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Tips on how to get tanned fast

Of course, lying on a sunbed and exposing yourself to the sun's rays can help in getting that bronzed body. However, the sun emits harmful UV rays that can cause skin cancer.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Tanning beds are practical as well especially if you do not have the luxury of time. But, equally, those UV bulbs are also linked to skin cancer.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

To do it safely, consider getting a base oil, spray or lotion with an SPF of 15. You will want to look for one with a low SPF so you can get a tan. Apply it on your skin at least half an hour before going out under the sun or lying on a tanning bed.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

To do it safely, consider getting a base oil, spray or lotion with an SPF of 15. You will want to look for one with a low SPF so you can get a tan. Apply it on your skin at least half an hour before going out under the sun or lying on a tanning bed.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Protect your lips as well by wearing a lip balm or using a chapstick with an SPF of at least 15. It helps achieve an even tan and will look better compared to dry, cracked lips.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

If you have already a good base tan, then you will need a little help to make your skin attractive to the sun. There are natural oils that can give your skin and body a natural glow because they attract the sun to hasten the process of tanning. These include olive, sunflower, avocado and coconut oil.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Get an even tan by turning frequently whilst lying on a sunbed or sand. As a rule, you have to move or turn every 30 minutes.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Get an even tan by turning frequently whilst lying on a sunbed or sand. As a rule, you have to move or turn every 30 minutes.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

To get that tan quickly, make sure you are out suntanning at the middle of the day or from 10am to 4pm. The rays are at their strongest during this time.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Explore the option of using self-tanners and self-tanning lotions. They are FDA- approved and they act as skin pigment enhancers.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

Explore the option of using self-tanners and self-tanning lotions. They are FDA- approved and they act as skin pigment enhancers.

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How to tan safely without sun exposure

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