Cancer Society and Melanoma NZ issue tanning product warning
Source: Stuff, March 2022
A nasal spray promising to darken skin and allow users to be in the sun without burning poses significant health risks, according to the Cancer Society and Melanoma New Zealand.
The US-based makers of Permatan have been using to TikTok and Instagram to claim people with “even the fairest skin types” can “naturally achieve the deep, dark tan” by using the company’s “biometric technology”.
“Our products enable even the fairest skin types who cannot usually tan naturally achieve the deep, dark tan of their dreams in just a matter of weeks,” the company stated on their website.