Sunbeds have always attracted negative media attention, however the exposure to UV light is not the danger, it is the abuse of sunbeds and overuse where the problem lies. UV light is actually a vital ingredient to general well being. Absence of UV potentially can be more harmful than the moderate risk associated with UV exposure.
Below are some key points raised which endorses careful exposure to UV light...
People who are indoors for long periods of time are more prone to diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency. And since England's changable weather leaves us feeling left out of the light - Strawberry Glow's high-end range of sunbeds provide an excellent and viable supplement. The sunshine hysteria which the media have embedded in society, and indoor society we seem to be, present two strong factors deterring our generation away from the sun, for all the wrong reasons. Sunbeds are not harmful only the abuse of them is.
As well as Strawberry Glow's high-end tanning equipment, our responsible approach to tanning and skin care complies with UK Health and Safety guidelines.
There are some simple rules you can follow to make the most of your sunbed experience, which can both optimise your tan and protect yourself from the danger of sunbeds. Whether you are a frequent tanner or just preparing for a special event, these guidelines should always be adhered to.
The most important thing to remember when using a sunbed is that there are limitations on how long your session should last. For a novice user or someone who is very fair skinned, freckled, burns easily and who doesn't naturally tan much in the sun the sessions should be kept very short. This is that a person's ability to tan is effected by the levels of melanin in their skin. A person with more melanin will find it easier to tan.
At Strawberry Glow we provide:
We also strongly advise the following people do not use our UV tanning facilities: Pregnant Women, Diabetics, People who are hypo-sensitive to light, People with Skin Type 1, People who are currently under medical supervision or who are on prescribed medication / take any form of drugs.
The following people should seek medical advice before tanning, whether it is in the Sun or using artificial tanning: