What is a platinum tanning bed?

Platinum level beds merge maximum intensity lamps and UVA rays to deepen and maintain color in a relaxing lay-down bed for 12-22 minute sessions. Choose The Perfect Bed For You. Depending on your skin type and tanning goals, you will want to select a bed that meets your desired outcome.

Level 3 offers medium pressure lamps with lower UV rays and more UVA rays, providing a faster and deeper tan than Level 1 and Level 2. And finally Level 4 tanning beds (and up) feature ridiculously fast tanning times, with sometimes next to zero UVB rays, guaranteeing a dark tan with virtually no chance of a sunburn.

Beside above, what is a Level 4 Tanning Bed? LEVEL 4 sunbeds offer the following: 12,500 total bed wattage. Less UVB (burn ray)/higher UVA (bronzing ray) than Level 3 sunbeds. 8 -12 minute tanning session. 600w high-pressure client-controlled facial and shoulder lamps.

Moreover, what is the equivalent of 10 minutes in a tanning bed?

Vitamin D can be obtained by a eating a healthy diet and by taking oral supplements. In a recent survey of adolescent tanning bed users, it was found that about 58 percent had burns due to frequent exposure to indoor tanning beds/lamps. 10 minutes in a tanning bed is equal to four hours on the beach!

What is a high pressure tanning bed?

The high pressure tanning system uses “high pressure” quartz lamps as opposed to “low pressure” conventional fluorescent tubular lamps. High pressure tanning is able to provide a faster, deeper longer lasting tan than conventional tanning with a greatly reduced risk of sunburn.

How can I tan faster in a tanning bed?

Exfoliate your skin the night before using a tanning bed. Using an exfoliating scrub in the shower will remove dead skin cells. When dead skin cells are removed, the skin will tan more evenly and faster. Apply a tan accelerator lotion prior to using the tanning bed.

Can you go tanning two days in a row?

Technically, yes you can tan 2 days in a row. However by doing so, you do increase your risk of overexposure. We recommend skipping 1 or 2 days in between sessions to allow your skin’s melanin production to fully develop prior to continued exposure.

Are you supposed to flip over in a tanning bed?

No Need to Flip Your Tan! Luckily, with the advanced indoor tanning equipment at Sun Tan City, there’s never any need to flip. Our state-of-the-art tanning beds feature UV lamps on both sides, meaning that both front and back get the same exposure at the same time.

Are there any benefits to tanning beds?

Several health benefit claims such as improved appearance, enhanced mood, and increased vitamin D levels have been attributed to tanning. Furthermore, the Indoor Tanning Association claims that “catching some rays may lengthen your life” [5]. Exposure to sunlight has been linked to improved energy and elevated mood.

Do tanning beds need to warm up?

Do I need to “warm up” the tanning bed? No, but you may find it more comfortable to warm it up if you have the tanning bed in a cool place, such as a storage area, or any other area that does not have heating/cooling. A few minutes is usually enough.

How many minutes should you go on a sunbed?

However, while sunlight contains a mix of UVA and UVB radiation, sunbeds produce mainly UVA radiation, which penetrates deeper into your skin. It is estimated that 20 minutes on a sunbed can be equivalent to approximately four hours in the sun.

Is it OK to tan once a week?

You should never, ever burn. You might start off by doing 6 minute sessions three times per week. Again, let the salon help you determine what your particular skin tone needs. Once you reach the level of tan that you are happy with, you can maintain it by using your tanning bed once per week.

Is 10 minutes on a sunbed too long?

On average, 10 minutes of sunbed use has the same effect on the skin as 10 minutes of Mediterranean summer sun. However, extensive exposure to sun can be dangerous, and tanning is the skin’s way of protecting itself from further UV damage.

Is 5 minutes in a tanning bed bad?

Tanning is not healthy. It causes premature aging of the skin, as well as wrinkles, brown spots and cancer of the skin. MYTH #5: 20 minutes in a tanning bed is equivalent to 20 minutes in the sun…

Can you get vitamin D from a tanning bed?

no! A tanning bed will never provide you with the vitamin D that you need, nor is it safer than tanning outdoors. But it is UVB (the sun burning rays) — not UVA — which helps the skin make vitamin D, so you are increasing your risk of skin cancer without receiving any benefit!

What do you wear to your face in a tanning bed?

Use a lotion with an SPF of 15 or higher, preferably one made for the face that won’t clog pores. Or buy a shirt with UPF and put that over your face, with eyewear on, of course. Or, use one of the cloth UV face-covering masks sold at most tanning salons.

How many times do you need to go to a tanning bed to see results?

Once you have a tan, you can maintain it by tanning 1-2 times a week. How long does it take to get a tan? Usually, you will begin to notice results after a few tanning sessions, but it may take a few weeks of regular tanning (at least 3-4 times a week) to get the colour you are looking for.

Do tanning beds make your teeth whiter?

Tanning beds use UV light to change the pigment in your skin. That is why they had to isolate the gum tissue so that the UV would not cause a “sun-burn” on the gums. In addition, if your skin looks darker, you teeth will look whiter by contrast.