suntan


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suntan

Darkening of the skin caused by exposure to the sun. See: tanning salon; sunburn; sunscreen

CAUTION!

A suntan predisposes exposed skin to basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and premature aging.
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That's why Donna Zeigfinder, owner of Green Earth Travel, created VegTravel.com, a shop that provides all your travel needs, from airline tickets and non-leather luggage to cruelty-free suntan lotion.
SUNTAN LOTION and OIL sales were up 5.5% in drug stores last year, surpassing the 2.3% gain registered in the mass market as a whole.
The TPE had to pass several performance tests, including sunlight, suntan oil and water resistance, drop tests, and temperature and humidity tests.
Why did he paint his face as if with some kind of over-the-top suntan, his lips in asexual red?
Adoption of New Rule on Baby Oil, Suntan Lotion Caps Seems Certain
Not only does it have that great suntan oil smell, but it's housed in a real recycled coconut!
From a Reuters story datelined Buenos Aires: "Argentine human rights groups have demanded a magazine ad for Hawaiian Tropic suntan lotion, depicting a suntanned man being dragged off by the Ku Klux Klan, be withdrawn because it is offensive to blacks....
And after the conference shoot rapids in a raft, float down a river and watch for bald eagles, see Vancouver from a kayak, and suntan at the many beaches throughout the city.
Any doctor will tell you there is no such thing as a "healthy tan." A suntan is an indication of damaged skin.
As I write this the clouds are threatening more rain and I've got piles of suntan cream steadily going off.
Summer is here or so they say Very confusing it has rained every day The tennis is over and cricket is in From racquets to bats and over arm spin School's nearly out and the holiday starts So we are off on a plane to foreign parts Drinks on the terrace and food we can't eat A trip to the sea to paddle our feet Suntan and sunburn and a glass of sangria A postcard with view saying wish you were here You had good time and you're not one to moan But isn't it lovely when you're safely back home.