First Texas-based BlushTan now open in Humble

BlushTan Houston opened on Sept. 2.

BlushTan Houston opened on Sept. 2.

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Tanning salon franchise BlushTan opened its first Texas location in Humble on Sept. 2. Located at 19121 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Ste. A, local owner Kelsey Richter said the spa provides realistic tanning to all skin tones using organic solutions. 832-504-5484. www.blushtan.com/houston
By Andy Li


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Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough tours the COVID-19 antibody infusion center that opened Aug. 16.
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The Humble ISD board of trustees at a Sept. 14 meeting unanimously approved a fiscal year 2021-22 tax rate of $1.3389 per $100 valuation.(Courtesy Fotolia)
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Montgomery County discussed coronavirus case counts during a Sept. 14 meeting. (Ben Thompson/Community Impact Newspaper)
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