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Old 03-21-2003, 06:33 PM   #1
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Post tanning and sunscreen question

i know if u go out in the sun, and u dont come close to burning, it will still add up to the accumilation skin cancer risk. its the uv-a rays that cause canceer, and the uv-b rays that burn right? if u use suscreen, will u still tan alot? like couldent it just block uv-a rays?

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Old 03-21-2003, 06:57 PM   #2
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Sun SCREEN filters out some of the UV rays (forget which ones) and sun BLOCK will block it totally. You can still tan with sun-screen, just not as dramatically as with nothing, but why risk it?

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Old 03-22-2003, 02:25 PM   #3
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You can still tan with sunscreen but the process will be slower. However it is alot safer.

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