Why, As A Woman of Colour, We Have To Talk About Extreme Tanning

Poorna Bell | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Style
Poorna Bell

There are a number of reasons why I'm addicted to Instagram, but a big part of why I love it is because it provides a platform and visibility for women of colour in a way that magazines and adverts in the Western world have never done.

How To Achieve A Flawless Fake Tan

Roisin Kelly | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK Style
Roisin Kelly

Ah, fake tan. Such a bitter-sweet, love-hate step in every woman's beauty regime. On the one hand, feeling bronzed is such a confidence-booster and feels like an improvement to any outfit. On the other, the preparation and application process is time consuming, messy and something we all dread. So, how can we make the whole ordeal easier?

The Safest Beaches To Go Topless On!

Fleur Rollet-Manus | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Fleur Rollet-Manus

That means it's time to start clearing the cobwebs from our summer dresses, digging out those black gladiator sandals and tinted (scratched) Ray Bans. Whilst the British weather in the summer might be as reliable as the Metropolitan line on a Monday morning, there is no denying that come May Bank holiday, we'll see a lot of British skin.

This Is What's Actually Causing Your Suntan

SWNS | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Tech

As we top up our tan on the beach alien sunlight is helping give us that bronzed look, a new study found. Your body will be bombarded by about sextill...

The Hidden Danger of Fake Tan

Amanda Elias | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

I'm not saying that everyone should give up their tan, if it's fake, safe and makes you happy then by all means, carry on. The same could be said about things like make-up and hair colour, as long as we explain to our young ones that it's all about creativity and having fun rather than it being a necessity to look good in society, why not. But as influencers to younger people I do feel we should be conscious of our actions.

Why Gradual Tanning Is Back On Our Radar

By Georgia James | Joanna Carrigan | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Style

With spring here at last and the promise of summer beckoning, we can finally cast off our winter layers and unveil those new season skirts, shorts and...

Are We Finally Seeing Some Spring Sun?

Seena Seka | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Forecasters are predicting warmer weather this week, 'finally!' I hear you cry! After months of cold and wet weather we are all desperate to bask in the warm spring sun. And if you're a true Brit you'll be donning the shorts, flip flops and t-shirts before you can even say the word heatwave!

Dispelling the Sun Care Myths...

Seena Seka | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Seena Seka

Protecting our skin in the sun is so important, yet there are so many mixed messages surrounding sun safety that we're still getting burnt. Today the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published new advice warning that there is no safe or healthy way to get a tan from sunlight.

New Sunbathing Warning: There's 'No Safe Way To Tan'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sun-seekers have been told that there is "no safe or healthy way to tan" by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The new g...

Sunbed Addict Has Part Of Skull Removed After Skin Cancer Spreads

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Justine Sheils started using sunbeds when she was just 15 years old. Now, the 43-year-old has been forced to have a piece of her skull removed in ...

Meet The Man Who Would Rather Die Than Be Pale

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man has revealed on national television that he'd rather die than be pale. Ryan Ruckledge has spent the past five years injecting himself on a da...

We Knew Sunbeds Weren't Great For You, But This New Cancer Risk Seals The Deal

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've longed since known about the risks of using sunbeds - one woman warned against excessive tanning after developing a cancerous 'rodent' ulcer - b...

Youths Risk Cancer for a Tanned Look This Summer

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Unlike many types of cancer, skin cancer is greatly affecting our young population. It's now one of the most common types of cancer in people between the ages of 15 to 34. And young people's behaviour in the sun, such as that captured by the Teenager Cancer Trust research, has got a lot to do with this.

A Tan Fades, Wrinkles Don't - Be Sun Savvy This Summer

Romy Grace | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

Sun worshipping is a pastime looked forward to by all when summertime rolls around. In a quest for brown skin and the desire to return to work with a golden sun kissed glow, many of us can get carried away sunbathing in intense midday sunshine. But did you know that overexposure to the sun causes serious irreparable damage to your skin?

Things You Never Think in Your Thirties

Sadie Brown | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sadie Brown

"I can't be pale" Smelling of biscuits and having orange hands was obviously massively important to me in my twenties, but funnily enough, I ditched the self-tan a decade ago and embraced the pale, thank GOD.

Telltale Signs of 'Body-Enhancement' Drug Use

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

It's the time of year when many of us are thinking about our summer getaways and lazy days spent at the poolside - but to what lengths do people go to tan and tone their body?

Sun Protection in the Raw

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

'Lather on the sunscreen if you want to be safe in the sun' is the word on the street and yet I beg to differ. I have rather controversial views on sun protection and really believe that we need a fresh approach.

Poorna Bell

The Real Price Your Skin Pays For Tanning

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Exposure to the sun is essential for getting your daily dose of vitamin D, but prolonged exposure - tanning on purpose, in other words - always carrie...

Tanning Addict Scarred After Tumour Removed

SWNS | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A tanning addict who fried herself on a sunbed every day for three years was left with a scar running from her eye to her mouth, after a cancerous tum...

Tips to Help Prolong Your Natural Summer Glow for Longer

Emma Louise Thompson | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Louise Thompson

If you're looking to prolong and improve your natural suntan this year, or indeed next, then here are some sure fire tips to help you do just that.

The Hazards of Looking Good - When Vain Equals Pain

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

Is it the inspiration of dapper gentlement in the likes of cult television shows such as Mad Men, James Bond in his speedos or tuxedo, or the gorgeous David Gandy? Is it that men are becoming more clued up on fashion, style and showing more of an interest in having a beauty regime? Men are becoming more vain than women and it's not just me thinking this.

LOOK: 'Malibu Barbie' Mum Addicted To Tanning

Barcroft Media | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Mum-of-two Sarah Willman has been addicted to tanning since she was 14 and cannot stop because she loves 'the Barbie look'. Sarah was nicknamed 'Ma...

'Tanning Mom' Patricia Krentcil Releases Dance Single

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Just when HuffPost UK Lifestyle thought we'd seen the last of 'Tanning Mom' Patricia Krentcil, she decides to release a new single. And, having li...

Bride-To-Be Who Died In Sunbed Shop Was Injecting Banned Tanning Jabs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

A bride-to-be died in a sunbed shop after injecting herself with banned tanning jabs, an inquest has heard. Jenna Wilson-Vickers, 26, had apparentl...

Sunbed Users Exposed To Double Levels Of Radiation

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of sunbeds expose users to double the radiation safety limits, increasing their risk of skin cancer, new research has found. Ultraviol...