Sunless Tanning Oath


Sunless Tanning Oath

It’s a well-documented fact that sun exposure causes skin damage. So how then, do some of us acknowledge that UV radiation is a human carcinogen, and yet still treat a tan as an accessory vital to our beauty — every bit as important as our hairstyle? If you knew that more people develop skin cancer as a result of tanning than develop lung cancer as a result of smoking, would you make a change?

Educate yourself on the harmful effects that UV radiation can impose on our bodies, and give up the notion that somehow, the risk is worth the reward. Trust us, a golden-glow look is not worth damaging your body at a cellular level. And don’t be fooled, it’s not just burns that cause skin damage! It’s important to understand that any pigment change is a sign of skin damage.

If the threat of cell mutation weren’t impactful enough, how about the knowledge that up to 90% of the visible signs of aging are caused by the sun. Read that again: 90%. For those driven to sun-worship to keep looking good, don’t for a second forget that you are doing your future self a real disservice in the beauty department. Fine lines, wrinkles, stubborn pigmentation and uneven skin tone are all consequences of laying out.

So what now?

Now that we know better, we can do better.

There are so many sunless tanning products on the market, and every year the technology gets better and better so that a streaky orange tan you’re picturing is a thing of the past. So why are we risking our health in the name of a beauty trend that can so easily be replicated?!

We at Hammam are challenging each other and our clients to take the Sunless Tanning Oath.

Let’s make a promise to love our skin; worshiping health above beauty.
To be uncompromising in  choosing one above the other.
To do right by our skin today and into the future by always wearing an SPF
and by looking every bit as fabulous by achieving our bronze from a bottle!


Will you take the oath?


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