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suntan

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

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A suntan predisposes exposed skin to basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, melanoma, and premature aging.
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He went on: "In some areas of north Tehran, we can see many suntanned women and young girls who look like walking mannequins.
"In a week when Americans elected - and the rest of the world applauded - a talented and charismatic new president not because of the color of his skin, or in spite of it, but regardless of it, Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's prime minister, chose to describe Barack Obama as "handsome, young and suntanned".
When he turned up in London, Mr Darwin appeared suntanned and in good health, but told officers he had no recollection of events since June 2000 - two years before he disappeared while canoeing.
Another test using skin tonic with turmeric resulted in faster recovery of suntanned skin.
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a magazine ad for Hawaiian Tropic suntan lotion, depicting a suntanned man being dragged off by the Ku Klux Klan, be withdrawn because it is offensive to blacks....
"It's Eke a suntanned grim reaper that appears every 11 years," DRA Scientist Richard Crowther told the Associated Press.
There's nothing much to see: the suntanned, freckled surfaces appear normal to his expert eye.
When Details pushes expensive bathing costumes, it pairs them not with suntanned frat boys, but with skinhead men with tattoos, Doc Martens boots, and leather jackets emblazoned with the names of hard-core bands from the eighties.
Her healthy, glowing suntanned skin Is part of this enchanting scene As golden fingers gently glide From daffodils to runner beans.
It was an elegant time then with the two young ladies walking away from the camera with parasols raised in case the sun should damage their complexions - being suntanned was not considered fashionable.
A lawyer representing suntanned Hayley Stokes, 31, said she looked a picture of health sitting in the dock at Cardiff Crown Court after the warm Easter weekend and appealed for a suspended sentence for her.
The smartly dressed, suntanned former England star was upbeat as he arrived at the magistrates court, stopping to sign a shirt of ex-club Newcastle United for a couple of fans.