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9 Secrets Tanning Salons Don't Want You to Know
Indoor tanning can cost you your healthy skin and your life, so how are these salons staying in business? Find out
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And apparently, you don't have to be a dummy to be sold. Nearly 30 million Americans a year tan indoors, allowing the industry to pull in a whopping five billion dollars per annum in revenue, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation. That's a lot of willing costumers allowing a business to knowingly, and quite happily, damage their skin.
So what is this, an alternate universe? What happened to the idea that the beauty industry was one that promoted youth and health? Spending time in a tanning bed practically guarantees you'll eventually deal with skin problems like photo damage, brown spots, fine lines, and wrinkles. Oh and hey, perhaps you've heard about this thing called melanoma, another not-so-lovely side effect of your tanning habit. Yeah, it's a deadly skin cancer that can spread throughout your entire body and kill you. Dead.
So why do Americans continue to subject themselves to the wrath of tanning beds and what are the secrets these salons are keeping from us in order to keep business booming? Read on.
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