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    Tanning beds safe?

    In small amounts? What do you guys think?



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Tanning is a defense mechanism for your skin. All sun/artificial sun exposure causes damage. Will you die from skin cancer if you fake bake occasionally? Probably not (the number of people that actually die from skin cancer is fairly low).

    Will you age your skin prematurely? Yes, without question.

    Probably not a big problem for you if you tan before a wedding or vacation, but if you tan regularly, you are damaging your skin a little each time you do it.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    You could just go to ISU games.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Radioactive material is also safe.


    In small amounts.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Did it once a week for about 10 yrs of my life. Wish I could go back and not do it. Just had an atypical mole hacked out of my back and will likely be visiting the derm yearly for the rest of my life.

    Not worth the risk IMO.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    In small amounts? What do you guys think?
    Tanning beds are much more likely to cause skin cancer than the sun itself. Try this article that illustrates a study likening tanning beds to using arsenic. Your cancer risk jumps 75 percent if you use one prior to age 30.

    Study: Tanning beds as deadly as arsenic - Health - Cancer - msnbc.com



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Whats the point? I did it a couple of times when I was in HS.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Whats the point? I did it a couple of times when I was in HS.
    They existed when you were in high school?



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by dualthreat View Post
    In small amounts? What do you guys think?
    Guys use tanning beds? What the hell for?



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    They existed when you were in high school?
    Cripes I dont turn 30 until next year. I am not that old. And yes those crazy machines were around. I hate you jukebox



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Cripes I dont turn 30 until next year. I am not that old. And yes those crazy machines were around. I hate you jukebox
    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZx1mUaosCI]MP: Holy Grail - 'Old Woman' - YouTube[/ame]



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Guys use tanning beds? What the hell for?
    My boss does every year before he goes to the Carribean every winter and he is 60. Ya its still weird.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    My boss does every year before he goes to the Carribean every winter and he is 60. Ya its still weird.
    I'll give him a pass before a vacation. Nothing ruins a tropical vacation more than getting burnt to a crisp on day 1.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    You could always get a spray tan:

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soQO6DTc0iE"]Friends: Ross gets a tan ! - YouTube[/ame]

    But seriously, I would go without it in general.



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    Re: Tanning beds safe?

    They are relatively safe for you, health-wise....but they put your man card at risk of being revoked.



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