We all know that too much sun exposure can be quite dangerous. And most of us have changed our behavior, and our relationship with sunlight, accordingly. We know that the most responsible thing to do when going out in the sun is to smear on the sunscreen and stay away from those powerful UVA and UVB rays.
But many of us love the look of tanned skin! We feel better, healthier, and more attractive with a little color.
The industry has created several new options for getting some color, including spray tans and self-tanners. These cosmetic tans are designed to supply the luxurious, luminous glow of a tan without exposure to the sun’s rays and the risk that they bring.
But are spray tans safe? Are there spray tan dangers and side effects that tan-lovers need to be aware of? Before you break out the spray tan machine, you should understand the risks of spray tans.
This article looks at spray tan chemicals and systems and examines the risks and dangers of these cosmetic tans.