How To Tan – Tanning Tips For Suntanning (Updated)

Everything you have heard about when and how to tan is probably wrong and will do more harm than good to your skin.
A carefully cultivated (i.e. UVB-promted) tan is the best protection towards sunburn.
You can use a broad-spectrum sunscreen (maximum SPF 15) for your face (and for your body if you HAVE to be in sunlight long enough to risk getting sunburned.
Otherwise, it is much better to use a high quality indoor tanning lotion based on Aloe-Vera or Coconut milk (but without any immediate or delayed bronzers).

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Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

Sunshine is the source of life and avoiding sunshine will double your risk of premature death. That is the conclusion from a new study made by a team of researchers in Sweden. (Avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for all-cause mortality.) They assessed the avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for

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The most successful “black marketing” campaign in the world?

In July 2009 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an Agency organized within UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), announced through The Lancet Oncology medical journal and press-releases, the “breaking news”  about the classification of ‘the use of UV-emitting tanning devices to Group 1, “carcinogenic to humans”’. This announcement created a new wave of

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Vitamin D Research News Feed

Vitamin D Research News – Read All About It! If you are interested in the latest news from more scientific current vitamin D research news sources you can find a summary of the latest publications below. The feeds are given with courtesy of Henry Lahore at vitamindwiki.com. Bookmark this page now to make it easier to

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They Should Warn Us Of Sunshine, Now They Tell Us Where We Can Find It

This is about an organization that was set up some ten years ago. Its purpose was to measure the, supposedly, thinning ozone-layer and issue alarm-reports about increasing levels of UV-radiation. The name of the organization is TEMIS, which stands for Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (www.temis.nl). The main financial sponsor of TEMIS was the French cosmetic

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Reduce breast cancer with uv-light

Reduce the risk of breast-cancer with sunlight

Sunlight and vitamin D-rich diet can reduce the risk of breast-cancer with up to 43 %. This conclusion from a French study among 70,000 women, confirms the Swedish study reported from in my post Tanned-women-live-longer. Breast-cancerer is the by far most common cancer among women (prostate-cancer, is the most common among men). Take a look at the

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The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now

The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now Exposure of your skin to sunlight is the original source of vitamin D. But not any sunlight will trigger the vitamin D synthesis. There must be UVB rays present in the sunbeams hitting your skin. The UVB-waves are shorter than the UVA (The UVA contributes to your natural sun-protection

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example of silicone in tanning lotions

Silicone In Tanning Lotions – Good Or Bad?

Are Silicone in tanning lotions any good? Lately, Silicone has become a popular ingredient in many hair- and skin-care products, also in tanning lotions. In this article you will find out what silicone is, what it does in tanning lotions and the benefits you can have from using a tanning lotion that contains silicone. In addition, if

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Sources of Vitamin D

Sources Of Vitamin D

Sources of Vitamin D – which are the best? The seemingly magic benefits of Vitamin D for our health are well known by now . But which are the best and most natural sources of vitamin D? [UPDATE: Click HERE for advice on how to use tanning beds in tanning salons as your best sources

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The Best From The Tanning Blog 2013

The Best From The Tanning Blog 2013

Get The Best From The Tanning Blog Here! Now you can get, directly through a link in your inbox, a PDF-document with the best from The Tanning Blog 2013. Just fill in your name and email in the form below and click the “YES” button. There is a total of 26 pages in the document. You

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Will the inventor of tanning lamps get the Nobel Prize

Inventor of the Tanning Lamp Nominated for the Nobel Prize

Breaking news – leaked information from the Nobel Prize Committee – the inventor of the Tanning Lamp is among the nominees for 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The information comes from an anonymous source with inside access to the Nobel Committee in Stockholm. According to the source, a relative to the 1903 winner

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Green Light For European Indoor Tanning?

Will Green Light Therapy Sunbeds Be Mandatory For European Indoor Tanning? The rumor about what will be in the new regulations for commercial indoor tanning within the European Community was leaked today, April 1st, from the working group in Brussels. One of the most revolutionary and interesting novelties in the new European sunbed rules is said to

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DUTCH HEALTH COUNCIL CRITICIZES IARC

The Health Council expresses major reservations concerning the decision recently taken by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to raise the category of UV-radiation and solariums to cancer risk category one and says that the supporting scientific documents provide no basis for this. The Council states that “sunbathe sensibly and in moderation. As

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