Tanning

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 24.07.2014 | 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 09.07.2014 | 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 07.07.2014 | 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...

Did Tanning Injections Bought On The Internet Kill Bolton Woman?

PA | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK

Health watchdogs issued another warning today after a young woman died after taking illegal tanning injections bought off the internet. Jenna Vicke...

The Slacker's Guide To Sunning It

Hannah Moff | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Moff

The sun always comes as a shock to us Brits, so it's wise to prep it as much as possible before you go away. This is the slackers guide to sunning it.

Skin Doctors' Anger As Sunbed Centres Claim Health Benefits

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

Sunbed centres are allowed to extoll the benefits of the tanning machines as a source of Vitamin D, despite complaints from the Scottish government, t...

'Good Mother' Patricia Krentcil Denies Letting 5-Year-Old Use Sun Bed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Forget endless statistics and health warnings: during Sun Awareness Week, it only took one mother, Patricia Krentcil, to remind us of the dangers of s...

'Sharp Increase' In Skin Cancer Rates Prompts Stark Warnings

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Cases of skin cancer in Scotland have increased sharply in a decade, prompting warnings about the dangers of "unsafe" tanning. Official figures pub...

Sun's Rays More Harmful Than Previously Thought, Says Study

Georgia James | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

UVA rays, emitted by the sun and tanning beds, are more dangerous than previously thought, according to new research. Although associated with pre...

One In Six Women Believe Fake Tan Protects Against Sun Damage

Georgia James | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of women are putting their lives at risk because of a mistaken belief that a spray tan will protect them from the sun’s harmful rays. On...

Body Beautiful: Celebrity Tanning Secrets From St Tropez

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Style

So while we were loving the star style and festival beauty on show at this year's V Festival, we couldn't help but notice that there were some serious...