Tanning Is The New Beauty Concept

Want to get rid of your pale skin through a tan? People think that they look better with a tan and during summers they hub around the pool and beaches under the sun to get the natural sun tanning by soaking the sun rays and getting themselves baked. This is the natural form of tanning and people have been doing this since ages. The modern technologies now make things possible in the rainy season too! Get a tanning bed and lie down indoors in the tanner equipment to get the tan you crave for. But, tanning needs to be done with precautions because it may cause adverse effect on the epidermis of your skin. There are certain facts that help you to have a look you want without a stress on your skin.

There are two types of ultraviolet radiation in the sun's rays: UVA and UVB. UVB causes sunburns by burning the upper layers of skin. UVA is the one that makes people tan. The lower layers of the epidermis are penetrated by UVA where melanocytes are triggered to produce melanin. Melanin is a brown pigment that helps in tanning. The modern tanners tan by giving out the UVA rays from the lamps attached to the device and they try to give the glow to your skin.

Problems related to tanning:

UVA rays penetrate through the protective layer of the epidermis to dermis and may damage the immune system in your body and a serious illnesses like melanoma may occur leading to the most deadly type of skin cancer. Melanoma can quickly spread from the skin to the other body organs.

A dermatologist suggests reasonable use of tanning, since the increase in the use of tanning beds and sun lamps leads to high levels of exposure of UVA rays. Doctors are presently researching on the concept that UVB rays too play a role in melanoma. Intense exposure to sun may increase a person's chances to get this deadly cancer.

Hence, tanning of skin may give you a glow on the skin but beware of the dire consequences