Tanning News Update

Posted by Chad Melius on Friday 3 October 2014

Well, summer is over, and with it, the outdoor tanning season. This month we have some articles about indoor tanning, some interesting research about skin cancer, and some tips on taking care of your skin in the off-season.

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A sunbed study has found users have a significantly increased risk of developing a common type of skin cancer caused by repeated tanning, rather than burning … The academics warned that while warnings about sunbeds often focus on melanoma, which is a skin cancer associated with burning and accounts for 1% of all skin cancers, the squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)—developed as a result of repeated tanning—accounts for 20% of skin cancers …

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Researchers at Lund University in Sweden and other institutions have worked out how the pigment of the skin manages to protect the body from the sun’s dangerous UV rays … “By understanding how the body naturally protects itself against UV light, we can develop better sun protection products based on the same principles. This would provide better protection against skin cancer” …

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Sunless Tanning

A question I get from friends and clients all the time is, “What are the benefits to doing a sunless session at Sun Tan City versus someone personally spraying you?” While the best method for you can be mostly about personal preference, my top three reasons for sunless tanning at Sun Tan City are …

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One thing that critics of the indoor tanning industry either don’t understand or refused to admit is the reality that base tans acquired in a non-burning fashion at a professional tanning facility help to prevent sunburn … Key to the success of the indoor tanning industry for more than two decades has been the ability of base tans, in proper combination with sunscreen usage outdoors, to protect people from sunburns on sunny vacations …

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As the seasons change, you need to make a summer to fall skin care transition. There are two big changes to make in your skin care in the fall. The first is to start an anti-aging skin care program in earnest ASAP. The second is to protect your skin hydration before winter chapping and dryness sets in …

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