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History of tanning I: tanning is a modern trend

History of tanning I: tanning is a modern trend

BLOG Tanning is a fairly recent trend and even today the ‘ideal’ skin colour varies among different cultures. Tanned skin is not, nor has it ever been, a universally accepted ideal. Caucasian women in western countries often love tanning, while women in China, Korea,...
Effective sun protection during workout

Effective sun protection during workout

BLOG To enjoy sun when having fun with sport activities remember that sweating causes sunscreens effects vanishing very quickly. Skin protection during summer is even more crucial if you are sport fans. Runners, swimmers, golfers, tennis players all love playing...
Coco Chanel invented sunbathing

Coco Chanel invented sunbathing

BLOG Tanning and sunbathing are relatively recent trends. Prior the industrial revolution pallor was popular among the upper classes as a tan signified that you had to work outdoors as a manual labourer, while pale skin announced that you could afford to stay out of...
Vitamin D, sunbathing and sun protection

Vitamin D, sunbathing and sun protection

BLOG Vitamin D is crucial to stay healthy. We all know it spurs bone growth and insufficient level of vitamin D can therefore trigger osteoporosis. It is also a fuel to boost our immune system and highly protective for a lot of diseases. Every day sun exposure and...