How to get a perfect tan?
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brides are even buying tanning booth minutes for their
Wedding planning Websites are advising women to start
their tanning six weeks in advance. "Since when did
tanning become part of the wedding planning? It's
horrifying," said Dr. Schlessinger. "The advice is deadly.
I just saw a patient who was going to be in a wedding
where the bride told her she had to tan so everyone would
be equally tanned in the photos. In the next exam room, I
was seeing a young woman with
melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer."
harmful effects of tanning last far longer than
posing for wedding photos and many marriages.
Young people tanning today probably won't see
immediate skin damage and falsely think there's no
problem. Risk for skin cancer accumulates over
time. Older people are showing up with skin
cancers that started 20 years earlier when they
first started tanning. (Related:
Now, even younger people
are developing deadly skin cancers. "Stay
away from tanning booths and limit your outside
exposure as much as possible," said Dr. Schlessinger. "Even though tanning booth operators
say the beds are safe, they aren't. They emit
harmful ultraviolet rays, known as UVA and UVB.
These all cause skin cancer and speed up the
aging process for the skin," he said.
Skin cancer detection)
How to avoid skin cancer?
- Tanning beds are more dangerous than
regular sun, despite what you have heard.
- Tanning booths have been shown to be
- Tanning booths frequently cause burns
because of inexperienced or careless operators.
- Check yourself monthly and see a
dermatologist if you spot any unusual or new
moles, scaly patches, and
that don't heal.
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