Self-tanning Experiment: Epic Fail

Aargh! I hate writing posts on my iPad. I just wrote a nice long one about my family’s day trip to the lake, my straw cowboy hat, and my spray tan mishap and somehow lost it all. I’ll summarize: been experimenting sort of unsuccessful with spray tan. The color is great, but it’s really hard to get it even and smooth with no streaks. In fact, my kids say I overdid it and Paul says I look like a burn victim. He keeps asking me when my next skin graft is. Even I have to admit that I look a little, well, patchworked…

 

 

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I think I’ll stick with my self tanning lotion, Jurgen’s Natural Glow. I don’t look exactly tan with it, but I don’t look fishy white, at least.

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2 thoughts on “Self-tanning Experiment: Epic Fail

  1. jennifernastu Post author

    Oh, well. The lotion works pretty well. And I bought the next darker kind, so maybe it will work a little better without being too obvious that it’s fake. Thanks for the idea of lemon juice and salt. I’ll have to try that for around my ankles!

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  2. Deanna

    Yep. We’re too white for spry tans I think. I’ve never gotten it to work. Patches that are too dark and lines. It’s so bad. You can use lemon juice and salt to scrub it off a bit faster if it’s bad. The lotion isn’t as dark which is good and bad. What is a white girl to do?

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