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How to Start a Sunless Spray Tanning Business

Wondering what does starting a Sunless Spray Tanning business entail? Consider the following points.

Why start a spray tan business?

Spray Tanning is a booming industry with amazing profit margins and reward! Spray tanning is a great & unique business opportunity with not only a low start up cost but also flexible hours to suit you and your lifestyle whether you choose to be a mobile therapist, work from home or add it to your existing services as a salon owner.

Plus, with skin cancer on the rise, sunless tanning is providing a healthy alternative giving clients the color and confidence they deserve!

What equipment will I need?

To provide a great service, you will need the appropriate materials to do so. More specifically your equipment. Don’t go for cheap and easy when investing in your sunless business. You get what you pay for, so do your research! Machine and applicator, filtration system, tent, and solution of choice. Pricing for these items can vary, most companies will offer starter kits that will include everything needed to begin your business, at Brilliant Tan we offer complete Turn-Key business start-up kits.

What training do I need?

As a new business owner, it is important to do what you can to set yourself apart from others in the industry. Holding a nationally recognized certification will not only help your ability to market yourself and your services, it will also give you the tools and education necessary to help your clients achieve a flawless, healthy tan. Two types of sunless training are offered, online or on-site. Both are a great way to increase your knowledge of the industry, so choose what works best for you and your schedule. We suggest checking out for a high level introductory program that will advance your knowledge of how to start a spray tanning business with online spray tan certification.


How do I get my business of the ground?

Marketing is key! Advertise your business wherever you can. Start a Facebook page, advertise on Gumtree & OLX, list your business on Google Places and hand out flyers wherever you can! These are great ways to market your Spray Tanning Business. Most importantly, spray tan friends and family! These people will be your walking advertisements. S

Is it worth it?

The sunless tanning industry is one of the few startup businesses where you are able to make a complete return on your investment with products and equipment in a reasonable amount of time. In most cases, companies can profit from offering sunless spray tanning within the first month of service.

Learning how to start a spray tanning business is easy, when given the right information! Check out any of the SJOLIE Sunless Blogs for more knowledge and information that can better help you start your sunless adventure.

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