How do Tanning Beds Work?

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How do Tanning Beds Work?

How do Tanning Beds Work?

Tanning beds emit UV rays, much like the sun does. Tanning beds use tanning lamps that emit these rays only UV-A or UV-B rays though. The other kind, UV-C, is more harmful to your skin. As you begin your tanning sessions at a tanning salon, you'll sit under tanning beds under the guide of a tanning professional. The lamps will stimulate melanin in your skin and as part of a reaction to protect your body from further sun; your skin will turn a darker.

The tanning bed lamps use a more UV ray but don't assume it is so safe to use you can stay inside the tanning bed for too long. UV-A rays can still cause sunburns or much worse.

   

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