The Paradox of Indoor Tanning Business – USA and Russia Compared I recently visited two large exhibitions. One was in Nashville, Tennessee and the other one in Moscow, Russia. Click on image for video The Smart Tan Downtown Expo in Nashville is totally dedicated to tanning. The Intercharm in Moscow is Russia’s largest bi-annual exhibition
What did Einstein know about tanning? Actually, it seems like quite a lot. Probably you know that Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is one of the great geniuses of the 20th Century. His “Theory of Relativity” (E=mc2) combined electricity and magnetism with the laws of mechanics and became the foundation for the, at that time, new way
For many years the Dutch Cancer Council, just like most of their peers in other countries, was recommending people to stay away from tanning under the midday sun and always protect the skin with sun-blocking lotions. They were all misled by inflated statistics over melanoma-diagnoses handed to them by dermatologists employed by large cosmetic companies.
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
10 UV Tanning Tips for getting the best from indoor tanning A while ago I had the pleasure to be asked to write about 10 tips for indoor UV tanning for publishing in the new Directory of Tanning Salons In USA. They were so satisfied with the article that they asked me to first publish
A New Doping Scandal Targets Russian Use of “UV-Doping”. A shocking report published today reveals the details of another allegation of an official doping program in Russia. The report, made by the research institute “Independent Doping Inhibition Organization Technologies” (IDIOT), uncover a common and semi-official use of UV-exposure with the purpose of increasing the overall
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
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
All of the Chapters in Marc Sorenson’s and William Grant’s “Embrace the Sun” are important, but maybe this Chapter 5 is the most important for your health. However, since most of its content goes against what has become “conventional wisdom”, you will not read much about it in medical journals or anywhere else, for that
What causes melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer? Most people would say that sunlight causes melanoma. Other would mention “sunbeds” and some would specify “sunburns” as being the main culprit for melanoma. In fact, none of those answers are not and cannot be correct. You might wonder how can I say that when doctors and cancer
Two sunbed sessions per week might reduce suicide, depression and other mental health disorders with a yearly average of 10% in the USA and even more in other countries. The conclusion that regular sessions in a sunbed reduce suicide is possible to make after having studied a report titled “Seasonality in Seeking Mental Health Information
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
Helen asks… Tanning beds – fact and fiction. I am SO pale, I make fun of other people because they are pale to then find out I am lighter than them!? I hear they are worse than smoking, but then how are they legal? The people at the tanning salon say its like getting sun
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?”.