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Say No to Suntans

Sun exposure

This year, take care of your skin by understanding the risks associated with sun exposure. While a suntan may be appealing, the damage it can cause to your skin is not worth the short term look.

Excessive tanning is a leading cause of premature aging in the skin. Over time, constant exposure to UV radiation leads to the appearance of pigment spots, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. These changes occur earlier than expected and undo your effort to looking beautiful.

Did you know that a suntan is actually an indication of skin trauma?

When your skin is exposed to harmful UV radiation, it triggers the production of melanin, the dark pigment responsible for your tan. However, this natural defence mechanism is the skin's attempt to shield itself from further damage caused by UV radiation.

Frequent and prolonged sun exposure significantly increases the risk of skin cancer. There are two primary types of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma.

Melanoma, although less common, is more dangerous and can be life-threatening. Non-melanoma skin cancers often develop in areas frequently exposed to the sun, such as the face and hands.

The effects of sun damage may not be immediately noticeable. Often, the signs manifest in your 30s or 40s and are irreversible. While treatments exist to improve the appearance of sun damage, they can be costly and do not restore your skin to its former beauty.

Embrace safer alternatives to achieve a sun-kissed look. Sunless tanning mousses or sprays are an excellent solution, offering a natural-looking tan without the risks associated with UV exposure. By opting for sunless tanning products, you can enjoy a radiant appearance while keeping your skin safe.