Tanning Beds – are they Safe or Unsafe?

June 21, 2010 by  
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There is quite a bit of controversy surrounding tanning beds these days. Are they safe? Are they unsafe? Do tanning beds contribute to the factors that cause skin cancers and other types of cancers? There are a lot of questions – and surprisingly few good answers.

What we have been able to establish from what all of the ‘experts’ have to say on the subject is that tanning beds are safer than tanning in the sunshine, largely due to the fact that ten minutes in a tanning bed will give you the same results as being out in the sun for two hours – as far as your tan goes – without the two hours of damage that the sunshine would cause to your skin.

There are two varieties of tanning beds – the kind that you lay down in, and the newer ‘stand-up’ tanning bed, which gives you a more even tan. Tanning beds have a wide range of costs, and can even be purchased for as little as $200 for smaller, lower quality beds. The higher quality, larger tanning beds can run up into the thousands of dollars.

But are they safe? Yes and no. If used as directed, they are relatively safe. You must wear eye protection to protect your eyes from the ultra violet rays, and you must also use the tanning lotions that are specifically designed for indoor tanning. Failure to take these precautions can -and will – result in retina damage, a higher probability of skin cancer, early wrinkles, and even sunburn.

It is also important to start slow when you first start using a tanning bed. Start on the lowest settings, with the minimum amount of time spent in the tanning bed, and get your tan in a gradual way. The lower the settings are, and the less time you spend in the tanning bed, the healthier your skin will be.

This is a good reason to own your own tanning beds, instead of using the ones at tanning salons. The number of trips you will need to make to your local salon, and the number of sessions that you will need to pay for to get the tan that you desire can really add up. In fact, it can even end up costing more than what it would cost to buy your own tanning bed. When looking at this expense, tanners are also tempted to ‘speed up the process’ which usually results in damaged skin.

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Skin Type and Indoor Tanning

June 16, 2010 by  
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Almost anyone can enjoy indoor tanning. However, you need to know a few things about yourself so that you can engage in safe indoor tanning practices using the right tanning lotions and other tanning products. One of the major things that you need to know about yourself is what your skin type is. This will help you determine how long to tan, what types of tanning lotion to use and how to best protect yourself from the risks that are associated with indoor tanning. You will want to work with a professional at your tanning salon to determine the exact details about indoor tanning for your skin type but you can figure out some of the basics on your own so that you have a good starting point.


It is generally agreed that there are six different skin types in terms of tanning. The characteristics of those basic skin types are as follows:


1. Lightest skin tone. People with very pale skin that sometimes appears almost white or translucent fall into this category. These people also have light-colored eyes. This skin type has trouble tanning naturally and burns very easily. People with this skin type have to be very careful when indoor tanning. They should be extra cautious to use the right tanning lotion and to work with their salon professionals to limit their sessions appropriately. Some people with skin type one will find that indoor tanning is too much for their skin and they can’t do it safely.


2. Light skin tone. People with this skin tone are very similar to those in the first category. However, they do sometimes tan naturally without burning if they are careful in using outdoor tanning lotion and sun protection. These people benefit greatly from indoor tanning where they can use the right tanning lotion and timing to create a controlled environment that allows them to tan without burning. Limited exposure in the tanning bed is recommended as is gradual build-up of the tan. People with a light skin tone should not look for quick results.


3. Light brown skin tone. People with light brown skin as well as light brown hair and eyes will find that indoor tanning works well for them. These people often burn outdoors but this burn regularly turns into a tan after the burn fades. Using the right tanning lotion, people with a light brown skin tone can safely tan indoors, avoiding the burn and getting the desired tan.


4. Light olive skin. People with this skin tone will get a sunburn if they are outdoors in the sun too long but will also tan easily. Using the right tanning lotion and tanning habits, they can get a great tan from tanning indoors.


5. Dark brown skin. People with dark brown skin tend to tan easily outdoors and will find that they see the same results with indoor tanning.


6. Black skin. People with what is considered to be black skin rarely burn and are less likely to use products to assist with tanning. People with this skin type will tan well in an indoor tanning salon. They should use tanning lotions which moisturize the skin to increase the evenness of the tan and improve the glow behind the tan.


Knowing your skin type will help you figure out what kind of tanning products are right for you and how safe indoor tanning may be. Unless you have unusually light skin or some extraneous condition, indoor tanning should be safe for you if you follow the proper procedures and use the right products.

Eric Bramlett is the developer of TanTans.com, an ultra premium Tanning Lotion website & vendor. TanTans.com offers premium tanning lotion at discount, wholesale prices. Visit www.TanTans.com today for all of your indoor tanning & skin care needs!

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Should Tanning Beds be Banned for Use by Teenagers?

June 11, 2010 by  
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“I remember being a young teenager and fantasizing about what my life would be like in a few years, when I was old enough to hit the beach with my friends. Back then, I was obsessed with the idea of tanning because I wanted to get my body picture perfect for the day that I first slipped into a bikini and waded into the water with a co-ed group of friends. At the time, I asked my parents about using a tanning bed. They refused, for a number of reasons starting with the cost and continuing on in to health concerns.

I was a typical teenager so I begged and pleaded and argued and yelled. And then I finally gave up and realized that I wasn’t going to be using a tanning bed at any time during my teenage years. But that didn’t do anything to diminish my dreams of having the perfect tan in place for whenever I might finally make it to those co-ed beach parties. Instead, I took a towel out into the hot sun, climbed up on the roof and began to tan naturally. Of course, I didn’t tan, I burned. But I was a teenager, and I was stubborn, and as soon as the burn had peeled away, I did it again. This was a consistent story throughout my teenage years.

Would I have benefited as a teenager for being allowed to use a tanning bed? Probably not if I’d been given free reign to use one at my leisure (say if we had gotten one for our own home). But, given the right supervision and education in tanning procedures, I probably would have harmed the health of my skin a lot less if I was using a tanning bed than I did by abusing the sun.

Here are some things to think about if you are the parent of a teenager who wants to use a tanning bed:

• Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Educating your kids about the dangers that are your cause for concern is always better than just banning a product.

• Proper use of tanning lotions and other tanning products increases the safety of indoor tanning. Taking your teenager to a salon that will provide this education could be a good step towards healthful tanning for the rest of his or her life.

• Improper exposure to UV rays is particularly damaging for youths and teens. A good tanning salon can moderate exposure. As a parent, you should always go to the tanning salon with your teenager (yes, she’ll hate you for it now and yes, she’ll thank you for it later). Explain your concerns to the salon and work out a proper tanning plan to make sure that only moderate UV radiation will occur.

• Educate yourself. The more that you know about the topic of tanning, the better equipped you are to assist your teenager when the topic comes up.

The fact is that teenagers often do what they want. If you, as a parent, try to ban the option of tanning beds then your teenager is likely to find some other way to get that tan. Open communication with your teenager about the reasons for wanting a tan and the proper procedures for doing so will go a long way towards protecting the health of your child’s skin and improving your relationship.”

Baxter Owens is the developer of TanTans.com, an ultra premium Tanning Bed Lotion website & vendor. TanTans.com offers premium tanning lotion at discount, wholesale prices. Visit TanTans.com today for all of your indoor tanning & skin care needs!

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Tips for Using Indoor Tanning Lotions

June 6, 2010 by  
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“Even if you are experienced in using indoor tanning lotions for improving the effects of your day at the tanning salon, you could probably use a few extra tips. Anyone who is interested in maximizing the results of their tan will want to know all that the can about how to do so. Some of these tips may be familiar to you but hopefully you’ll gain some additional knowledge that can help simplify your tanning process and improve your use of indoor tanning lotions.

Tips for using indoor tanning lotions:

o Know the differences between indoor tanning lotions. When you were first getting started with tanning, you probably thought that all indoor tanning lotions were the same. Now you probably know that they aren’t. If you’ve gotten used to using the same products every time, you might want to take a look at what else is out there on the market. This doesn’t mean just making sure you’re using the right one for your skin tone. Various products offer various benefits. Do you want tan extender lotions to facilitate tanning after you’ve left the salon? Would you be interested in indoor tanning lotions that contain bronzers to jumpstart the tanning process? You should do your research into really understanding the differences between all of your indoor tanning lotions so that you get the one that is truly right for you.

o Know your alphabet. Well, not your alphabet per se but the important letters which correspond with the vitamins that your body needs. You should look for indoor tanning lotions that include Vitamin A and Vitamin E. These vitamins are crucial to reducing aging effects on the skin. They’ll also help with moisturizing which is an important part of the proper use of indoor tanning lotions.

o Don’t forget your kisser. Many people use indoor tanning lotions on their entire body, including giving particular care to their face, but then they forget to protect their lips. You’ll want to make sure that after applying indoor tanning lotions to your face, you dry off your mouth from any stray lotion that’s there. Then add a sunscreen or appropriate chapstick to your lips. You don’t want to have a great tan but be unkissable.

o Back it up. You may not ever take a look at your back but when you’re wearing that sexy strapless swimsuit, your back is bared for all to see. You want your tan to be even across your entire body and that means making sure that your indoor tanning lotions are properly applied to your back. Solicit someone else at the salon to smooth it on for you. Some salons even provide this service as a really offer.

o Tyrosine. Huh? You want to find indoor tanning lotions that have tyrosine in the ingredients. This ingredient helps to clean out your pores. That’s a quality that is always good and is especially good when you’re slathering lotion on to your body. For healthier skin, it’s the way to go.”

Baxter Owens is the developer of www.TanTans.com, an ultra premium Indoor Tanning Lotion website & vendor. TanTans.com offers premium tanning lotion at discount, wholesale prices, including Splash Tanning Lotion. Visit www.TanTans.com today for all of your indoor tanning & skin care needs!

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Tanning: A Fashion That Has Gone On To Become A Passion

June 1, 2010 by  
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By tanning we mean changing the color of skin into a dark brown or bronze color, that’s what we call a tan color. When tanning captured the imagination of fashion freaks across the globe, the sun was only source to attain a tan color. Sun tan was a preferred practice to get brownish skin. Now a days a good number of artificial or man made means have come on the block to substitute suntan. In America and else where in the west, women’s fascination with tan color never seems ending. Instead tanning rage is flourishing at its best.

The fashion that holds a lineage with ancient Greek civilization got a kick start in modern times by famous fashion face of France Coco Channel. She was the first to get noticed with body tan in early twentieth century. From then onwards the fashion kept gaining the momentum and ended up inspiring three generations.

Soaring urge of Americans to attain the tan color resulted in number of artificial ways to get tanned. It was not possible for everyone to spend enough time under the sun for tanning. These artificial tanning products in turn gave way to a full fledged tanning industry in America. The industry is still blossoming and satisfying tanning requirement of people. However sun tanning still remains a preferred practice. People take couple of weeks off for beach holidays with the intention of attaining natural tan color. But even while undergoing suntan, suntan lotions and creams must be used.

Introduction of tanning beds brought a new surge in the tanning fashion. Tanning beds offered a less time taking and comparatively safe procedure for tanning. Tanning equipment manufacturers came up with two types of tanning beds: one for commercial purpose and other to be used at home. Home tanning beds are very popular among all tanning enthusiasts. With the help of the bed they can get their desired level of tan.

With the advent of tanning salons in eighties, the fashion ventured into commercialism of a new kind. Quick tanning ways of these salons became very popular and folks in flocks started paying visit to salons. You too can visit a near by salon for giving fashion a try.

Emergence of tanning lotions, sprayers, pills and bronzers have brought a revolution in the world of tanning. The fashion seems to rule over elite and has successfully made an inroad into the lower strata of the society as well. Young girls are particularly crazy about it and women seem obsessed with tan color. Perhaps the fashion has turned out to be a passion.

The author writes about a number of different topics. For more information on tanning visit http://www.easy-tanning.com/tanningbeds/ and also visit the article pages: http://www.easy-tanning.com/tanningbeds/blogs/tanning-myths.htm and http://www.easy-tanning.com/tanningbeds/blogs/tanning-facts.htm

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How to Use a Tanning Bed

May 27, 2010 by  
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Indoor tanning spas became all the rage in the mid-80’s, just after the tanning bed was invented by Fredrich Wolff in the late 70’s. These days, tanning salons are not as trendy as in the 80’s, given that the risk of melanoma also known as skin cancer has alarmed the largest part of devoted tanning advocates.

Tanning has a few popular uses nowadays:

Young adults and teens trying to attract the opposite sex
Preparing for summar vacation
Bodybuilders tanning for competitions
Light therapy for seasonal depression

Regardless of your motivation, you want to get yourself an indoor tan. It’s time for you to know how to use a tanning bed. Realize that there are two fundamental sorts of full body tanners to choose from, tanning booths and beds. The choice of booth or bed may be limited by the options offered at tanning saloons in your area. Ask the manager of your closest tanning salon which of their packages will work best for your tanning goal.

Ask the attendant which tanning lotion will work for you too. There are just as many varieties of tanning lotions as there are skin colors and tanning goals.

After you have bought your tanning package, the cashier assigns you a tanning bed and a room.

After you make it to your tanning suite, close and lock the door, and get as naked as you feel comfortable. You can leave your underwear on if you’re afraid of being walked in on or frying your hoo-hoo. But, if you’re hoping to darken evenly, you should get used to the idea of tanning nude to avoid any tan lines.

How to use a tanning bed:

Apply tanning lotion all over your body, but not your face, since the lotion is not hypoallergenic, it can trigger breakouts, especially with the added heat/sweat. Open the door of the tanning booth or lift the lid on the tanning bed, as appropriate.

If you’re using a tanning booth, you might want to bring a CD, tape, or boombox so you can jam out while you’re just standing there.

If your hair is long, you should put your hair up using a hair tie. Otherwise, when the fan starts going, your hair might get in the way, and put funky tan lines on your face.

Next, it is critical that you put on the goggles provided by the tanning salon during the entire time that the tanning bed/tanning booth is in operation. The UVA/UVB light from facial tanning lamps is so strong that it can cause cataracts if you’re not wearing UV goggles. Closing your eyes is not enough. Your eyelids are thin enough that the enough of the UV will go right through them and still hurt your eyes.

At long last, turn on the tanning unit. You might need a single “start” button to press or to set a timer, depending upon how your tanning salon works. If you’re just starting tanning and are fairly pale, your first few visits should be from 6 to 10 minutes. After a while you can build up to as high as half an hour per session.

An important tanning fact is that your skin remains the same when you’re using a tanning bed. If you get sunburn quickly at the pool, you will probably fry even faster in the tanning salon.

Bed or booth, once the timer runs out, the lights will turn off, indicating that you’ve been baked to golden beauty. Get up/out of the tanner, take off your sunclipse, and dry off the sweat with a towel. Dress yourself and collect your belongings!

Remember to grab your boom box as you leave. Don’t take a shower after tanning; soap’s properties can reduce your tan if used too soon after tanning. Now that you know how to use a tanning bed, you’re all set for a healthy, radiant indoor tan.

Aaron Andrews is a lifelong user of tanning beds. He has worked in a number of tanning salons since 1986, and then for a tanning bed manufacturer and tanning bed supply company. He now writes tanning tips articles about his experiences to help you make the best tanning decisions. Aaron operates TanIndoors.com – a site dedicated to improving your indoor tanning experience.

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Tanning Beds-are Home Tanning Beds Any Good

May 22, 2010 by  
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Tanning at home is a extremely popular market. And actually home tanning is becoming such a popular market that tanning beds are finding their way into more and more peoples houses every day. But, how does getting a tan at home compare to going to a salon? After all, the salons can buy and maintain superior quality tanning beds so how does that compare to the tanning beds you can have at home?

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First thing to look at would be is a home bed as powerful as a commercial bed? Well a salon tanning bed is probably more powerful, but it will more often than not used about 20 times a day whilst a home tanning bed would be used probably no more than twice daily. Also, commercial tanning beds have a very high-tech lamp system in, but these days so do most of the ones designed for home use, and there is no great deal of difference in the results. I would say in the whole though commercial beds are probably a bit more hard wearing, but that really does not come in to what we are comparing here.

Convenience of Tanning At Home?

Is it more convenient to tan at home? Of course it is, and in fact, for most being able to get a tan whenever it suits them regardless of time of day or the weather is a massive plus. Also, privacy is a big factor as well, some people are just plain uncomfortable stripping off in a public place even if it is meant to be private. And finally not only will you be saving money with your own tanning bed on the tan itself but also you will be saving on the money normally spent commuting to the tanning salon itself.

Conclusion

The last question is will a home tan be as good as a salon tan? Well probably, but when weighing up whether to get a tanning bed for the home or using a salon, that is just part of the equation, because there are all the other things to take into considerationl.

First of all convenience i.e. you can tan when it suits you. I think that really is the biggest advantage to getting your own bed, especially as winter time comes and you do not feel like leaving the house much. Privacy, if you are the kind of person who wants an all over tan, then tanning at home is pretty much the only way you are going to be able to do this in the knowledge that you are not being spied on.

And finally cost, you will not need to spend thousands on a commercial bed, a domestic use tanning bed is just as good, and yes you may have to pay a little more for electricity and bulbs, but the electricity is minimal and the bulbs last a good length of time anyway. And when you start to compare those expenditures against the expenditure or commuting to and from a tanning salon and then paying fro the bed session itself, so for me home tanning is a winner every time.

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Can A Home Tanning Bed Offer The Same Golden Tan As A Tanning Solarium?

May 17, 2010 by  
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There are 3 big differences between a domestic tanning bed and a commercial bed – pricing, durability and speed. But, the main factor that so many people are choosing to buy their own tanning bed is that they can achieve a golden glow in their own time, and in the comfort of their own homes.

For millions of people worldwide, visiting a tanning solarium is a recurring and expensive task. Furthermore, the entire time that it takes to travel to and from a tanning salon, then getting unclothed and then redressed, can easily slice into your day. This makes a trip to a tanning solarium an exercise that really needs to be planned way ahead of time. And in a lot of cases, a tanning salon will never have any availability when you want it, because most people will want to visit at the most desirable times of the day, like lunch time on work days.

For these reasons, people are seeking alternatives to tanning salons. People just want easiness – they don’t want to be scheduling their whole week around a few trips to the tanning salon. Those that want a consistent tan are now starting to catch on that if there was a tanning alternative that could be performed at home, they would have far more spare time in their schedules.

Saving time isn’t the only reason for seeking alternatives to tanning salons, cost is important too. A visit to a tanning salon is usually in the $15-$30 range. If you start to compute the cost of each tanning salon session, and then factor in the preparation time to get there, to undress, experience your tanning session, then redress and get back home or to work, there is definitely a lot of wasted time and effort. And as the old saying goes, ‘time is money’.

The privacy factor of home tanning beds is just one more major reason that many people are opting to buy their own. For best tanning results it is quite obvious that you will need to be either naked, or nearly naked. Most people will avoid derobing at a tanning solarium because of our genetic tendency for personal privacy. So with a home tanning solution, you get the best of both worlds… a full-bodied golden tan, and the freedom to do it on your time, and with as little or as much clothing as you elect.

But we do need to keep in mind the cost of the at-home option, and we also need to bear in mind the quality of the device. It is easy to assume that having your own tanning bed at home is going to be the perfect solution now that we have prescribed that it will be so a lot more convenient, and that we won’t be wasting so much time and money traveling to and from our local tanning solarium. Buying your own tanning bed can be very costly. You will certainly need to establish that buying a tanning bed is for long term use, and not just another fad.

The home tanning bed is a lot lower in price than the commercial tanning bed because it is constructed in a more economical manner. The common at-home tanning bed would be used once a day, maybe twice a day, whereas in a salon the average bed may be used more than 20 times per day. It’s like comparing a budget iron with a professional steam iron. We all know which one costs less, and we all know which one is suited to 8-10 hours usage a day.

A home tanning bed will naturally be less susceptive to the rigors of a commercial tanning bed, but they are certainly capable of providing a golden tan – completely the same as you would get from a tanning solarium. Commercial tanning beds use a very high-tech lamp system, and so do most domestic ones, meaning that the tanning results will be much the same.

But commercial tanning beds are far more long-lasting and efficient. Like we said above, the typical bed in a tanning solarium could be used more than 20 times per day, so the formation of commercial tanning beds needs to be consistent with such high usage. Furthermore, a commercial bed will most often have far more lamps in it than a domestic tanning bed. A domestic tanning bed will normally have 16 lamps versus around 40 lamps for a commercial bed. The obvious result is that the domestic bed takes longer to achieve the same result.

Home tanning is a gigantic market, and tanning beds/booths are finding their way into more and more homes across the USA. From as little as $50-$60 each month, you can get yourself a top-quality full size home tanning bed – that’s lower in cost than 2 visits to most local tanning salons – and you can use yours in the comfort and easiness of your own home.

With more people searching for the perfect tan, indoor tanning beds seem to be the answer. For further information on Tanning Beds and tanning bed products visit http://www.tanning-beds.info

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Why You Should Use Home Tanning Beds

May 7, 2010 by  
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Around the summer everyone goes to the beach or the poolside so that they can cool down and get to work on the perfect tan. These individuals are able to sit outside for hours at a time hoping that their skin will turn the perfect shade that will serve to compliment their look. One of the easiest means to help keep the tan after summer is over is to use a home tanning bed.

These are the same that are used in the tanning salon. They utilize the same type of light bulbs that are able to imitate the UV beams from the sun and offer you the preferred color you desire. The type of electric lights that you choose to utilize inside of the bed is your choice and how light or dark you want to be.

If you have not tanned before you need to start with something less powerful and only keep in it for a few seconds or minutes. You have to allow your skin to conform and keep it from being damaged. Otherwise you can burn severely and possibly cause skin damage and put yourself at risk for melanoma.

You can place these home tanning beds inside of a spare bedroom or in your garage. Essentially anyplace that is convenient for you to keep it and where it is not able to be damaged. Make sure that you put on the required lotion and tanning goggles that are able to serve to protect your skin and eyes. These can be picked up at any kind of tanning salon.

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First time Tanning Guide

May 2, 2010 by  
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The first thing to do when tanning for the first time is to relax! Tanning is fun and relaxing and should be enjoyed. When you find the tanning salon that is right for you, make sure to tell them you’ve never been tanning before. It can be hard to decide just how many minutes to tan at first, but the tanning salon employees are seasoned pros and can help you figure it out. Make sure to tell them about your skin type: how easily you burn, recent sun exposure, and natural hair and eye colors. These things will all help you decide which bed you should use and for how long. You will fill out a bunch of paperwork (all to ensure your safety) that should also help you and the tanning salons figure out what is best for you and your skin.

When you get into your tanning room, make sure to ask how to operate the bed. Most tanning beds have radios or stereos along with plenty of fans to keep you cool. You don’t want to waste time figuring out how to work all the electronics—just ask for help! Also make sure the bed is clean, and if not, don’t be afraid to ask someone to clean it for you (or clean it yourself).

When you are all ready in your room, apply tanning lotion. Try out samples from the tanning salon before you commit to buying a big bottle. Tanning lotions are imperative to getting a good, even tan. Don’t bring lotions from home. Tanning lotions used for outdoor tanning are different from indoor tanning and can damage the beds. Most tanning salons also have stickers you can wear so you can see a decorative patch of un-tanned skin underneath, which will help you know how tan you are and when your tan fades.

One big question many people have is what to wear. Swim suit? Underwear? Birthday suit? Most people strip down and tan in the nude. Do whatever makes you feel comfortable—just remember to lock the door before you start skin tanning !

Your tanning bed will have a timer, so don’t worry that you’ll get stuck in there forever and not know when to come out. When the bed turns off, wipe yourself down (you will be sweaty!), and get dressed. Follow proper tanning etiquette and leave the room as clean as possible. Don’t forget to make an appointment on your way out. Next time, you’ll feel like a pro!

The Author is an avid writer about tanning and tanning related information and have been working as staff writer for tanning.com. View more tanning articles from the author at http://www.tanning.com/articles

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