Can Tanning Beds Lead To Health Problems?


Before going for that lovely designer skin, have you ever thought that you may also develop health problem from tanning beds. Yes, the tanning beds can not only provide you the brown tan but improper tanning beds may also result in health problems or skin cancer. The attraction or craze of having the brown look prior to summer takes many teenagers to local tanning salons having inappropriate tanning beds and tanning equipment.

Without having knowledge of how much time they have to spend in the tanning bed, these juveniles come out with sunburns on their skin instead of tan color. All due to over exposure to ultraviolet rays emitted by these tanning bed lights. Though many of these beds come with protective acrylic sheet, its not protective enough. This type of tanning session can be more harmful than sun tanning and can lead to many problems related to skin.

It is not that the users are not acquainted with the issue of health problem with tanning beds and even tanning salon owner themselves admit about the emission of UVB and UVA rays by their tanning equipment but still they misguide their customers that these rays won't be so harmful. But, the point is that improper use of a tanning bed will surely damage your skin, whether it is at a small scale or a large scale.

The actual reason behind the damage or disorder is that the UVA rays used in indoor tanning beds actually don't provide the natural protection like the sun rays do. But, it does not at all mean that sun rays are not harmful. They are equally harmful too and thus always carry a proper and capable sunscreen lotion to shield your skin while having a natural tan.