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Tuesday, 22 January 2013

avatar 2012: Well the world didn’t end . . .

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. . . but if it had have ended, you all would have had one hell of a tan! Lots of exciting new products were launched at the start of the season, with black bronzing formulas seemingly more popular than ever.  Here is a list of your top ten best-selling products for 2012 . . . The Accelerators 1. Fiesta Sun Key Lime Pie – I’d never heard of a Key Lime Pie before (I’m more of a Cornish pasty... View Article


Wednesday, 16 January 2013

avatar Juliet: What’s in a name? Me: Everything!

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We’re an excitable bunch at Bliss. We love being inspired and we hope to inspire right back. So I was totally thrilled to receive a sample – and a very special one at that – from Fiesta Sun for a new product they have just launched within their ‘Fruity Scentsations’ line called ‘Mango Melt’. Now it’s always wonderful to get a freebie (just one of the many perks I’m lucky enough to get in my job), but this sample was... View Article


Wednesday, 16 January 2013

avatar Protecting your peepers . . .

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The importance of wearing eye protection during your session is essential, and it is estimated that 20% of tanners in the UK still do not protect their eyes. Eyewear protects the eyes from harmful UV light, and simply closing the eyelids does not fully protect the eyes against these rays. The short term risk is corneal burning and one of the long term risks includes damaged cataracts. Protecting the eyes could not be simpler or easier, and there are many... View Article


Wednesday, 16 January 2013

avatar It’s show time, folks!

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With a whiff of nail polish and spray tan solution in the air, we embarked on our regular appearance at the Professional Beauty Show held at Manchester Central. This annual show is one of our favourites and we never fail to miss it; being held in Manchester it certainly appeals to our Northern souls! This year we took our new team members, Beau and Charlotte, along with us, and we also had a brand spanking new stand we couldn’t wait... View Article


Wednesday, 16 January 2013

avatar Yee-ha from Nashville!

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I’ve just returned from the International Smart Tan Convention held in Nashville, Tennessee. The show is an annual event and one that I have been attending for over 16 years. The 3 day event combines a show floor, featuring the major sunbed manufacturers, UV lotion companies and a full educational seminar centre. It is usually the time when the lotion companies present all the new products for the coming season, and provides training and business seminars. The show also features... View Article