Thanks to Coco Chanel, since the 1920’s we have associated a bronzed body with health, youth and vitality. In the last few decades we have learned the ugly truth: Tanning accelerates the aging process. Bronzed and beautiful today means wrinkled, spotted and leathered in the years to come.
What to do?: Get your tan from a tube. Advances in sunless tanners make them a quick, easy and streak-free alternative to UV exposure. I prefer a moisturizer that incorporates gradual tanning as an added benefit. If you are looking for fast results, opt for a sunless tanner with at least 5% DHA or consider a spray tan (but wear a mask or hold your breath so you don’t inhale). These are all UV-free ways to get a sun-kissed glow.