Teens who want that dark, leathery glow may soon have to get it the old-fashioned way--with a bottle of Crisco and aluminum foil.
Twelve states have bills pending that would put age restrictions on commercial tanning salons, reports The Huffington Post
. California is among them. Texas has already banned tanning beds for those under 16-and-a-half-years old.
The Indoor Tanning Association believes that parents should decide whether their teens will fake bake, releasing the statement, "If such a law were to pass, a 17-year-old could drive a car, get married, have children, go off to college, join the military and not be allowed to suntan indoors."
Do we really need the ban? Can't we just show kids photos of Jersey Shore cast?