No, somehow tanners always stain my clothing. As I get older, tanning just isn't important to me. I wished I would have avoided the sun when I was younger, at 50, you really start to notice wrinkles, spots, etc.
I did my best today, tomorrow I will do even better.
Not really, but will do a spray tan for a special occasion which seems to be a rarity these days.
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5/21/13 10:30 P
T from NYC.
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I use Jergen's glow. I use a moisturizer the rest of the year anyway so its no extra effort or time to substitute one for the other.
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5/21/13 8:54 P
I wouldn't ever do that, don't want to do that, and I don't like the look of fake tanned people, either. Too many other important things to do during daily life to put so much time into looking "tanned". Just my opinion..........
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No! Very bad for you.
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I have seen the tanning sprayers etc but I would be worried about turning out orange or too dark..
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5/21/13 10:49 A
Only befor going on vacations. Just to blend in my t-shirt and shorts tan lines that I get from walking. The old farmers tan!
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5/21/13 10:38 A
In my humble opinion..I think tanning beds, and all lotion's etc are a gimmick..It you are outside working you will tan up naturally..thats what God intended..not something commercial. Besides..why waste my money on something that brings harmful end results.
5/21/13 10:37 A
No. I don't think that tans (either natural or fake) look good.
5/21/13 10:33 A
No way. I went to tanning beds when I was in my twenties (25 years ago). Thank god someone talked some sense into me.
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5/21/13 10:29 A
My friends keep telling me I need to "tan" before my wedding blessing only because all these dresses are strapless LOL
But the tans I get is in the sun naturally for when I am in my garden landscaping or outside working from home by sitting out on my deck.. I don't even apply sunscreen because it takes away the important rays that you must have for vitamin D, and I haven't been able to find any sunscreen that blocks out just one kind of ray... and I don't wish to take Vitamin D Pills just to make up for it..
I did try the lotion thing once and man did I ever stink and turn like a ompa lumpa willy wonka kind of character LOL
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5/21/13 8:55 A
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No. I do try to get outside in the warm months for my vitamin D. Just a few minutes. I take Vitamin D supplements too. I think sun exposure now days to achieve a tan is not good for your health. Tanning beds are not safe either, in my opinion.
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NO !!!!! As a teen I would spend the day at the beach with friends who wanted to lie under the sun with only the protection of baby oil. I stopped that early on. Today their skin is far more aged than mine. The stuff out of bottle doesn't look natural to me. And I would rather have healthy skin than color.
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Sheryl from New Jersey, EST...2015 start wt. 231
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I use self tanner and get out in the sun to walk for about 30 minutes so it pretty much evens out.
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5/21/13 6:49 A
No, I don't tan period
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Yes, sometimes I do. I don't think it makes me look slimmer though. It just makes me look more the way people think you should look in the summer. The brands I use look fairly natural and not orange.
I am not one to lie out in the sun. It bores me and I just don't. Also, if I am out, I put on sunscreen that is not likely to allow me to get much of a tan.
Funny how recently we had a thread about the huge amount of sunscreen you are supposed to put on, even under your clothes, and how you should apply it extremely often.
I have never been to a tanning bed. I would rather be white or use fake bake than put myself through that amount of risk of getting skin cancer. On the other hand, I am not going to obsess over putting on tons of sun screen if I do go out. I put it on the exposed parts and try to reapply after a reasonable amount of time if I'm out for a long time, riding, hiking or whatever. I do think it generally works because it seems to prevent burning, but also prevents tanning.
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Not worth my time! It certainly doesn't make me feel slimmer...but it is nice not to feel like everyone is staring at my white, sometimes bruised, somewhat spider-veined legs if I don't want to wear pantyhose...so I used to try it once in a while. Now, I just go as is, or wear the pantyhose! patti
PS long dresses are so nice! :)
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Patti "You're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view" Obiwan Return of the Jedi
5/20/13 10:09 P
I'm wondering if anyone self tans or gets spray tans, I know when you have a tan you look slimmer and you feel good about yourself, but I want to do it in a safe way and so sick of turning orange hahaha
Starting to like the new me! Waiting for my garden to come to life!
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