inject, burn and practically “scalpel” people searching for solutions to acne, blemishes and overall aging. This is ...More
    February 1, 2005 Joe Schuster Posted in Articles
  • Looking Fit 02/2005: science corner: Research Links Indoor Tanning With Vitamin D Production
    Posted : 2/01/2005 Closing The Loop Research Links Indoor Tanning With Vitamin D Production by Patricia E. Reykdal and Donald L. Smith Author’s note: A recent scientific article written by Michael F. Holick, M.D., Ph.D, and his associates serves to “close the loop” ...More
    February 1, 2005 Patricia E. Reykdal and Donald L. Smith Posted in Articles
  • Posted : 12/01/2004
    Posted : 12/01/2004 Children Of The Moon Nearly everything written about the indoor tanning industry revolves around the suggestion that at least a small amount of ultraviolet light from the sun or an indoor tanning system can be good for the human body. While I’ve always ...More
    December 1, 2004 Posted in Articles
  • Debunking The 80-18 Statement
    Posted : 12/01/2004 Debunking The 80-18 Statement by Patricia E. Reykdal and Donald L. Smith Author’s note: The statement “80 percent of lifetime UVR exposure happens by the age of 18” has been used by the anti-UVR coalition so many times that the media publish this false, ...More
    December 1, 2004 Patricia E. Reykdal and Donald L. Smith Posted in Articles
  • Offering Sunless Services?
    Posted : 11/01/2004 Offering Sunless Services? Get Certified By NTTI by Judie Bizzozero Since 1999, sunless has been the fastest-growing segment of the indoor tanning market. As we gear up for 2005, more and more sunless players are entering the market, catering to the ...More
    November 1, 2004 Judie Bizzozero Posted in Articles