Trans4mind Home Page

Tanning Bed Safety

By M.D. Stacener

The facts about tanning bed safety are some what convoluted. How often have you heard someone say "it's not safe to use a tanning bed, or "you'll get skin cancer." There are certainly tanning bed safety concerns but as with anything common sense will go a long way to keeping you safe. So lets get some of the facts about tanning beds out in the open.

There are people who are completely for tanning beds just as there are people who are totally against. And then of course there are the fence sitters. If you don't believe in tanning beds, that's okay that's certainly your right. If you worship tanning beds it wouldn't matter what I said you'd still use them. This is article is for those that just aren't sure. We're going to help you fall off the fence one way or another.

One of the concerns often heard is a worry about getting skin cancer. This is a legitimate risk that you should be aware of. You should never tan longer or more often than is recommended.

Others are concerned that they risk getting STD's or worse yet AIDS or STD's. The chance of getting aids at a tanning bed is virtually 0%. It just isn't possible because aids is transmitted through bodily fluids and cannot survive outside the body. The chance of getting other bugs like crabs is possible but not if you deal with a reputable tanning salon that properly cleans their beds. Check before you use, and ask the salon what their cleaning program is.

People believe if they don't burn they can't get skin cancer. Nothing could be further from the truth which is why tanning beds can be so dangerous if not used correctly. Melanoma the worst kind of skin cancer is actually caused by UVA rays and when you are overexposed to UVA rays you don't know because overexposure does not result in any signs such as a burn. So if you use a tanning bed too often you can increase your risk.

When using a tanning bed you can either wear a swimsuit, shorts, underwear or go in the buff. Just remember if you go in the buff that those areas are not accustomed to exposure and so it will take less time to burn and less time to do deep cell damage from the UVA rays.

How many times have you hear that you roast your internal organs by using a tanning bed. This simply is not true. There is no way you can cook your organs using a tanning bed. Just goes to show don't believe everything you read.

You must make sure to always protect your eyes by wearing the correct style of googles. If you do not wear the proper goggles you can do serious damage to your eyes and you could even go blind.

Itching that occurs after using a tanning bed is usually a result of dry skin or it could be a because you are photosensitive.

Photosensitivity can be caused by medications you are taking or it can be the natural way your skin reacts. Apply a generous amount of moisturizer and if the condition consists you should stop using the bed.

Contrary to what you've heard scars will not tan any better in a tanning beds than they will in the sun. Most times they will only change color slightly if at all.

Tanning beds are a quick and easy way to tan. They are a great fill in for the real sun during the winter months, and they are a good solution for those who can't find time to get out in the sun but want a tan. Tanning beds are also a proven treatment for people who suffer from SAD.

Common sense will go a long way to keeping you safe and looking gorgeous with that golden tan!

About The Author
MD Stacener from The Acne Cure has been serving customers for over 20 years, providing valuable information to keep you beautiful and healthy. Please visit us at

From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...

Welcome to the New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
Copyright © 1997-2016 Trans4mind Ltd