4. Tanning is Basically the Worst
Friendly reminder that a "healthy glow" from sunbathing is actually sun damage, which can lead to wrinkles and saggy skin down the road, and put you at risk for skin cancer. Spending time in a tanning bed is even worse — it can boost your risk of melanoma, a potentially deadly skin cancer, by 75 percent. "There's no such thing as a safe tan," says Shelby Moneer, director of education for the Melanoma Research Foundation. While pale is gorgeous, if you swear you look better with some color, there are tons of self tanners that can give you a gorgeous glow without damaging your skin.