ASTP is proud to have some really outstanding sunless business owners who make up our membership base. Each week, we feature one of our members so you can get to know them and their business.
This week, we would like you to meet Jennifer Dagel. She owns Glo Sunless Tanning, in Bartlesville, OK. She has been in the industry 7 years...and we love her favorite quote! So true!
Type of Business: Mobile, Home Studio, Retail Storefront
Amount of Time in Business: 7 Years
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Solution(s) I Love: I carry about 15 different brands, so I really can't say I have a favorite. As I love them all. I used to carry a lot more then that!
Tools of the Trade: My iwata gun! Good lighting and extraction fans.
What I Wear: I usually like to try out new rapid tans on the market.
Best celebrity airbrush tan award goes to: I can't say I have a favorite, I love to see when they look tan, but also natural looking. Nothing too drastic.
I chose to be an airbrush tanner because: Melanoma was a horrible diagnosis to several loved ones.
If I wasn’t an airbrush tanner I would be: I would still be in the nursing field, as I am today.
My most embarrassing moment as a business owner: With names being gender neutral these days, I booked a male for one of my new techs and a female showed up.
Favorite social media outlet: Facebook and Instagram
The one thing I could not live without for my biz: my extraction fans.
The part of owning my own business I am not very good at: Keeping up with 3 business pages.
The one thing I wish I knew when I started my business: Always start out with everything in order. License, insurance & more.
Where I plan to be in five years: Hopefully retired! But if not, I will keep providing my clients with healthy tans.
Business owners who inspire me: So many business owners I admire, not just in the tanning industry. I admire the ones who started small and now I see them expanding, but also staying humble.
Quote I love: A little progress each day adds up to be big results.
Any parting words?: If you want to be successful, prepare to be doubted and tested.