Below is a list of recommended resources that I have used, or learned about over the past 8 years in the business. Some of these amazing resources were shared from some of the wonderful guests we have had on the happytans podcast. Check them out!
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1. Neat Feat
These were created by a good friend of mine that has been in the industry for over a decade. They have some great advantages over the normal sticky feet that you buy elsewhere.
2. Sjolie spray tan solution - #9
I started in the sunless tanning industry thanks to Sjolie Sunless. They have some of the best products in the market. The #9 is the most popular solution they have to offer.
3. Sjolie ph balacing spray
One of the most popular products used daily for spray tan artists is a pH balacing, or "prep" spray. This helps you to optimize the pH levels in the skin to achieve a darker tan that lasts longer. For only $8 it's a no-brainer.
4. Sjolie Pro-Blend Barrier Cream
Barrier cream is used to help prevent solution from getting onto specific parts of the skin and body, such as dry spots, hands & feet. The Sjolie Pro-Blend barrier cream is the best on the market.
4. WEN Filtration System
This is something I learned about from our AMAZING community and one of our members of Sunless Evolution. This system is IDEAL and works wonders for anyone spray tanning in a room. This is far better than any other fan or filtration system we've seen, especially for the cost.
5. Kraft Paper (recyclable)
This is a good alternative to sticky feet and for those that don't want to wash a lot of towels. This allows you to change paper after every client, while also avoiding the dreaded brown on the bottom of your client's feet.
I hope this article was helpful for you. If you have any additional questions, feel free to reach out to me directly - [email protected].
Sunless tanning business & marketing coach
Hey everyone! My name is Grant and I've been in the sunless tanning industry for over 9 years. I started in the industry working for Sjolie Sunless, one of the largest companies in the sunless tanning industry. Since then, I've had a passion for helping sunless tanning business owners through my work at happytans, with the happytans podcast and website builder. In addition, I created Sunless Evolution with world-renowned spray tan artist Jimmy Coco, who sprays A-list celebrities like the Kardashians and Ashley Graham.
Disclosure: Some of these are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I’ll earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. I do have experience with each of the products or services listed below so I feel fully comfortable recommending them. Please do not spend any money on the products unless you feel you need them to achieve your goals. It turns out a lot of the things I use are free so you should be able to do the same.