Tanning Culture Around the World

Tanning has had an ever changing cycle of hype and concern over the last decade in Western culture, but what does the rest of the world think of tanning? From Eastern Asia to the Middle East, the cultural views on tanning vary greatly throughout the world.

Beginning from different standards of beauty to varying degrees of health concerns and awareness of tanning, each culture has a unique view on tanning, both indoor and outdoor. Indoor tanning has been all the hype in the last decade, but has since been banned in multiple countries around the globe as more become aware of the increased skin cancer risks of tanning beds.

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