With the summer being pretty much over, you might ask yourself, “How can I keep the beautiful summer tan?” The question, however, should rather be, “Is it really a good idea to get tan at all?” Tanning (whether natural from the Sun or artificial in a tanning bed) is a modern beauty phenomenon that is widely practiced in most western countries, but as you might suspect, exposing your skin to the ultra violet rays is very controversial. While some facts about sunbathing and usage of tanning beds are well known, there are still many things about tanning that people are not familiar with. Therefore, we decided to take a closer look at tanning beds and sunbathing in general to see how dangerous or beneficial your exposure to the UV rays really is. Getting a nice glowing tan is cool, but is it really worth exposing your skin to the Sun or a tanning bad for that? These 25 facts on the subject will help you decide for yourself. To find out why is tan undesired in Asia, what countries have banned tanning salons, or to learn what tanorexia is, check out these 25 Surprising Sunbathing And Tanning Bed Facts You Probably Didn’t Know.