Why It’s a Great Time to Start a Spray Tanning Business

Why It’s a Great Time to Start a Spray Tanning Business

Are you tired of long hours at your day job and not working in a field that you are truly passionate about? Would you like to become your own boss and start making the decisions that shape your future? Thousands of people across the country have thought the same things and began searching for an entrepreneurship opportunity that could change their life and make then actually enjoy going to work again! Growth within the sunless tanning industry, the promising summer season, affordable startup costs, and the satisfaction that sunless tanning business owners feel when helping others look and feel their best all make starting a spray tan business a fabulous decision! 

Favorable market

With continued research by the Skin Cancer Foundation bringing to light that 90percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, people are flocking to healthier alternatives to get sun-kissed skin. Many are turning to Self-Tanning, which has made it one of the tenfastest growing industries within the United States from 2012 to 2017. This has brought about improvements within the industry in both equipment and Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) solution technology, reducing service time and providing a more natural-looking tan in a variety of shades.

Product costs are generally low, about $1 to $2 per service. An average consumer cost of about $75 per service offers an insight into the high potential this career offers. There has never been a better time to invest in this rapidly growing market, especially with Artesian Tan helping you to achieve success at for every step of your venture!

Preparation Season

Starting a sunless tanning business takes time, which is why pursuing this investment during the season that owners consider their “slower period” is such a great idea. Researching what business model will work best in your market, choosing the right equipment and supplies, getting proper training and certifications, and promoting your business are all time-consuming step that need to happen before you perform your first spray tanning service. Fortunately, our team at Artesian Tan have compiled many great resources for business owners, such as guides, starter kits, and wholesale supply pricing that will expedite your foundation. Getting prepared and gaining some experience now before the industry’s prime winter season will go a long way to ensuring the future success of your business.

Even though the summer might be considered the “slower period”, that’s not to say that there are no opportunities to generate revenue for your new business. As we previously mentioned, awareness of the harmful affects of sun tanning has been rapidly driving people to seek out sunless tanning services throughout the year. On top of that, summer is the season when numerous big events like weddings or outdoor parties take place. Many people do not have the time or desire to spend hours out in the sun in an attempt to get a perfect tanned glow, rather choosing sunless tanning alternatives to achieve the sought-after results. This steady, but not overwhelming stream of business offers the ideal starting environment for a new spray tanner to practice their craft.


One of the most important factors to consider when making the decision to start your spray tanning business now, is the enjoyment that you will take from it. If you are like us and have a passion for sunless tanning (you probably are if you are reading this blog post), then this is a no brainer. Running a spray tanning business is just pure fun! Owners get to interact with customers, while doing something they enjoy and working towards making their own investment a success. There is also nothing more rewarding than seeing the astonished face of someone who has received a spray tan for the first time. They are typically amazed at how natural the service actually looks, and you can feel a sense of accomplishment that your outstanding work will keep them coming back for services in the future.

Taking the big leap to start your own business is always difficult, and you will no doubt experience some difficulties on your journey. But waking up and doing something that you truly love will make it all worthwhile. So, if you’re ready to start your spray tanning business, read through some of our helpful blog posts and purchase one of our starterkits. We guarantee you will not be disappointed after beginning to practice your craft and working toward a life in this rewarding industry!

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