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October 25, 2011

Let the Tanning Bed Bans Begin!

Earlier this month, California’s governor announced that he had signed into law a bill that prevents anyone under the age of 18 from using tanning beds—effective Jan. 1, 2012. Although thirty other states have some age restrictions, California is the first to set the bar so high. And it’s about time. Tanning beds cause cancer. CANCER! Not that I haven’t laid on those hot bulbs a good dozen (erm, fifty) times too many. For the full confession, head on over to Divine Caroline where I wax on weekly. I’m also curious what you think about this new law—and when was the last time you used a tanning bed?
  • Elizabeth Dehn
    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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