10 things you must comply with before going to solarium

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All of us ladies want to look beautiful, to have glowing and pretty skin and get a bit of the so desired tan and not only in the summer but all year round. If you do not have the opportunity to go on a vacation and relax under the sunlight at a beautiful beach, your other option is the solarium. However, the solarium can be dangerous if you do not follow the rules for its usage. Here they are:


  1. Before starting the solar procedures carefully determine your skin type. Remember strictly the directions for use of the solarium, especially with regard to the durability of the procedure.


  1. Solarium is not recommended for people with sensitive skin, under 16 and / or people with freckles.


  1. If you have skin irritation or skin problems, consult your doctor whether is prudent the use of the tanning beds. If you suffer from acne or psoriasis, UV-radiation could have a positive effect.


  1. If the UV-radiation causes an allergic skin reaction, you should refrain from the use of tanning beds.


  1. It is mandatory to clean your makeup and any cosmetics a few moments before the operation with the solarium. Remove any jewelry, gold and all kinds of ornaments during the procedure.


  1. Some medicines include substances influencing the susceptibility of the skin to UV-radiation. Read carefully the instructions of the medicines you use, and in case of doubt consult your doctor.


  1. UV rays are harmful to unprotected eyes. Necessary condition is the use of protective glasses designed specifically for a solarium (the so called UV glasses).


  1. The use of solarium is recommended maximum once a day and 50 times a year. Avoid overdose, it leads to burns.


  1. Ointments with a protection factor and tanning creams can affect your tanning program. We encourage you to take a shower and apply moisturizer after the procedure.


  1. If the there is any redness or blisters after the procedure necessarily consult a doctor.


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