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Can Sun Tanning Or Tanning Salons Permanently Darken Your Skin
My skin exposed to sun is very dark than rest of my body, is it bcz of deficiency of something, any good way to get rid of this tanning.
The last month I have noticed my skin is tan. Like very tan. I've seen no sun. Im very white and it looks like I've been tanning, and i havnt.
My dads skin has been getting very dark over the past few months. He is about 60. He does not go tanning or anything out of the ordinary. Cause?
Should get checked: IF he is getting dark skin and is not tanning or putting something on to darken the complexion she then should get a work up. I would start with an internist and dermatologist. It may be due to an endocrine issue. There are also some skin presentations of systemic diseases that present as a darkening of the skin ...Read more
You should NOT: Uncontrolled ultraviolet light from tanning salons can increase your risk of getting a skin cancer, including melanoma, lead to premature aging of the skin, and exacerbate/precipitate some skin conditions. The increased risk of skin cancer has lead the state of california to ban tanning beds for use by anyone younger than 18 years of age. ...Read more
Cosmelan: Cosmelan® depigmentation treatment action mechanism is based on the inhibition of tyrosinase, a basic enzyme in the melanin formation process. Several of the substances present in the cosmelan® formula act by blocking this enzyme, or even by inverting the metabolic process of the transformation chain. ...Read more
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