Sunburn, UV radiation, Photosensitivity and Cancer are all concerns of getting a suntan in natural sunlight or in a tanning bed. The process of spray on tanning eliminates all these worries and still gives you a beautiful bronze finish.
An effective solution to helping prevent skin cancer is to have a sun protection factor (SPF) covering your skin. You can acquire a gorgeous tan and protect your skin with a regular spray on tanning session.
A spray on tan will give your skin a natural SPF of about 2-3, although this is not enough to protect you from harmful UVA (Ultra Violet A) and UVB (Ultra Violet B) radiation, it is a good base, as skin that is not tanned has almost a zero SPF.
You can minimize the dangers of the sun’s harmful radiation by choosing spray on tanning and maintaining your sunless tan with a quality SPF suntan lotion. Once you have a tan, whether through a spray, airbrush or other sunless method, applying a suntan lotion over your tan will not only protect your skin from harmful UVA and UVB radiation, but it will help prolong your sunless tan by preventing your skin from naturally exfoliating quickly.
Skin cancers typically start as sunburn and elevates to a destruction of the melanin, causing melanoma. Sunburn is the result of overexposure to the sun, and is will worsen in the absence of a lotion with a high sun protection factor. Using a high SPF lotion will protect your skin, but will make it difficult to obtain a gorgeous bronze tan without spending many hours and days in the sun.
This is the very reason sunless tanning has become so popular. Application takes 10-15 minutes and within hours, you can have a beautiful tan, without the worry of any sun-related diseases or painful burning.
For safety and peace of mind, you should always use some sort of protection when spending extended hours in the sun, and if your goal is to acquire a gorgeous tan, you should consider spray on tanning.