искусственный загарIn contrast to the warm sunlight artificial tanning does not help to fight against seasonal depression, but the mood is still rising.

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Appears as tan

Sunburn is characterized by a brownish staining of the skin. The staining occurs under the influence of ultraviolet rays projected by the sun or lamps for tanning. Staining occurs due to the formation in the skin of black pigment, called melanin. The melanin absorbs UV rays. Thus, a tan indicates that the skin shows a kind of reaction after receiving injuries at the cellular level. So tanned skin is in no way connected to health nor beauty.

The sun is essential for all life on earth. However, excessive stay under its rays can be dangerous to health. The tanning effect of ultraviolet rays of type A and B. In the UV does not penetrate deeply into the skin as it delayed the first skin layer, causing sunburn and redness. This type of rays leads to the formation of new melanin and forms a so-called “delayed” the tan that is shown after 48 to 72 hours after sun exposure.

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About the dangers of tanning

Ultraviolet A rays penetrate deep into the skin, damaging fibres of elastin and collagen. These fibers make the skin elastic and smooth. Such rays do not lead to the production of new melanin, rather, they activate an already existing melanin in the skin, making it more tanned. UV rays of type a does not leave burns on the skin, so lamps for tanning the main way produce these rays.

Apart from the fact that UV rays cause burns on the skin, they can cause damage, which will eventually lead to the following consequences:

  • premature skin aging (wrinkles);
  • brown spots;
  • cataract eye;
  • the weakening of the immune system;
  • the formation of skin cancer;
  • allergic reactions.

UV rays can also lead to the formation of erythematous acne. Is a skin disease that affects mainly the face. It is manifested by the appearance of red spots.

People who by nature produce less amount of melanin, are more susceptible to such damage. Usually people with pale skin, blue eyes and blond or red hair.

UV rays of the sun or bulbs of tanning can lead to skin cancer. Melanoma occurs mostly in young women because of frequent visits to tanning salons. Artificial tanning is harmful for skin. Ultraviolet rays in the tanning bed can be 10 to 15 times more intense sun. 20 minutes in the tanning bed equals two hours on the beach under the noon sun. Solariums use mainly ultraviolet A rays. This tan, as you know, is washed away very quickly, and people have again come to the salons.

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Fashion Solarium

Recently increased the number of visits to the Solarium. In our society, a tan is considered to be the symbol of aesthetics and good health. Despite the fact that ultraviolet rays in tanning beds do not emit heat may leave burns on the skin.

Many also believe that going to the Solarium before the trip to the South helps to prepare the skin to sunlight. However, artificial tanning is not an effective protection from possible bumps and sun damage. Among the ways that will help to avoid negative effects from sunlight include the following:

  • wear protective clothing (Panama with a wide brim and shirt with long sleeves);
  • to stay in the shade;
  • use a sunscreen.

Artificial tanning will not help you to overcome the lack of vitamin D. vitamin D is essential for health. Skin produces the vitamin under the influence of UV-rays. Enough is every day in the sun for 5-15 minutes. In addition, vitamin D is found in such foods as milk and dairy products, fatty fish and egg yolk. Is also available dietary supplements of vitamin D.

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