So many things to think about... so many decisions to make... and so much at stake. That's what is on our minds today as we offer this message. The conversation around us right now is the "re-opening" of everything. Each day we are being given choices about our next steps and we need to move forward and make those choices from real facts and information that are not so easy to come by right now.

We are sure that you are all curious to see how we will handle this next step, and we want to share our plans with you here. 

First and foremost our biggest concern is the safety and well being of our team and each and every person that walks through the door of IST. 

Our mission is and has always been serving the community and bringing you the best tanning and shopping experiences.
 
We will re-open our doors on Monday, June 8th with the following hours for the first week to allow for a smooth transition for everyone. 

Monday-Friday 9am-7pm (Huntingdon Valley 10am-7pm)
Sat & Sun 9am-3pm (Huntingdon Valley 10am-3pm)

As to the week of June 15th, we will be announcing any changes in hours. It is our hope that we can get back to normal hours as we move through our first transitional week.

For the safety of all, we are implementing a few new precautionary measures which are listed below.

  1. We’ve installed acrylic sneeze guards at each computer station.
  2. To encourage 6 ft physical distancing, we have removed all lobby seating and therefore, cannot accommodate children or other guests waiting in the lobby.
  3. To further encourage 6 ft physical distancing, you may be asked to wait just outside the door if we are at our max in the lobby.
  4. For precautionary measures, our restrooms will not be available for public use until further notice. Therefore, we respectfully request that you bring disposable wipes to wipe your lotion off your hands and face.
  5. All customers MUST bring their own towel each visit and it would be appreciated if you could wipe it down after use. (If you forget your towel, we will have them available for purchase at a nominal fee.) After you exit your room, we will appropriately sanitize the room for the next customer.
  6. Masks are welcome, but they are not required. This applies to staff and all customers. Staff will gladly put their mask on for your safety if you request them to do so.
  7. We will have hand sanitizer stations available for you at the front of the store.
  8. We have instituted extra steps to our normal quality standard of cleaning/sanitizing procedures for the salon.
  9. If you are not feeling well or suspect that you have been exposed to Covid19, please refrain from visiting and entering the store.

To further enhance your shopping experience, it is our goal to continue to offer facebook live retail opportunities for salon pick up. We’ve also added additional product options like essential oils and makeup to our website that are shipped directly to your home. We will be adding more products to the website. Your feedback is very welcome so please let us know what you would like to see available on the website.

We are so grateful for you and look forward to our next steps together. Be well and make good choices for yourself. Trust your gut and do what feels right for you and your family. We are here for you as you have been here for us. Our community is so strong and so resilient and we are confident that this next step will be smooth and safe for us all.
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