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Trends in tanning

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JENNIFER ALLEN

Cornelius Group plc, Cornelius House, Woodside, Bishops Stortford
Herts, CM23 5RG, United Kingdom

To tan or not to tan? Or rather how? There is no question that it is still desirable to be bronzed and, if honest, many of us would agree that we feel better with a tan. But how should we obtain that golden glow? Most of us have had it drummed into us, and have taken on board, that baking ourselves in the sun is dangerous but we still want that “healthy” tan.
One only has to Google the word tanning to find all sorts of surprising and often scary results – tanorexics, tanning pills, tanning injections anyone? It seems that some people will go to any lengths.
Websites like PaleIsTheNewTan.com entertain with some shocking tans and make you wonder if everyone is aware of the dangers of sun exposure. Indeed, on most high streets you will still see a tanning shop