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Do you tan? In a booth or in the sun?

Why or why not?


Asked by Shanna84 at 11:05 AM on Jun. 9, 2011 in Health

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  • sun. its free lol

    Answer by whitenena at 11:06 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Neither. I like my skin the way it is.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 11:06 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • the going to the beach. I hate tanning beds.

    Answer by sdks2011 at 11:08 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • in the sun because it's free & also because i tan darker in the sun. I can NEVER get as dark as i want in a tanning bed for some reason...yeah...i'll probably have melanoma at some point. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the sun!

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:09 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Neither. A) I am far to white. B) any kind of regular tanning increases your chances of Melanoma. In fact it is on the rise in teens! 1 in 10 patients are now between 15-19 years old. LINK  My friend and I were JUST talking about this!


    Answer by But_Mommie at 11:10 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • neither, both are deadly

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 11:12 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • girl be prepared for the cancer speach lol..i asked a question awhile back about tanning beds and got so bashed...anyway i use both..although i find that i get darker in the natural sun..but every yr to get a base tan i use the booths then switch in about may to the sun...that way i dont get burned and tan slowly

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 11:13 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • I am totally guilty of purposely tanning in the sun ALL summer long. However, I do give my skin a break in the winter (I know it's still not good to tan no matter if you give your skin a tannning "break"). I have been to the tanner maybe a handful of times in my high school.

    Answer by mommydinasaur at 11:14 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • Neither. My grandfather had skin cancer.......I know first hand how serious it can be.

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 11:29 AM on Jun. 9, 2011

  • If I do go tanning, it's at a tanning salon. I really only do that when hub and I have a beach trip planned

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 11:32 AM on Jun. 9, 2011