New book recommends non-burning sun exposure, citing research on sun, vitamin d, and disease risk. "Embrace the Sun", by authors Marc B. Sorenson, Ed.D., and William B. Grant, Ph.D. Available on Amazon!
The Sun Safety Alliance: Founded by two groups that produce and retail billions of dollars in anti-sun products (The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and Coppertone Skincare Products), is it any wonder why this group lobbies for widespread overuse of sunscreen?
Getting enough calcium will help prevent osteoporosis and bone mass loss, but only if you get enough vitamin D, which facilitates the absorption of calcium. Real magazine
Sun Power! "While discussions about the benefits of sun exposure typically center around vitamin D, UVB exposure has a number of other positive effects unrelated to vitamin D production, including enhancement of mood and energy, melatonin regulation, suppression of MS symptoms and the treatment of skin diseases." - Dr. Mercola (Smart Tan Magazine March 2016)
"Suns scare" messages go beyond the facts in trying to frighten people about any sun exposure rather than teach them how to enjoy the sun responsibly! Realmagazine
From November to March, sunlight in most of North America is too weak to cause the skin to manufacture any vitamin D naturally. Scientists call this period "Vitamin D Winter." Realmagazine. Get you Vitamin D right here!
North Americans get less regular sun exposure today than at any point in human history. More people work indoors than ever before. Realmagazine. We have sun inside for you year round! Get your Vitamin D from UVB at Sun-Kissed!
Vitamin D deficiency is a leading cause of osteoporosis, a disease affecting 25 million Americans which leads to 1 million hip and bone fractures every year. Real magazine Vol.1 Iss.1
Sunburn is actually more common in non-tanners than it is in tanners according to Smart Tan surveys.
"Sunlight is by far the best and most reliable source of vitamin D for most humans." - Dr. Michael F. Holick, Vitamin D pioneer
A tan is the body's natural protection against sunburn. Your skin is designed to tan as a natural body function, and the body is designed to repair sun damage naturally.
Healthful effect of sun (UV) exposure: Reduces the risk of hip fracture by 90% when compared to sun avoidance. Source = Smart Tan magazine Vol. 33 Issue 7
We believe that a base tan is a smart thing. Indoor tanning is the most reliable and controlled source of Vitamin D on the planet! We would like to encourage everyone to do their own research on the matter, not just listen to the media, medical industry, dermatological industry, drug companies or anyone else that has a negative opinion of our industry! Here are some websites that will give you our point of view! There is no life without The Son or the sun!! Let it shine!!!!
Check out Draxe.com for info on sunscreens!
We have a great selection of educational pamphlets and articles at the salon for you to read. Some are free to take home!