How to Tan Safely -Tanning Peptide

Most of us can appreciate a bronzed body as aesthetically pleasing and indicative of health and vitality. In order to get and maintain that healthy glow, there is a potential price – Skin Cancer.

Sun safety is a fact of life.

Our skin is the outer layer protecting the inside of our body. Our skin, therefore, needs us to implement sun safety strategies, so that we are protected from our environment.

How to increase your skin’s natural UV defense?

There is a tanning peptide which we feature that through the stimulation of pigment cells called melanocytes can grant you the ability to develop a safe enhanced tan, which in turn provides a buffer from the suns harmful UV rays. It’s cutting edge in the science of tanning that helps you get a tan in or out of the sun.

How the tanning peptide works:

  • Tanning peptide increases melanin production via stimulation of skin pigment cells called melanocytes.
  • In our skin and hair we have hormones (communicators) that can be stimulated through the use of peptides.
  • Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone (MSH) are a class of peptide hormones produced in the intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland that stimulates pigment cells (melanocytes) in the skin and hair to produce and release melanin which leads to darker skin and hair.
  • Alpha-MSH is the most abundant MSH and the most active for skin pigmentation.

Benefits of a Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone:

  • The ability to achieve a darker tan with less exposure to UV radiation
  • The possibility to reduce the risk of Melanoma (skin cancer)
  • A possible reduction in the incidence of sun-damaged skin
  • MSH levels decline with age. Man-made analogues of alpha-melanocyte stimulating hormone have been made for human use.
  • Even those with fair skin have the ability to develop a tan through the use of our tanning peptide.
  • Increased Libido and Improved Male and Female Reproduction
  • Reduction in Body Fat
  • No sunburn, No tan lines
  • No sunless tanning streaks or fake tan removal

Facts About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a disease of the body’s skin cells which is most often a result of skin cell damage. Skin Cancer begins in the lower layer of the epidermis which is the outside layer of the skin.

Skin cancer will develop when the skin has received too much of the sun’s UVR (ultraviolet radiation).  The cells then change and skin cancer can form.

To protect ourselves from developing skin cancer in the future, we must limit the exposure to the suns ultraviolet radiation as well as tanning beds.

How to tan safely by using Melanotan II tanning peptide

How Chemical Sunscreens are Harmful

Researchers have identified harmful ingredients in sunblock that may increase the risk of skin cancer. Chemical sunscreens contain one or more of the following endocrine disrupting agents:

  • octocrylene
  • oxybenzone
  • homosalate
  • octisalate
  • octinoxate
  • avobenzone

Clinical research has discovered that many of the chemicals present in sunscreens are in fact, endocrine-disrupting agents. The most common of all sunscreen chemicals is Oxybenzone.

Oxybenzone is an endocrine disruptor. It has been associated with a reduction in male sperm count. Oxybenzone is also associated with endometriosis.

In this study, the EWG tested a large number of sunscreens. 1400 to be exact.  They tested these chemicals for compliance to safety standards.

Only 5% of the sunscreens that were tested held up to safety standards. Another 40% were said to contribute to developing skin cancer.

Sunblock blocks our ability to manufacture Vitamin D, leading to increased risk of cancer and other diseases.  

By blocking our Vitamin D, our cancer risk increases. There are also other ailments and diseases that correspond to having a vitamin d deficiency.

Thus, covering up whilst outside, though it does limit exposure to endocrine disrupting agents, prevents vitamin D manufacture, as too would staying indoors.

It has been said that 75% of us currently have a vitamin d deficiency.

Understanding Ultraviolet Radiation and the Sun

Knowing how to tan safely means understanding a little more about sun exposure and how ultraviolet radiation reaches our skin. Even where we have taken the precautionary measures to protect our skin from sun damage, the sun’s UV rays may reach us or cause us to burn, when we least expect it. Factors such as where the sun is positioned in the sky, ground surface reflectivity and cloud cover are just a few variables that affect how much UV radiation our skin is exposed to. The Sun’s UV radiation also has the ability to diffuse. Interestingly, even though there may be shade, large sections in the sky that do not have cloud cover have the ability to reach your skin.

Sun Safety in Australia

Australia is located in the southern hemisphere where we experience high natural UV concentrations. The southern hemisphere receives more radiation than countries that are located in the northern hemisphere. Genetically, white Australians do not carry a large supply of melanin within the skin.

Skin cancer rates in Australia and New Zealand are among the highest globally. 

Tan Safely with Tanning Peptides 

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