How did Tanning Start?

It’s been almost a 100 years since people have started tanning for a personal benefit.  Original, lighter skin was preferred because it was a sign of wealth, due to the fact that people did not need to work outside.  It started to become more popular when doctors discovered that sun exposure could help treat certain medical problems. Sun or UV exposure provides your skin with Vitamin D and can also with helping certain conditions like acne. The tanning opens up your pores and helps to dry out the oily surfaces. Coco Chanel was one of the first figures who was a spokesperson for tanning. “A Girl simply needs to be tanned”


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