Tanning safely involves applying a sunscreen of at least 20 SPF and only spending about 15 minutes in the sun to build up a tan. Once the skin starts to tan, the person can generally increase the amount of time they spen... More »

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It's best to tan gradually over several days. While tanning outside, wear sunscreen, avoid baby oil, and avoid getting a sunburn. It's recommended to apply moisturizer on a daily basis in order to maintain a good tan and... More »

Eating fruits and vegetables that are yellow or orange in color is one way to tan better, according to The Huffington Post. Veggies such as carrots and tomatoes contain carotene, an antioxidant that warms the skin tone. ... More »

The highest SPF rating commonly available in sunscreen is 110. However, experts weighing in at WebMD and The New York Times generally agree that products with SPF ratings above 30 offer only marginally superior benefits ... More »

Apply sunscreen evenly to help prevent a streaky tan. Exfoliate to remove dead skin cells and even tan lines. Cover the unsightly sections of your tan with makeup, bronzer or concealer. More »

Sunscreen can limit tanning effects on the skin, depending on the sun protection factor, or SPF, of the product. The higher the SPF of the sunscreen, the less likely a person is to tan and experience skin discoloration. More »

Higher SPF ratings generally mean better protection from the sun's ultraviolet B rays, so SPF 30 sunscreens provide protection from 97 percent of UVB rays and SPF 45 or higher sunscreens block 98 percent. The SPF rating,... More »