Indoor Tanning Tips And Trends

The process where skin pigmentation is darkened due to exposure to the ultraviolet light rays is known as “Tanning”. The tanning process of skin is generally of two types. One is immediate tanning and the other is delayed tanning. The immediate tanning is caused by the Ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation of sunlight which appears just a short time after the sunbathing and usually lasts only a few hours or days. The delayed tanning is the response to the Ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation of sunlight and usually appears 2-3 days after the sunbathing and lasts longer with the natural renewal of skin. The intensity of the tanning varies as it depends upon the type of skin. Indoor Tanning Process and Devices …

Can Antioxidants Improve Skin Care?

For most issues related to teenagers, fads rule the roost. And skin care issues are highest among teenagers. Today any medium, be it magazines, newspapers, television or the Internet are inundated with skin care related articles. These articles could include various therapies and homemade solutions for skin care. Ranging from the totally natural to those which involve chemicals, these articles provide the reader with the much needed solutions to their skin related problems. These days, the latest craze in skin care regimes is natural antioxidant skin care. The belief that is being popularized these days is that the more natural the product being used the more effective and devoid of side effects it will be. This concept has a strong …

Bright Ideas About Skin

People may wish for a “healthy tan” but exposure to ultraviolet light damages skin cells’ genetic material and can contribute to skin cancer formation, not to mention lines and wrinkles. Here are some rules to live by when it comes to the sun and your skin. • Remember, sun damage is cumulative. Exposure to ultraviolet light during childhood will increase the risk of developing skin cancer in later years. It’s never too late to begin using sunscreen, however, to inhibit further sun damage and not just for a day at the beach. Daily exposure adds up. It is important to use daily products with SPF for your hands and face and any other exposed skin. Don’t forget your lips. They …

Indoor Tanning Beds

Indoor tanning beds are used for artificially tanning the skin. Limited exposure to sunlight makes the skin healthy because it absorbs vitamin D from UV rays. However exposure to sunlight for a long period increases the danger of sunburn. Tanning is useful in avoiding sunburn as it is your body’s natural way to protect against it. Tanning bed types: Indoor tanning beds come in a variety of prices and designs. You should choose the one suitable for your skin type. Tanning beds use bulbs for providing UV rays. The intensity of the bulbs can be altered according to your need. Indoor tanning using tanning beds is the way to get a moderate tanning from which you can get maximum benefits. …

How To Keep One’s Skin Beautiful

Human body is very sensitive and vulnerable. It is and has always been an easy target for an arrow, a sword or a bullet. In all the times people tried to protect their bodies as well as possible: medieval knights had iron armor; nowadays policemen use more effective protection – flak jackets – to survive in the battle with evil. It goes without saying that we should value these mankind inventions; at the same time, we must never forget about what nature supplied us with to resist the undesirable and dangerous influence of the environment. Skin is what I mean. Though it cannot protect us from a sword or a bullet, it has always been a very effective means of …

Stop the aging process with Anti-oxidants

You may have heard of anti-oxidants before in some late night infomercial advertising anti-aging products. But what exactly are anti-oxidants? To be brief, anti-oxidants offset the effects that free radicals have on our skin. Many cosmetic products sold today do in fact contain anti-oxidants, however, they are contained in a form not conducive to aging prevention. Rather, they are contained within a specific cream to preserve it from spoiling. While this small amount of anti-oxidants does have an effect on your skin, it is usually short term. Now that you know what anti-oxidants are and how they work, we’re going to talk about one of the more important anti-oxidants: Vitamin E. Many dermatologists believe that vitamin e surpasses all anti-oxidants …

A short-cut to a smooth and healthy skin!

You are 25 but look 35. Blame it on your skin! The skin is the largest organ in the body, and the most exposed. Pollution, ultraviolet rays in the Sun’s light, stress, lack of essential vitamins, all contribute to wear and tear your skin. Most people don’t take proper care of their skin – either due to hectic work or due to pure ignorance. Lack of proper skin care can result in more skin-related diseases and allergies. Proper skin care is important for avoiding cold sores, spots, and skin cancer. Beauty therapies and skin care lotions are only effective up to a point when it comes to keeping your skin soft and smooth. Exposure to sunlight causes loss of water …

Exposing the Truth about Tanning and the World’s Most Common Cancer

It is official. Spring has sprung, bringing along with it spring fever. I can see it in my students’ eyes. They are practically breaking out in hives itching to soak up the warm spring sun, despite the fact they are sitting in a class that discusses skin cancer prevention. Alas, despite their instructor’s desperate pleadings, these 20-something-year-old college students find it difficult, if not arduous, to forego their so-called “need to tan” that Hollywood constantly feeds and propagates. And while it is quite simply impossible for anyone to get a “safe tan” from tanning beds and other forms of ultraviolet radiation, there are several high-quality sunless tanning mousses that not only achieve that coveted bronze look, naturally, but also provide …

7 Beauty Tips for Looking Younger

Ever since Eve took that first bite of the apple, the human race has been obessed with beauty. The truth is we begin the aging process just as soon as we pop out of the womb. Every day of our lives our bodies slough off and regenerate new cells. The speed at which that process takes place when we are children is vastly different as we get older. Every day you are bombarded daily with commercial messages and beauty tips that attempt to lure you into believing that the most recent miracle drug is just what you need to fight off the ravages of Mother Nature. We are living longer as a whole. Singularly, that can be a curse or …

A Beautiful Complexion Is More Than Skin Deep

When you see someone with beautiful skin, that person radiates good health and vitality. Usually, that kind of radiance requires more than just slathering on any old facial product. A healthy lifestyle and great skin-care habits produce glowing, youthful-looking skin. So what you put in your body is equally as important as what you put on it. Here are some tips for naturally gorgeous skin. * Maintain a balanced diet. Consuming too much refined food, such as sugar, can drain the body of essential vitamins and minerals. This, in turn, encourages wrinkles and premature aging. Eat foods that are rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, such as fruits, vegetables and fish. Also, drink at least eight glasses of water …