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Do you feel better with a tan or pale?

I always feel better tan. I just don't want skin cancer and the self tanning lotions are kooky.

 
TALuke

Asked by TALuke at 5:38 PM on Sep. 20, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • I feel the same way. I am very fair so skin cancer is a huge fear of mine. I get checked by the derm every year! There are a few faux tans I like. VersaSpa/Mystic tan is pretty good but more expensive since you have to go into a tanning salon that has those spray booths. Xen-Tan is another good product you can buy online. In my opinion those are the best fake tans I've found.

    At the end of the day, I like how I look pale too, summer just give me a huge tan itch!
    SabrinaBean

    Answer by SabrinaBean at 5:42 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I feeel better Tan. You won't get skin cancer if you tan right. It's burning that really does the skin damage. Although, tanning beds are not so great. I do tanning beds sometimes, but mostly get my tan from the sun. You will definitely wrinkle earlier though if you're always tan when young. I would suggest LOTS of lotion if you're always tanning.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 5:43 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I tan pretty easy just one outing at the football game and I'm good I don't like being in the sun too long.
    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 5:56 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • Pale... I slather on the strongest lotion I can to prevent any kind of color. I've always been one of those people that thinks about the sun and tans (being Italian) but I hate the look of a tan. So I do everything I can to prevent it.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:55 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I like being pale
    NatureMomOf4

    Answer by NatureMomOf4 at 6:17 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • Tan. I always start off the year with sunscreen, then over the summer I usually just put it on my nose. My tan warms up just a little at a time, because I really don't lay out. I would never fake tan.
    Adelicious

    Answer by Adelicious at 6:21 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • Pale. I went to the beach for a week and tanned through my 70 SPF and I don't look right.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 6:40 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I like being Pale. My tattoos look freaken awesome!
    Roadfamily6now

    Answer by Roadfamily6now at 12:44 AM on Sep. 21, 2010

  • Pale. I hate sunburns and skin cancer.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 6:49 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

  • I don't care either way. I've never set out to be tan. If I'm pale, so be it.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 7:25 PM on Sep. 20, 2010

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