Is Tanning Addictive?

Two French celebs can be credited (or blamed) with the transformation from pale to tan. In the 1920s, as styles were releasing ladies from confining clothes, thanks in part to designer Coco Chanel, she accidentally gave the style world another brand-new pattern: while cruising from Paris to Cannes, she obtained a suntan, most likely by accident. Quickly, fashionable women all over threw away years of tradition to be tanned. Tanning, skin doctors have found, makes the skin release endorphins. These …