Even though melanoma is one of the rarer skin cancers, it causes a vast majority of skin cancer related deaths. Melanoma is a malignant tumor which results from overgrowth of skin pigment cells called melanocytes. It can also occur in your bowels and in your eyes, but it is much more common on the skin and so that specific type of melanoma will be the focus of this article.
While genetic predisposition can also have a hand in developing symptoms of melanoma, the major contributor to developing this type of cancer is ultraviolet radiation, frequently referred to as UV Rays. The main source of UV radiation is, of course, the sun. However, tanning beds are becoming more and more common and thus are contributing more and more to this Continue reading
Thanks to all of the advances in skin care there are now a number of healthy ways to get a tan without the risks associated with exposure to harmful UV rays. Sunless tanning products, including sunless spray tans and tanning lotions, have improved a great deal since they were first introduced. Now you don’t have to settle for that orange tone if you want to keep your skin healthy by using sunless tanning.
Some of the current sunless tanning products are even good for your skin because they use antioxidants in their formulas. Not to mention using sunless tanning lotions instead of tanning in the sun or in tanning beds will reduce your risk of developing premature wrinkles and more importantly.
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People love to obtain a warm glow for their complexion and now they can obtain this with quality, accurate airbrush tanning systems or a simple sunless spray tan created in the comfort of your home. And as long as the skin is prepared properly and people don’t overdo it, these sunless tans look perfectly natural — they no longer have to feature that obvious orange hue people ridiculed 20 years ago. For many of you who still consider a sunless spray tan to be a lame, cheap thing to do Continue reading