A member asked:

I'm going on a tropical vacation in 4 weeks. i am very fair skinned. should i go to a tanning bed before my trip to get a "base"?

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No: The potential damage to your skin isn't worth it. Use good skin protection while on your vacation to reduce the risk of sunburn. You are probably aware that skin cancer is a higher risk for fair-skinned people, so excess exposure from tanning beds or sunlight are generally discouraged.

Answered 2/12/2014

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