Why Do We Tan?

Find out why that healthy glow isn’t so healthy—and why we all like to sunbathe in the first place.


Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, discover why we get freckles and moles when we tan; find out what the sun’s radioactive embrace is really doing to your skin; and learn why tanning only became fashionable less than 100 years ago.