I'm going on holiday soon and I want to know how to tan when you are reallyyyy pale like basically luminous white???
I was considering getting a few sunbeds before I go (I know the risks I don't need a lecture- each to their own and all that) would that work to build up a bit of colour??
I do tan when I go on holiday but like only so much that it makes me a "normal" colour but I would just like to be a bit more brown to look nice on holiday please give me any tips or advice!!!!
Tanning when youre extremely pale Watch
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- 05-06-2016 22:53
- 06-06-2016 21:32
Noooo please don't use a sunbed, really bad for your skin! UV light is ageing and increases the risk of skin cancer. Try fake tan - if you have some cash to splash go to a salon for a spray tan, and ask them about it first - you want something designed for pale skin so you look a nice colour, not orange, and not 'olive'. If you're used to using fake tan have a go at home yourself, if not, think about one of the 'hint of tan' daily moisturisers or aftersuns like Dove summer glow (if that's still available) - apply every day and you build up colour slowly, and it's difficult to make it 'streaky' (the big problem with fake tan if you aren't an expert).
I have fair skin, and all I get is freckles really if I try to tan naturally. I use a 'hint of fake tan' for a few days before a holiday, then wear sun block and use the hint of a fake tan as an after sun every day while I'm away, until I get to a reasonable colour. You can then use it to keep a bit of a tan for a while when you get back.
- 07-06-2016 22:16
I'd recommend using a gradual tanner before you go away rather than sunbeds, so much less harmful!
- 17-06-2016 01:30
Im extremely pale and I use bondi sands dark tanning mousse... One coat actually suits me and doesn't look fake? Just be careful on your knees and elbows and leave it to develop overnight