Why Do We Tan?

Find out why that healthy glow isn’t so healthy—and why we all like to sunbathe in the first place.

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Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, discover why we get freckles and moles when we tan; find out what the sun’s radioactive embrace is really doing to your skin; and learn why tanning only became fashionable less than 100 years ago.