The Mega 6800 tanning beds feature the iTAN Smart Skin Sensing system that uses an algorithm to accurately determine the precise amount of UV-A and UV-B rays and outputs the appropriate amount for the individual skin type to protect against over-exposure.

The Mega 6800 tanning beds feature the iTAN Smart Skin Sensing system that uses an algorithm to accurately determine the precise amount of UV-A and UV-B rays and outputs the appropriate amount for the individual skin type to protect against over-exposure.

iTAN SUN SPRAY SPA

Founder and CEO of iTAN franchising: Faraje Kharsa.

Systemwide revenues: $13.5 million 2012 and $12 million 2011.

No. of local employees: Collectively 350 salons in the region in San Diego County and Riverside County.

Investors: Franchisees.

Headquarters: Vista.

Year founded: 2001.

Company description: UV tanning, spray tanning and self-administered spa services such as Fit body wraps, Lumiere photofacial, hydration therapy and aqua massage.

Key factors for success: Company culture and a high value proposition to the consumer and a lucrative investment for franchisees, diversified revenue and a solid business model.

For those who extol the virtues of moderation even when it comes to getting a tan there’s a system new to the United States and made available locally by iTAN Sun Spray Spa that virtually eliminates overexposure to ultraviolet rays...