Tanning Beds Tips

When it comes to Tanning Beds, we've been there, done that, now serving 316 tips in 21 categories ranging from Commercial Tanning Beds to Wolff Tanning Beds.

How do I use a tanning bed?

Using a Tanning Bed

Here are some tanning bed tips and information about how to use a tanning bed:

  • Call your local salon and find out what kinds of tanning beds are best to meet your needs.
  • Ask about tanning packages to save money.
  • Find out about tanning products to help achieve your look and keep your skin healthy. You can usually purchase these at the salon or from an online tanning supply company.
  • Take a bag with a towel, tanning goggles, tanning products, and a ponytail holder or headband.
  • When you get to the salon and enter the tanning room, be sure you have your tanning goggles. Always wear them when tanning.
  • You can tan nude, wear underwear, or a swimsuit.
  • Apply tanning lotion to your body. Use special lotion made just for your face.
  • Put your hair back in a headband and/or pull your hair into a ponytail.
  • If the tanning bed is horizontal, open the lid and lay down. Your salon may provide a pillow and fan (if there's not one built into the bed). Turn the fan on high.
  • If you are using a stand up tanning bed, you may move around freely and raise your arms for an even tan.
  • Be sure to put on your tanning goggles. Press the start button to begin.
  • Relax and enjoy the rays. The light will turn off when you are finished.
  • Wipe off with your towel and get dressed.
  • Avoid bathing right away to preserve your tan.
  • Always observe safety recommendations provided by your spa and tanning bed manufacturer. Do not exceed recommended tanning time.

   
What is high-contrast tanning?

High Contrast-Tanning

What is high-contrast tanning? It's a style of tanning that involves using teeth whiteners to help show off a great tan. Some whiteners are activated by heat in tanning beds to lift stains. Kits come with a mouthpiece and mint-flavored solution that gives professional results in minutes, during tanning sessions. Most people see results in two to four sessions. They are only meant to be used once per day, for 8 to 30 minutes. For low pressure tanning beds, it may require 25 minutes to be effective. If you have a big event coming up, or you just want to brighten your smile, take the opportunity to brighten while you tan. You can find teeth whitening supplies from your tanning bed supplies and tanning accessories dealer. Look for them at MasterTanning (www.mastertanning.com), and always follow safety recommendations from the manufacturer.

   
Why should I use the Wolff Super Crystal sunlamp?

Wolff Super Crystal Sunlamp

The Wolff Super Crystal sunlamp is the newest, most innovative product in Wolff brand lamps. The 400 watt high pressure sunlamp employs a new quartz glass that allows maximum total UV outlet.

Lasting 800 hours, the lamp is designed to exceed user expectations with extra attention paid to assure transmission of the UVB component most effectively. Wolff's Super Crystal Lamp is a hot new product sure to be a hit in all compatible tanning beds.

   
What is SunVision?

Product Profile: SunVision Tanning Beds

SunVision Tanning Beds are one of the premier names in commercial tanning beds for sale. Powered by Wolff system lamps, SunVision tanning beds are designed for durability and results. The Wolff name has been part of the tanning industry since 1978, when Friedrich Wolff brought tanning beds to America.With a 7-foot long curved bed to ensure overall tanning, a staggered lamp design, and built-in cooling system, these beds provide the highest quality commercial tanning experience in the shortest amount of time. The built-in digital timer prevents overexposure and keeps sessions regulated. Look for these models and features:

  • SunVision Elite - 32 100W lamps, 3 optional high-pressure facials, 20-minute session, optional foot fan, internal cooling fans, advanced after-tan cooling system, and easy lamp accessibility.
  • SunVision Elite 30 - 30 100W lamps, 3 optional high-pressure facials, 20-minute session, optional foot fan, internal cooling fans, advanced after-tan cooling system, and a 24-month Silver Medal warranty.
  • SunVision Pro 28 - 28 100W lamps, optional facials, 20-minute sessions, internal cooling fans, advanced after-tan cooling, versatility with 2-way facial tanning (facial tanners on or off with 100-watt low pressure UV), and wireless ready.
  • SunVision Pro 24 - 24 100W lamps, optional facials, 20-minute sessions, internal cooling fans, and advanced after-tan cooling.
Look for the best models and features for your business. MasterTanning at mastertanning.com offers a free tanning product package with the purchase of SunVision tanning beds.

   
What is Wolff's Rejuvasun 332 Spa tanning bed?

Rejuvasun 332 Spa Tanning Bed

The Wolff Rejuvasun 332 Spa tanning bed allows salons to offer tanning and beauty treatments all in one. The bed offers a 20 minute optional tanning session, as well as a 20 minute spa session.

After tanning under the Rejuvasun's canopy, users have the option of staying under the Rejuvasun panel for special spa treatments. The bed has an advanced cooling system for during and after the tanning session and the bed's bench is slightly curved for an ergonomic design.

Because the Wolff Rejuvasun 332 Spa tanning bed offers two services in one, if opens a great new channel of revenue for your salon.

   

Tanning Salon Owners Responsibility To Customers

Before you first open your new salon, it's a good idea to conduct a survey to see what your potential customers prefer in indoor tanning beds. If other salons in your area don't have the indoor tanning beds the people are looking for, they may come to your new salon to see what indoor tanning beds you have to offer. Since there is such a wide variety of indoor tanning beds and tanners are becoming more educated and opinionated on what they like, you need to try to make potential customers happy. Ask people what they look for in indoor tanning beds and what they would like to see in your salon.

   
What are the best lamps for my tanning bed?

Wolff Velocity Sunlamps

Wolff Velocity Sunlamps are among the most popular choices for original equipment, lamp replacements for other Wolff lamps, and replacements for lamps from other makers. The 80 & 100W non-reflector sunlamps use advanced phosphor technology so that tanners can get strong color over and over again.

Velocity sunlamps by Wolff are expected to work for 1,000 hours making them an extremely good value. They also have advanced UVB for shorter sessions.

Velocity sunlamps are available in standard F59/Bi-Pin, F71/Bi-pin and F73/RDC configurations, and VS-R 160W VHO reflector in FR71/Bi-pin. Before using Wolff Velocity sunlamps with your existing tanning bed of a different make, be sure that they are compatible with your equipment.

   

When Buck Boosters Transformers are Necessary

A piece of tanning equipment that can be very useful to the quality of your salon is a UVA/UVB meter. These meters will measure the output of total radiant energy from your tanning beds' lamps quickly and easily. With this equipment, you won't have to guess when it's time to change your beds' lamps and better yet, you won't get any complaints from customers who claim they aren't getting the optimal tan in your beds.

   
Why should I use the Wolff Sunquest 16RS tanning bed?

Wolff Sunquest 16RS Tanning Bed

The Sunquest 16RS tanning bed by Wolf is one of the best possible tanning beds that you can have in your home. This bed is lightweight and all you need to do is plug it into your regular 120-volt household outlet. It doesn't get any easier than that.

The aluminum and steel mainframe bed is attractive looking and delivered to you already 95% pre-assembled so it won't be long at all until you can start using your new Wolff Sunquest tanning bed.

The Sunquest 16RS tanning bed has an exclusive control key lock to ensure the safety of your tanning bed. Your 20 minute tanning sessions are monitored by the bed's digital timer. Why go to a salon when you can tan from the comfort of your own home?

The Wolff Sunquest 16RS tanning bed is 75.75"L x 35" W x 48" H and is recommended for use in 8'x 6' rooms.

   
Why should I tan in Wolff's SunDome tanning booth?

Wolff SunDome Tanning Booth

Love tanning in tanning booths but can never seem to get comfortable? Then you should consider the Wolff SunDome Tanning booth. This booth not only gives you the ultimate tan, but it was designed for comfort.

A lot of people claim that they'd rather tan in booths because they feel as though they get a more all-around tan, but that they hate standing in the middle of an uncomfortable booth and therefore choose beds so they can lie down. The SunDome tanning booth by Wolff was designed so that you can tan in a booth and be comfortable. The booth features an ergonomically designed bench that actually provides support to your back, neck, and shoulders.

Not only does the SunDome booth have a relaxing booth to sit on, but it also has a special cooling system allowing you to tan to the ultimate perfection without overheating. The booth has a variable speed Vortex body fan that the tanner controls the tanning environment.

Apart from being comfortable while tanning, the SunDome tanning booth uses the most innovative technology available to tan you as best as possible. The booth contains three advanced SolarMax IFT face tanners that shower you with bronzing UV for a golden facial tan. The booth also has facial cassettes that utilize special filters to increase the amount of UV for added facial tanning power and the high gloss shoulder reflector allows the UV rays to focus more on tanning your shoulders and neck. Lastly, for increased tanning power, the specially designed acrylic sheets in Wolff's SunDome tanning booth allow the maximum amount of UV penetration.

   
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