Sunbed FAQs

Sunbed FAQs

How long does it take to build up a tan using a sunbed?

Building a tan is dependent on skin type and the condition of the skin. Dry skin reflects light and as the cells shed more frequently, any tan developed does not last. Fair skin tans more quickly whereas medium and dark skin types are more resistant to the tanning process, requiring more sessions. The time taken to build a tan varies dependant on many factors, but on average, a base tan can be developed between 3 and 5 sessions.

Can I go on the sunbed everyday?

Yes, as long as there is 24 hours between sessions.

What are the benefits of using a sunbed?

There are many health benefits of using a sunbed one of which is that it increases your vitamin D level which helps to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. Sunbeds often help people suffering from skin conditions such as psoriasis, excema and dermatitis. When used, they encourage endorphins to be released, the body’s ‘feel good’ hormone.