Besides traditional sun, a deep golden tan can be acquired using tanning beds that emulate the sun's natural UVA and UVB rays. Those who choose this method of UV ray acquisition often find themselves being left with white underarms and sides. To avoid such issues, lie in specific positions while tanning, to allow maximum exposure and penetration of rays to all areas of the skin. No matter the position, for best results, exfoliation and and tanning lotion application should be practiced.
Lie in the tanning bed on your back, arms spread out from your sides and legs slightly apart from each other. Doing so allows the tanning bed's UVA and UVB rays to disperse to your sides, underarms as well as inner thigh area.
Lay in the tanning bed on your back with your arms positioned above your head. Doing so ensures the rays are dispersed to all areas of your body, including the armpit and side regions. Practice this position at least half of your total tanning time to dramatically decrease the whiteness of the side and underarm region.
While laying in the tanning bed on your stomach, place your hands on the back of your head. This position completely exposes your armpits and sides to the tanning bed rays.
Stand Up Booth
By tanning in a stand up tanning booth, individuals can achieve an all-over body tan without having to roll over, change sides or positions to avoid white areas. Because the entire surface of the tanning capsule is evenly covered with bulbs, every body part gets an even tan at the same time, including sides and underarms. Standing with your arms and legs slightly apart assists in achieving an even tan. Handles that offer arm support can also be grasped, extending arms above the head to totally expose the white areas of the underarms and sides to the UVA and UVB rays.
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Christina Bush has been writing professionally since 1995. She is well-versed in multiple styles of writing, ranging from instructional to technical. Bush has been published in newspapers across the state of Ohio, including the "Columbus Dispatch," the "Ohio State Lantern" and "Toledo Press." Bush received her Bachelor of Arts in professional writing and Medieval literature from The Ohio State University in 2005.