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Skin Type and Indoor Tanning Safety

Most of us are conscious of the dangers of skin cancer and the aging process which are entailed by the use of tanning. There is no type of tanning that is safe for all. Indoor tanning is no safer than standard tanning. But it is a different thing altogether. Indoor tanning has its own risks that you must be aware of. It can be harmful to your skin and it can be quite dangerous for your health. But you can definitely find the benefits that indoor tanning can provide to you.

The main danger that people are worried about when it comes to tanning is the skin cancer. But you should know that tanning bed users are not at risk for this cancer. The tanning beds produce ultraviolet rays similar to the sun. When you tan you expose yourself to ultraviolet light, you also end up absorbing some of that rays. This is the same method that is used when an individualangles for tanning. The only difference is that tanning beds users are not using sun screen to protect themselves from the ultraviolet light. If you were hoping to increase your cancer risk by using tanning beds, this would be quite the opposite effect.

Another danger of tanning is the eye damage. By damaging your eye it can affect your vision. This can be extremely important especially if you’re a tanning salon worker. If you use tanning beds often enough, you may end up damaging your retina. It really is safest for you to go outdoors only when you’re white. Ultraviolet light can be harmful to your eyes as well. It can damage your whites as well as your iris, making it difficult to see. It can also burn your cornea. Keeping your vision clear is very important.

Using tanning beds is also quite dangerous. The users of tanning beds are most likely to develop skin cancer. The longer you use them the more damage to the skin cells. If you use them too often they may also damage your lymph cells. This can slow down the growth of new skin cells and cause a loss of that sexy new you for a shorter while.

Indoor tanning equipment is used in many tanning salons. When the equipment is used correctly it can be effective. There are some tanning equipment that has corrected many of the problems that tanning bedusers have reported. There are other products that are not safe to use and many of these are found on the shelves of the tanning salons. Often these products are not designed to be used in tanning beds and are merely used to mask the ultraviolet rays giving off from the tanning bed.

It is these toxicological products that are most responsible for the problems associated with tanning. They are cheap to purchase and easy to use. Most salons sell these at exorbitant prices because they are guaranteed that the products are safe. If you are concerned about the safety of indoor tanning bed products you should check the distributors website and call the numbers that they give. If you find a few that are not safe you should not use them.

It must be said that tanning beds are handing out the same risks as tanning itself. As time goes by the damage will become more apparent, however the visible effects of tanning on your skin can be contained with the right tanning lotion and position of your bed. Tanning beds have also become more and more sophisticated in their make-up and effects. Many beds now use computer monitored fans and displays for the comfort of the customer. Temperature control is now just as important as for your skin type. Most salons now offer relaxing services to keep you relaxed and these services are available in many spas and high-end salons. As long as you are careful when using tanning beds to make sure you protect yourself from the damaging effects of ultraviolet light, you can look and feel younger at any age.