How long should I tan in a Level 5 tanning bed?

How long should I tan in a Level 5 tanning bed?

The level 5 tanning beds are our highest-intensity and highest-quality tanning beds. Sessions are six to ten times stronger than Level 1. Tanners who use the Instant level 5 beds can get a dark, natural base tan in only two to three sessions, making it the absolute fastest way to get a natural, golden glow.

How long should I tan in a Level 3 bed?

Tanning Bed Time Chart

Skin Types First Session 4
Skin Type 2 2 minutes 10 minutes
Skin Type 3 3 minutes 15 minutes
Skin Type 4 3 minutes 20 minutes
Skin Type 5 3 minutes 20 minutes

Are Level 5 tanning beds safe?

Both UVA and UVB rays increase the risk of skin cancer development. Tanning salons also have different level beds that emit higher amounts of radiation as the level increases. Level three and level five beds emit higher radiation doses than level one beds.

Can I start in a Level 5 tanning bed?

When you first start tanning, your skin is sensitive to UV light, which makes it easier to absorb. These beds use a much higher level of UVA light (99%), than UVB (1%) to penetrate your skin without overexposure. Level 5 beds are highly effective and take just one to four visits to build your desired tan.

What is 6 minutes in a tanning bed equivalent to?

Tanning beds emit 3-6 times the amount of radiation given off by the sun. For most people, 5-10 minutes of unprotected sun 2-3 times a week is enough to help your skin make Vitamin D, which is essential for your health. Getting more sun won’t increase your Vitamin D level, but it will increase your risk of skin cancer.

What does a Level 3 tanning bed do?

Level 3 offers medium pressure lamps with lower UV rays and more UVA rays, providing a faster and deeper tan than Level 1 and Level 2. And finally Level 4 tanning beds (and up) feature ridiculously fast tanning times, with sometimes next to zero UVB rays, guaranteeing a dark tan with virtually no chance of a sunburn.

Is there a safe way to use a tanning bed?

Science tells us that there’s no such thing as a safe tanning bed, tanning booth, or sun lamp. Just one indoor tanning session can increase the risk of developing skin cancer (melanoma by 20%, squamous cell carcinoma by 67%, and basal cell carcinoma by 29%).

What are the different levels of tanning beds?

Level 1 and Level 2 tanning beds offer low pressure bulbs, while Level 3, 4, 5 and 6 offer medium to high pressure bulbs. High pressure bulbs offer lower amounts of UVB rays with increased amounts of UVA rays. UVA rays are the specific rays that bronze your skin.

What is a Level 2 tanning bed?

Level 2. Level 2 tanning beds are very similar to Level 1 beds in both lamps and pricing, but they typically offer a longer time of tanning and some may find level 2 beds to be more relaxing than the level 1 Hex. Similar to the Level 1 Hex, the Level 2 bed produces high levels of UVB rays, the rays that can cause sunburn if not used properly.

What are the types of tanning beds?

They generally come in three types: low, medium and high pressure. Low pressure beds are the most common types of beds found in tanning salons because they are believed by experts to be safer and healthier than high pressure tanning beds.