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  1. What Causes a Sunburn and Suntan? (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... by sunscreen or clothes and gets too much sun, it can burn or tan. But why do some people get a sunburn ... if you have naturally dark skin or never burn and always tan, that still means the sun is damaging your skin. And you can still ...
  2. Why Does Hair Turn Gray? (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... It also helps determine whether a person will burn or tan in the sun . The dark or light color of someone's hair ...
  3. Protection against Photoaging (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... of protection they provide is measured as a sun protective factor (SPF). Persons who always burn rather than tan—typically a person with pale white skin, red ...
  4. Skin Cancer (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... to skin cancer, even if you don't burn. A tan is the body's attempt to protect itself from the sun's harmful rays. Are tanning booths safer? No. Tanning ...
  5. How to Choose & Use Sunscreen (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... Although dark skin has more protective melanin and tans more easily than it burns, tanning is a sign of sun damage. Dark-skinned kids also can get painful ...
  6. When to See a Dermatologist (American Academy of Dermatology)  
    ... red hair and blue, green, or gray eyes Sun sensitive, or tend to burn and freckle rather than tan Large, asymmetrical, or unusual-looking mole(s) 50-plus ...
  7. Albinism (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... color, melanin helps protect our skin from the sun. It does this by causing skin to tan instead of burn — which is why people with darker skin (more ...
  8. ... Pityriasis alba Radiation therapy Rashes Sensitivity to the sun due to medication reactions or certain drugs Sunburn or suntan Tinea versicolor Unevenly applying sunscreen, leading to areas of burn, tan, and no tan Vitiligo
  9. ... There is no such thing as a "healthy tan." Unprotected sun exposure causes early aging of the skin. Sun exposure can cause first and second degree burns . Skin cancer usually appears in adulthood. But it ...
  10. Tanning (Nemours Foundation)  
    ... skin and sun exposure. How Tanning Happens The sun's rays contain two types of ultraviolet radiation that reach your skin: UVA and UVB. UVB radiation burns the upper layers of skin (the epidermis), causing sunburns. UVA radiation is what makes people tan. UVA rays penetrate to the lower layers of ...
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