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I have very light skin, but I want a nice tan for symner, avoiding tanning salons, what is the safesr way to achieve this?

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In brief: Safe tan

The only safe tan are the spray on tans.
You still need to cover up and use sunblock when you are out.

In brief: Safe tan

The only safe tan are the spray on tans.
You still need to cover up and use sunblock when you are out.
Dr. Christopher Moeller
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Dr. Lara Devgan
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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.
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