SKINNY TAN X COPPAFEEL!

SKINNY TAN X COPPAFEEL!

Tanning Your Boobs Isn’t Just Fun & Feel-Good – It Could Save Your Life.

It’s estimated that 1 in 7 women will be affected by breast cancer in their lifetime.
It’s the most common cancer amongst women aged 25-49, with around 2300 aged 39 or under being diagnosed every year.*
With that in mind, it’s rather worrying to know that only 29% of women aged 18-35 years old check their boobs monthly; and only 50% of women would immediately visit their doctor upon discovering early signs and symptoms**

Although breast cancer is rare in younger people, it can still happen. Which is why we’re excited to partner with Coppafeel! – the UK’s only breast cancer awareness charity for young people whose aim is to talk about a serious message in a light-hearted way, empowering people to start healthy habits for life. WE’RE HERE FOR IT! 👏
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“We want everyone to have the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer. Ideally we want to live in a world where all breast cancers are diagnosed at the earliest stage possible, at which treatments are more effective and survival rates are higher.” CoppaFeel!

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AN EASY ROUTINE TO GET INTO: T*TS & TANNING THURSDAYS!

We know that you guys love tanning.
We know that many of you have your weekly tanning routine nailed.
We know that Thursdays are the #1 day for you to get your tan on.
So we’re making ✨T*TS & TANNING THURSDAYS ✨ a thing!
Every time you tan we’re encouraging you to get to know your boobs (have a little squeeze why don’t you!) so that if any changes do arise, you’re hot on the case to do something about it and speak to your GP.
To make sure you don’t forget, we’ll be giving you a little reminder every Thursday and encouraging you to spread the word amongst your mates; after all, if we can’t encourage our bosom buddies to check their bosoms, then who will!
So watch this space for lots of content coming your way – and yep, we’ll be getting as many of you involved as possible too!
 

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“We are so excited to be working with Skinny Tan. By helping us to spread our vital message of the importance of checking your boobs, pecs or chest regularly, and by raising vital funds for us to continue our work, Skinny Tan and it’s community are making a huge difference to our mission. 

Breast cancer can affect anybody, and in a year where we have seen an increase in our audience expressing that they would delay visiting their GP because of a fear of catching Coronavirus and believing they are not a priority for the NHS, starting these important conversations about early detection could save lives. 

Checking your boobs isn’t just fun; it can save your life. We can’t wait to achieve great things with Skinny Tan, every Tanning Thursday and beyond.” 

Jenna Chick, Partnerships Manager, CoppaFeel!

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LOOK FAB, FEEL GREAT, DONATE

We’re also committed to helping raise essential funds to enable CoppaFeel to continue spreading the word and encouraging us all to get to know our melons a bit better.

Between 16th and 20th August 2021 we'll be donating £1 from every order (no matter how big or small) made on www.skinnytan.co.uk to CoppaFeel! so you can look fab and feel great, knowing you're helping save lives just by stocking up on your fave tan.

Fancy topping up that donation? If you’d like to support the charity directly, then you can do so here and donate your chosen amount: coppafeel.org/give Every little really does help.

 

GET THOSE KNOCKERS OUT: HOW TO CHECK YOUR BOOBS

👙 STEP 1: Get ready for your tanning sesh and remove that bra!
You’ll want to focus on the area from your armpit, across and beneath your boobs, and up to your collarbone.

👀 STEP 2: Check yourself out.
Using a mirror, have a look for any changes in size, outline or shape. Take note of any changes in skin, such as puckering or dimpling.
Tip: If you are able, try looking with your arms both raised and down by your sides.

🖐 STEP 3: Cop a feel.
Using your hands, feel around to identify any lumps, bumps or skin thickening which is different from the opposite side. Also, be aware of any constant or unusual pain.

🍈 STEP 4: Look at each of your nipples.
Be aware of any nipple discharge that's not milky, as well as any bleeding, rash or crusting on or around your nipple area.
Tip: It's normal for boobs to hurt around your period, but if the pain is different or there more often then get it checked out.  

If you notice anything that doesn’t feel normal, monitor it for a week and book an appointment with your doctor.
Information taken from CoppaFeel!’s Self-Checkout https://self-checkout.coppafeel.org/ 
 

FOR MORE INFO AND RESOURCES, CHECK OUT THE COPPAFEEL! WEBSITE: coppafeel.org 

 

Need some help? CoppaFeel!’s digital tool ‘The Self-Checkout’ is your new breast friend when it comes to checking your chest: https://self-checkout.coppafeel.org/home

 

 

 

 *Statistics from Cancer Research UK and Breast Cancer Now

** Statistics from CoppaFeel! annual research December 2020

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