Tanning Salon Franchises

A tanning salon appeals to consumers who are interested in their appearance, particularly in maintaining a healthy glow. If you have an interest in being your own boss or a desire to be in a beauty-focused field, this could be the ideal franchising opportunity for you to consider. Going with a franchise opportunity means you will benefit from the guidance and marketing expertise of the franchisor, allowing you to be in business for yourself, but never by yourself.

Did You Know?

2.7 million Americans performed tanning 4 or more times in 2017.

SOURCE: Experian; Statista; US Census Bureau

Tanning salon revenues amounted to $2 billion in 2017.


The tanning salon industry experienced annual growth of 2.6% between 2012 and 2017.


In 2017, the self-tanning industry was projected to generate revenue of about $1.01 million.


Experian; Statista; US Census Bureau




Types of Tanning Parlor Franchises

There are two main types of tanning salon franchises to consider if this is a category that interests you. There are salons that offer the more traditional tanning beds or booths, as well as salons that provide spray tanning techniques. Another option would be to offer both services to appeal to a broader range of individuals. Additionally, some locations will offer sunless tanning lotions as another option.

Why Consider a Tanning Salon?

A tanning salon franchise can be a great business opportunity for someone interested in owning their own small business in the beauty field. These types of franchises require a limited number of employees and can be highly profitable when backed by the guidance and expertise of a franchise. Not only will the franchise system help you market and promote your tanning salon, but also they can show you the ropes in terms of customer service and other areas that are essential to your business's long-term success.

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Tanning Salon Opportunities:

spavia® is a day spa that offers affordable, resort-quality, individualized spa experiences in a relaxing environment. Executive model/lifestyle play, membership based model for a predictable and residual revenue stream,...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Sunbelievable is the future of tanning! We value excellent customer service, including friendly, knowledgeable personnel and clean, neat facilities, coupled with state-of-the-art equipment. Once we get in touch we'll walk...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Planet Beach is changing the way the world rejuvenates! As the #1 automated spa franchise in the world, we are one of the hottest concepts to hit the billion dollar wellness and beauty industry. We provide innovative...

80k Minimum Cash Required

The Tan Company franchise has years of hands-on experience operating its own tanning salons, combined with a solid track record in franchising.

150k Minimum Cash Required

If you're looking for the absolute best concept in the tanning industry, then your search is over. Image Sun has raised the bar with our cutting edge

30k Minimum Cash Required

We offer a business and product that people need and enjoy, in an industry that continues to grow every year. With Anytime Fitness, you're in business for yourself, not by yourself.

With almost 20 years in the industry and over 100 locations nationwide, Hollywood Tans continues to be one of the most recognizable names in indoor tanning. Our Unlimited Tanning Membership Programs, award-winning privately...

100k Minimum Cash Required
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