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Summer is in full swing, and your skin is probably enjoying some much-needed vitamin D. It’s normal to want a tanner complexion in the summer months. But before you lather up and plop down for some sun rays, you might be interested in learning that tanning in a controlled environment with advice from caring experts is safer for your skin and results in a better tan!
What is a Tan, Afterall?
UV radiation is part of the spectrum of light that either reaches the earth from the sun or is produced by indoor tanning beds. There are a few types of UV rays, but the ones responsible for tanning are called UVA rays. UVA rays penetrate the lower levels of the epidermis (your skin) and trigger cells called melanocytes to produce melanin. Melanin is a biological substance in the skin that produces skin pigmentation.
The more melanin your body produces – the darker the skin pigment and tan.
If you start your summer season by going outside without a base tan, you run the risk of getting a sunburn. A sunburn means the UV rays severely injured your skin. In addition to looking inconveniently red, sunburn can also accelerate aging and play a part in the development of certain skin cancers.
Sunburn can also increase the likelihood of developing dark spots, rough patches, and dry and wrinkled skin. In other words, sunburn is a one-way ticket to aging your skin.
The good news is that sunburn is preventable. It is, of course, a good idea to always wear an SPF of 30 and above when you are outside, but what can get you set up for success this summer is getting a tan in a controlled and professional environment at Sunlimited Tanning Salon & Day Spa.
Benefits of Salon Tanning
At Sunlimited Tanning & Day Spa, our professional staff can give you advice on how to best care for your skin so that you have a healthy glow. We have a variety of tanning treatments that take the guesswork out of tanning and give you peace of mind.
Our UV Tanning Beds
Our UV tanning beds use fluorescent bulbs to emit UVA light and get you looking sun-kissed in no time. Our knowledgeable staff can help you determine the amount of tanning time best suited for you and the best lotions to use.
Our KBL 7000 Tanning Bed
Our KBL 7000 Tanning Bed offers several different levels of tanning, so you can develop your tan over time without getting a sunburn. This tanning bed also provides features that rival any beach – like aqua mist breeze, air conditioning, and Bluetooth connectivity.
Our Open Sun 1050 Bed
Our Open Sun 1059 uses reflector and filter glass technologies to provide you with the most powerful tan in less time than a trip to the beach would take. You can also enjoy this bed’s MP3 player connection, LED display control panel, and Multi Relax acrylic.
We know we are mostly talking about tanning beds here, but let’s not forget the ultimate quick way to get a healthy glow for a special occasion – sunless tanning. We treat our sunless spray tanning like an artform, utilizing customized pigments to match your skin so that you always look naturally tanned. We also offer the Ergoline Beauty Angel, which enhances the health of your skin as you tan. What’s not to love about that!
Sunlimited Tanning & Day Spa: Premier Tanning Services in Little Rock, AR
Summertime is a time when you should pay special attention to your skin. Decisions you make today will affect you and your skin years from now, so don’t shy away from doing your research. Our helpful staff can recommend a personalized tanning program that will leave you with the results you desire. If you’d like to find out more about our tanning services and customized approach, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 501-747-2070 or click here.