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Chemical skin implant to provide 3-month tan
08-30-2011, 03:09 AM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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Scientists have developed a tiny implant that be placed under the skin to give a three-month tan without using sunbeds, it emerged today.

The capsule is no bigger than a grain of rice but it is implanted under the skin and stimulates the production of melanin.

By releasing the chemical, the skin would become darker and could resemble a healthy bronzed tan.

Although the implant was initially developed by medics in order to alleviate skin conditions, experts believe it could be taken up by the beauty industry.

An estimated three million people a year use sunbeds and any products that could improve tanning are likely to be popular. Millions more use spray tans.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/a...ntists.htm

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08-30-2011, 03:16 AM #2
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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blink.gif I wonder how many studies they've done. Like what happens to your skin when the implant wears off? And wtf is wrong with going outside when the sun is shining?
08-30-2011, 03:16 AM #3
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nice, i wonder how it would affect albinos. 13.gif

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08-30-2011, 03:21 AM #4
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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I wonder if it would make you albino damned.gif
08-30-2011, 03:33 AM #5
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08-30-2011, 03:48 AM #6
yankees skier
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Sounds like something Monsanto or BP would market. I bet Dick Cheney is involved too. chuckle.gif

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08-30-2011, 03:52 AM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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(08-30-2011, 03:16 AM)Shadow Wrote:  blink.gif I wonder how many studies they've done. Like what happens to your skin when the implant wears off? And wtf is wrong with going outside when the sun is shining?

It's so stupid it's not even funny gaah.gif This industry is just going to hell so fast, totally unregulated territory so I wouldn't be too excited about this, as opposed to sunshine it most likely has none of the benefits but all of the gloss and chemicals sad2.gif
08-30-2011, 06:31 AM #8
Kreeper Griobhtha
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Will it make me look like an Jersey Shore Oompa Loompa?


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