JCTA Member Videos

How Sensible Sun Exposure Benefits Your Health – Interview with Dr. Michael Holick

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Key Points

  • To close up this year’s Sunshine Month, we asked Dr. Michael Holick, Ph.D, MD, to share the latest knowledge of and research on the benefits of sunshine exposure. Watch the following special question and answer interview with Dr. Holick, and make note of the key points below.
  • Dr. Holick typically recommends covering up the sensitive parts of the skin (face, top of the hands, ears) for those with lighter skin color, but exposing the larger surfaces of the body (arms and legs), without sunscreen, for a reasonable amount of time before covering up make vitamin D and the other biochemicals resulting from sunshine exposure
  • “In my opinion, there is minimal risk for being exposed to sensible sun exposure, but there is a lot of upside in improving your overall health and wellbeing.” ~ Dr. Michael Holick


Supplements Do Not Replace Sunlight

Friday, February 11, 2022

Supplements do not replace sunlight

Sunlight has more benefits than those provided by UVB and vitamin D. Learn about the different rays found in sunlight and their unique benefits to your health.


Vitamin D and COVID 19 2021 Update

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Vitamin D and COVID 19 2021 Update

This updated video highlights the benefits of optimal vitamin D levels shown by research to strengthen your immune system and help reduce your risk, severity and mortality from COVID-19.


Make Vitamin D but don’t Sunburn

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Make Vitamin D but don’t Sunburn
Published on 5 Jun 2018
Learn how to make vitamin D in sunshine without burning. Reviews Fitzpatrick skin type scale, Dr. Sam Shuster who reports a tan is not a sign of skin damage and informs that a UV index greater than 3 is needed to boost your vitamin D. Remember not to sunburn.

Uvalux Presents New 2018 Swedish Beauty – Tanning Tonic Collection

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Uvalux Presents New 2018 Swedish Beauty – Tanning Tonic Collection

Stop. Smell. Breathe. Life is beautiful, and so is your glow with this Blissful Tanning Tonic! Enhance your mood and nourish your spirit with a blend of Pink Lotus + Orange that bring about feelings of tranquility and balance.

Why Join?

Salon owners – it's time to join forces and make a mark in the tanning industry. To maintain and develop a prosperous indoor tanning industry in Canada by educating Canadians on how to maximize the benefits while minimizing the manageable risks of responsible UV exposure. We will pursue continuous improvement of the perception of tanning amongst Canadians through scientific facts and research that support indoor tanning as an intelligent, controlled choice for UV exposure.

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