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A 43-year-old member asked:

How do i get a tan without burning the skin?

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Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
Spray tan: There is no such thing as a "healthy tan". In fact, any tan at all means that there has been damage to the cells in your skin, damage that predisposes to premature aging and skin cancers. Spray tanning will give you a darker hue at no risk of uv induced damage.
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