In this day and age—especially with walking cautionary tales like Tan Mom—we're well-informed on the dangers of tanning beds and excessive sun exposure. But when it comes to spray tans, the facts get a little murkier. At first glance, it seems to be the answer to the never-ending quest for golden, glowing skin, sans sun damage. But is it too good to be true? Are there health consequences for consistently dyeing your skin with a coloring agent?
Since the information available is conflicting, we decided to explore the matter with the help of spray tan expert and founder of eco bronzing line Karora Skinwear, Karen Brown, and Dr. Rebecca Kazin, board-certified dermatologist and Director of the Johns Hopkins Dermatology and Cosmetic Center. Ahead, they explain some key facts regarding your faux glow.
Click through for the verdict!