Fake Tanning Gunk Is Destroying Some Mattresses in the UK

Bronzers and other gooey, UV-free artificial tanners may help the porcelain-hued citizens of the world achieve that sun-burnished quality so desirable by today’s aesthetics, but such tanners will also turn everyone who uses them into giant, weeping puddle monsters that seep through sheets and ruin perfectly adequate… » 9/01/13 4:30pm 9/01/13 4:30pm

Tanning Is a Young, White, Female Problem. And It's Deadly.

There are lots of causes we could argue are worth dying for: saving a life, freedom, maybe even religious martyrdom or something epic like that. Having “bronzed, sun-kissed” skin is not one of them. Not even Coco Chanel would argue with that, though she is credited with starting the Western trend of white women… » 4/10/13 1:20pm 4/10/13 1:20pm

Evil Tanning Beds Are Giving Us A Lot More Cancer

Oh, tanning bed. Oh, tanning bed. No, that is not the start to some dumb Jersey Shore Christmas song parody; it's a lament about the reason all the young people are getting cancer. A new study from the Mayo Clinic has found there's been a scary increase in the prevalence of skin cancer in young adults, ages 18 to 39.… » 4/02/12 9:45pm 4/02/12 9:45pm

Numbers Of Young Women With Skin Cancer Rises • LadyMag Editor…

Melanoma cases in young women continues to rise (they have yet to adopt the fear-the-sun attitude of ladymags) due in part to increased outdoor activity and indoor tanning. • A well-preserved statue of Venus (from the late classical Greek tradition) was found in Macedonia. • Napoleon's penis is currently in the… » 7/10/08 5:20pm 7/10/08 5:20pm