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Spray-on tans may not be safe either

The active chemical used in spray tans, dihydroxyacetone (DHA), has the potential to cause genetic alterations and DNA damage, experts say.
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Dr. Gary Ginsberg: The Toxicity of Toddlers in Tiaras

Lifestyle / Fashion : Huffington Post: Style Blog (2 years ago)

New analysis from George Washington University is raising concerns that the chemical in spray tan formulations, dihydroxyacetone (DHA), is a potential carcinogen because it damages DNA and causes mutations. Read Post

New Report Warns That Spray-Tanning Could Cause Cancer

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (2 years ago)

We know this is bad news for those of you who thought of spray-tanning as a safe alternative to UV exposure, but the active chemical used in spray tans, dihydroxyacetone (or DHA), can cause genetic mutation and DNA damage.  A panel ... Read Post

Spray-On Tans: Probably Not Safe!

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (2 years ago)

Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), the active chemical in spray tanners, has the potential to cause genetic alterations and DNA damage, according to a new study. AND you get to look like Snooki? Where do we sign up? An ABC News report, obtaine... Read Post


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