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The Sunless Store- A Safe Alternative to Tanning Salons

>> Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Studies show over 80% of people want a tanned complexion. Many people turned to tanning salons for tanning but there is a lot of evidence that tanning beds can be hazardous. I read that, "Baking under their artificial lamps as little as once a month can boost your risk of a deadly form of skin cancer by 55% -- and the danger is even greater when done in early adulthood." That explains why, sunless tanning has been identified as one of the fastest growing trends today.

"The Sunless Store" was created by salon owners to meet all your tanning needs without the hazards of UV rays from the sun and tanning beds. The Sunless Store products can give you a "gorgeous, healthy glow at any time of the year."

HOW DOES SPRAY TANNING WORK?
"The sunless tanning industry recognizes DHA (Dihydroxyacetone) as the colorless sugar that makes the magic happen in the self tanning process. The active 'tanning' ingredient DHA is a simple carbohydrate. It’s often derived from plant sources such as sugar beets and sugar cane. DHA reacts chemically with the amino acid groups, which are part of the protein containing keratin layer on the skin surface, forming a brown color to the skin... In the 1970’s the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added DHA permanently to their list of FDA approved cosmetic ingredients... The tan gradually fades as the dead skin cells slough off, just as in a normal tan."

Here is just a few of the products they offer that sound intriguing.
Moroccan Mineral Shimmering Sands Facial Tanner and Moroccan Mineral Dark Self-Tanner for Body.

Here is a description of what the facial tanner is:

A mistake-proof, dark self tanning lotion with anti-aging ingredients for the face and neck. This lightweight lotion goes on sheer, leaving skin glowing with a soft focus finish. While natural minerals illuminate skin, a bronzed and toasty tan quickly develops. Formulated with anti-oxidants, amino acids and natural botanicals for the advanced care of delicate facial skin.
• Dermatologist Recommended • Hypoallergenic
• Esthetician Recommended • Non-Comedogenic
Key ingredients:
• DHA and Erythrulose • Sweet Almond Oil
• Western Larch Tree Extract • Soybean Oil
• Sesame Seed Oil • Sodium PCA
• Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil • Balsam Copaiba
• Jojoba Seed Oil


This Caribbean Smoothie Hydrating Body Creme looks like a great moisturizing product for quenching dry skin with the intense hydration and oils it needs after sunless and UV tanning exposure. This "advanced anti-aging formula is rich in vitamins, anti-oxidants and skin conditioners that enhance skin’s natural beauty and radiance."
Key ingredients:
Hydrates skin with anti-aging & nourishing ingredients
• Sweet Almond Oil • Sodium PCA
• Liposome Encapsulated Vitamin A • Algae Extract
• Liposome Encapsulated Vitamin C • Amino Acid Complex
• Liposome Encapsulated Vitamin E • Phospholipids
Natural product perks:• Phthalate Free • Dye Free
• Propylene Glycol Free • Sulfates Free
• Mineral oil Free • Paraben Free

So go ahead and visit the Sunless Store to learn more about their getting a glowing tan without visiting a tanning bed.

1 comments:

Bill,  said... February 18, 2010 at 7:59 PM  

I found an answer to many of my tanning salon struggles: lack of year round income, needing to maximize my client base, increasing average revenue per customer, increase customer loyalty, having ability to sell to customers that do not tan, small amount of shelf space, making money in bad economy, and stopping sunburn and skin issues in my customers! I did it all with one product called Regen. Take a look at this: http://blog.oli-co.com/?p=536 Take out the sunburn pain, and your customers will love you!

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