Archive | June, 2013

What is DHA in Spray Tan?

19 June 2013

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What is DHA in Spray Tan?

In short DHA is the chemical in self tanners which makes you go dark. Dihydroxyacetone is primarily derived from sugar cane & is a white powder with a very distinctive almost sickly sweet smell. It was initially used as an oral medicine (in the 1950’s), where it was found that it would dye the skin […]

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Shocking Photo Shows the dark side of sunshine

15 June 2013

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Shocking Photo Shows the dark side of sunshine

A Photograph recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine graphically shows the damage UVA rays can do to the skin. What makes tis image so striking is how the UVA rays  damaged just one side of the face. The subject is a 68 year old retired truck driver named Bill McElligott. “He was […]

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The best spray tan you have never tried

1 June 2013

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The best spray tan you have never tried

I am really going to go against the flow here & tell you about a little known spray tan available that sprays better than any other tan, doesn’t stain cloths, leaves no residue on skirting boards & won’t stain wallpaper. It is little known and very rarely used, less than 1% of UK spray tanners […]

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