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European Sunlight Association

voice of the european indoor tanning industry

February 8th, 2019

This week, ESA published a Factsheet on UV exposure, sunbeds and tanning including 6 facts you may not know yet.

Proper sun care is extremely important, we all agree on that. Yet, exposure to UV light carries both risks and benefits: over the last few decades the focus has only been on the risk of overexposure and that sunlight should be avoided at all costBut in the last few years more and more studies are showing the research used may have biases and moderate exposure may outweigh the risk of over exposure. Therefore, we feel the urge to call for a balanced discussion, in order to be part of the solution to address concrete challenges related to UV exposure, tanning and sunbeds use. As policies need to rely on solid evidences, let’s look at the key misconceptions in the sector.

Three out of the six facts of the factsheet include: