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How to start a spray tanning business

How to start a spray tanning business

So, what does starting a sunless business entail? How much do I have to spend? Is it worth it?

Consider the following when learning How to start a spray tanning business:

Why start a spray tan business?

Sunless is a booming industry with remarkable profit and reward! Control your work hours and income. Plus, with skin cancer on the rise, sunless is providing a healthy and natural 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! What is the best spray tanning machine  blog will outline our top picks for the best machines on the market. The necessities will be: 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, pricing can range between $400-$1,500.  View some of the SJOLIE Sunless starter kits offered!

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.

What licensing do I need?

Licensing will differ between states. We recommend checking out your state/city website to see what exactly is required. On average, it is recommended to have the following: business license, resellers permit (if selling take home product), liability insurance, proof of training/certification. Once again, check with your state to confirm which licensing requirements must be met!



How do I get my business of the ground?

Market. Market. Market. Advertise your business. Spray friends and family, these people will be your walking bill boards! Start a website, even a Facebook page so your potential clients can find you easily. And don’t forget your business cards and handout materials. For a more in-depth explanation of how to market your business view our How to best market your sunless business! Also check out the How to Price your sunless services blog for a breakdown on the best ways to prices your services.

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. Need assistance or have additional questions? Give us a call! 1-888-495-6064