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Skin-Safe Alternatives to Sun Tanning for a Healthy Glow

Sometimes you just need a beach day

Tanning became a popular trend in the 1920s, when Coco Chanel and other high-fashion icons began to promote the appeal of “sun-kissed” skin. Images of lazing on the beach and relaxing in nature became quickly associated with tanned skin, and the idea of the “healthy glow” became affixed in our collective imaginations.

Of course, we know these days that Continue reading Skin-Safe Alternatives to Sun Tanning for a Healthy Glow

How Many Years Does Sun Damage Add to Your Face?

If you spend time out in the sun with the intention of getting a great tan, then you may be causing permanent damage that’s aging you prematurely. Before you decide to spend an afternoon working on your tan, here’s what you should know about the sun and how it will make you look years older than you actually are.

An Accumulative Effect

When you get a sunburn, the damage is not just Continue reading How Many Years Does Sun Damage Add to Your Face?