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    • amistupid
    • By amistupid 23rd Jul 12, 10:46 AM
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    Health warning to fake tanners.
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:46 AM
    Health warning to fake tanners. 23rd Jul 12 at 10:46 AM
    A “cocktail” of chemicals in bestselling lotions may pose a risk to a person’s health such as fertility problems, birth defects and even cancer, experts said.

    Dangerous ingredients can also include hormone-disrupting compounds – which can harm babies – as well as carcinogens including formaldehyde and nitrosamines.

    The increased use of fake-tan products can also have skin irritants and chemicals linked to allergies, diabetes, obesity and fertility problems.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9419669/Women-using-fake-tan-risk-infertility.html

    I hope 'Essex girls' dont think they can now use it as a contraceptive.


    I'm getting fed up with so many warning about this that and the other.

    Are you?
    In memory of Chris Hyde #867
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    • bluebeary
    • By bluebeary 23rd Jul 12, 10:49 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:49 AM
    a girl i work with uses sun beds, fake tan and has the injections now

    for mothers day her daughter bought her a tattoo
  • fluffnutter
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:49 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:49 AM
    Public health messages are of limited use. You take notice because you're educated and health-savvy but you don't need the warnings as you already look after yourself; in fact they simply serve to irritate. Those that actually would benefit from health warnings either don't notice them, or find them irrelevant.

    Begs the question.. what's the point?
    "Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell" - Edward Abbey.
    • edmund_blackadder
    • By edmund_blackadder 23rd Jul 12, 10:56 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:56 AM
    I enjoy a pint of beer each night for it's health benefits. The other pints are for my witty comebacks and flawless dance moves.
    • amistupid
    • By amistupid 23rd Jul 12, 10:57 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:57 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 10:57 AM
    for mothers day her daughter bought her a tattoo
    Originally posted by bluebeary
    I noticed this

    Lady Steel, the wife of former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Steel, has revealed how getting a tattoo of a pink jaguar on her shoulder to mark her 70th birthday sent shockwaves through respectable social circles. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9417106/David-Steels-wife-Lady-Steel-reveals-why-pink-jaguar-tattoo-was-the-perfect-70th-birthday-present.html
    In memory of Chris Hyde #867
    • raven83
    • By raven83 23rd Jul 12, 11:32 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 11:32 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 11:32 AM
    a girl i work with uses sun beds, fake tan and has the injections now

    for mothers day her daughter bought her a tattoo
    Originally posted by bluebeary

    I know people like this too, their skin looks like old boot leather, horrid! I am naturally quite tanned but even if I wasn't I would have no desire to use fake tan or the like, I think it looks awful and very cheap.
    Raven.


  • fluffnutter
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 11:59 AM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 11:59 AM
    Everyone looks better with a bit of colour...



    Just noticed... Am I the only one who thinks the kid looks like Boris Becker?
    "Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell" - Edward Abbey.
    • raven83
    • By raven83 23rd Jul 12, 12:05 PM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 12:05 PM
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    Everyone looks better with a bit of colour...



    Just noticed... Am I the only one who thinks the kid looks like Boris Becker?
    Originally posted by fluffnutter

    Words cannot describe!!!
    Raven.


    • Barneysmom
    • By Barneysmom 23rd Jul 12, 12:09 PM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 12:09 PM
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    • 23rd Jul 12, 12:09 PM
    But why? There's not much less feminine than that?

    That young lass, I bet she's quite pretty without all that gubbins on.
    Barney is my border collie.
    • raven83
    • By raven83 23rd Jul 12, 12:17 PM
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    I'm sexy and I know it..........
    Raven.


  • southernscouser
    I'm getting fed up with so many warning about this that and the other.

    Are you?
    Originally posted by amistupid
    No not at all. The complete opposite. I think it's about time people realised the dangers of all these products and man made chemicals. They're killing us.

    Did you know some ingredients in sun tan lotions are carcinogenic? It's not a laughing matter, but it is laughable.
    • geri1965
    • By geri1965 23rd Jul 12, 12:27 PM
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    I only use it on my legs, not to make them brown but to match the colour of the rest of me. Nobody wants to see fat pasty white legs as I cycle past.
  • fluffnutter
    No not at all. The complete opposite. I think it's about time people realised the dangers of all these products and man made chemicals. They're killing us.

    Did you know some ingredients in sun tan lotions are carcinogenic? It's not a laughing matter, but it is laughable.
    Originally posted by southernscouser
    Citation?...
    "Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell" - Edward Abbey.
  • fluffnutter
    I only use it on my legs, not to make them brown but to match the colour of the rest of me. Nobody wants to see fat pasty white legs as I cycle past.
    Originally posted by geri1965
    I do. Fat pasty white legs give me the horn.
    "Growth for growth's sake is the ideology of the cancer cell" - Edward Abbey.
  • southernscouser
    Citation?...
    Originally posted by fluffnutter
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15063329?dopt=Abstract

    http://edition.cnn.com/2012/05/16/health/sunscreen-report/index.html

    There's a tonne of stuff out there. Search octinoxate, oxybenzone, benzophenone, dioxybenzone.
    • pink princess
    • By pink princess 23rd Jul 12, 1:46 PM
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    Everyone looks better with a bit of colour...



    Just noticed... Am I the only one who thinks the kid looks like Boris Becker?
    Originally posted by fluffnutter
    Is that fake tan?

    Why would somebody do that to themselves?
    Life is short, smile while you still have teeth
    • raven83
    • By raven83 23rd Jul 12, 1:51 PM
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    Is that fake tan?

    Why would somebody do that to themselves?
    Originally posted by pink princess

    Looks like someone had crapped all over her face doesn't it
    Raven.


  • Avoriaz
    I hope 'Essex girls' dont think they can now use it as a contraceptive. ..
    Originally posted by amistupid
    The average "Essex girl" has a face and skin tone that acts as a very effective contraceptive as far as I am concerned.

    No offence to girls who come from Essex, who are delightful and lovely.
    • raven83
    • By raven83 23rd Jul 12, 1:57 PM
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    The average "Essex girl" has a face and skin tone that acts as a very effective contraceptive as far as I am concerned.

    No offence to girls who come from Essex, who are delightful and lovely.
    Originally posted by Avoriaz

    Oi I am from Essex and nothing like the stereotype thank you very much!!!!
    Raven.


  • Avoriaz
    Oi I am from Essex and nothing like the stereotype thank you very much!!!!
    Originally posted by raven83
    I was very careful to differentiate between Essex Girls and Girls from Essex.

    The former can come from anywhere.

    I'm sure you are very lovely with your sensible makeup and non-orange skin.
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