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Perfumes and cosmetics might make you look and smell good, but you shouldn't use them in a tanning bed. The products have a photosensitizing effect on your skin that causes unexpected results. Results range from uneven tanning to rashes.
Wash away cosmetics before tanning. A perfume causes rashes or burning sensations when worn in the tanning bed. It is best to wash away any perfumes or cosmetics before tanning in a tanning bed or out in the sun.