As we close the summer season and welcome autumn, keeping tanned through the rest of the year requires regular use of tanning beds. During the summer season our tans are naturally maintained, depending on the weather and outdoor conditions. For most tanners, tanning indoors is relaxing, while having some privacy and quiet time to unwind. Besides the great appearance indoor tanning is an alternative to direct sun rays and in moderation can actually improve serotonin levels, which are associated with feeling happier even when the sun isn’t shining.
There are a number of benefits for indoor tanning with the most obvious of course, being appearance and a great looking tan throughout the year. At the start of summer, many start tanning before heading out to the outdoors for direct sunning or areas where sunshine is not as frequent. There are individuals who simply enjoy the indoor tanning sensation and the healthy glow without having to work at it.
Health wise tanning indoors actually provides better controls to UV exposure, while delivering the same results as the sun. Managed exposure to UV rays requires precaution, whether the exposure is outside or inside. Ultimately these same rays help the body to function better, especially during cloudy seasons, when the body needs this provisional element to operate its internal defense system. One area, many forget are the conditions of the skin after surgery, childhood scars and other injuries. Tanning beds can actually darken the mark, slowing blending it in with the rest of the skin tone. Other skin conditions that can benefit from indoor tanning is body acne caused from excess secretion of oils. The rays help to dry the oil, allowing the skin to heal and improve.
Beyond skin conditions is health, resilience dealing with the thyroid gland, which helps to balance the body’s metabolism, and according to medical research individuals avoiding the needed exposure directly from the sun can benefit from indoor tanning. And for the workout enthusiast the indoor heat can help to soothe tired and aching muscles while, nourishing the body with a much needed element of vitamin D, which the body cannot produce on its own.
All tanning salons have guidelines to ensure the UV exposure is fixed to increase the body’s vitality and appearance without causing harm to the outer skin areas. Tanning salons can help with the frequency and length of each session for the best appearance and healthiest results.