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How to Build a Perfect Summer Base Tan

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start building that tan. Tanning, as anyone who has tried before knows, is a process and it does require time and effort. Tanning is not about visiting a sunbed one or twice and then strutting around like a bronzed God. Your skin is… Continue Reading →

How often should tanning bed lamps be replaced?

Essential maintenance advice for tanning beds What’s the most important part of your tanning bed? Why the lamps of course! The bulbs provide the ultraviolet light that produces your tan. Everything else about your tanning bed is pretty much there to serve the lamps. Did you realize that the quality of the tan you receive… Continue Reading →

Stand Up Tanning Beds Vs. Lay Down Tanning Beds

If you are looking for a thorough tan that covers your entire body, stand-up tanning beds are your answer. They can save you time, give you more accurate coverage, and ease your fears of confined spaces or beds that have not been cleaned. Time Frame In addition to delivering an even tan, stand-up tanning beds… Continue Reading →

Roger W.

“When I traded in my old Super Cyclone towards Flexing a new Vitesse Sun Capsule credited me over $5,000 when the most I could sell it for was $2,000. Signing up for the Flex plan was the best business decision I ever made.”


“Adding a new Vitesse in time for the busy season was the best thing I could ever have done for my business. I put no money down, I only pay based on what we use and best of all I have a new piece of equipment that my customers love.”

– Kathy

“I had almost bought a used Super Cyclone from someone who had closed their salon but I’m glad I didn’t! After seeing it in person it was a mess and I would have wasted my money. Ultimately, I purchased a certified pre-owned Sun Capsule. It might have cost a bit more but it was more… Continue Reading →

Brian P.

“I thought I’d never swap out my 220-watt 7 minute X 7 booths for two new Vitesses until I saw how much Sun Capsule offered me. In the first 6 months, my new booths were paid for and I didnt use a dime of my own money”

– Joanne

“When my installer was assembling my certified Sun Capsule he came and told me that I had the wrong booth because he actually though it was new. When I called the folks at Sun Capsule they laughed and assured me that the booth I had was in fact used but said that’s just how good… Continue Reading →

Voted #1 Stand-up Manufacturer Year After Year

At Sun Capsule we pride ourselves in always being at the leading edge of the vertical tanning booth market. Whereas majority of tanning equipment manufactures specialize in tanning beds, we only manufacture vertical equipment, which allows us to focus all of our attention into maximizing the performance of our tanning booths. For the past 30… Continue Reading →

Salon Start Up

Starting a Tanning Salon Business Step 1 – Site Visits Consult with successful tanning salon owners in your area. Visit their salons and discuss with the owners and/or managers day-to-day operations and start-up costs. During your visit, be sure to check out the salon including the reception area, restrooms, and tanning booths. Take note of… Continue Reading →

– Linda S.

“When I added my new Vitesse my plan was to offer it as a level three booth next to my silver bullet bed. But after a few customers tanned I immediately moved it to my top level with my high pressure bed and my S-Class. You can imagine to my surprise that any bed or… Continue Reading →

Sun Capsule Receives Critical FDA Clearance

North Andover, MA — Sun Capsule has become one of the first domestic manufacturers of tanning equipment to receive a 510(k) clearance notice from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A 510(k) notice clears a product for sale in the U.S., classifying a product as safe for customer use. “The FDA’s clearance shows… Continue Reading →

– Jake

“I own a new Eclipse Sun Capsule so I was concerned about putting a used one right next to it. Boy was I wrong. Today I have a certified pre-owned X7 and X10 sitting right next to my eclipse and they all look brand new. The Sun Capsule pre-owned Program is awesome!”

– Jackie G.

“After managing several Hollywood tans locations I was able to open my own store and one of the first things I did was add a new Sun Capsule Vitesse. This booth out tans anything in our store and our customers absolutely love it. And frankly if I hadn’t used the Flex Plan I couldn’t have… Continue Reading →

– Tim F.

“Over the past twenty years I’ve owned literally dozens of Sun Capsules and hundreds of tanning beds. I would have to put the Vitesse at the very top of the list when compared to any other tanning system I’ve ever owned. As for the Flex Plan, I guess the fact I have used it over… Continue Reading →

Sun Capsule in Smart Tan Magazine

Sun Capsule Inc., the manufacturer and distributor of high-end tanning booths, is under new ownership. Thomas P. Holland took ownership of Sun Capsule and will assume role of CEO. Holland has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, where he successfully developed and implemented strategies, which resulted in those businesses becoming market… Continue Reading →