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 »

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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Skin on the legs does not produce as much melanin as skin on other parts of the body. Melanin is the key to darkening the skin through tanning, so legs do not get as dark as the rest of the body. More »

The safest way to get a good tan is to use sunless tanning products, according to the Mayo Clinic. These products give a person's skin a healthy glow while avoiding the harmful effects of the sun's ultraviolet, or UV, ra... More »

In the absence of continued exposure to sunlight, a tan begins to fade within a month and continues to fade for several weeks. A tan fades because the skin cells that were exposed to sunlight and developed pigment mature... More »

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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A darker tan is achieved by using a tanning bed for as long as possible without burning, gradually lengthening the sessions over time. There are several products and strategies for a getting a darker, including accelerat... More »