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Is the real sun worse for your skin Or tanning beds?

In fact, most tanning beds emit mainly UVA rays – which may increase the risk of melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer Any Suggestions here?


  1. Flor Reply:

    Although the sun gives off both rays equally, tanning beds have the ability to limit the However, tanning beds and natural sunlight are both bad for your skin. Source:

  2. Bobbi Reply:

    Basically tanning using a tanning bed is no different from lying under the sun, but In terms of health risk it is even worse.

  3. Launa Reply:

    There is yet no definitive answer to which is worse. The thing that is clear now is that too much exposure to either is risky. Source:

  4. Mammie Reply:

    The sun produces melanin which protects the skin from UV rays naturally in your skin also stimulates the production of vitamin D. Source:

  5. Ursula Reply:

    Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation damages your skin, whether the exposure comes from tanning beds or natural sunlight. Source:

  6. Monet Reply:

    Why are tanning beds so much worse than the sun? and also, i heard, that going tanning can help improve your mood ( so can the sun, but winter is coming up so.. i won’t be out

  7. Venita Reply:

    its not safe at all! my aunt used a tanning bed once! at a tanning salon! and she got skin cancer, i was like wat the fug! but safest things to do, are using tanning sun block, or you can ask your parents to take you to a spray tanning salon! Just as effective, its quicker, light, and you dont turn orange, unless you ask them too lol! hahaha! you dont want to turn out like this hahahttp://www!google!com/imgres??imgurl=http://style!popcrunch!com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/anne-hathaway-tan!jpgimgrefurl=http://style!popcrunch!com/anne-hathaways-hilarious-fake-faux-pas/usg=__IlynSTwhagKuM96qKlvs6YHNu54=h=300w=300sz=27hl=enstart=0sig2=epqjQFmmzQhfxuKNFtNgkAzoom=1tbnid=3R1Nopq_shu5GM:tbnh=123tbnw=123ei=eNWLTZqjIIH6sAO7u8zzCAprev=/images%3Fq%3Danne%2Bhathaway%2Bbride%2Bwars%2Borange%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dsafari%26sa%3DN%26rls%3Den%26biw%3D1119%26bih%3D753%26tbm%3Dischum=1itbs=1iact=hcvpx=117vpy=112dur=810hovh=225hovw=225tx=130ty=138oei=eNWLTZqjIIH6sAO7u8zzCApage=1ndsp=28ved=1t:429,r:0,s:0of course this was an accident, because her friend switched the tanning spray for revenge to turn her orange in the movie bride wars haha! but no the tan bed is not good at all, and the eye thingymabobs, it might make u look a racoon idk ive never have gone in a tanning bed, only a spray tan salon lol, its kind of fun too! hehe but no dont go to a tanning bed i just want whats best! GOOD LUCK!!!!

  8. Justin Reply:

    The reaction of your melanin will cause you to tan. To see a Tanning in a tanning bed is worse because you are closer to the uv rays and they can damage you more easily. What pigment is produced when the skin is exposed to the sun?

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