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.
We are excited to have you meet Rachel Tyson, owner of Organic Bronzing Studio.
Type of Biz: Detached in-home studio & mobile
Amount of Time in Biz: 3 years
Average Hours per Week Tanning: Full Time
Biz Social Media Links:
Tools of the Trade: Maxi Mist
What I Wear: either 6% or Rapid & shower in a hour.
I chose to be an airbrush tanner because: I myself cant tan…so I understand.
If I wasn’t an airbrush tanner I would be: I was a Healthcare Administrator for 19 years.
My most embarrassing moment as a business owner: I had a naked, 65-year old women trip and fall into the tent. I felt so terrible for her. She was embarrassed…I told her it happens all the time.
Favorite social media outlet: Facebook
The one thing I could not live without for my biz: My rolling stool
The part of owning my own business I am not very good at: Website updates/ Software
The one thing I wish I knew when I started my business: tax info
Where I plan to be in five years: Still tanning in my Boutique Tanning Business & a stay at home mom
Quote I love: “You miss 100% of the shots your never take” – Wayne Gretzky
When I’m not working, I love to: Cook for my husband and try new wineries
My favorite thing about owning my own business: Its Mine, No more bad bosses, I control my schedule.
The thing I dislike most about owning my own business: Data entry, the late nights
My friends would say I am: detailed, energetic, dedicated, caring, happy
If I could share some wisdom with someone just getting started in this biz it would be: Make sure you write out your business plan, it's easy to get distracted.