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Is it safe to have a spray tan if i’m pregnant.?
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Dr. Lara Devgan
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not recommended
Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone.
It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women.

In brief: Not recommended
Tanning is not safe and is not recommended for anyone.
It increases the risk of skin cancer and accelerates facial and body aging. Sunscreen with titanium and zinc can help protect you from uva and uvb rays, but avoiding sun exposure is best. Spray tanning and tanning lotions are a reasonable alternative to achieve a bronzed look, but they may not be safe for pregnant/ lactating women.
Dr. Lara Devgan
Dr. Lara Devgan
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Yes!
While we don't recommend tanning during pregnancy (or ever, really), spray tanners and self tanners are safe in pregnancy.

In brief: Yes!
While we don't recommend tanning during pregnancy (or ever, really), spray tanners and self tanners are safe in pregnancy.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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