Latest Articles About Cosmetic Enhancements
What to Expect During Sunless Tanning
Sunless tanning is becoming the preferred method for achieving a beautiful bronze color. Tanning in the sun or tanning beds increases the risk of skin cancer, and contributes to premature aging. For those unwilling to take those risks, sunless tanning is a great option. There are several methods for
Types of Services Who Provide Sunless Tanning
Sunless tanning is a way of providing your skin with the color that would typically come from the sun without the time spent outside. It is the ultraviolet radiation from the sun that causes your skin to become darker and tan. Tanning Salons The most common place to find the ultraviolet rays that ar ...
What is Sunless Tanning? Recent research has shown that overexposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can lead to a high incidence of skin cancer, but sunless tanning can provide bronzed, beautiful skin without this risk. Many lotions, creams, gels, and sprays are currently on the market to change th ...
Sunless Tanning Myths
With the high UV rays and the increasing dangers of skin cancer, more and more people are opting for sunless tanning. These can range from gels and lotions to mousses and sprays (tanning booths), tanning pills and also cosmetic bronzers. There is a lot of different information out there about these ...
Risks of Sunless Tanning
Sunless tanning is a method of getting a tan with no sun exposure and is becoming more and more popular. Many sunless tanning methods can give results in minimal time. Sun beds employ UV rays, which are as damaging as the sun rays and can be linked to skin cancer. Other sunless tanning methods, such
Other Skin Treatments that Sunless Tanning Can be Combined with
Sunless tanning is a safer method of tanning your skin. You need not worry of the harmful effects of the UV radiation of sunlight in this method. Here, certain lotions, creams or sprays are used to change the color of the epidermis, the outer layer of your skin. However, the results of the sunless t ...
Initial Results vs. Long Term Results of Sunless Tanning
In the past, sunless tanning products produced a yellow or orange tan, but today the results are much more realistic. There are many sunless tanning methods from lotions to sprays, mousses, wipes, gels and cosmetic bronzing powders. Some of these products contain DHA (dihydroxyacetone), a clear-colo ...
How Sunless Tanning Is Performed
Due to the correlation between skin cancer and sun exposure, sunless tanning became popular as an alternative to harmful sun tanning. Chemicals are applied to the body in order to get tanned skin which looks similar to that of a sun tan. Due to the reaction between the sunless tanning products’ ch ...
History of Sunless Tanning
The history of sunless tanning begins with the history of sun tanning. Prior to the early 20th century, tanning was associated with social class. It was viewed as a phenomenon belonging only to lower working class people, because they often spent more time outdoors. Early 1900s Women’s clothing o ...
FDA Approval Status for Sunless Tanning
At this time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have granted approval status only to sunless tanning products containing dihydroxyacetone (DHA) as the active ingredient. Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) DHA darkens only the top layer of the skin. The change in color is the result of a reaction betw ...