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10 Tanning Bed Tips
10 Tanning Bed Tips
Get the most out of your tanning session experiences with these tanning bed tips.
As simple as it is to use them, following a few basic tanning bed tips will help you get the most out of your tanning experience.
1 - Always use a good moisturizing tanning lotion formulated specifically for tanning beds. Suntan lotion may be harmful to the bed and fail to provide you with the proper protection. If the product is oil based, it also may be difficult to clean up.
2 - While tanning beds are safer than the sun's rays, you still need to protect your eyes with goggles.
3 - If you own a tanning bed, change the bulbs frequently with manufacturer-approved bulbs to ensure an even tanning and to ensure proper ultraviolet ray exposure. Additionally, always replace all of the bulbs at the same time, and do periodic maintenance checks of the equipment to ensure it is in good working condition.
4 - Never tan for longer than the recommended time. Doing so can lead to burning and skin damage.
5 - If it's your first time tanning and you have light skin, start off slow and gradually increase the amount of time you spend in the bed.
6 - Follow up your tanning session with a good skin moisturizer.
7 - If you have long hair, investing in a swim cap will help ensure that your hair does not interfere with getting an even tan.
8 - Make sure to keep your residential tanning bed clean, including the bulbs, both for sanitary reasons and to ensure an even tanning experience.
9 - When purchasing a used tanning bed, look for one that utilizes UVA rays rather than UVB to reduce the chance of burning.
10 - Avoid tanning every day, as daily tanning increases the chances of damaging and/or drying out your skin, which can lead to premature wrinkles.
Following these tanning bed tips will help you get the most tan for the time and money spent and help you maintain a healthy, natural complexion. If you have a question regarding the safety or sanitation of tanning beds, consult with your tanning salon attendant or residential bed manufacturer.
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