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What ingredients should a man look for in sunless tanning products?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Sunless tanning products are designed to give you that sun-kissed look without exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. Many sunless tanning products contain the active ingredient dihydroxyacetone (DHA), a color additive that turns your skin darker when it reacts with the amino acids on your skin. It's a good idea to consult a dermatologist, especially if you have acne or sensitive skin, to make sure the ingredients will not trigger a breakout or irritation.

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