Is a Level 2 Tanning Bed Good?

FAQs Jackson Bowman August 20, 2022

Level 2 tanning beds are the perfect complement for tanners who need extra color on the face and other hard-to-tan areas. Both level 1 and level 2 offer tanners the experience of relaxing in a comfortable and warm sunbed.

Do Level 2 tanning beds work?

Level 2 is great for progressing to higher levels, but also for deepening the perfect tan once you have reached a dark colour. Level 3: One of our most popular beds as it has the highest intensity of our lower level beds. This bed offers great colors while drawing from a deeper level.

How long should you go in a Level 2 tanning bed?

Type 2. People with type 2 skin are a little more flexible when they start tanning. If you have this skin type, you can start with two to four minute tanning sessions

What does Level 2 tanning bed mean?

Solarium Level 1 and 2 uses low-pressure lamps. From level 3 to level 6 medium to high pressure bulbs are used. Beds with high pressure lamps emit less UVB and more UVA rays.

What level tanning bed should I start with?

If you get sunburned very easily, you may want to spend just five minutes in a level 1 or 2 solar to start. The tanning salon I go to only has a level one bed, and often people are advised to use a level two bed. Personally, I spent seven minutes in a level 2 bed to start and did well.

What level tanning bed is safest?

Tan beds are NOT safer than the sun.

Science tells us that there is no such thing as a safe tanning bed, tanning booth or sunlamp. Indoor tanning beds can increase the risk of developing the two most common types of skin cancer – squamous cell carcinoma by 58% and basal cell carcinoma by 24%.

Can I tan in UV 2?

Can you tan with UV index 2? A tan[5] below UV 1 or 2 is unlikely as this indicates low exposure and minimal burning of your skin. It takes up to 60 minutes for the sun to hit your skin cells to tan under this index.

Which type of tanning bed is best?

To recap: Level 1 tanning banks are ideal for tanners who need to save money or are looking for a base tan before vacation. Level 2 tanning beds are the perfect complement for tanners who need extra color on the face and other hard-to-tan areas.

How do you get the darkest tan in a tanning bed?

How long should you stay in a Level 3 tanning bed?

Level 3 tanning beds provide:

12-minute tanning session. Customer controlled 400w high pressure face lamps. Built-in air conditioning for cooling comfort. Maintain your tan with 2-4 sessions per week.

What is the highest level tanning bed?

The Level 5 solariums are our solariums with the highest intensity and the highest quality. Sessions are six to ten times more powerful than Level 1. Self tanners using the Instant Level 5 beds can achieve a dark, natural base tan in just two to three sessions, making it the absolute fastest way to achieve a natural, achieve a golden glow.

What is 20 minutes in a tanning bed equivalent to?

MYTH #5: 20 minutes in a tanning bed equals 20 minutes in the sun…no big deal! 20 minutes in the solarium can equate to two hours spent on the beach in the hot midday sun without protection.

How long does 10 minutes in a tanning bed equal?

In a recent survey of teenage sunbed users, it was found that approximately 58% suffered burns due to frequent exposure to indoor sunbeds/lamps. 10 minutes in the solarium equals four hours on the beach!

How long is 5 minutes in a tanning bed?

So if you spent five minutes in the tanning bed, that would translate to about an hour in the actual sun.

How do you get a tan with type 2 skin?

Skin type 2: Session 1 – 2 minutes, Session 2 – 2 minutes, Session 3 – 3 minutes, Session 4 – 3 minutes, Session 5 – 3 minutes, Session 6 – 4 minutes. Since your skin is prone to burns, only increase your tanning sessions in 1-minute increments. Do not rush the process.

Are stand up tanning beds stronger?

Stand-up booths can give you a deeper tan. The light bulbs used in it emit stronger rays compared to a tanning bed. The higher intensity of UV rays increases melanin production, resulting in a darker complexion. For those who want more than just a “sun-kissed” look, stand-up booths are better.



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