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Understanding UV Tanning For Your Salon: Facts And Myths

Zuleika Boekhoudt By Zuleika Boekhoudt   •     •   3 minute read

Welcome to the world of UV tanning, where the glow is real, and the myths are unravelled. As a business owner, navigating the nuances of sunbeds is critical to unlocking the full potential of your salon. Exploring the facts and myths surrounding tanning is a must if you want to ensure your salon's success. So, let's dive in and uncover the golden truths that will help your business shine brighter than ever before.


The Facts About Tanning


Fact 1: Tanning Beds Aren't One-Size-Fits-All

In the diverse landscape of tanning salons, one key fact stands tall – the one-size-fits-all approach is a myth. Different clients crave different tanning experiences. Tailor your salon offerings to cater to various preferences to, ensure every customer finds their perfect glow.



Fact 2: Indoor Tanning and Vitamin D Synthesis

Contrary to popular belief, indoor tanning doesn't only give you a sun-kissed hue. it's also a natural source of Vitamin D. Educate your clients on the health benefits, making their tanning sessions not just cosmetic but also a boost to their overall well-being.


Fact 3: Safety First – Regulations Matter

Dispelling another myth, UV tanning is safe when done responsibly. Ensure your salon complies with industry regulations, prioritising client safety. Clear communication on responsible tanning practices fosters trust and loyalty among your clientele.


Debunking Tanning Myths


Myth 1: Instant Tan, Instant Results

The myth of instant gratification surrounds tanning, but reality paints a different picture. Educate your clients about the gradual process of tanning. Patience is key; a well-informed clientele will appreciate the journey to their desired glow.


Myth 2: Sunbeds Cause Skin Ageing

Address the misconception that sunbeds accelerate skin ageing. In truth, responsible UV exposure can maintain skin elasticity and even reduce the appearance of fine lines. Emphasise the importance of moderation and quality products for skincare during tanning sessions.


Myth 3: Tanning Beds Are Exclusively for the Fair-Skinned

Challenge the myth that tanning beds cater only to fair-skinned individuals. Showcase the inclusive nature of modern sunbeds, offering various intensity levels suitable for all skin tones. Position your salon as a haven for diverse clientele seeking the perfect tan.


Radiate Success: Choose Ultrasun Today!

In the dynamic realm of tanning salons, embracing facts and dispelling myths is the key to success. Ultrasun sunbeds, distributed exclusively by Helionova in the UK, offers a cutting-edge solution for your salon. With financing options like rental, leasing, and outright purchase, Helionova ensures your business journey is as smooth as your customers' tanning experience. Contact Helionova via email at sales@helionova.co.uk and let your salon shine!

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FAQs Unveiling the Truth About Tanning


Do tanning beds work for all skin tones?

No, modern tanning beds cater to diverse skin tones. People with skin type 1 have very fair skin and often red or light blond hair and usually have freckles on their body. As such, they tend always to burn and not tan. Your staff should talk to the potential client about their needs before they use a tanning bed.


Are UV tanning sessions harmful to the skin?

When done responsibly and following industry regulations, UV tanning is safe. Educate your clients about the importance of moderation and proper skin care during sessions.


How can I finance Ultrasun sunbeds for my salon?

Helionova provides flexible financing options, including rental, leasing, and outright purchase. Contact them at sales@helionova.co.uk to explore the seamless possibilities for your salon.