Are you planning a vacation someplace warm and sunny? Looking to spend time on the beach this summer? Are you wondering whether you need a base tan to get the most out of your tropical getaway?
It’s a common belief that tanning in layers, starting with a base tan, helps prevent sunburn. Don’t buy into this myth! Even worse than not being necessary, base tans are actually dangerous to your skin and your longterm health.
Keep reading to learn the truth about base tanning and other summertime tanning misconceptions.
Should you wear sunscreen? “Only if it’s sunny out!” That’s the way a lot of us think. If it’s cloudy, rainy, or cold outside, it’s easy to assume you’re safe. But anyone who’s gotten a sunburn while skiing knows that’s not true. In this post, I’ll break down the myths about weather and explain why it is so important to wear sunscreen everyday, even on cloudy days.
Over time tanned skin has become the Western beauty ideal for many. However we believe you don’t have to be bronze to be stylish and sexy and we have the celebrity power to back it up! Whether you say “pale”, “fair-skinned,” or “melanin-challenged,” you can feel good about taking care of your skin and avoiding sun damage just like these celebs.
Here is a list of some of our favorite gorgeous celebrities who don’t tan. You will want to steal both their beauty and style secrets!