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Face Aging Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun

New research from San Diego State University, using AprilAge's face aging software, finds study participants reduced their tanning sessions and exposure to UV by up to 60 percent after seeing how the sun damaged their face as they got older.

How Appearance-based interventions can reduce UV exposure: British Journal of Health Psychology

Using the APRIL Face-aging software, researchers found that appearance-focused interventions may in some cases be more effective than health -focused interventions in reducing UV exposure, as the underlying motivations for tanning are associated with appearance concerns.