The happytans Podcast

Listen to inspiring and informative interviews
with some of the industries most successful business owners.

Latest Episodes

#46 – Collaboration over Competition

Jessica Creese is the owner of Bronzed Belles in Weatherford, Texas. She has successfully owned her salon for the last 5 years and has been in the industry for over 14 years. During this time, she worked in and out of the industry, left her business for a time, and came back committed and stronger!

#45 – Business is business!

Jenna Alvarado’s interest in spray tanning began with a personal experience with a friend and a Google search. She serves over 30 different towns and shares with our listeners the different elements that have allowed her to generate such a wide-range of business. She also offers great advice for utilizing social media, specifically Instagram, to connect with clients!

#44 – Finding a new path

Today we are joined by Marleen Antelo, the owner and founder of Smooth Summer Tan. Her mobile tanning business exists in Austin, Texas and she also recently released a tan remover product, which you can hear more about in the interview!

#43 – From a job to a career

Jenna O’Connell began working in the sunless tanning industry at age 16, one of our youngest to date! She joined the team at Blush Tan (Blushtan™) in Worcester, Massachusetts, where at the time she was simply looking for a high school job.

#42 – The Red, White & Bronzed!

Today we are welcoming our first happytans guest from Hawaii, Stefani Pierce! She owns Spray Tans by Stefani, which is housed in Oahu, Hawaii. Being located in a tour-heavy town, she has a unique perspective on some of the challenges she has experienced within this industry based on her location.

#41 – Keepin’ Busy!

Jordan Bell joins us today from Southlake, Texas, which is located between Dallas and Fort Worth. Jordan had experience as a spray tan technician, however, she took a leap for a management position at Smart Bronze and the rest is history! Tune in to hear who provided Jordan with this amazing opportunity and how she has made the most of it.