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              at what age would you let your dd go sun tanning in a tanning booth ? my dd is 13 and is beging me to let her go all of her friends go and she could if i sign the papers unsure tho just wondering what age you would let dd go ?


Asked by mommyfitzgerald at 10:02 PM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Teens (13-17)

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  • tell her you will allow her to go maybe twice..just to get a base tan but thats all she needs to go. explain to her that its bad for your skin and that if she really only wants to go because her friends are going that you will let her just a couple of times just to get some color before swimsuit time...but it will not be a permanent thing.

    Answer by shay1130 at 9:24 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Never !!!!!! SO terrible for your skin !!!! Try spray tans

    Answer by ramajil at 10:04 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Never. Once she is over 18 she can do so without my consent. Until then we have sunshine outside, and plenty of sunblock!

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 10:05 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Never there are too many studies showing a link to skin cancer.

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:07 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Never. Skin cancer is not just a nuisance, it is deadly. Seeing my mom suffer with melanoma makes me very thankful that I did not go tanning.

    Answer by Danyellimom at 10:11 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I wouldn't give DD my permission. She'd have to wait until she was an adult.

    Answer by JSD24 at 10:13 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • NEVER!!

    Answer by Crafty26 at 10:15 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Never!  Not only does it cause cancer but it ruins the skin.  I have seen women my age who have skin like leather.  Ewwww no thank you!


    Answer by beeky at 7:22 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • If she were my daughter, I would tell her that when she is 18, she can choose to expose herself to carcinogens; while she is my responsibility, it won't happen.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:19 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Never, why encourage behavior that is known to be linked to skin cancer?

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:28 PM on Feb. 23, 2011

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