Dangers of Tanning Beds and How to Prevent Them!

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The subject of the dangers of tanning beds use has been the crux of many a debate among beauty experts and skin specialists alike. So before you go and get that tan, its important to understand some key tanning bed facts and the possible side effects of tanning bed usage.

Tanning beds involve you to a simulated dose of UV radiation, much like the sun's rays and therefore has all the associated dangers of such exposure. Despite expert tips on using tanning beds and popular tanning bed advice, surface itching, blisters due to over exposure, skin discoloration among others; continue to be the dangers of tanning beds use. The availability of discount tanning beds today and the increased life-style changes of the western world have accelerated the incidence of such skin problems.

While the above mentioned problems are frequently found and have easily available treatments, skin cancer caused largely due to exposure to UV radiation is the biggest apparent danger of tanning beds. Skin specialists have identified that fair skinned people with light pigmentation are most susceptible to skin cancer and hence should take extra care in regulating the dosage of UV exposure. If you have a family history of skin cancer, its all the more reason to take extra cautions. After all, getting a bronzed look and being admired by others at the cost of physical hardship is just not worth it.

Tanning beds are definitely a great way to looking great and indeed, if proper steps are taken to ensure the optimum use, the dangers of tanning beds turn minimal. Using good quality specific tanning lotions for tanning beds, protective tanning bed goggles and the right amount of time spent in the treatment can make the experience rewarding and truly enriching.

Like the proverbial adage goes, prevention is better than cure and so it is with tanning beds too. Wish you a safe and happy tanning bed experience !!!

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? 2005,Yaksha Patel. This article is courtesy of Tanning Wonders - Making Tanning work for you!

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