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Yes. Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), the active ingredient in sunless products, has been FDA-approved for use in the cosmetics for over twenty years. We are not aware of any reported adverse effects from using DHA. Some people may experience allergic reactions as a result of an allergy to DHA, but that is rare. We do not recommend use of our sunless products by pregnant women.
Yes, it is. The FDA approved Dihydroxyacetone (DHA), a sugar cane derivative that results in the tan, for safety in 1973. When applied to the skin, DHA penetrates only the top layer of skin it does not absorb into the body or bloodstream.
Sunless tanning is FDA approved and does not involve any ultraviolet rays. The sugar-based compound (DHA) interacts ONLY with skin cells that are already dead posing no known side effects or harm to the body in any way.