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Tanning Injections? - 12-05-08, 08:12 PM

Has anyone heard of Tanning Injections?
Apparently you have an injection and then you have to go on the sunbed to enhance the injection.
From what i can make out your injected with some sort of melanin pigment.
The person who asked me about this said they use it a lot in australia as it stops you from burning in the sun thus preventing skin cancers?
I`d love to here if anyone knows anything about this treatment.
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12-05-08, 08:32 PM

wow I want one I am so pale!

Would it make you go orange tho lol!!
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12-05-08, 08:59 PM

Well the person that I know who`s had this done looks like he`s just come back from the carribian!!
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13-05-08, 07:53 AM

I done a stack of research on this a few month ago, as one of my clients was using it. And you know i am a bit of a freak about tanning (the safe way).

I found there was two different products on the UK Market. Melanotan and Melanotan II. the MTII looked like it was the most popular as you need to used less of it to get the same result of MT.

Its bought in powder form and mixed with bacteriostatic water to make an injectable solution. Used in dose of 0.25mg. Attempt to increase daily dosage by 0.25mg where possible, until you reach 1-1.5mg daily. You have to calculate your dosage with your body weight. Its used daily till the desired colour is achieved and then maintaining phase is then used (1-2 a week) to keep it toped up.

It can be used on its own, but works better with UV.

Side effects include - Nausea, Facial Flushing, Vomiting, skin and hair pigmentation, appetite (reduced), libido and physical sexual arousal (increased)

One thing that put me off it was the fact that it darkened scars. I had a bust reduction about 3yr ago, and have just getting my scars to nearly not noticeable. I couldn't find anywhere if the scars remained dark, and i couldn't chance it. Not after all that hard work getting them looking how they are.

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a little worying - 13-05-08, 09:40 AM

Just a thought....with this tretment..are the injections undertaken by a qualified person..if so what qualification would they have ..are they Doctors ???

This worries me somewhat as there are already enough used needles scattered about the countryside already
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13-05-08, 10:14 AM

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Just a thought....with this tretment..are the injections undertaken by a qualified person..if so what qualification would they have ..are they Doctors ???

This worries me somewhat as there are already enough used needles scattered about the countryside already
NO!!!

Most places selling it supply the needles as well... just for you to do at home on your own!
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13-05-08, 10:15 AM

How much would something like this cost
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13-05-08, 10:19 AM

Some sites are doing it for about 35 for 10 mg of MT II & bacteriostatic water, needles and wipes.
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Omg - 13-05-08, 10:35 AM

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NO!!!

Most places selling it supply the needles as well... just for you to do at home on your own!
Now that is seriously worrying...so are you saying that these can be purchased as a retail item and Mary Smith is left to inject herself at home without any qualification or supervision....if that is the case then there are going to be some seriouse implications...that can't be legal???
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13-05-08, 10:37 AM

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Now that is seriously worrying...so are you saying that these can be purchased as a retail item and Mary Smith is left to inject herself at home without any qualification or supervision....if that is the case then there are going to be some seriouse implications...that can't be legal???
Iam not sure if the product itself is leagl...

Its all a bit scary if you ask me!!!!!!!
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13-05-08, 10:49 AM

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Iam not sure if the product itself is leagl...

Its all a bit scary if you ask me!!!!!!!

Geesh you would have to have balls of steel to inject your self

It took me over a week before i plucked up courage to inject my blood thinner into my stomach when I had a DVT, I finally got used used to it and the needle was that fine it didnt hurt BUT it had to be done unlike this method of achieving a tan.

Im not a fan of pumping my body full of crap weather it be tablets, natural remedies or the like.......
Sorry but its not for me....i'll be sticking to my sudo self tan thankyou very muchly
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13-05-08, 12:48 PM

Blimey! Sounds a fab product...don't fancy injecting myself though...as you say it is very worrying that you can buy this stuff like you can a loaf of bread...don't think it's for me though...I think i'll stay pale
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13-05-08, 12:50 PM

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Blimey! Sounds a fab product...don't fancy injecting myself though...as you say it is very worrying that you can buy this stuff like you can a loaf of bread...don't think it's for me though...I think i'll stay pale
No need to be pale... Get your self a spray tan!
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13-05-08, 01:03 PM

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No need to be pale... Get your self a spray tan!
Yeah I know - But I've had 3 spray tans in the past and to be honest they looked awful...patchy, streaky, orange, fake looking really yuck. I know one was used with Su-Do spray, not sure about the others...I am really put off by the whole thing now.
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i - 13-05-08, 02:04 PM

The injenction sounds good - but injecting it yourself!!! Def go with the spray tan!!! And if you have to pay 35 per week to top that up with an injenction - rather pay less and top up with a spray tan!!
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