In American culture, a great looking tan is believed to be the sign of beauty and health. To coincide with fast paced American culture, tanning salons seem to be the perfect and convenient solution to achieving a great looking tan all year long.
Contrary to popular belief, a tan is the skin's reaction to sun damage and when exposed to UVA and UVB rays, the skin produces pigment called melanin to protect itself from burning. Before you head indoors to achieve an outdoors look, find out why this may not be the healthiest alternative.
Try a healthy alternative:The benefits of sunless tanning