Indoor Tanning at a Glance
- * Always remove make-up and cosmetics before tanning
- * Find out your skin type as this is the basis for your exposure time
- * If you are taking medicines, ask your doctor’s advice
- * Use only sun cosmetics specially adapted for sunbed use
- * Always wear eye protection i.e. UV goggles
- * Take a break from tanning 4 weeks once a year
- * Only use a sunbed once daily do not tan in the natural sun on the same day
Why the Sun Can Brighten Your Day
- * Sunlight is an important source of vitamin D which is essential for the body’s absorption of calcium, vital for healthy teeth and nails, it regulates the growth and repair of bones and strengthens the immune system.
- * The antibacterial qualities of the sun’s rays and their exfoliating effect on the skin work to alleviate the effects of skin disorders such as acne, eczema and psoriasis.
- * Sunlight is a well-documented mood-enhancer, and is believed to alleviate seasonal affective disorder-related depression (which affects more than 1 million people annually in the UK.
- * The sun’s rays have been found to have an effect similar to insulin on the body, lowering the concentration of glucose in the blood, and so are thought to play a role in preventing diabetes.
- * Skin contains squalene, a chemical that is converted to cholesterol if it receives insufficient sunlight. Studies have shown a correlation between lack of sunshine and increased blood pressure.
- * Sunlight passing through the eye stimulates the part of the brain that regulates mood , body temperature and sex drive. If insufficient light passes through, these functions can slow down.
- * There is evidence that sunlight can help prevent cancers of the breast, colon, prostate and ovaries, heart disease and multiple sclerosis.
- * Get a Beautiful Tan
- * Increase fitness and well-being
- * Develop natural protection from over exposure to the sun
- * Tan no matter what the weather
- * Prolong your holiday tan
- * Control exposure