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tanning bed????

Do they really affect your electric bill a whole lot i mean if its just me once a week 20 mins??? or is my dh just paranoid? and where to buy a nice used one??? any experience with bad ones or good ones??

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Asked by theycallmemomie at 10:40 PM on May. 11, 2009 in Shopping

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  • Ask your local tanning salon. Don't know that I'd trust a used one.

    honestly, though? Tanning beds are SOOO bad for you. (Yeah, I don't wanna hear it.)

    The melanoma rate among young women has skyrocketed in the past few years due to tanning beds. If you want that glow, get it from a lotion. It's cheaper, safer and you don't have to lie in something that resembles a coffin.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:13 AM on May. 12, 2009

  • You know you will be at a higher risk for skin cancer if you buy one and keep it at home. Because you will use it more often! Oh mom, dont do this!

    Answer by forevermom75 at 2:57 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • Yeah I think they cost a bundle just getting one. but you might be really careful using it. My aunt got skin cancer by using a tanning bed'and she only used twice a week for 30 minutes.

    Answer by incarnita at 10:15 PM on May. 12, 2009

  • Good question I would like to have one at our new home.

    Answer by lapcounter at 7:59 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • If you only do it during the few months before going to a vacation it should not be too bad. Actually the pros are that it relieves depression. A friend of mine had a college final and researched for evidence. If done on a sporadic time period it gets rid of anxiety and depression . She got an A+ on her paper. Usually skin cancer is hereditary. But use common sense . Don't go overboard and if you are light skin hello that is the first warning sign. I would rather go tanning 3 months before I go down to Florida for two months for the summer than burning my butt off and having a high fever because I have to stay away from a tanning bed. My doctor told me to do that and wow I don't burn anymore. Some lotions cause allergic reactions. Thanks to a sun tan lotion called Copperstone Sport my son had a severe skin reaction requiring medication. So beware. On both sides of the fence.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:06 AM on May. 13, 2009

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