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Tanning and Burning

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As the weather gets warmer, it’s our natural reaction to want to spend more time outside, but like so many things, spending time in the sun should be something that is done responsibly, and in moderation. Many people know that exposure to sunlight can cause skin cancer, but why and how, and how do we protect ourselves? How does the sun damage our bodies? Light from the sun is made up of different...

Tanning Effects on Different Skin Types

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If you are sun-worshiper or a tanning bed dweller, you will know that having a tan is always a good look to have. However, it is important to approaching tanning cautiously and ensure that you are safe when doing so. Tanning, of course, is related to skin cancer, and it is important not to stay in the sun for too long without protection. It is also important to read up in advance about how your...

Treating Sunburn: What to Do When It's Bad

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When it turns to summer and the sun starts coming out, it’s understandable that a lot of people get worked into a fervor and are so excited to see the light that they feel they just have to get outside in it. It’s easy when this happens though to get so excited about the nice weather that you actually forget about the dangers inherent in the sun and about how easy it is to get burned...

Benefits of Indoor Tanning

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If you’ve ever seen someone who had stayed in a tanning booth for too long, you may be impossible to sway on your aversion to indoor tanning. In all fairness, people bake under the sun for too long all the time also – the effects are exactly the same. What most people don’t know though is that indoor tanning can actually yield great benefits to those who partake in the fifteen minutes of exposure...

How to Apply Fake Tan

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In the early days of sunless tanning products it was common to hear sunless tanning referred to as a “fake tan.” However, whether it is because the term ‘fake’ carries negative nuances or because the tan itself now looks anything but fake, you will hear sunless tans referred to as fake quite infrequently. As a matter of fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as the...

Tattoos and Tanning, Suntan Lotions

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The idea of tattoos is that they are permanent, and when someone gets one they do so normally because it is an image they want to keep on them for love and that has great importance to them. A good tattoo should last for life and only fade slightly during this time. However for them to remain as vibrant and clear as possible it is important to take certain precautions and to make efforts to look...

How to Calculate the SPF You Need

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We all look forward to the time of year when the sun comes out and we can go outside and enjoy getting a tan or just relaxing out in the sunshine. However it is something of a double edged blade and with all the benefits of the sun come also some downsides. The most notable of these is of course that the sun can cause sun burn, and that spending too much time out in the sun can result in us...

How to Understand SPF Numbers

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SPF as most people are aware stands for ‘sun protection factor’. This is the number then that appears on the bottles of sun block and sun tan lotion. The higher the number of course, the more protection the sun block provides against UV rays and the safer you should be from getting sun burn, but it can also be more complex than this. UVA and UVB UV rays, are the rays from the sun that...

How to Get a Tan

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Getting a tan is something that many of us spend a lot of time attempting. Bronzed skin is almost universally considered a sign of health and attractiveness, and can help us to look better in certain clothes – not to mention when we’re stripped down. In reality however this seems to be incongruent with reality – as in fact a tan is a sign that our skin cells have been damaged by the sun and...

Does Sunscreen Expire?

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UV rays of sun are very harmful and dangerous for our skin cells. However, you can protect your skin from these harmful rays by applying sunscreen lotions and creams to your skin whenever your skin is directly exposed to UV rays of sun. Sunscreen lotions are not a recent vibe, they have been in the market for about several years now benefiting thousands of people across the globe. The...

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