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Solarium use is associated with an increased risk of skin cancer

...ny age or hair color who regularly visited tanning salons once or more per month increased their chance of developing melanoma by 55 percent.The risk was highest for young adults. Compared with women who never used a solarium, women who reported using artificial tanning systems once or more per month when t...

Addicted To Getting Tanned?!

... people continue to sunbathe and patronize tanning salons despite being aware that the practice is dangerous. Using criteria adapted from those used to screen for alcoholism and drug dependency, they’ve determined that repetitive tanning behavior may be the product of a kind of addiction. Dermatologists oft...

HIV/AIDS Awareness Info through Barber Shops, Salons

...ussion of the epidemic. Hawkins has enrolled five salons and shops in Wilmington in the program and hopes to expand the program throughout New Castle County, Delaware....

Bill for Formal Regulation of Tanning Salons

...ish a private member's bill for regulating tanning salons in order to ban children from their premises.// Th...regulation in this area." His bill proposes that salons obtain a licence from the local authorities before operations and permit inspection of their premise...

Astro Gem Therapy: The Latest Beauty Secret for Glowing Skin

... this Rajasthan capital where more and more beauty salons are offering facials that use 'bhasm' (ash) of stones like rubies, emeralds, pearls, diamonds, topaz and so on. "Bhasm of these stones is used in ayurveda to treat neurological disorders or ailments relating to the liver, kidney or heart. But with...

Fight against HIV taken up by Zimbabwe's Hairdressers

...condoms. Yasmin Madan, of PSI in Harare said, "The salons are conductive environments where women can feel f...were distributed through the network of 700 beauty salons in low-income areas. Since 2001 the demand in Zimbabwe for female condoms has increased by 240%. Zim...

Battle against Skin Cancer must Target Tanning Salons

Tanning salons must be regulated by the Scottish Executive accord.... The proposed Bill is expected to force tanning salons to operate within a regulatory framework that would include a ban on unstaffed premises as well as o...

Hair-raising issues of hairdressers

...in. Now, LGA has stipulated that owners of beauty salons should comply with the safety and regulation norms, failing which they could face prosecution and a fine for not adequately protecting their workers. LGA spokeswoman Helen Zacharias said “Taking precautions, such as wearing gloves would reduce subst...

AAD Warns Against Indoor Tanning for the Holiday Season

... winter months, many people turn to indoor tanning salons to achieve a tan. In fact, almost one million Americans visit a tanning salon each day. “Indoor tanning is an unnecessary activity. While it produces a temporary cosmetic effect, it can cause long-term health problems,” said dermatologist Arielle ...

Consult Doctors Before Whitening Teeth

...rable harm, warn// British doctors. "Some beauty salons are offering teeth whitening by unqualified technicians, some of whom even use industrial bleach," said Christopher Orr, president of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. "Not only are the treatments performed by non-dentists, but some of the...

Red Ribbons, Curls and Retro Hairstyles Popular on Valentine's Day

...his Valentine's Day, say// hairstyle gurus. Hair salons registered up to 75 percent increase in clientele during the last week as young romantics spruced up on grooming rituals in preparation for Valentine's Day. "Since Valentine's Day is a special day, people went for a special hairdo - a crazy and mor...

Sultans of Suntans Warned

...be higher as many, such as those located in beauty salons and fitness centers, might not be listed. Says Strong:” The increase is really dramatic and the fact that we have the highest rates of skin cancer in the world, yet our solarium industry is allowed to continue to grow, is a real concern." Resear...

Gels, Wax or Paste: New Styling Products for Men's Hair

...r wax? That used to be a standard question in hair salons but today it's easy to get lost in the quagmire of terms that are applied to hair styling products//. 'Styling Cream', 'Matt Paste' or even 'Jelly Gel' compete with each other for the favour of the customer who wants to get his hair just right. R...

Taiwan Skincare Empire Built on 'Natural Beauty'

...sified her investments. 'I encouraged the facial salons to merge or upgrade into spas, and I also accelerated research and development in NB products to serve a more demanding clientele.' In 1992, she also started investing in China, where, she says, 'the cultural background, social structure and market c...

Sunbathers Beware of Skin Cancer, Dermatologists Warn

...de the thinning of the ozone layer, use of tanning salons and people going outside more and wearing less clothing compared to decades ago when attire covered more skin, said Conney. He's been doing tests in mice on two substances that appear to prevent cells whose DNA has been damaged by ultraviolet ligh...

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