Crazy trends are just that…..CRAZY! And this one ranks right up there as one of the worst. Instead of the previous summer quest for no tan lines some people are going in the opposite direction and are deliberately using their skin and the sun to create temporary art on their skin. What? Since when is melanoma art? The American Cancer Society website has great information on skin cancer causes and prevention. The biggest culprit is prolonged exposure to UV (ultra violet) rays.
There are other ways to have temporary art on your skin that aren’t cancer causing or permanent (tattoos). How about Henna ink? Seems like a safer choice.
Let’s hope this trend fades like a tan before you have to see the Oncologist.
Feature photo by Alan Light