Tanning Industry May Be Declining As Awareness Of Risk Increases

Tanning Industry May Be Declining As Awareness Of Risk Increases

In a lengthy feature on tanning, the Atlantic offered some history on how the “tan” aesthetic rose to popularity through advertising and media, noting that “tanning has become so ingrained, in other words, that ‘looking tan’ is in some ways its own rationale.” The article also outlines the increased risk of skin cancer that indoor tanning reportedly causes, and some of the regulations that have been enacted in response to the growing trend, particularly restricting minors’ access to tanning salons. The Atlantic notes that “after decades of soaking up the sun, there are signs that we might be returning to the age of the parasol – or at least a bottle of SPF 30 in every beach tote,” as people become more aware of the risks.

By | 2019-01-08T10:14:12+00:00 November 25th, 2014|Skin Care|0 Comments

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