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
How to Use Your iPad or iPhone to Make Vitamin D Did you know that you can use your iPhone or iPad to help you make vitamin D? There is actually an app, D-Minder, that can do just that. No, it will not turn the screen of your mobile device into a UV-lamp. Instead it
Trending Tanning Topics: Lose Weight – Have Heart – Avoid The Sun – False Facts – FS Expo – Kona Goes Paraben-Free
Trending Tanning Topics – weekly round-up of the most popular (in social media) tanning topics last week. In this weekly round-up of trending tanning topics and vitamin D news from around the world, I am going to cover: Three articles from Daily Mail Online; some anti-UV hysteria by AIM at Melanoma and also a couple of
Gwyneth Paltrow's view on tanning is making waves among beauty blogs. In an interview in the August issue of Cosmopolitan, Gwyneth Paltrow dares to express her honest view on tanning and her love for the sun: “We're human beings and the sun is the sun – how can it be bad for you? I think we
Compressed sunlight in a bottle. It sounds like science fiction but soon it will be possible to bring the equatorial sunlight to any part of the world. A new and revolutionary invention by a small company in Iceland will make it possible to collect, compress and store sunlight on tubes similar to the UV-tanning lamps
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
Is the “Meet The Tanners” reality show really for real? Or is it just a promotion for #TVGONERWRONG from New York's PBS station and WNET? Watch below and find out. For a true tanning expert, the fake-tanned bodies in the Meet The Tanners video gave it away immediately.
Is it possible that Vitamin D make you tan? I suppose you know by now that tanning is the best way to make Vitamin D, but does also Vitamin D make you tan? Many visitors arrive to thetanningguru.com after having searched in Google for the answer to the question: “Does Vitamin D make you tan?”.
Your question about tanning – and how to get the best answer Have a question about tanning? In that case I will personally answer any question you might have about how to tan correctly. You can put your question about tanning to me either as a public comment to any post or in a private
To Tan Or Not To Tan – That Is The Question! Actually the question is rather – of all the many advices on tanning, which should you follow? I am sure you have heard and probably also are following the mainstream advice about tanning that goes like this: “You should tan only before 10 AM
Can tanning make you healthy? Today there are two totally opposite opinions among people about tanning: 1. Tanning is dangerous because it might give you skin-cancer; and 2. Tanning is healthy because it gives you Vitamin D The fact is that both opinions above about tanning are right but the second is more right than
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).
Red Light Therapy Tanning Beds for Skin-rejuvenation. Does the fear of wrinkles and premature aging of your skin keep you away from using sunbeds? In that case red light therapy tanning is for you. Story at a glance: Hybrid Sunbeds, with both UV- and Red Light Therapy tanning lamps, give you a soft, gentle, tan as well
Benefits of UV-exposure beyond vitamin D A new research paper about the benefits of UV-exposure in addition to vitamin D was recently published in Landes Bioscience: Dermato-Endocrinology 4:2, 109–117 One of the authors, Johan Moan, is a veteran researcher on the subject of UV-exposure, vitamin D and its benefits for fighting cancer. In this paper
Melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer, does not occur from too much sun. That is the conclusion from an article at Mercola.com, the World's #1 Natural Health Website. The studies examined in the article confirms that what I have been writing about in my previous posts and in my video about 30-years of sun-scare, are the