Tag: skin

Regulation of Tanning Beds Spreads

On May 1st  Ontario began enforcing a new law regulating tanning beds. It is primarily aimed at those under 18 years of age. Known as Bill 30, Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), the law makes Ontario the eighth province to regulate tanning beds and also restricts advertising aimed at the under-18 market.

MORE GOOD NEWS ABOUT VITAMIN D

A recent press release form the University of California-San Diego report shows even more positive findings about Vitamin D and the benefits associated with the prevention of breast cancer. “Vitamin D metabolites increase communication between cells by switching on a protein that blocks aggressive cell division,” said Cedric F. Garland, DrPH. “As long as vitamin

RULES AND REGULATIONS

 WHAT CAN SALON OWNERS SAY ABOUT SUN TANNING CURRENTLY WITH THE REGULATORS CRACKING DOWN HARD ON THE INDOOR SUN TANNING INDUSTRY? Not much…really.  There is a lot on conflicting information out there about UV light today, and many people are justifyably confused.  You must be sure that the information you share with your clients in valid and

BE KIND TO YOUR SKIN

A layer of your skin is about as thin as an onion skin. The life of a layer of skin is about four to twenty one days.   How you treat the surface layer of the skin determines the life span. When your skin is exposed to UV rays, either from the sun or tanning

As Long As Your Skin Stays On

Regardless of the lotion you use for tanning or the spray you have applied, it will produce results on the top layer of your skin.  The top layer of healthy skin sloughs off every 15 to 21 days.  Unhealthy skin like that which has been overexposed to UV rays, will slough off much faster at

Why Some Tan All Year Round

This is the beginning of a unusual time of the year for seasonal, as well as, annual sun worshipers. Some people consider a deep dark summer tan to be too extreme for the cold days of winter and I have to admit that I agree…..somewhat. There are times when a skin color enhancement is extremely

Vitamin D…Why and How

Scientists have now mapped the exact points where Vitamin D interacts with more than 200 genes, unlocking more of the mechanism by which natural levels of ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ are related to overall health, according to a study published this week in the medical journal Genome Research. “Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin

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