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Can tanning lotion prevents sunburn?

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Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tanning lotion

Tanning lotion will not protect against sunburn or sun damage.
You need a broad spectrum uva uvb blocking sunscreen with spf rated 30 or higher. Neutropenia has great products.

In brief: Tanning lotion

Tanning lotion will not protect against sunburn or sun damage.
You need a broad spectrum uva uvb blocking sunscreen with spf rated 30 or higher. Neutropenia has great products.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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Dr. Ray Holt
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: With one condition

Only if it has sun screen in it.
Most tanning lotion is meant to enhance the sun's tanning effects, not to block it's harmful uv rays that cause burns. It must have an spf factor in order to help prevent burns.

In brief: With one condition

Only if it has sun screen in it.
Most tanning lotion is meant to enhance the sun's tanning effects, not to block it's harmful uv rays that cause burns. It must have an spf factor in order to help prevent burns.
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt
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