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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe (non Fake) Tan?

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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe (non Fake) Tan?

Postby Brantson » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:55 am

We all know that tanning bed's are bad for us, but so is the sun.
Does anyone have any statistics on this? Like the chance of cancer if you have tanned every week for the past 10 years, or the chance if you have been in a bed maybe 20 times over the past 10 years.

Are there any safe ways to tan? Please don't say use a lotion, or get a spray on.
That's really not what I am asking.

When I an tan, I know that I look better.
Therefore I have a little more confidence in myself.
I just don't want to feel like a white sheet, but I also have safety issues - Thank you.
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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe (non Fake) Tan?

Postby Mardel » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:58 am

a tan is your skins reaction to being attacked by UVA/UVB rays so yea definantly not healthy or safe. i recomend the Dove moisterizer/sunnless tanner it smells good works gradually and keeps your skin soft and glowing
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Is There Such A Thing As A Safe (non Fake) Tan?

Postby Osryd » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:12 am

exposure to UVA/UVB rays (it's radiation) whether it's from the sun or from a tanning bed is always damaging.
the medical community does not dispute this.
it's like your saying that your trying a safe way to take a cyanide pill...

here's a quote from the National Cancer institute: "Women who use tanning beds more than once a month are 55 percent more likely to develop malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer. "

here's a quote from a tanning website: "The result of this study showed that the people who had used a tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp were 2.5 times more likely to develop the squamous type of cancer while the increase of basal cancer was 1.5 times greater when compared to those without cancer. "

using tanning lotion will not help... sunscreen helps filter out some of the rays, but then you won't tan.
the best thing you can do is avoid the sun and tanning beds and wear sunscreen everyday.

plus it's also proven that those that are exposed to more sun age prematurely! my friend tans and i've reserved the rights to call her leatherface in ten years!

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