A member asked:

My skin is more tan (darker) 5 hours after getting out of the sun than right after i get out of the sun. why? is it still "tanning" in that time?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Melanin production: Tanning is the result of melanin production in response to ultraviolet radiation. It takes some time for the cells to make melanin.

Answered 9/24/2017

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