Maintaining one’s skin is important as it is the body’s largest organ and is constantly exposed to harmful conditions. Healthy skin care products are the key. Whether it’s UV rays, chemicals, toxins, irritants, allergens, or a host of other things, being aware is critical for protection. Using healthy skin products protects against one of the greatest risks to robust skin, UV rays, both UVA and UVB. They both are harmful and can lead to skin cancers, early aging and wrinkles.
On May 1st Ontario began enforcing a new law regulating tanning beds. It is primarily aimed at those under 18 years of age. Known as Bill 30, Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), the law makes Ontario the eighth province to regulate tanning beds and also restricts advertising aimed at the under-18 market.Additionally, tanning salons must … Read more
It’s Summer Time, and that means it’s time to get your tan on! While most knowledgeable people strive to achieve a balanced total body tan, consideration into planning your tan produces the most likely effect of symmetry. For the purpose of research – and to share my decades worth of personal knowledge in the tanning industry, … Read more
Information on why you should avoid sunburn at all costs from WebMD:
You lie out in the sun hoping to get a golden tan, but instead walk away from your lounge chair with a sunburn looking like a lobster that’s been left in the pot too long.
Despite health warnings about sun damage, many of us still subject our skin to the sun’s burning rays.
More than one-third of adults and nearly 70% of children admit they’ve gotten sunburned within the past year, according to the CDC.
Here’s what you need to know about how to keep your skin safe and where to find sunburn relief if you do linger on your lounger too long.
What Causes Sunburn
You already know the simple explanation behind sunburn. When your skin is exposed to the sun for a period of time, eventually it burns, turning red and irritated.
Under the skin, things get a little more complicated. The sun gives off three wavelengths of ultraviolet light:
Six years ago, prior to my beginning research with Tantra MTII, I would say that “my skin is so white it has a blue tinge to it”. Today, for the first time this year, we got outside in shorts and the great GASP could be heard for miles as everyone started calling each other PINKY, except for … Read more